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Engineers of the soul the grandiose propaganda of Stalin"s Russia by Frank Westerman

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Published by The Overlook Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Communism and literature,
  • History and criticism,
  • Russian Authors,
  • Russian literature,
  • Political persecution

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This text presents the story of two journeys--one literal, one imaginary--through contemporary Russia and through Soviet-era literature. Travelling through present and past, Frank Westerman draws the reader into the wild euphoria of the Russian Revolution, as art and reality are bent to radically new purposes.

Edition Notes

Other titlesGrandiose propaganda of Stalin"s Russia
StatementFrank Westerman ; translated from the Dutch by Sam Garrett
ContributionsGarrett, Sam
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPG3026.C6 W4813 2011
The Physical Object
Pagination306 p., [2] p. of plates
Number of Pages306
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27128495M
ISBN 10159020087X
ISBN 109781590200872
OCLC/WorldCa669752259

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  Engineers of the Soul: In the Footsteps of Stalin's Writers by Frank Westerman - review. US edition While western studies have tended to focus on books that were clandestine, banned Author: Aimee Shalan. Engineers of the human soul (Russian: Инженеры человеческих душ; Chinese: 人类灵魂的工程师) was a term applied to writers and other cultural workers by Joseph Stalin Contents. Engineers of the Soul, By Frank Westerman, trans. Sam Garrett Socialist Realism, the approach prescribed for writers and artists in Stalin's Soviet Union, has long been described, usually with a. Engineers of the Soul is the riveting story of two journeys -- one literal, one imaginary -- through contemporary Russia and through Soviet-era literature. Travelling through present and past, Frank Westerman draws the reader into the wild euphoria of the Russian Revolution, as art and reality are bent to radically new purposes.

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