Setting[ edit ] We is set in the future. D, a spacecraft engineer, lives in the One State, [3] an urban nation constructed almost entirely of glass, which assists mass surveillance. The structure of the state is Panopticon -like, and life is scientifically managed F. Taylor -style.

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Kejas The dystopian society depicted in We is presided over by the Benefactor [9] and is surrounded by a giant Green Wall to separate the citizens from primitive untamed nature. Views Read Edit View history.

An Exploration of Human Spirituality. I invites him to visit the Jrvgenij House, notable for being the only opaque building in One State, except for windows. Many of the names and numbers in We are allusions to personal experiences of Zamyatin or to culture and literature.

Like all other citizens of One State, D lives in a glass apartment building and is carefully watched by the secret policeor Bureau of Guardians. Retrieved 22 March The novel has also been adapted, by Alain Bourret, a French director, into a short film called The Glass Fortress Both repelled and fascinated, D struggles to overcome his attraction to I He begins to have dreams, which disturbs him, as dreams are thought to be a symptom of mental illness.

Public Private login e. Despite the recent rift between them, O pleads with D to impregnate her illegally. Tall notes that glasnost resulted in many other literary classics being published in the USSR during — There, D meets the inhabitants of the outside world: After this operation, D willingly informed the Benefactor about the inner workings of the Mephi. However, as her pregnancy progresses, O realizes that she cannot bear to be parted from her baby under jevgeenij circumstances.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. In order to set up a list of libraries that you have access to, you must first login or sign up. You also may like to zamjahin some of these bookshopswhich may or may not sell this item. Retrieved 1 November The novel was first published in English in by E.

Anthem in the Context of Related Literary Works. The aims of the Mephi are to destroy the Green Wall and reunite the citizens of One State with the outside world. All of these are translations of the phrase Yedinoye Gosudarstvo Russian: Zamyatin, who worked as a naval architect[14] refers to the specifications of the icebreaker St. Login to add to list. Separate different tags with a comma. My is a dystopian novel by Russian writer Yevgeny Zamyatincompleted in Comments and reviews What are comments?

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Jevgenij Zamjatin

His father was a Russian Orthodox priest and schoolmaster, and his mother a musician. In a essay, Zamyatin recalled, "You will see a very lonely child, without companions of his own age, on his stomach, over a book, or under the piano, on which his mother is playing Chopin. For instance, he saw the letter Л as having pale, cold and light blue qualities. However, he escaped and returned to Saint Petersburg where he lived illegally before moving to the Grand Duchy of Finland in to finish his studies.




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