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(39) Linda Hart Scatton, Mikhail Zoshchenko: Evolution of a Writer (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993), 157-59.
The work has been seen as a piece of social criticism with, at its centre, one of the littlest of all the 'little men' who have been a dominant feature of Russian literature from Pushkin's Evgenii in The Bronze Horseman to the stories of Mikhail Zoshchenko and Daniil Kharms in the twentieth century.
Salinger and of Mikhail Zoshchenko. While these may be apt comparisons, you can only understand why they are made if you read - or listen to - Veller.
It was directed against two literary magazines, Zvezda and Leningrad, which had published supposedly apolitical, bourgeois, individualistic works of the satirist Mikhail Zoshchenko and the poet Anna Akhmatova, who were expelled from the Union of Soviet Writers.
And though he giggles rebelliously at Mikhail Zoshchenko's story "The Adventures of a Monkey' (its subversive point, according to Zhdanov, is that one breathes easier locked up in a zoo than in Soviet society), he still believes "that Zhdanov's world was normal and that Zoshchenko's world was abnormal, decadent, and shameful.'
The reader is well acquainted with the material presented in the volume, including "communal apartments" in the Soviet Union, from the writings of Mikhail Zoshchenko as well as of other Soviet writers, and also from the media.
Mikhail Zoshchenko (1895-1958) was one of Russia's greatest satirists.
A similar mixture of fantasy and reality, based on Soviet life and presented in highly entertaining fashion at times reminiscent of the great Mikhail Zoshchenko, projects vividly from Anna Bernstein's "City Walks" and from the remaining two stories by Pyetzukh and Erofeyev.
Mikhail Zoshchenko and Boris Dralyuk (translator); SENTIMENTAL TALES; Columbia University Press (Fiction: Translations) 14.95 ISBN: 9780231183796
(5) Perhaps the Soviet writer Mikhail Zoshchenko may serve as a clear example of this trend.
The other two VP-BJX and VP-BEW got the names of famous writers Ivan Goncharov and Mikhail Zoshchenko respectively.
Later, she gives a nuanced analysis of the Soviet author Mikhail Zoshchenko's use of language--without mentioning that she doesn't speak Russian.