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  Why novels are the new textbooks of history
Financial TimesWhy novels are the new textbooks of historyFinancial TimesThien's Book Of Records is fictional, but it reminds me of stories of Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn's semi-autobiographical book, The Gulag Archipelago, being secretly passed around in communist Russia, its three volumes circulating in hand-typed ...
Posted on 8 August 2017 | 3:39 am
  What Is American Labor Thinking in Honoring
Daily BeastWhat Is American Labor Thinking in Honoring a 'Union' Figure From Cuba?Daily BeastWhen the exiled Soviet dissident Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn came to the United States in the mid-1970s, his first public speech was delivered at an AFL-CIO dinner. And the AFL's most heroic international achievement was its early and unwavering support for ...
Posted on 7 August 2017 | 9:12 pm
  Trump espouses the very values that
Trump espouses the very values that Solzhenitsyn condemned: Letter to the Editorcleveland.comOn Friday Aug.4 you published an article titled "Trump formidable adversary of press". The author, in his first paragraph highlights a speech by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn to Harvard's1978 graduating class which "castigated the West, describing it as a ...
Posted on 7 August 2017 | 4:31 pm
  Restoring the Image of God in Us - Block
Block Island Times (press release) (subscription) (blog)Restoring the Image of God in UsBlock Island Times (press release) (subscription) (blog)Are human being basically good or bad? Some people say that issue is the dividing line between liberals and conservatives—between those who think humans can improve and those who think they basically need to be reined in. Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn ...
Posted on 6 August 2017 | 6:34 pm
  Y-Not festival: the DiS post-mortem -
Drowned In SoundY-Not festival: the DiS post-mortemDrowned In SoundTravelling to and from Scotland that week, I poured over a copy of One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn's 1962 novella about the trials and tribulations of life inside a Russian gulag. Then, never would I have linked the ...
Posted on 5 August 2017 | 2:11 am
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  '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
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  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
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  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
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  riontiveros: RT @famousquotenet: At no time
ri*~tiveros: RT @famousquotenet: At no time has the world been without war. Not in seven or ten or twenty thousand years. - Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
Posted on 17 August 2017 | 9:56 pm
  GharialKhan: RT @famousquotenet: Woe to that
GharialKhan: RT @famousquotenet: Woe to that nati&@% whose literature is disturbed by the interventi&@% of power. - Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
Posted on 17 August 2017 | 9:56 pm
  jennherself: I'm reading The Gulag
jennherself: I'm reading The Gulag Archipelago, by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, & as such am very anti-communist right now. It's a beautifully written horror.
Posted on 17 August 2017 | 9:56 pm
  VickiePynchon: "the line dividing good
VickiePynch^&: "the line dividing good and evil cuts through the heart of every human being." Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn Tags: evil, good
Posted on 17 August 2017 | 9:56 pm
  ElectPiperFogle: @ccpecknold Also, Aleksandr
ElectPiperFogle: @ccpecknold Also, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn "Men have forgotten ~%*~; that's why all this has happened." https://t.co/egtx9dwM7F
Posted on 17 August 2017 | 9:56 pm
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  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 Yes No
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



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