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Jewish women writers in the Soviet Union [electronic resource] /
Rina Lapidus.
imprint
Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2012.
description
xii, 211 p. ; 24 cm.
ISBN
0415617626 (cloth : alk. paper), 9780415617628 (cloth : alk. paper)
format(s)
Book
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imprint
Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2012.
isbn
0415617626 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780415617628 (cloth : alk. paper)
restrictions
Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
contents note
Literature and political regime in Russia -- Aleksandra Brushteĭn (1884-1968): the tears behind the smiles -- Elizaveta Polonskai͡a︡ (1890-1969): concealed a storm of emotion -- Raisa Bloch (1899-1943): a genius unaware of her talent -- Hanna Levina (1900-1969): a Jewish Communist fighter -- Olga Ziv (1904-1963): an unknown Jewish author -- Yulia Neiman (1907-1994): brilliant philosopher and poetess -- Rahil Baumwohl (1914-2000): the joy of creativity and motherhood -- Margarita Aliger (1915-1992): a Soviet poetess devoted to Stalin -- Sarah Levina-Kulneva (1920-?): love story in the era of Stalinist prosecutions -- Sarah Pogreb (b. 1921): the history of silence -- Zinaida Markina (b. 1926): suffering as a path toward faith.
catalogue key
8769391
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Bowker Data Service Summary
This text presents the lives and works of eleven Jewish women authors who lived in the Soviet Union and who wrote and published their works in Russian. The works include poems, novels, memoirs and other writing.
Main Description
This book presents the lives and works of eleven Jewish women authors who lived in the Soviet Union and who wrote and published their works in Russian. The works include poems, novels, memoirs and other writings.
Main Description
This book presents the lives and works of eleven Jewish women authors who lived in the Soviet Union, and who wrote and published their works in Russian. The works include poems, novels, memoirs and other writing. The book provides an overview of the life of each author, an overview of each author "s literary output, and an assessment of each author "s often conflicted view of her "feminine self" and of her "Jewish self". At a time when the large Jewish population which lived within the Soviet Union was threatened under Stalin "s prosecutions the book provides highly-informative insights into what it was like to be a Jewish woman in the Soviet Union in this period. The writers presented are: Alexandra Brustein, Elizaveta Polonskaia, Raisa Bloch, Hanna Levina, Ol'ga Ziv, Yulia Neiman, Rahil " Baumwohl ", Margarita Alliger, Sarah Levina-Kul "neva, Sarah Pogreb and Zinaida Mirkina.
Main Description
This book presents the lives and works of eleven Jewish women authors who lived in the Soviet Union, and who wrote and published their works in Russian. The works include poems, novels, memoirs and other writing. The book provides an overview of the life of each author, an overview of each author's literary output, and an assessment of each author's often conflicted view of her "feminine self" and of her "Jewish self". At a time when the large Jewish population which lived within the Soviet Union was threatened under Stalin's prosecutions the book provides highly-informative insights into what it was like to be a Jewish woman in the Soviet Union in this period. The writers presented are: Alexandra Brustein, Elizaveta Polonskaia, Raisa Bloch, Hanna Levina, Ol'ga Ziv, Yulia Neiman, Rahil' Baumwohl', Margarita Alliger, Sarah Levina-Kul'neva, Sarah Pogreb and Zinaida Mirkina.
Main Description
This book presents the lives and works of eleven Jewish women authors who lived in the Soviet Union and who wrote and published their works in Russian. The works include poems, novels, memoirs and other writing. The book provides an overview of the life of each author, an overview of each author "s literary output, and an assessment of each author "s view of her "feminine self" and of her "Jewish self". At a time when the large Jewish population which lived within the Soviet Union was threatened and persecuted, the book provides highly-informative insights into what it was like to be a Jewish woman in the Soviet Union in this period.
Main Description
This book presents the lives and works of eleven Jewish women authors who lived in the Soviet Union and who wrote and published their works in Russian. The works include poems, novels, memoirs and other writing. The book provides an overview of the life of each author, an overview of each author's literary output, and an assessment of each author's view of her "feminine self" and of her "Jewish self". At a time when the large Jewish population which lived within the Soviet Union was threatened and persecuted, the book provides highly-informative insights into what it was like to be a Jewish woman in the Soviet Union in this period.

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