Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn and Russian Nationalism

  title={Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn and Russian Nationalism},
  author={D. Rowley},
  journal={Journal of Contemporary History},
  pages={321 - 337}
  • D. Rowley
  • Published 1997
  • History
  • Journal of Contemporary History
  • No one has contributed more to western consciousness of contemporary Russian nationalism than Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn.' By the early 1970s, observers had begun to note a rising nostalgia for things Russian in the Soviet Union. It was, however, Solzhenitsyn's publicistic writings after his expulsion to the west in 1974 that dramatically drew western attention to the revival of Russian national consciousness. His surprising attack on Marxism as a western ideology, his antipathy to the materialism… CONTINUE READING
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