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Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392583-076
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9258-3
... Mass Attack on the Watershed (1934) Edited by Maxim Gorky et al. In 1931, as part of Stalin’s First Five-Year Plan, an enormous construction project was undertaken to link the White Sea and the Baltic by means of a canal. One of the many projects begun at that time as part of the rapid...
Published: 01 January 1996
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377825-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7782-5
... USSR organs refusing to acknowledge the validity of the local decisions. Thus, in Rus• sia, the struggle between competing levels of authority was openly played out. In this chapter, I will present a detailed case study of the anti-nuclear campaign waged against the Gorky nuclear facility...
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397090-020
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9709-0
...18. The Lower Depths The Lower Depths (Donzoko, 1957) is an adaptation of Maxim Gorky's famous play of the same title. Except the transposition of the story's setting to the Edo period, Kurosawa's film is quite faithful to Gorky's text. Because Gorky's The Lower Depths was a major...
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By Jane I. Dawson
Published: 01 January 1996
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377825-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7782-5
... resources; Nuclear proponents; Sci• Gorky AST (Russia), 100-I20, 193 n.8 entists Gorky Experimental Machine Building Design Bureau (OKBM), 101, 104, Factories. See Industrial facilities 107,110 Fokin, V., 152...
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By Lily Feiler
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.1215/9780822379539-019
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7953-9
... returned. l'~ In August of 1927 Tsvetaeva awaited a visit from her sister. Maxim ~f)J Gorky had invited Asya to spend a month in Sorrento with him, and she had decided to use the occasion to see Tsvetaeva in Paris. Tsvetaeva wrote to Gorky, thanking him for providing an opportunity for the...
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By Jane I. Dawson
Published: 01 January 1996
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377825-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7782-5
... 1991, I was one ofthe first foreigners permitted to visit Gorky. This visit was made possible by a trial agreement between the USSR Academy of Sciences (my official host in the USSR) and the KGB for 1991 to permit foreign scholars to visit Gorky. 4. See for example, articles in Pravda (Aug...
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392583-055
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9258-3
... the newspaper of the Red Cossack Army under General Budennyi during the Russo-Polish campaign, partly in response to the writer Maxim Gorky’s advice that if he wanted to be a writer, he had best experience the world. Born into a middle- class Jewish family in the southern port of Odessa in Ukraine...
Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398097-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9809-7
... information; the language of fiction became correspondingly less "realistic" and more symbolic. This development in fiction happily coincided with the dictum of Gorky and others who, in the early 1930s, devised official formulations of what the Socialist Realism with Shores...
Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398097-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9809-7
... method placed on the modernist tendencies of the 1920S should remain an "organizing principle," this does not imply that all modernist writing has to be dismissed. Symbolism was in some cases, after all, "the expression of social rebellion and protest." Maxim Gorky-"for whom any narrow treatment...
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By Carl Elliott, John Lantos
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398431-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9843-1
... verite, 16, 24 Gershon, Eliot, 114 Coles, Robert, 81, 94-95, 119 Gorky, Maxim, 150 166 Index Gramercy Winner, The (Percy), 121-22, 158 ontologicallapsometer in, 60-61; P. T. Greenville, Mississippi, 26, 28 Bledsoe in, 60; Ted Tennis in, 60; Tom Griffin...
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392583-081
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9258-3
... Russian writer A. M. Gorky, and the prominent Soviet statesmen V. V. Kuybyshev and V. R. Menzhinsky. The leaders of the Soviet Ministry of Health also over- looked the sabotage and terrorist activity of these hirelings of the imperialist intelligence services. Soviet citizens with anger and...
Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398097-018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9809-7
... Feng Xuefeng, 286, 290, 308 nA Gorky, Maxim, 6, 7, 20, 30, 53, ISO, ISS, Finogenov, Konstantin, 238 167, 174, 288, 312, 322; Khm Salilgin, Florensky, Pavel, 88 ro; i\:lotber, Tbe, 15-16, 21, 32-36,41, Fomin, Ivan, 1O0 145; Twenty...
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By Julia Hell
Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.1215/9780822399780-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9978-0
..., Frank, I SchOne, Frauen in der DDR: Protokolle Htirnigk, Therese, 179 Gorek, Papenfuss, 10, 105, 131 Huppauf, Bernd, 9-10, II, 16 Gorky, Maxim, 31, 53, 55, 58 Hysteria, 183-84, 232-33, 236-39, 243 Gotsche, Otto, 17, 26, 27, 36; and family narratives...
Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.1215/9780822399780-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9978-0
... which its traditions were incorporated. Thus in The Mother, Gorky's 1908 novel that gradually became a socialist realist classic, the father dies at the very beginning, and the plot focuses on mother and son. And Mayakovsky's poem "Toi storone" (For this Side) is literally an incendiary fantasy...
Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398097-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9809-7
... Maxim Gorky called "the little miracles of the Revolution." "Lacquering Reality"; Molotov's Lacquer Box. At a Moscow flea market I re• cently came across a unique gadget, a perfect fetish of Stalinist cultural• ization, which illustrates many paradoxes of the idea of unified culture. It...
Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398097-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9809-7
... 179 Hans Giinther the father-literally, his lack. The role of a bench, "familiar from photo• graphs," 8 on which Lenin used to rest in Gorki is of primary importance. We see the bench from different perspectives, deserted, then with Lenin sitting on it, in...
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By Lily Feiler
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.1215/9780822379539-031
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7953-9
..., 260 Goltsev, Viktor, 245, 252 Czech subsidy, 134, 158, 164, 177-78, 183, Goncharova, Natalya, 192-93, 198 192, 199, 221 Gorky, Maxim, 12,36,41, 184, 185,236 Goslitizdat (State Publishing House), 170...
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392583-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9258-3
... Union, was included in the Soviet plan, given six months to design an assembly line for the Gorky Auto Plant to be built at Nizhni Novgorod. The agreement, signed on May 31, 1929, was for Ford to furnish technical assistance (until 1938) for the plant, which was to be completed by 1933 and which...
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392583-067
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9258-3
... mentality of their readers and thereby become engineers of human souls. We require a high mastery of artistic production, and in this connection it is impossible to overrate the help that Maxim Gorky is rendering the Party and the proletariat in the struggle for quality in literature, for the culture...
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392583-107
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9258-3
... the Soviet people, and to the loyalty of young people to the military traditions of older generations. The country publishes collections of classical Russian and Soviet literature, including those by Pushkin, Tolstoy, Dostoyevsky, Chekhov, Turgenev, Gorky, Sholokhov, Aleksei Tolstoy and others...