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Whitney, Thomas P.

Overview
Works: 60 works in 274 publications in 4 languages and 10,856 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Historical fiction  Juvenile works  Folk literature  Fairy tales  History  Romance fiction  Exhibition catalogs  Personal narratives  Dystopias 
Roles: Translator, Author, Editor, Librettist, Other, tra
Classifications: HV9713, 365.450947
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The first circle by Aleksandr Isaevich Solzhenit︠s︡yn( Book )

35 editions published between 1968 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 3,116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The First Circle of Dante's Hell--where the souls of the pre-Christian philosophers are doomed to exist throughout eternity--stands in this novel as a metaphor for certain penal institutions of Stalin's Russia
The Month-Brothers : a Slavic tale by S Marshak( Book )

3 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in English and held by 843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the Slavic folktale in which a young girl outwits her greedy stepmother and stepsister with the help of the Month Brothers who use their magic to enable her to fulfill seemingly impossible tasks
Forever flowing by Vasiliĭ Grossman( Book )

5 editions published between 1972 and 1997 in English and held by 728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The novel tells the story of Ivan Grigoryevich, who has returned to Russia after thirty years in the Gulag. After short and unsatisfying visits to familiar places and persons in Moscow and Leningrad, the hero settles in a southern provincial town where he briefly establishes a new life with a war widow. Ivan Grigoryevich eventually returns to his boyhood home on the Black Sea, where he is finally able to come to terms with the inhumanity of the new Russian regime."--Jacket
Khrushchev speaks : selected speeches, articles, and press conferences, 1949-1961 by Nikita Sergeevich Khrushchev( Book )

10 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new writing in Russia by Thomas P Whitney( Book )

8 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vasilisa the beautiful by Thomas P Whitney( Book )

6 editions published between 1970 and 1973 in English and German and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the old Russian fairy tale in which beautiful Vasilissa uses the help of her doll to escape from the clutches of the witch Baba Yaga
The Gulag Archipelago, 1918-1956 : an experiment in literary investigation by Aleksandr Isaevich Solzhenit︠s︡yn( Book )

62 editions published between 1817 and 2007 in English and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this masterpiece, Solzhenitsyn has orchestrated thousands of incidents and individual histories into one narrative of unflagging power and momentum. Written in a tone that encompasses Olympian wrath, bitter calm, savage irony, and sheer comedy, it combines history, autobiography, documentary, and political analysis as it examines in its totality the Soviet apparatus of repression from its inception following the October Revolution of 1917. This first volume involves us in the innocent victim's arrest and preliminary detention and the stages by which he is transferred across the breadth of the Soviet Union to his ultimate destination: the hard labor camp."--Publisher's description
The Story of Prince Ivan, the firebird, and the gray wolf( Book )

2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the youngest son sets out to find the firebird which has been stealing golden apples from his father's tree, he meets a wolf who helps him with not only the bird, but a steed with a golden mane and a beautiful princess
Russia in my life by Thomas P Whitney( Book )

11 editions published between 1962 and 1963 in English and Undetermined and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collected works by Andreĭ Platonovich Platonov( Book )

3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marko the Rich and Vasily the Unlucky( Book )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In order to escape the prophecy that a new-born baby would deprive him of his fortune, Marko the Rich determines to destroy the child
In a certain kingdom; twelve Russian fairy tales by Thomas P Whitney( Book )

6 editions published between 1972 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Gulag Archipelago, 1918-1956 : an experiment in literary investigation by Aleksandr Isaevich Solzhenit︠s︡yn( Book )

22 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The gripping epic masterpiece, Solzhenitsyn's chilling report of his arrest and interrogation, which exposed to the world the vast bureaucracy of secret police that haunted Soviet society"--Publisher's description
The young Russians; a collection of stories about them by Thomas P Whitney( Book )

2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scarlet sails by A Grin( Book )

3 editions published between 1967 and 1969 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this Russian classic of romance and adventure at sea, Arthur Grey falls in love with Asole without ever having exchanged a word with her. Also known in English translation as "Crimson Sails."
Has Russia changed? by Thomas P Whitney( Book )

4 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The GULAG Archipelago, 1918-1956 : an experiment in literary investigation III-IV by Aleksandr Isaevich Solzhenit︠s︡yn( Book )

13 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Solzhenitsyn draws upon his own life in labor camps as well as the experiences of fellow prisoners and extensive research to document the workings of the Soviet secret police and prison system
The Gulag Archipelago by Aleksandr Isaevich Solzhenit︠s︡yn( Recording )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a book that combines history, autobiography, documentary and political analysis as it examines in its totality the Soviet apparatus of repression from its inception following the October revolution of 1917. This volume involves us in the innocent victim's arrest and preliminary detention and the stages by which he is transfered across the breadth of the Soviet Union to his ultimate destination: the hard-labor camp
The foundation pit by Andreĭ Platonovich Platonov( Book )

9 editions published in 1973 in Russian and English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A nightmarish, almost surreal work, it follows the wanderings of a worker who has been fired for thinking too much on the job. Setting off on a quest for truth and meaning, he ends up on a crew digging the foundation pit for a gigantic proletarian edifice. -SovLit
The Gulag Archipelago, 1918-1956 : an experiment in literary investigation by Aleksandr Isaevich Solzhenit︠s︡yn( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Month-Brothers : a Slavic tale
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The Month-Brothers : a Slavic taleForever flowingThe Gulag Archipelago, 1918-1956 : an experiment in literary investigationThe Gulag Archipelago, 1918-1956 : an experiment in literary investigationThe GULAG Archipelago, 1918-1956 : an experiment in literary investigation III-IVThe Gulag Archipelago, 1918-1956 : an experiment in literary investigationImages of Aleksei Remizov : drawings and handwritten and illustrated albums from the Thomas P. Whitney Collection
Alternative Names
Thomas P. Whitney Amerikaans kunstverzamelaar (1917-2007)

Уитни, Томас Портер

توماس پی. ویتنی

Languages
English (208)

Russian (5)

Chinese (2)

German (1)