IVANOV Anatoly Stepanovich( Russian writer)
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Biography IVANOV Anatoly Stepanovich
Ivanov, Anatoly Stepanovich (1928-1999), Russian writer. Born May 5, 1928 in s.Shemoniha East Kazakhstan region. In 1946-1950 he studied at the Faculty of Journalism of the Kazakh State University. Kirov. As a journalist published since 1948, worked in the newspaper 'Irtysh Pravda (Semipalatinsk), served in the Army, then was the editor of the regional newspaper' banner of Lenin '(Novosibirsk region)..
First published fiction Ivanova - stories of "Rain" (1954) and "Alkynes Song" (1956; the same name and the accompanying book of short stories, drama, 1964; opera libretto, 1967; TV movie, 1973). Almost detective severity of collisions, . brightness of domestic and psychological sketches, . ethnographic richness 'Siberian' material, . simple, . uncomplicated language and compositional clarity of Ivanov's work did not only fascinating reading for most general readers, . but a good basis for drama and film adaptations,
. It is with the greatest force found the best works Ivanova - novels "Povitel" (1958), "Shadows Disappear at Noon" (1963; same name. popular TV movie, 1973) and "Eternal Call" (kn. 1, 1970, the State Prize of the RSFSR. Gorky, 1971; kn. 2, 1976; same name. telefilm scenario Ivanova, USSR State Prize, 1979), earned high recognition from the official Soviet criticism
. Attraction to large-scale multi-figure narrative with many peripheral actors and the story branches, . desire, . in the traditions of Russian epic novel, 'Tolstoy's' sample, . through the story of several generations of one family to show the history of the people at a turning point of his social life, . 'black' contrast in the image of heroes, . open party partisanship distinguished novels Ivanova, . events which invariably focus on the problem of revolutionary changes and socialist construction in Russia's Siberia (the time range - from the beginning of the century until the period of the Great Patriotic War and the postwar decades),
Since the late 1960's Ivanov lived in Moscow, has held major posts in the leadership of the Union of Soviet Writers. Hero of Socialist Labor (1984). Member of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR (1985). From 1972 - Chief editor of 'Young Guard'
. Commitment to the ideals of communism, . strong rejection of private ownership (hence - hatred of the kulaks and the appropriate treatment of the processes of collectivization in the Siberian village), . uncompromising attitude to the enemies of Soviet power, . machinations which, . on the author's thoughts, . not diminish with age, . - The basic tenets of creativity Ivanova, . they are also embodied in numerous stories (Sat.,
. "Casual Encounters", 1966), tales of "Life on the sinful earth" (1970), "Hostility" (1979), "Grief Fields" (1983), a book journalism "Living Beauty creativity" (1985). The lyrical tone is typical for standing somewhat apart in the fictional writer's repertoire includes "The Tale of an unfulfilled love" (1984).
Died Ivanov in Moscow on May 31, 1999.