The Heart of a Dog

by Mikhail Bulgakov
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The Heart of a Dog

The Heart of a Dog is intended as a critique of the excesses of the social and political system that developed after the Russian Revolution. On this basis alone, it offered enough fodder for the...

Latest answer posted September 28, 2009, 12:41 pm (UTC)

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The Heart of a Dog

The Heart of a Dog is a story that was written by Mikhail Bulgakov. Near the beginning, the setting of the novel is in Moscow in the 1920s. The story is about an injured, stray dog who is adopted...

Latest answer posted August 2, 2019, 11:58 am (UTC)

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The Heart of a Dog

Bulgakov uses science as a way to satirize Soviet society. I think the main question the story poses is about the relationship of ideology to basic human emotions. The following paragraphs detail...

Latest answer posted August 26, 2017, 11:57 am (UTC)

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The Heart of a Dog

Applying Marxist critique to a novel that criticizes Marxism is a bit of a circular task. However, a Marxist reading of The Heart of a Dog would likely point out the criticisms of Bolshevism are...

Latest answer posted September 11, 2019, 8:10 pm (UTC)

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