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by A. N. Pirozhkova

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A. N. Pirozhkova
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978-1883642372
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188364237X
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Steerforth Press; 1st edition (January 25, 1998)
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Includes bibliographical references. When the writer Isaac Babel was arrested by Stalin's secret police in May of 1939, he said to . Pirozhkova, his wife of seven years, "They didn't let me finish.

Includes bibliographical references.

Home Browse Books Book details, At His Side: The Last Years of. .It was not unti after the collapse of the USSR that Pirozhkova discovered he.

Home Browse Books Book details, At His Side: The Last Years of Isaac Babel. At His Side: The Last Years of Isaac Babel. By A. N. Pirozhkova, Anne Frydman, Robert L. Busch. In At His Side, Isaak Babel's widow recounts occasions with such writers as Maxim Gorky, Sergey Eisenstein, Andre Malraux and H. G. Wells. It was not unti after the collapse of the USSR that Pirozhkova discovered her husband had been murdered. When I read Antonina Nikolaevna Pirozhkova's memoir of daily life with Isaac Babel I realized that I'd known very little about him.

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Pirozhkova's memoir of Babel titled By His Side was published in 1996, while a second volume which covered the rest of her . Pirozhkova, Antonina (1996).

Pirozhkova's memoir of Babel titled By His Side was published in 1996, while a second volume which covered the rest of her remarkable life appeared posthumously in 2013. Pirozhkova, Antonina, ed. (1972). И. Бабель: воспоминания современников. Тоннели и метрополитены. New York: Steerforth.

Antonina Pirozhkova, Isaac Babel's widow, recounts the last seven years of the man many consider the finest short-story writer of the 20th century. Through it all we are given a clear view of Babel, the man: a man of burning curiosity and intellect, as well as a man of great humor and aplomb. When he was arrested by the secret police, Babel remarked to one of the arresting officers, "So,.

Pirozhkova also offers an intimate portrait of Babel's interactions with his intellectual compatriots, including .

Pirozhkova also offers an intimate portrait of Babel's interactions with his intellectual compatriots, including both the well-known (Sergey Eisenstein, Andr‚ Malraux) and the obscure. The main criterion for earning Babel's admiration seems to have been giving free reign to one's imagination. Pirozhkova strings together a series of memorable portraits made even more striking by the fact that nearly everyone described was tried and murdered, like Babel himself.

Sharply written and full of insights about Babel’s character and life under Stalin, the book was well received.

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At His Side: The Last Years of Isaac Babel by . His most recent book is The Culture of Correction in Renaissance Europe. Richard Holmes is the author of Shelley, Footsteps, Coleridge, The Age of Wonder, Falling Upwards, and, most recently, This Long Pursuit. Bernard Knox (1914–2010) was an English classicist. He was the first director of Harvard’s Center for Hellenic Studies in Washington, DC. Among his many books are The Heroic Temper, The Oldest Dead White European Males, and Backing into the Future: The Classical Tradition and Its Renewal.

Pirozhkova brings to vivid life the man many consider to be the greatest prose writer of the Soviet period.