One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich: A Critical Companion

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Alexis Klimoff
Northwestern University Press, 1997 - Literary Criticism - 128 pages
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This companion to Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn's enduring classic about a day in the life of a Soviet gulag work camp includes a general introduction discussing the work in the context of the author's oeuvre as well as its place within the Russian literary tradition. Also included are fascinating primary sources and background materials, an annotated bibliography, and discussions of the work by leading scholars Robert Louis Jackson, Richard Tempest, and Dariusz Tolczyk. Combining scholarship with accessibility, this critical companion--part of the acclaimed AATSEEL series--illuminates a great work of literature and will enhance its appreciation by students and teachers.
 

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Contents

Ivan Denisovich and the Peasant Perspective
5
A Chronology of Important Dates
32
Ivan Denisovich
41
Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
54
Ambiguity in Solzhenitsyns Text
70
The Road to Publication
87
Early Responses
107
Contributors
129
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Alexis Klimoff is Professor of Russian at Vassar College.

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