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Posted on 1 April 2018 | 5:21 am
Solzhenitsyn's Widow: On Putin, Russian Soul
WorldcrunchSolzhenitsyn's Widow: On Putin, Russian Soul And French LitWorldcrunchPARIS — As we prepare to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of the author of The Gulag Archipelago, his widow and intellectual accomplice, granted a rare and exclusive interview to Le Figaro. Natalia Solzhenitsyn evokes her husband's ...and more »
Posted on 24 March 2018 | 11:01 pm
Prufrock: Cormac McCarthy's Sources, How to
The Weekly StandardPrufrock: Cormac McCarthy's Sources, How to Think about Patriotism, and Dictator LitThe Weekly StandardRussian writer and Nobel prize winner Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn looks out from a train, in Vladivostok, summer 1994, before departing on a journey across Russia. Photo credit: Evstafiev. Reviews and News: What Cormac McCarthy's sources tell us about ...
Posted on 22 March 2018 | 8:32 am
Dictator Literature by Daniel Kalder -
Evening StandardDictator Literature by Daniel Kalder - review: why have the world's worst autocrats insisted on writing?Evening StandardKalder himself does not write very well, for his account is not on a par with Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn's Lenin in Zurich, which portrays the washed-up Russian revolutionary pacing a library between huge piles of unread books about the economy of ancient ...and more »
Posted on 22 March 2018 | 3:23 am
London Brawl Between Pro-Putin Tycoons Tests
BloombergLondon Brawl Between Pro-Putin Tycoons Tests Kremlin's PatienceBloombergMore than 1 million prisoners may have perished in Norilsk and other “islands” in the “Gulag Archipelago,” a tragedy largely unknown to the public until freed dissident Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn published a book by that name in the West in 1973. The ...and more »
Posted on 20 March 2018 | 12:14 pm
'Americans' recap: 'One Day in
Everyone is trapped in prisons of their own making, and the truth will not set them free
Posted on 8 April 2015 | 10:54 pm
Guantanamo's 10-second makeover
Apparently the fundamental victims at Guantanamo are female and minority guards - not the detainees.
Posted on 6 April 2015 | 12:53 am
Another View - Ayaan Hirsi Ali Islam must
Muslims have to fight to save their faith from the violent zealots.
Posted on 30 March 2015 | 11:39 pm
The future of Islam in the hands of
Muslim dissidents who seek to reform the religion need to be aided by the West, just as Soviet dissidents were during the Cold War.
Posted on 29 March 2015 | 5:04 pm
Changing Islam from within
Supporting Muslim reformation is the world's best chance for peace.
Posted on 29 March 2015 | 4:51 pm
Domestic violence figures are sobering
“Violence can only be concealed by a lie, and the lie can only be maintained by violence.” Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn After I read the other day that the fathers’ rights charity Families Need Fathers has launched an online survey aimed at assessing the ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 4:42 pm
Polluting the historical truth
But then the horrors of the Gulags (Soviet forced labor camps) were uncovered, and Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn's books, such as "One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich," were published, and the bitter truth was exposed -- these scoundrels had manipulated ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 9:15 pm
Conquest denied his conquest
the Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn of the the monumental yet moving Gulag Archipelago, the blazing comet that was Christopher Hitchens for all too short a time . . . . Robert Conquest encouraged them all, and held his own against them all in the interplay of ...
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 2:47 am
Lessons From A True American
Born American, But in the Wrong Place We often learn the most about our country from those who are foreign born, as the examples of Alexis de Tocqueville and Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn show. Peter Schramm provided yet another example of how true that is.
Posted on 19 August 2015 | 6:26 am
The king of the book geeks
This is probably why I enjoyed them so much as a young child. My favourite is One Day In The Life Of Ivan Denisovich, by my most favourite author Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn. For a Russian novel, it is rare as nobody dies in the story, and there is even a ...
Posted on 16 August 2015 | 1:40 pm
Small town to honor Solzhenitsyn's life in
The southern Vermont town of Cavendish is planning a memorial service for famed Russian writer and one-time resident Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn.
Posted on 10 August 2008 | 6:26 am
Resolved Question: Where can I find good
I'm in the process of writing a paper on Solzhenitsyn's experience in the Red Army, from his conscription to discharge and exile, but I'm having quite a bit of trouble finding primary and even secondary source material. Most of the sources I've found are general biographies giving a vague description of his service in a paragraph or less. Has anyone written a similar essay, or have better methods of finding sources, that they'd be willing to share?
Posted on 25 October 2013 | 12:27 am
Resolved Question: Help on english pronoun
1. Aleksandr solzhenitsyn has to work as a mathematician because one has little money
2. Solzhenitsyn was born in Russia during a time when you had to censor their ideas
3. Solzhenitsyn and his public had a regard for itself
4. Does the pronoun agree with the antecedent in the following sentence? If not why?
Dogs and its owner
Posted on 22 January 2013 | 8:39 am
Resolved Question: Have you read Aleksandr
Am I asking for a miracle in expecting answers!?
Posted on 20 January 2012 | 3:11 am
Resolved Question: Alexander solzhenitsyn
can someone help me and write a summary about him not much stuff, like when he was born and where, what he was, his life in prison and then when he was released and then how he got the nobel prize just a paragraph so ill get the gist
Posted on 13 January 2012 | 7:33 pm
Resolved Question: Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
what was his style of writing? how is he important to literature?
Posted on 25 November 2011 | 7:07 am