1920 Diary

1920 Diary

by Isaac Babel
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0300093136

ISBN-13: 9780300093131

Pub. Date: 02/08/2002

Publisher: Yale University Press

This diary by the famed twentieth-century Russian writer recounts Babel's experiences with the Cossack cavalry during the Polish-Soviet war of 1919-1920. The basis for Red Cavalry, Babel's best-known work, it records the devastation of the war, the extreme cruelty of the Polish and Red armies alike toward the Jewish population in the Ukraine and eastern Poland, and

Overview

This diary by the famed twentieth-century Russian writer recounts Babel's experiences with the Cossack cavalry during the Polish-Soviet war of 1919-1920. The basis for Red Cavalry, Babel's best-known work, it records the devastation of the war, the extreme cruelty of the Polish and Red armies alike toward the Jewish population in the Ukraine and eastern Poland, and Babel's own conflicted role as both Soviet revolutionary and Jew.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300093131
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
02/08/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.75(h) x (d)

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