Zina Gimpelevich

Germanic and Slavic Studies
University of Waterloo
Waterloo, Ontario
N2L 3G1, Canada

Book Reviews

Some of (the latest) Book Reviews. Lifetime-69

Gimpelevich, Z. Albert Kaganovitch. The Long Life and Swift Death of Jewish Rechitsa. A Community in Belarus 1625-2000. Madison: The University of Wisconsin Press, 2013, xiii, 402 pp. Illustrations. Tables. Notes. Bibliography. Index. $29.95. Paper. Canadian Slavonic Papers. Nos. 3-4. (2015): 136-7

Gimpelevich, Z. Arnold McMillin. Spring Shoots: Young Belarusian Poets in the Early Twenty-First Century. Cambridge, UK: Modern Humanities Research Association, 2015, vii+191pp., £29.99; $49.99 (hdb), ISBN 978-1-781-88-227-6 Canadian Slavonic Papers. No. 2 (2016): 193-95.

The Englishmen from Lebedian’ – A life of Evgeny Zamiatin (1884-1937). By J. A. E. Curtis. Boston: Academic Studies Press, 2013. 394 pp. Notes. Index. Illustrations. Photographs. Hard Bound. Slavic Review. Forthcoming.

Gimpelevich, Z. (2011) Arnold McMillin (in Belarusian).  Writing in a Cold Climate: Belarusian Literature from the 1970s to the Present Day. Białystok: Orthdruk, 2011.  xix, 910 pp. Canadian Slavonic Papers. Vol. LIV, Nos. 1-2. March-June, 2012. 268-9.

Gimpelevich, Z.. (2011) Timothy Snyder. Blood/lands: Europe between Hitler and Stalin. New York: Basic Books, 2010. xix, 524 pp. Canadian Slavonic Papers:Vol. LIII, Nos. 2-3-4. June-September-December, 2011. 634-635.

Gimpelevich, Z. (2011) Arnold McMillin (in English).  Writing in a Cold Climate: Belarusian Literature from the   1970s to the Present Day. London: Maney Publishing, 2010.  xix, 1129 pp. Modern Language Review 106.1. (2011): 304-306.

Gimpelevich, Z. (2010) Leonid Smilovitsky. Jews in Turov: History of a Shtetl in Mozyr’s Polesye Region. Canadian Slavonic Papers.  VOL. LII, Nos.3-4 (September-December 2011), 440-441.

Gimpelevich, Z. (2007) Ent-Grenze Intellectuelle Emigration in der russischen Kultur des 20. Ed. Lyubov Bugaeva and Eva Hausbacher. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 2006, pp. 370-71. Paper. Slavic Review vol. 66 #2, 2007, 370-71

Gimpelevich, Z. (2005) Independent Belarus. Domestic Determinants, Regional Dynamics, and Implications for the West. Margarita M. Balmaceda, James I. Clem, and Lisbeth L. Tarlow, eds., Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2002, 464 pp. Index, paper. Canadian Slavinic Papers VOL.XLVI, Nos.3-4 (September-December 2004), 524-526.

Some Reviews of Zina Gimpelevich’s Work

Zina Gimpelevich. Vasil’ Bykov: Knigi i sud’ba. Moscow: Novoe Literaturnoe Obozrenie, 2011. Index. Photographs. 400 pp. (cloth) ... © Elena V. Baraban, 2012 in TSQ № 42 - Fall 2012.

Zina Gimpelevich. Vasil’ Bykov: Knigi i sud’ba. Moscow: Novoe Literaturnoe Obozrenie, 2011. by: Arnold McMillin, 2012. SEES Vol. 90, No. 3, July 2012, pp. 516-518.

Arnold M McMillin, Jewish Writers of the Twentieth Century: Origin, History, and Discourse. Kansas: Southwestern CollegeAcademic Press, 2010, 256 pp. Illustrations. Notes. Index. The Slavonic and East European Review (SEER), London.  89, 4, October 2011, pp. 717-718.

Andrej Zajmojski. Jewish Writers of the Twentieth Century: Origin, History, and Discourse. Kansas: Southwestern CollegeAcademic Press, 2010, 256 pp. Cajtšryft, Spring 2011, pp. 162-63.

Liavon K. (in Belarusian): “Book about Belarusian Jewish Writers”. Зіна Гімпелевіч.  Беларуска-  яўрэйскія пісьменнікі ХХ стагоддзя: паходжанне, гісторыя, дыскурс і біяграфіі. Цэнтр беларускіх даследванняў. Канзас: Southwestern College Academic Press. 2010, — 256 с.  http://nn.by/index.php?c=ca&i=593 February 23, 2010.

Katharine Hodgson. Vasil Bykaŭ: His Life and Works. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University             Press, Montreal, 2005, 260 pp. Slavic Review. Summer 2007, pp. 338.

Alicja Boruta-Sakowski. Vasil Bykaŭ: His Life and Works. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, Montreal, 2005.  Source: Slavic and East European Journal. 51:1 Spring 2007, pp. 168-170.

Hanna Butyrchyk.  Vasil Bykaŭ: His Life and Works. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, Montreal, 2005, Studia Białoruthenistyczne. No. 1. Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Marii Curie-Skłodowskiej, Lublin, 2007, pp. 403-407.

 N. Titler. Vasil Bykaŭ: His Life and Works. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, Montreal, 2005. Choice.Reviews.Online, an ALA/ACLR publication, Sept. 2006.   

Alexander Pershai. Vasil Bykaŭ: His Life and Works. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, Montreal, 2005. Canadian Slavonic Papers. Vol. XLVIII. Nos. 3-4, Sept-Dec, pp. 395-396.

Arnold M McMillin. Vasil Bykaŭ: His Life and Works. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, Montreal, 2005. Source: Slavonic & East European Review. V. 84, no. 3, July 2006, pp. 548-49.

Danila Žukoŭski. Vasil Bykaŭ: His Life and Works. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, Montreal, 2005. ARCHE, Vol. 1-2, 2006, 213-214.

Mikhail A. Pozin. What M. (Millennium) is Out There (Legas, Ottawa, 1991), 163 pages. Southern Humanities Review. Spring 1996, 30.2. 187-88.

Colin Wright.  Intelligent v romanakh Doktor Zhivago i Master i Margarita (A member of the Intelligentsia in the novels Doctor Zhivago and The Master and Margarita). Orange, CT.: Antiquary, 1988, 196 pages. Canadian Slavonic Papers. September-December 1989. Vol.XXXI, Nos.3-4, pp. 373-74.

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