The Resource Word for word : a memoir of literature, politics, and survival in Soviet Russia, (ebook)

Word for word : a memoir of literature, politics, and survival in Soviet Russia, (ebook)

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Word for word : a memoir of literature, politics, and survival in Soviet Russia
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Word for word
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a memoir of literature, politics, and survival in Soviet Russia
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eng
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A remarkable memoir of living in the Soviet Union and working as a literary translator. In the early twentieth century, Lilianna Lungina was a Russian Jew born to privilege, spending her childhood in Germany, France, and Palestine. But when she was thirteen, her parents moved to the USSR-where Lungina became witness to many of the era's greatest upheavals. Exiled during World War II, dragged to KGB headquarters to report on her friends, and subjected to her new country's ruthless, systematic anti-Semitism, Lungina nonetheless carved out a career as a translator, introducing hundreds of thousands of Soviet readers to Knut Hamsun, August Strindberg, and, most famously, Astrid Lindgren. In the process, she found herself at the very center of Soviet cultural life, meeting and befriending Pasternak, Brodsky, Solzhenitsyn, and many other major literary figures of the era. Her extraordinary memoir-at once heartfelt and unsentimental-is an unparalleled tribute to a lost world
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Lungina, L. Z
Dewey number
418/.04092
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no index present
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non fiction
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  • Lungina, L. Z
  • Lungina, L. Z.
  • Translators
  • Jews, Ukrainian
  • Politics and literature
  • Electronic books
  • Soviet Union
  • Antisemitism
  • Soviet Union
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adult
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Word for word : a memoir of literature, politics, and survival in Soviet Russia, (ebook)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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text
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txt
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781468311112
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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MWT12380877
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remote
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MWT12380877
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Word for word : a memoir of literature, politics, and survival in Soviet Russia, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781468311112
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12380877
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12380877
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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