The Old Man

The Old Man By Yury Trifonov Jacqueline Edwards Mitchell Schneider, The Old Man The Old Man veers between a contemporary effort to buy a dacha and the memories of an incident in the Civil War A questionable action in the past haunts the present and throws into relief the material
  • Title: The Old Man
  • Author: Yury Trifonov Jacqueline Edwards Mitchell Schneider
  • ISBN: 9780810115712
  • Page: 341
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Old Man By Yury Trifonov Jacqueline Edwards Mitchell Schneider, The Old Man veers between a contemporary effort to buy a dacha and the memories of an incident in the Civil War A questionable action in the past haunts the present and throws into relief the materialism that has come to replace revolutionary idealism suggesting this idealism may have been tainted in the first place While the setting and situation are very Soviet, the qThe Old Man veers between a contemporary effort to buy a dacha and the memories of an incident in the Civil War A questionable action in the past haunts the present and throws into relief the materialism that has come to replace revolutionary idealism suggesting this idealism may have been tainted in the first place While the setting and situation are very Soviet, the quandary Trifonov describes has universal significance.
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    1. Yury Trifonov Jacqueline Edwards Mitchell Schneider

      Yury Valentinovich Trifonov was a Russian writer He was a leading figure of the Soviet Urban Prose.

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    1. Het is puur toeval dat ik dit boek las Ik vond het op de beperkte boekenplank van mijn zus, n van de weinige Nederlandstalige werkjes die ze nog in haar bezit heeft Voor mij een welkome afwisseling tussen al het Engels dat ik tegenwoordig lees of moet lezen In De Oude Man laat Trifonov de lezer dwalen in de herinneringen van jawel een oude man Zijn vrouw is overleden en zijn kinderen stellen hem teleur, hij voelt zich oud en overbodig Aan het begin van het boek krijgt het hoofdpersonage een brie [...]


    2. Aging revolutionary queries former gung ho actions Though book blurb descriptions often exaggerate, the person who linked Tolstoy and Turgenev to Yuri Trifonov on the cover of my edition of THE OLD MAN was a true master of hyperboleThis lightweight tale of an old civil war veteran who survived purges, battles, disease, starvation, and exile to grow old by the 1970s may evoke sympathy on human grounds, it may arouse awareness of what the generation of 1917 in Russia went through, and it may bring [...]



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