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Yevgeny Zamyatin

Yevgeny Zamyatin (1884-1937) was a Russian author of science--fiction and political satire. He is most famous for his 1921 novel We, a story set in a dystopian future police state. Due to his use of literature to criticize Soviet society, Zamyatin has been referred to as one of the first Soviet dissidents. Although Zamyatin supported the Communist Party of the Soviet Union before they came to power, he slowly came to disagree with their policies, particularly those regarding censorship of the...See more