Aleksandr Adamovich

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Adamovich, Aleksandr Mikhailovich


Born Sept. 3, 1927, in the village of Koniukhi, Slutsk Raion, Minsk Oblast. Soviet Russian and Byelorussian writer and literary critic.

Adamovich was graduated from Minsk University and became a doctor of philology in 1962. His published works include The Road to Mastery: The Formation of K. Chornyi’s Literary Style (1958, in Byelorussian) and Genre Formation: The Byelorussian Novel (1961). Adamovich is the author of the two-part novel The Partisans, which depicts the struggle of Byelorussian partisans against the German fascist invaders. Part 1, War Under the Rooftops, was published in 1960; Part 2, Sons Are Going Off to Battle, was published in 1963. He also wrote the story The Last Vacation (1969), which portrays the life of the Soviet scientific intelligentsia.


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