Cancer Ward by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

By Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

One of many nice allegorical masterpieces of global literature, melanoma Ward is either a deeply compassionate examine of individuals dealing with terminal affliction and an excellent dissection of the 'cancerous' Soviet police country. Withdrawn from booklet in Russia in 1964, it turned, besides at some point within the lifetime of Ivan Denisovich, a piece that woke up the sense of right and wrong of the realm. As Robert carrier wrote of its attraction within the autonomous, 'In waging his fight opposed to Soviet communism, Solzhenitsyn the novelist most well liked the rapier to the cudgel'.

Death and ethical accountability, tested within the atmosphere of a provincial hospital.

Show description

Read Online or Download Cancer Ward PDF

Similar russia books

One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich

The 1st released novel of arguable Nobel Prize profitable writer Alexander Solzhenitsyn- now in alternate paperback.

First released in 1962, this e-book is taken into account some of the most major works ever to emerge from Soviet Russia. Illuminating a depressing bankruptcy in Russian background, it really is instantaneously a picture photo of labor camp existence and a relocating tribute to man's will to be triumphant over relentless dehumanization, informed through "a literary genius whose expertise fits that of Dostoyevsky, Turgenev, Tolstoy, [and] Gorky" (Harrison Salisbury, big apple Times).

Once Upon a Time in Russia: The Rise of the Oligarchs—A True Story of Ambition, Wealth, Betrayal, and Murder

The bestselling writer of Bringing Down the home (sixty-three weeks at the ny occasions bestseller record and the foundation for the hit motion picture 21) and The unintended Billionaires (the foundation for the Academy Award–winning movie The Social community) offers an epic drama of wealth, contention, and betrayal between mega-wealthy Russian oligarchs—and its overseas repercussions.

Russian Comedy of the Nikolaian Era (Russian Theatre Archive (Paperback M.E. Sharpe))

Those 4 Russian comedies have been written in the course of the reign of Nicholas I, a interval of substantial repression and censorship. They signify the most well-liked genres of the interval. Lensky's Her First evening was once an immensely well known vaudeville which held the degree for years; Kozma Prutkov's fable is a parody of vaudeville which used to be banned after one evening.

Additional info for Cancer Ward

Sample text

Hence, the agents were not paid their bonuses for over 14,000 Ukrainians that they claimed to have recruited. In 1904, the agents were able to have the money stipulation for Galician and Bukovynian immigrants removed, and they received retroactive payments for the immigrants they had recruited. Some credit for recruiting Ukrainians to Canada should also be given to Dr Joseph Oleskiw, an agronomist from Lviv who was interested in larger political-economic questions surrounding the plight of the Galician peasantry.

In 1904, the agents were able to have the money stipulation for Galician and Bukovynian immigrants removed, and they received retroactive payments for the immigrants they had recruited. Some credit for recruiting Ukrainians to Canada should also be given to Dr Joseph Oleskiw, an agronomist from Lviv who was interested in larger political-economic questions surrounding the plight of the Galician peasantry. In an effort to stem what he thought was the disastrous flow of peasants to Brazil, Oleskiw began studying socio-economic and agricultural conditions in Canada.

The first recruits planned to homestead in Hawaii after their indentures expired. A second group migrated to Hawaii the year after, largely on the strength of letters they had received a year earlier from their relatives before they departed for Hawaii. These letters acted as a link in the process of chain migration. One reason that Ukrainians were recruited for plantation work in Hawaii is that they were perceived as white, whereas until then most of the indentured servants on Hawaiian sugar plantations had come from China and Japan.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.65 of 5 – based on 3 votes