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Pavel Ivanovich Negretov

literary historian

Pavel Negretov, USSR Literary historian.

Background

Negretov, Pavel was born in 1923 in Kirovograd.

Education

Graduated from Leningrad University (by correspondence), 1966.

Career

During World War II, lived under German occupation. At the end of World War II, in Poland and Czechoslovakia. Repatriated, 1945, sentenced to 10 years of Gulag camps (Vorkuta).

Released from the camps,1955. Remained in Vorkuta. Compiled an excellent documentary biography of Korolenko during the revolutionary years (published in the USA).

Religion

Major religious moral codes dehumanise individuals outside their group as less worthy. Results can vary from discrimination to genocide.

Views

Individuals have rights to express freedom if it safeguarde the interests of a collective.