[ExI] Rand and Friedman
stefano.vaj at gmail.com
Mon Jun 15 16:03:12 UTC 2009
On Mon, Jun 15, 2009 at 5:45 PM, Dan<dan_ust at yahoo.com> wrote:
> _Anthem_, her second novel, is set in a future society so collectivized that even the word "I" has been expunged from the lexicon. It's fairly short; I read it in a single night (and I'm a plodding reading). It seems she was definitely doing a rewrite of Zamyatin's novel (which was much longer) -- and, of course, not just imitating his work, but critiquing it.
Ah, OK. Then I never read We the living, and simply made the
association of Anthem with the other book's title owing to obvious
similarities with Zamjiatin work.
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