➼ [Download] ➹ Мы By Yevgeny Zamyatin ➹ – Heartforum.co.uk The exhilarating dystopian novel that inspired George Orwell's 1984 and foreshadowed the worst excesses of Soviet RussiaYevgeny Zamyatin's We is a powerfully inventive vision that has influenced write The exhilarating dystopian novel that inspired George Orwell's and foreshadowed the worst excesses of Soviet RussiaYevgeny Zamyatin's We is a powerfully inventive vision that has influenced writers from George Orwell to Ayn Rand In a glass enclosed city of absolute straight lines ruled over by the all powerful 'Benefactor' the citizens of the totalitarian society of OneState live out lives devoid of passion and creativity until D a mathematician who dreams in numbers makes a discovery he has an individual soul Set in the twenty sixth century AD We is the classic dystopian novel and was the forerunner of works such as George Orwell's and Aldous Huxley's Brave New World It was suppressed for many years in Russia and remains a resounding cry for individual freedom yet is also a powerful exciting and vivid work of science fiction Clarence Brown's brilliant translation is based on the corrected text of the novel first published in Russia in after than sixty years' suppression.
Евгений Замятин sometimes also seen spelled Eugene Zamiatin Russian novelist playwright short story writer and essayist whose famous anti utopia We prefigured Aldous Huxley's Brave New World and inspired George Orwell's The book was considered a malicious slander on socialism in the Soviet Union and it was not until when Zamyatin was rehabilitated In the English speaking world We has appeared in several translationsAnd 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 suared harmony of our gray blue ranks And so I felt that I not generations of people but I myself I had conuered 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 BrownYevgeny 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 a musician He attended Progymnasium in Lebedian and gymnasium in Voronezh From to he studied naval engineering at St Petersburg Polytechnic Institute While still a student he joined the Bolshevik Party In he made a study trip in the Near East Due to his revolutionary activities Zamyatin was arrested in and exiled His first short story 'Odin' was drew on his experiences in prisonZamyatin applied to Stalin for permission to emigrate in and lived in Paris until his death.
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