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The Resource The Zhivago affair : the Kremlin, the CIA, and the battle over a forbidden book, Peter Finn, Petra Couv⥥

The Zhivago affair : the Kremlin, the CIA, and the battle over a forbidden book, Peter Finn, Petra Couv⥥

Label
The Zhivago affair : the Kremlin, the CIA, and the battle over a forbidden book
Title
The Zhivago affair
Title remainder
the Kremlin, the CIA, and the battle over a forbidden book
Statement of responsibility
Peter Finn, Petra Couv⥥
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
1956. Boris Pasternak presses a manuscript into the hands of an Italian publishing scout with these words: 'This is Doctor Zhivago. May it make its way around the world.' This book offers a portrait of Pasternak, and takes us deep into the Cold War, back to a time when literature had the power to shape the world
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1962-
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Finn, Peter
Dewey number
891.7342
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Couvee, Petra
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Pasternak, Boris Leonidovich
  • Pasternak, Boris Leonidovich
  • Prohibited books
  • Politics and literature
  • United States
  • Soviet Union
  • Soviet Union
Target audience
adult
Label
The Zhivago affair : the Kremlin, the CIA, and the battle over a forbidden book, Peter Finn, Petra Couv⥥
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: ch. 1 "The roof over the whole of Russia has been torn off" -- ch. 2 "Pasternak, without realizing it, entered the personal life of Stalin" -- ch. 3 "I have arranged to meet you in a novel" -- ch. 4 "You are aware of the anti-Soviet nature of the novel?" -- ch. 5 "Until it is finished, I am a fantastically, manically unfree man" -- ch. 6 "Not to publish a novel like this would constitute a crime against culture" -- ch. 7 "If this is freedom seen through Western eyes, well, I must say we have a different view of it" -- ch. 8 "We tore a big hole in the Iron Curtain" -- ch. 9 "We'll do it black" -- ch. 10 "He also looks the genius: raw nerves, misfortune, fatality" -- ch. 11 "There would be no mercy, that was clear" -- ch. 12 "Pasternak's name spells war" -- ch. 13 "I am lost like a beast in an enclosure" -- ch. 14 "A college weekend with Russians" -- ch. 15 "An unbearably blue sky" --
  • Contents note continued: ch. 16 "It's too late for me to express regret that the book wasn't published"
Control code
000052977024
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
352 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781846558856
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
Label
The Zhivago affair : the Kremlin, the CIA, and the battle over a forbidden book, Peter Finn, Petra Couv⥥
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: ch. 1 "The roof over the whole of Russia has been torn off" -- ch. 2 "Pasternak, without realizing it, entered the personal life of Stalin" -- ch. 3 "I have arranged to meet you in a novel" -- ch. 4 "You are aware of the anti-Soviet nature of the novel?" -- ch. 5 "Until it is finished, I am a fantastically, manically unfree man" -- ch. 6 "Not to publish a novel like this would constitute a crime against culture" -- ch. 7 "If this is freedom seen through Western eyes, well, I must say we have a different view of it" -- ch. 8 "We tore a big hole in the Iron Curtain" -- ch. 9 "We'll do it black" -- ch. 10 "He also looks the genius: raw nerves, misfortune, fatality" -- ch. 11 "There would be no mercy, that was clear" -- ch. 12 "Pasternak's name spells war" -- ch. 13 "I am lost like a beast in an enclosure" -- ch. 14 "A college weekend with Russians" -- ch. 15 "An unbearably blue sky" --
  • Contents note continued: ch. 16 "It's too late for me to express regret that the book wasn't published"
Control code
000052977024
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
352 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781846558856
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits

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