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Author Ellis, Frank, 1953-

Title The damned and the dead : the Eastern Front through the eyes of Soviet and Russian novelists / Frank Ellis

Publ Info Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, [2011]
 RIC  PG3026.W3 E455 2011    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  PG3026.W3 E455 2011    AVAILABLE
 URI  PG3026.W3 E455 2011    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  PG3026.W3 E455 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xiii, 376 pages ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Modern war studies
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents The sword and the pen : an overview of war literature -- Return from the front : the veterans dissent -- Traitors, wolves, and infernal cold : the war stories of Vasil' Bykov -- The imperium ripostes : the return of the Vozhd' -- The hinge of fate : the Battle of Stalingrad in Soviet-Russian war literature -- NKVD reports from Stalingrad, 1942-1943 : blocking detachments, deserters, executions, and morale -- The Russian war novel of the 1990s : a final reckoning? -- Afterword -- Appendix A: Order of the headquarters of the Supreme Command of the Red Army, 270, 16th August 1941 -- Appendix B: Order of the People's Commissar for Defense of the USSR, 227, 28th July 1942 -- Appendix C: Statute concerning the main counter-intelligence directorate of the People's Commissariat of Defense ("SMERSH") and its agencies in the provinces, 21st April 1943
LC subject Stalin, Joseph, 1879-1953
Soviet Union. Raboche-Krestianskaia Krasnaia Armiia -- History
Russian literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism
Russian fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism
World War, 1939-1945 -- Literature and the war
War in literature
Novelists, Russian -- 20th century -- Biography
Veterans -- Soviet Union -- Biography
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, Soviet
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Eastern Front
ISBN 9780700617845 (cloth : acid-free paper)
0700617841 (cloth : acid-free paper)