Sasha Sokolov

writer

1943   -  

genre: novel, essay
country of citizenship: Canada, Russia, United States of America
educated at: MSU Faculty of Journalism
occupation: writer, novelist
award received: Pushkin Prize, Andrei Bely Prize

Sasha Sokolov (born Александр Всеволодович Соколов/Alexander Vsevolodovitch Sokolov on November 6, 1943, in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada) is a paradoxical writer of Russian literature. He became known worldwide in the 1970s after his first novel, A School for Fools, had been published in translation by Ardis Publishing (Ann Arbor, Michigan) in the US, and later reissued by Four Walls Eight Windows. Sokolov is one of the most important authors of 20th-century Russian literature. He is well acclaimed for his unorthodox use of language, playing with rhythms, sounds and associations. The author himself coined the term "proeziia" for his work—in between prose and poetry (English close form of the term can sound as "proetry").
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works

3

Между собакой и волком

1980 novel written by Sasha Sokolov

author: Sasha Sokolov

1980

A School for Fools

book by Sasja Sokolov

author: Sasha Sokolov

1976

Триптих

author: Sasha Sokolov

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