Yevgeny Zamyatin

Russian author

1884   -   1937

genre: science fiction literature, political satire
country of citizenship: Russian Empire, Soviet Union
educated at: Санкт-Петербургский политехнический институт
occupation: science fiction writer, engineer, satirist, librettist, screenwriter, playwright, writer, literary critic, novelist, prosaist, opinion journalist
award received: Prometheus Award - Hall of Fame

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Yevgeny Ivanovich Zamyatin (Russian: Евге́ний Ива́нович Замя́тин, IPA: [jɪvˈɡʲenʲɪj ɪˈvanəvʲɪtɕ zɐˈmʲætʲɪn]; 20 January (Julian) / 1 February (Gregorian), 1884 – 10 March 1937), sometimes anglicized as Eugene Zamyatin, was a Russian author of science fiction and political satire. He is most famous for his 1921 novel We, a story set in a dystopian future police state. Despite having been a prominent Old Bolshevik, Zamyatin was deeply disturbed by the policies pursued by the CPSU following the October Revolution. In 1921, We became the first work banned by the Soviet censorship board. Ultimately, Zamyatin arranged for We to be smuggled to the West for publication. The subsequent outrage this sparked within the Party and the Union of Soviet Writers led directly to Zamyatin's successful request for exile from his homeland. Due to his use of literature to criticize Soviet society, Zamyatin has been referred to as one of the first Soviet dissidents.
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works

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We

novel by Yevgeny Zamyatin

author: Yevgeny Zamyatin

1924

Le Pêcheur d'hommes

book by Jevgeni Zamjatin

author: Yevgeny Zamyatin

1921

At the World's End

novel from 1914 by Yevgeny Zamyatin

author: Yevgeny Zamyatin

1914

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