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The unwomanly face of war

The unwomanly face of war

an oral history of women in World War II

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • Women,
  • Russian Personal narratives,
  • Women and war,
  • Female Participation

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSvetlana Alexievich ; translated by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky
    ContributionsAleksievich, Svetlana, 1948-, Pevear, Richard, 1943- translator, Volokhonsky, Larissa, translator
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD810.W7 A5313 2017
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxliii, 331 pages
    Number of Pages331
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27240293M
    ISBN 100399588728
    ISBN 109780399588723
    LC Control Number2016036099
    OCLC/WorldCa966273498

      Buy a cheap copy of The Unwomanly Face of War: An Oral book by Svetlana Alexievich. This book is a confession, a document and a record of people's memory. More than women speak in it, describing how young girls, who dreamed of Author: Svetlana Alexievich.   The Los Angeles Review of Books is a (c)(3) nonprofit. and in the end almost all of them shout,” writes Svetlana Alexievich in The Unwomanly Face of War, a book .

    The long-awaited translation of the classic oral history of Soviet women's experiences in the Second World War - from the winner of the Nobel Prize in LiteratureBringing together dozens of voices in her distinctive style, The Unwomanly Face of War is Svetlana Alexievich's collection of stories from Soviet women who lived through the Second World War: on the front.   The Unwomanly Face of War tells the story of these forgotten women, and its great achievement is that it gives credit to their contribution but also to the hell they endured." -- The Washington Post "We should resolve to read this book alongside the world news report/5().

      Svetlana Alexievich starts this new translation of her book The Unwomanly Face of War with a reflection on her motivations. I am unsure if this was included in the original books as there are references on how she would have done things differently. But then again an introduction is probably the last part of a book you would : Michael Kitto.   The long-awaited translation of the classic oral history of Soviet women's experiences in the Second World War - from the winner of the Nobel Prize in LiteratureBringing together dozens of voices in her distinctive style, The Unwomanly Face of War is Svetlana Alexievich's collection of stories from Soviet women who lived through the Second World War: on the front lines, on the home front, 4/5(5).


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The Unwomanly Face of War tells the story of these forgotten women, and its great achievement is that it gives credit to their contribution but also to the hell they endured.”—The Washington Post “We should resolve to read this book alongside the world news report Ms.

Alexievich never tries to simplify/5(). "War's Unwomanly Face" is a magnificent oral history about the 1, women who served in the Red Army during World II that will be more difficult for English-speaking readers who shop in the "Feminist Issues" section of the book-store to enjoy than their male counterparts who shop in the "War" section/5.

• The Unwomanly Face of War is published by Penguin Classics. To order a copy for £ (RRP £) go to or call. The Unwomanly Face of War: An Oral History of Women in World War II - Kindle edition by Alexievich, Svetlana, Pevear, Richard, Volokhonsky, Larissa. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Unwomanly Face of War: An Oral History of Women in World War II/5().

Her works include The Unwomanly Face of War (), Last Witnesses (), Boys in Zinc (), Chernobyl Prayer () and Second-Hand Time (). She has won many international awards, including the Nobel Prize in Literature for 'her polyphonic writings, a monument to suffering and courage in our time'/5(K).

Perhaps no one has documented the immersion of women in a total war like Svetlana Alexievich in her book The Unwomanly Face of ed of the voices of over women describing in their own words their lives during the Soviet Union’s Great Patriotic War against Nazi Germany, what sets this work apart is its centering women in the violence of war not only as victims, but combatants.

Buy The Unwomanly Face of War (Penguin Classics) Reprint by Alexievich, Svetlana, Pevear, Richard, Volokhonsky, Larissa (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(). • The Unwomanly Face of War by Svetlana Alexievich is published by Penguin (£).

To order a copy for £ go to or call Topics. The Unwomanly Face of War tells the story of these forgotten women, and its great achievement is that it gives credit to their contribution but also to the hell they endured.”—The Washington Post “We should resolve to read this book alongside the world news report Ms.

Alexievich never tries to simplify. Their war remains unknown I want to write the history of that war. A women's history." In the late s, Svetlana Alexievich set out to write her first book, The Unwomanly Face of War, when she realized that she grew up surrounded by women who had fought in the Second World War but whose stories were absent from official narratives/5(K).

A few of the women interviewed in the late s and early s for “The Unwomanly Face of War,” Svetlana Alexievich’s magnificent and harrowing chronicle of. This is not, as the book’s subtitle suggests the unwomanly face of war. It is the face of war faced by women, just as so many American woman soldiers.

Unwomanly face of war - entertaining book but Unwomanly face of war - entertaining book but not worth 4 stars Amazing what Russian woman did du during WW2 & how they were treated by the men they served with Narrator good.

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Trigger warnings for the explicit and implied deaths of children and animals, torture, PTSD, and sexual assault. The Unwomanly Face of War is an oral history of women who fought for the Soviets in women filled an incredible variety of roles. The Unwomanly Face of War is a powerful history of the central conflict of the twentieth century, a kaleidoscopic portrait of the human side of war.” Buy the book This is a review of the audiobook, which I own.

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The Unwomanly Face of War tells the story of these forgotten women, and its great achievement is that it gives credit to their contribution but also to the hell they endured.”—The Washington Post “We should resolve to read this book alongside the world news report Ms.

Alexievich never tries to simplifyBrand: Random House Publishing Group. The Unwomanly Face of War, Alexievich’s first oral history, was published to acclaim and alarm in the Soviet Union in and has been reprinted several.

In The Unwomanly Face of War, Alexievich chronicles the experiences of the Soviet women who fought on the front lines, on the home front, and in the occupied territories.

These women - more than a million in total - were nurses and doctors, pilots, tank drivers, machine-gunners, and snipers. THE UNWOMANLY FACE OF WAR An Oral History of Women in World War II By Svetlana Alexievich.

Translated by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky. .Translated by the renowned Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky, The Unwomanly Face of War is a powerful and poignant account of the central conflict of the twentieth century, a kaleidoscopic portrait of the human side of war/5().THE UNWOMANLY FACE OF WAR.

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