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Vladimir Dmitrievich DUDINTSEV

Vladimir DUDINTSEV was a Ukrainian-born Russian writer who gained fame for his 1956 novel, Not by Bread Alone, published at the time of the Khruschev Thaw.

Background

  • DUDINTSEV, Vladimir was born in 1918 in Kupyansk, Kharkov Oblast.

  • Education

    • Law Faculty, Moscow State University

    Career

    • 1945 first work published. 1948 subjected to severe criticism in “Literaturnaya gazeta”. Subsequently censured for novel “Ne khlebom yedinym” (Not By Bread Alone) (1956), branded a “great social evil” at 1957 Board Plenum, Moscow Writers’ Union, and accused of “base skepticism” and “vilification”.

      1941-1942 commanded infantry unit in Soviet Army. 1942-1943 with mil, tribunal in Siberia. 1946-1951 associate, newspaper “Komsomolskaya pravda”, and others.

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    • father: Claudia
    • mother: Dmitry Dudintsev
    • spouse: Natalia Gordeeva
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