Louise Bryant


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Louise Bryant
Anna Louisa Mohan
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BirthplaceSan Francisco, California
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Journalist
The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Bryant, Louise

 

Born 1890; died 1936. American writer and journalist. Born into a rich family. Worked as a schoolteacher.

In 1917, with her husband John Reed, Bryant arrived in Russia, where she witnessed the events of the Great October Socialist Revolution. She expressed her sympathy with the revolution in her book Six Red Months in Russia (1919). In 1920 and 1921 she was again in the land of the Soviets, and she met with V. I. Lenin. In her book Mirrors of Moscow (1923) there are reminiscences about V. I. Lenin, M. I. Kalinin, F. E. Dzerzhinskii.G. V. Chicherin, and other leaders.

WORKS

Mirrors of Moscow. New York, 1923.
In Russian translation:
“V pervye gody (Fragmenty iz knigi Zerkala Moskvy).” In the collection Lenin vsegda s nami. Moscow, 1967.

REFERENCES

“Lenin i Rid.” Inostrannaia literatura, 1957, no. 11.
Hicks, G., and J. Stuart, John Reed. New York, 1936.

B. A. GILENSON

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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