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With this abridged paperback edition of The Gulag Archipelagos original three volumes created with the cooperation of the author you can introduce your students to a man and a book that helped to change the course of history An undisputed masterpiece of world literature The Gulag Archipelago renders the four decades of terror and oppression into human terms Drawing on his own experience before during and after his eleven years of incarceration and exile on evidence provided bythan 200 fellow prisoners and on Soviet archives Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn reveals with torrential narrative and dramatic power the entire apparatus of Soviet repression the state within the state that once ruled all powerfully with its creation by Lenin in 1918 Through specific portraits of its victimshis man that woman that childstudents will encounter the secret police operations the labor camps and prisons the uprooting or extermination of whole populations the welcome that awaited Russian soldiers who had been German prisoners of war They will also witness astounding moral courage the incorruptibility with which the individual or a few scattered groups all defenseless endured brutality and degradation It is Solzhenitsyns genius that transmutes this horrific indictment into a literary miracleIn the new introduction by Edward E Ericson Jr the abridger instructs students Given the nature of the Soviet experiment the political dimension of life is never far from Solzhenitsyn's mind But he always approaches politics in moral terms Anyone then who views human reality primarily through the prism of politics will misread Gulag To read Gulag through a moral lens is to understand that government power can perpetrate all sorts of atrocities upon human beings body and soul but it can never fully succeed in uenching the human spirit Yes some persons will submit and will die spiritually But others like Ivan Denisovich will endure and prevail Despite all of the indignities inflicted upon them their innate human dignity will remain intact In this sense totalitarianism must always failThe Gulag Archipelagoa scathing indictment of Communist tyranny and an elouent affirmation of the human spirit will convince your students that works of art can be a catalyst for change in the world Where to start? The expose of the millennium which lays bare the brutality of the USSR A window into the human soul our ability to twist and contort our morality to do the most heinous acts but how in rare cases people do not lose their sense of morality even as the system they live in crushes themYou will be left in no doubt about the failures of utopian visions how rhetoric and lofty ideals come to mask what is simply evil the moral bankruptcy of socialism

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The Gulag Archipelago Abridged An Experiment in Literary Investigation P S With this abridged paperback edition of The Gulag Archipelagos original three volumes created with the cooperation of the author you can introduce your students to a man and a book that helped to change the course of history An undisputed masterpiece of world literature The Gulag Archipelago renders the four decades of terror and oppression into human terms Drawing on his own experience before during and after his eleven years of incarceration and exile on evidence provided bythan 200 fellow prisoners and on Soviet archives Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn reveals with torrential narrative and dramatic power the entire apparatus of Soviet repression the state within the state that once ruled all powerfully with its creation by Lenin in 1918 Through specific portraits of its victimshis man that woman that childstudents will encounter the secret police operations the labor camps and prisons the uprooting or extermination of whole populations the welcome that awaited Russian soldiers who had been German prisoners of war They will also witness astounding moral courage the incorruptibility with which the individual or a few scattered groups all defenseless endured brutality and degradation It is Solzhenitsyns genius that transmutes this horrific indictment into a literary miracleIn the new introduction by Edward E Ericson Jr the abridger instructs students Given the nature of the Soviet experiment the political dimension of life is never far from Solzhenitsyn's mind But he always approaches politics in moral terms Anyone then who views human reality primarily through the prism of politics will misread Gulag To read Gulag through a moral lens is to understand that government power can perpetrate all sorts of atrocities upon human beings body and soul but it can never fully succeed in uenching the human spirit Yes some persons will submit and will die spiritually But others like Ivan Denisovich will endure and prevail Despite all of the indignities inflicted upon them their innate human dignity will remain intact In this sense totalitarianism must always failThe Gulag Archipelagoa scathing indictment of Communist tyranny and an elouent affirmation of the human spirit will convince your students that works of art can be a catalyst for change in the world Tried to read this on the recommendation of Jordan Peterson but it was too heavy a read Make sure you're definitely interested in this genre of books or era of history before buying

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