By Frank Miller, Valentina Brougher, Mark Lipovetsky
The biggest, so much entire anthology of its style, this quantity brings jointly major, consultant tales from each decade of the 20th century. It comprises the prose of formally well-known writers and dissidents, either famous and overlooked or forgotten, plus new authors from the tip of the century. the decisions mirror many of the literary developments and techniques to depicting fact during this period: conventional realism, modernism, socialist realism, and post-modernism. Taken as a complete, the tales catch each significant point of Russian existence, historical past and tradition within the 20th century. the wealthy array of subject matters and kinds should be of great curiosity to scholars and readers who are looking to find out about Russia throughout the attractive style of the fast tale.
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Violence is not only a very important social mechanism of the Soviet regime, but it also is a signiﬁcant factor in Soviet day-to-day existence and psychology. In the short stories about the civil war and the ﬁrst years after the revolution—be it in those of Babel, or even more clearly in a story such as Bulgakov’s “The Red Crown” (1922)—violence assumes horriﬁc forms. The narrator has been driven mad by guilt over his younger brother’s violent death. ” There was no hair and no forehead, and blood was trickling out of where his eyes had been; a “red wreath” crowned what was left of his head.
The snow-white walls and the rays of the sun on one wall were the last things to ﬂash before his half-closed eyes, and then there followed long hours of complete oblivion. The next day a sign on a piece of blackboard appeared above Lavrenty Petrovich’s head: “Merchant Lavrenty Kosheverov, 52 yrs. ” The same kind of boards were over the beds of the two other patients who were to be found in the eighth ward. One read: “Deacon Filipp Speransky, 50 yrs. old”; the other, “Student Konstantin Torbetsky, 23 yrs.
A prisoner’s path of resistance to the violence in this environment is to respond with burning hatred of the oppressors and to wage a constant war with the whole mechanism of terror that seeks to dehumanize the individual. Much of Shalamov’s story included in this anthology, “Eulogy” (1960), is structured on a series of portraits of men the narrator knew in various camps, what he learned about their lives — 38 — INTRODUCTION as Gulag prisoners, how some resisted the system, and how each died.