Definition of Solzhenitsyn, Alexander in English:

Solzhenitsyn, Alexander

proper noun

  • (1918–2008), Russian novelist; Russian name Aleksandr Isaevich Solzhenitsyn. After spending eight years in a labor camp, he began writing. He was exiled in 1974 and eventually returned in 1994. Notable works: "One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich" (1962), "Cancer Ward" (1968), and "The Gulag Archipelago" (1973). Nobel Prize for Literature (1970)


Solzhenitsyn, Alexander