Islanders And, The Fisher Of Men Yevgeny Zamyatin
  • Title: Islanders And, The Fisher Of Men
  • Author: Yevgeny Zamyatin
  • ISBN: 9780006541417
  • Page: 255
  • Format: Paperback
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    About Yevgeny Zamyatin


    1. Yevgeny Zamyatin Russian , sometimes also seen spelled Eugene Zamiatin Russian novelist, playwright, short story writer, and essayist, whose famous anti utopia My 1924, We prefigured Aldous Huxley s Brave New World 1932 , and inspired George Orwell s 1984 1949 The book was considered a malicious slander on socialism in the Soviet Union, and it was not until 1988 when Zamyatin was rehabilitated In the English speaking world My has appeared in several translations And then, just the way it was this morning in the hangar, I saw again, as though right then for the first time in my life, I saw everything the unalterably straight streets, the sparkling glass of the sidewalks, the divine parallelepipeds of the transparent dwellings, the squared harmony of our gray blue ranks And so I felt that I not generations of people, but I myself I had conquered the old God and the old life, I myself had created all this, and I m like a tower, I m afraid to move my elbow for fear of shattering the walls, the cupolas, the machines from We, trans by Clarence Brown Yevgeny Ivanovich Zamyatin was born in the provincial town of Lebedian, some two hundred miles south of Moscow His father was an Orthodox priest and schoolmaster, and his mother musician He attended Progymnasium in Lebedian and gymnasium in Voronezh From 1902 to 1908 he studied naval engineering at St Petersburg Polytechnic Institute While still a student, he joined the Bolshevik Party In 1905 he made a study trip in the Near East Due to his revolutionary activities Zamyatin was arrested in 1905 and exiled His first short story, Odin 1908 , was drew on his experiences in prison.Zamyatin applied to Stalin for permission to emigrate in 1931 and lived in Paris until his death.


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    1. Zamyatin s cynical warmth and bleakly sardonic view of humanity is here turned upon the England in which he resided for some time during WWI, foreign lands which as others have noted became the model for homogenized dystopian society in his later warnings about Russia s post Revolution path Here, respectable faces without the least variation uphold propriety while nudging tragic events onto courses they will then placidly condemn Strange how many engaging characterizations turn up amid the doom [...]

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    2. Yevgeny Zamyatin seems most famous for writing We, the first dystopian science fiction novel about a future world where machines run everything But before he wrote that, he wrote among other things these two pieces a novella and a short story A detail and a character from the first presage WE, while the second piece seems like it was considered as a possible ending for the novella.What you have here is Zamyatin s rather wry take on the British People of the time c 1916 from observations made whe [...]

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    3. Anyone who knows the Newcastle suburb of Jesmond might be surprised to learn that it unwittingly became the archetypal Dystopia of 20th century fiction But it can lay claim to be the stepfather of Orwell s Airstrip One, or at least the funny uncle of the World State in Brave New World This is because Jesmond was, for a short while during the First World War, the residence of the Russian author Yevgeny Zamyatin And he hated it He loathed the respectable gents going off to work in the city in thei [...]

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    4. Down below, everything was becoming furred, everything was growing over with a violet evening coat trees, people Under the heavy fur coats of the bushes, gentle, hairy animals were breathing quickly and whispering Mr Craggs, furry and inaudible, snuffled about the park like an enormous rat out of a dream There was a flash of blades the blades of his eyes on his furry snout They had opened as night fell Mr Craggs was panting The raspberry umbrella was nowhere to be seen p 87, The Fisher of Men Th [...]

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