The Resource Twilight of the eastern gods, (ebook)

Twilight of the eastern gods, (ebook)

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Twilight of the eastern gods
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Twilight of the eastern gods
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eng
Summary
In 1958, Kadare was selected to pursue his writing and literary studies as a graduate student in Moscow at the prestigious Gorky Institute for World Literature. Twilight of the Eastern Gods is Kadare's fictionalized recreation of his time spent at this "factory of the intellect," a place created to produce a new generation of poets, novelists, and playwrights, all adhering to the state-sanctioned 'socialist realist' aesthetic. During his time at the Gorky Institute, a kind of miniature Soviet Union where writers from deepest Siberia, Kazakhstan, and the Caucasus all came to study, Kadare was caught up in the furore over Boris Pasternak's Nobel Prize win, when the Soviet Union demanded that Pasternak refuse the foreign, bourgeois award, or be sentenced to exile. Kadare's time at the Institute, the drunken nights, corrupt professors, and enforced aesthetics are fictionalized in a novel that entwines Russian and Albanian myth with history. Twilight of the Eastern Gods is a portrait of a city and a story of youth, disenchantment, and the incredible importance of the written word
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Kadare, Ismail
Dewey number
891/.9913
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no index present
Literary form
fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Bellos, David
  • hoopla digital
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  • Institut mirovoæi literatury imeni A.M. Gor§kogo
  • Authors
  • Authors, Albanian
  • Albanians
  • College students
  • Socialist realism
  • Censorship
  • Moscow (Russia)
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adult
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Twilight of the eastern gods, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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  • online
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9780802191854
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11801178
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remote
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11801178
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MWT11801178
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Twilight of the eastern gods, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780802191854
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11801178
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11801178
System control number
MWT11801178
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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