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Jews in Russian Literature after the October Revolution

Writers and Artists between Hope and Apostasy (Cambridge Studies in Russian Literature)

by Efraim Sicher

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary studies: from c 1900 -,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Jewish authors,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Russian,
  • Former Soviet Union, USSR (Europe),
  • Russian & Former Soviet Union,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / Russian & Former Soviet Union,
  • Russian literature--Jewish authors--History a,
  • Russian literature--Jewish authors--History and criticism,
  • Intellectual life,
  • 20th century,
  • History and criticism,
  • Jews,
  • Russian literature,
  • Soviet Union

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages306
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7714265M
    ISBN 100521025990
    ISBN 109780521025997

    By the 19th century, after Jews became emancipated, it was clear that Jews have few choices: assimilation to Christian society (many did that, even converting to Christianity), fight for the establishment of a revolutionary government that would make religion obsolete (also the choice of many Jews, especially in the first half of the 20th Cited by: Jewish Murderers Of The Russian Revolution. History Articles, Orthodox Serbia October 4, @ am. Jews invented Communism. Sikorski is married to the Jewish Anne Applebaum and they are both very anti-communistic and Applebaum even wrote a book about the Gulag Archipelago.

    Russian literature - Russian literature - Post-Revolutionary literature: The Bolshevik seizure of power in radically changed Russian literature. After a brief period of relative openness (compared to what followed) in the s, literature became a tool of state propaganda. Officially approved writing (the only kind that could be published) by and large sank to a subliterary level. The main focus of this book is Jewish life under the Soviet regime. The themes of the book include: the attitude of the government to Jews, the fate of the Jewish religion and life in Post-World War II Russia. The volume also contains an assessment of the prospects for future emigration.5/5(1).

    The Jewish Role in the Bolshevik Revolution and Russia's Early Soviet Regime. Assessing the Grim Legacy of Soviet Communism. by Mark Weber. In the night of July , , a squad of Bolshevik secret police murdered Russia's last emperor, Tsar Nicholas II, along with his wife, Tsaritsa Alexandra, their year-old son, Tsarevich Alexis, and their four daughters. But Literature and Revolution underscores two important political points quite relevant to the challenges facing the Russian Revolution in the early s. On one hand the essays reflect the high importance Marxists place on cultural development for the socialist transformation of society.


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Was the Russian Revolution Jewish. A hundred years after the Bolsheviks swept to power, historians and contemporaries still struggle to understand the prominent role played by Jews.

Winston Churchill about the part played by the Jews ind the russian Revolution. The Jewish involvement during the Russian Revolution is nowadays harly known by the general public. InCurchill wrote a long newspaper article of the recent Bolshevik seizure of Russia.

Jews in Russian Literature after the October Revolution by Efraim Sicher,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.3/5(1). A hundred years after the Russian Revolution, history, according to most historians, had pronounced its judgment.

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Dostoyevsky was a great Russian writer, but had a very sceptical attitude towards the Jews. "This is not a book about how the Jews and Russians lived. The history of the Jews in Russia and areas historically connected with it goes back at least 1, years.

Jews in Russia have historically constituted a large religious diaspora; the vast territories of the Russian Empire at one time hosted the largest population of Jews in the lia: 10,–11, Reading this book reminds us why he will be so sorely missed." -Alexandra Korros, H-Judaic "The wonderful sociocultural sensibility that this historian of Jewish high politics displayed in that book is on display in Crisis, Revolution, and Russian Jews as well." Cited by: 9.

Nevertheless, at the time of the October revolution only a minority of the Jews were Bolsheviks (in the early s they constituted 19% of the party). “At the elections to the Constituent Assembly ‘more than 80% of the Jewish population of Russia voted’ for Zionist parties. Lenin wrote thatwere for Jewish nationalists.

During the two years of hostilities thousands of Russian soldiers and sailors were taken as prisoners. Sources outside of Russia, which were hostile to the Tsarist regime, paid for the printing of Marxist propaganda and had it delivered to the prison camps.

Russian-speaking revolutionaries were trained in New York and sent to distribute the pamphlets among the prisoners and to indoctrinate. 'October' (VERSO, May ) another one of VERSO's Russian Revolution centenary publications (Tariq Ali and Zizek, among others, also trying to cash in on and Lenin this year).

I guess if you only want to read one book to get the October story, this is probably it/5. Home › Jews in Russian Literature after the October Revolution. Jews in Russian Literature after the October Revolution. £49 49 £; Save £43 Add to Cart. Efraim Sicher Cambridge University Press, 07/12/ EANISBN Hardcover, pages, x x cm.

RUSSIA & THE JEWS: Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn Exposes The Christian Holocaust The Communist October Revolution in Russia. Please click on the link below for the first-time ever English review of Alexandr Solzhenitsyn’s banned book The Jews in the Soviet Union.

Part of this has to do with the fact that many Jews who grew up in the Soviet Union and found in the book a connection to their often-forgotten historical past – the Pale of Settlement, Jewish cultural life in czarist Russia, Jewish communal and political affiliation before the October Revolution, and finally, the Holocaust – are now.

(shelved 4 times as russian-revolution) avg rating — ratings — published Want to Read saving. Biblical and Hebraic Influences. The Jewish impact on Russian literature may be traced back years to the period when that body of writing was still the common patrimony of a people that was to emerge later as three distinct East Slavic ethnic groups: the Russians, the Ukrainians, and the Belorussians, each with its separate language and, ultimately, its own literature.

This state anti-Semitism was brought to an end only after the overthrow of the tsar in the February Revolution of Almost 6 million Russian Jews—a large proportion of the contemporary.

For very many this lay in the coming to power of the Jews, and their hatred for the Russian people. For after the revolution of February, the Jews acquired full rights with the rest of the population, and the (already very porous) barriers set up by the Pale of Settlement were destroyed.From this point onward, it is hard to separate literature written by Jews in Russia from literature written in Russian by expatriates in Israel, Germany, France, and the United States.

Before the advent of glasnost, popular writers who worked at the edge of the permissible incorporated Jewish references that were decoded and appreciated by.The Russian Revolution overthrew a centuries-old regime of official antisemitism in the Russian Empire, including its Pale of Settlement.

However, the previous legacy of antisemitism was continued by the Soviet state, especially under Stalin, who spread anti-Jewish conspiracy theories through his propaganda network. Antisemitism in the Soviet Union reached new heights after during.