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Abstract

The most famous of the ‘village prose’ writers and, to many, the best living Soviet writer, Valentin Grigor’evich Rasputin was born on 15 March 1937 in a village on the Angara river, 300 miles from the Siberian city of Irkutsk. After finishing his studies at the history and philosophy departments of Irkutsk University in 1959, Rasputin worked as a journalist.

Keywords

Collective Farm Forced Retreat Walk Away Village Council Lame Duck 
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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Sigrid McLaughlin
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  1. 1.Stevenson CollegeUniversity of CaliforniaSanta CruzUSA

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