The Unwomanly Face Of War

Author: Svetlana Alexievich
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 014198354X
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The long-awaited translation of the classic oral history of Soviet women's experiences in the Second World War - from the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature Bringing together dozens of voices in her distinctive style, The Unwomanly ...

War S Unwomanly Face

Author: Svetlana Aleksievich
Publisher: Imported Publication
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"This book is a confession, a document and a record of people's memory.

Chernobyl Prayer

Author: Svetlana Alexievich
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0241270545
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PENGUIN MODERN CLASSICS CHERNOBYL PRAYER Svetlana Alexievich
was born in IvanoFrankivsk in 1948 and has spent most of her life in the Soviet
Union and presentday Belarus, with prolonged periods of exile in Western
Europe. She started out as a journalist and developed her own nonfiction genre
which brings together a chorus of voices to describe a specific historical moment.
Her first book, The Unwomanly Face of War (1985), chronicles the experience of
Soviet ...

Boys In Zinc

Author: Svetlana Alexievich
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 024126412X
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We were introduced by Valentina Chudaeva, a frontline veteran of the Great
Patriotic War. She told me that this writer had written the book The Unwomanly
Face of War, which people were reading right round the world. Then, at one of
the meetings with frontline veterans, I talked to other women, and they told me
that Alexievich had used their lives to earn a fortune and become famous, and
now she'd taken on the 'Afghanis'. I'm nervous ... I beg your pardon ... She came
to us in the ...

Author: Laurent Binet
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ISBN: 9786169205265
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Pioneers And Partisans

Author: Anika Walke
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190463589
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Svetlana Alexievich's attempt to remedy this situation with the publication of U
voiny ne zhenskoe litso [“The Unwomanly Face of War,” a book consisting of
interviews with women who had served in the Soviet Army during World War II,
nearly cost her her job; see Alexievich, U voiny ne zhenskoe litso. 10. Tec and
Weiss, “Eight Photographs,” 374. 11. Mordechai Altshuler, “Jewish Warfare and
the Participation of Jews in Combat In the Soviet Union as Reflected in Soviet
and Western ...

Women And War In The Twentieth Century

Author: Nicole A. Dombrowski
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135872848
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See the discussion in Erickson, "Soviet Women at War," op. cit., 67—69. 17.
Malakhova transcript, 71. The need to divest themselves of their own clothing and
haitdos and to go off to war with short hair, and in men's uniforms is one of the
themes in other testimonies, too. See, in particular, Sverlana Aleksievich, U voiny
ne zhenskoe litso (Wars Unwomanly Face) (Moscow: Sovetskii pisarel', 1988), 85
. Aleksievich published this book with the purpose of setting straight the historical
 ...

Standing Together In Troubled Times

Author: M Shifman
Publisher: World Scientific
ISBN: 9813201037
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The 2015 Nobel Prize laureate in literature, Svetlana Alexievich, entitled her
book War's Unwomanly Face. She characterizes it as the testimony of women
recollecting their past, on how girls who dreamed of becoming brides, became
soldiers in 1941. They had to kill the enemy who had attacked their homes and
homeland with unprecedented cruelty. Reading Alexievich's book I thought that,
perhaps, its title was not quite accurate. Through the ugly faces of war I saw the
human faces ...

The Art Of Fact

Author: Kevin Kerrane
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9780684846309
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She is the author of War's Unwomanly Face, which documents Russian women's
memories of World War II. Boys in Zinc is a similar book, based on interviews with
those involved directly (as ... Svetlana Alexiyevich's books have been received by
some with immense admiration for her ability to cut through the cant and
hypocrisy of official distortion, revealing the grim reality of lives scarred by war
and deceit. Others have been enraged, and she has been the recipient of many
death ...

Women On War

Author: Daniela Gioseffi
Publisher: Feminist Press at CUNY
ISBN: 9781558614093
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Equally controversial are Alexiyevich's books on women and war. War's
Unwomanly Face (1985), which gives voice to women who fought in World War II,
contradicts the official mythologies of the glorious Soviet army. Another collection
of wartime oral histories, Boys in Zinc (1989), chronicles the impact on ordinary
people of the Soviet war in Afghanistan — often called "Russia's Vietnam." The
book was met by a lawsuit brought by military authorities, who demanded
compensation for ...