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Foundation Pit
     

Foundation Pit

by Andrey Platonov, Mirra Ginsburg
 

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ISBN-10: 0810111454

ISBN-13: 9780810111455

Pub. Date: 05/01/1994

Publisher: Northwestern University Press

Once known only to a small circle of admirers in Russia and the West, Andrey Platonov (1899-1951) has emerged to assume his rightful place as one of the major Russian writers of the twentieth century. Set during a small Russian town during the forcible collectivization of agriculture, The Foundation Pit portrays a group of workmen and local bureaucrats

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Once known only to a small circle of admirers in Russia and the West, Andrey Platonov (1899-1951) has emerged to assume his rightful place as one of the major Russian writers of the twentieth century. Set during a small Russian town during the forcible collectivization of agriculture, The Foundation Pit portrays a group of workmen and local bureaucrats engaged in digging the foundation pit for a grand building where all the town's will live happily and "in silence."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780810111455
Publisher:
Northwestern University Press
Publication date:
05/01/1994
Series:
European Classics Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
141
Sales rank:
1,359,313
Product dimensions:
5.13(w) x 7.75(h) x 0.50(d)

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