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A dystopian novel completed in 1921, written in response to the author's personal experiences with the Russian revolutions of 1905 and 1917, his life in the Newcastle suburb of Jesmond and work in the Tyne shipyards at nearby Wallsend during the First World War. It was at Tyneside that he observed the rationalization of labour on a large scale. The book influenced Orwell's 1984 and possibly Huxley's Brave new world.
Authors: Zami︠a︡tin, Evgeniĭ Ivanovich, 1884-1937
Uniform Title: My. English
Title: We
Publisher: New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Penguin Books, 1993
Characteristics: xxx, 225 p. ;,20 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Yevgeny Zamyatin ; translated and with an introduction by Clarence Brown
Contents: We: Announcement
Wisest of lines
Epic poem
Ballet
Harmony squared
X
Jacket
Wall
Table
Savage with barometer
Epilepsy
If
Square
Rulers of the world
Pleasant and useful function
Accident
Damned
"Clear"
24 Hours
Eyelash
Taylor
Henbane and lily of the valley
Irrational root
R-13
Triangle
Liturgy
Iambs and trochees
Cast-iron hand
Letter
Membrane
Hairy me
No, I can't
Skip the contents
Limitation of infinity
Angel
Reflections on poetry
Fog
Familiar "you"
Absolutely Inane occurrence
"Mine"
Forbidden
Cold floor
Bell
Mirror-like sea
My fate to burn forever
Yellow
Two-dimensional shadow
Incurable soul
Through glass
I died
Hallways
Logical labyrinth
Wounds and plaster
Never again
Third-order infinitesimal
Sullen glare over the parapet
Discharge
Idea material
Zero cliff
Author's duty
Swollen ice
Most difficult love
Frozen waves
Everything tends to perfection I am a microbe
Flowers
Dissolution of a crystal
If only
Limit of function
Easter
Cross it all out
Descent from heaven
History's greatest catastrophe end of the known
No contents-Can't
Both women
Entropy and energy opaque part of the body
Threads on the face
Shoots
Unnatural compression
Final number
Galileo's mistake wouldn't it be better?
Great operation
I have forgiven everything
Train wreck
I do not believe
Tractors
Human chip
No time for contents, last note
Those on leave
Sunny night
Radio-Valkyrie
In a hoop
Carrot
Murder
Blank pages
Christian God
About my mother
Infusorian
Doomsday
Her room
I don't know what goes here, maybe just: a cigarette butt
End
Facts
Bell
I am certain
Translator's note
Summary: A dystopian novel completed in 1921, written in response to the author's personal experiences with the Russian revolutions of 1905 and 1917, his life in the Newcastle suburb of Jesmond and work in the Tyne shipyards at nearby Wallsend during the First World War. It was at Tyneside that he observed the rationalization of labour on a large scale. The book influenced Orwell's 1984 and possibly Huxley's Brave new world.
Additional Contributors: Brown, Clarence 1929-
ISBN: 0140185852
9780140185850
Branch Call Number: FICTION ZAMIATIN
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. [xxvivi]-xxx)
Subject Headings: Dystopias Fiction
Genre/Form: Science fiction
Political fiction
Dystopias
Topical Term: Dystopias
Additional Physical Form Entry: Online version: Zami︠a︡tin, Evgeniĭ Ivanovich, 1884-1937. My. English. New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Penguin Books, 1993 (OCoLC)622685484
LCCN: 92044187
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Written by a Polish man who had experienced both the Russian Revolution and the British shipyards of World War I, this early 1920s novel pre-dates the Cold War. However, the story of Protagonist D-503, a mathematician for the One State, examines many of the concerns of the era.

A dystopian novel completed in 1921, written in response to the author's personal experiences with the Russian revolutions of 1905 and 1917, his life in the Newcastle suburb of Jesmond and work in the Tyne shipyards at nearby Wallsend during the First World War. It was at Tyneside that he observe... Read More »


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