1920 Diary (Yale Nota Bene New edition)

1920 Diary (Yale Nota Bene New edition)

By: Isaac Babel (author), H. T. Willetts (translator), Carol J. Avins (editor)Paperback

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This diary by the famed twentieth-century Russian writer recounts Babel's experiences with the Cossack cavalry during the Polish-Soviet war of 1919-1920. The basis for Red Cavalry, Babel's best-known work, it records the devastation of the war, the extreme cruelty of the Polish and Red armies alike toward the Jewish population in the Ukraine and eastern Poland, and Babel's own conflicted role as both Soviet revolutionary and Jew.

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Isaac Babel was born in Odessa in 1894 and was shot in Lubyanka prison in 1940. Carol J. Avins is associate professor of Russian literature at Rutgers University.

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/02/2002
  • ISBN13: 9780300093131
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 194
  • ID: 9780300093131
  • weight: 217
  • ISBN10: 0300093136
  • translations: Russian
  • edition: New edition

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