Vasil Byka? : His Life and Works.

The Soviet Union banned many of Vasil Bykau's novels, which often focus on the agonizing moral dilemmas faced by young officers during the horrors of war. Considered the best modern Belarusan writer and the last Eastern European literary dissident, Bykau (1924-2003) is referred to as the "...

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Author / Creator: Gimpelevich, Zina J.
Format: eBook Electronic
Edition:1st ed.
Imprint: Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, 2005.
Local Note:Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2022. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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Table of Contents:
  • Intro
  • Contents
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction: The Generation That Is Almost No More
  • ONE: Childhood: Vasilok, the Blue Cornflower
  • TWO: Youth, Ukraine, the War, and Post-War Military Service
  • THREE: Lieutenant Bykau's Prose
  • FOUR: Partisan Novels: Victims or Victors?
  • FIVE: On Both Sides of the Front Lines: Signs of Misfortune
  • SIX: Scars of War: Being Hunted Down
  • SEVEN: On Oppression in War and Peace: Poor Folks
  • EIGHT: There Is No Prophet in Your Fatherland: Vasil Bykau's Crossroads and the Politics of Freedom
  • Epilogue: Exile and a Long Way Home
  • Instead of Necrology
  • Appendix: A Note on Belarusan Pronunciation and Transliterations
  • Notes
  • Bibliographies
  • Index
  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D
  • E
  • F
  • G
  • H
  • I
  • J
  • K
  • L
  • M
  • N
  • O
  • P
  • Q
  • R
  • S
  • T
  • U
  • V
  • W
  • Z.