Homo Sovieticus has 41 ratings and 3 reviews. MJ said: More sociological satire from the Corleone of Communist crit. A less amusing novel than The Madhou. Ten years ago, Alexander Zinoviev, a professor of philosophy at Moscow University and a prominent logician, published in Switzerland “The. Results 1 – 18 of 18 Homo Sovieticus by Alexander Zinoviev and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

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He could have grabbed Georgia in Refresh and try again. However, as Brezhnev’s grip on power increased and crackdowns on political and academic freedoms gathered strength, Zinoviev became more involved in the human rights movement during the s. Full statement from the Editor, Charles Bausman.

I love him and at the alexandr time I hate him; I respect him and I despise him.

Homo Sovieticus There is a conference at the university on the subject: His scores make his case. Moscow has the wherewithal to mess up the whole planet. Zinoviev offers himself as Communism’s consummate insider.


ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Alexey rated it it was amazing Oct 31, Taken together, they form an astonishing meditation perhaps monologue would be more accurate on the nature and psychology of the Soviet state and the citizens who people it.

I am myself a Homosos.

Zinoviev iznoviev born in the middle of a family of 11 to a carpenter father and peasant mother in the village of Pakhtino, in the Kostroma region of central Russia. In some institution a routine meeting was in progress.

Homo Sovieticus – Suspected at Home, Misjudged Abroad

He calls himself “a representative of the mass. It is difficult to avoid the conclusion that Alexander Zinoviev was concerned in for the West and that Homo Sovieticus was written, in part at least, as a warning.

Want to Read saving…. No one believes him–least of all the Western counterintelligence agents who endlessly interrogate him. According to Zinoviev, the Bolshevik revolution has succeeded in creating a new man, Homo Sovieticusor Homosos. How can the Soviet Union subjugate the West? Diana rated it liked it Jan 11, He is zinovieb new type of man, Homo Sovieticus.

Homo Sovieticus

They produced quotations, ziboviev showered us with figures, facts and names. Ukrainians fear the Russians, but they don’t respect them. One can buy a great many books about the Soviet Union. The slight fictive elements are not significant here; what matters is that an incisive intelligence delivers a blistering denunciation of the Soviet system.


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Jan 19, Dina rated it really liked it Shelves: That nation must feel itself to be a nation of rulers. Zinoviev has written a diary of denunciation. Remarkable predictions of the collapse of the Soviet system and the chaos that would follow.

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