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Soviet Writers" Congress 1934

VsesoiНЎuznyД­ sКєezd sovetskikh pisateleД­ (1st 1934 Moscow, R.S.F.S.R.)

Soviet Writers" Congress 1934

the debate on socialist realism and modernism in the Soviet Union

by VsesoiНЎuznyД­ sКєezd sovetskikh pisateleД­ (1st 1934 Moscow, R.S.F.S.R.)

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Published by Lawrence and Wishart in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Russian literature -- 20th century -- Congresses.,
  • Socialist realism in literature -- Congresses.,
  • Communism and literature -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Maxim Gorky ... [et al. ; translated from the Russian ; edited by H. G. Scott].
    ContributionsGorky, Maksim, 1868-1936., Scott, H. G.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPG2925 .V7 1934e
    The Physical Object
    Pagination284 p. ;
    Number of Pages284
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4492101M
    ISBN 100853154015
    LC Control Number79321952


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