One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich Resources
Contains an autobiography, various speeches on the 1970 Nobel Prize, and general information on Solzhenitsyn and his work
An online exhibit and database about the gulag hosted by George Mason University's Center for History and New Media.
Online exhibit for a History of the Gulag Museum located in Russia (site is in English).
Time magazine article on Solzhenitsyn's death in 2008.
Extensive list of articles on Solzhenitsyn from the New York Times.
Article on Solzhenitsyn's reputation, legacy, and his reception in America over the years.
Online database with pictures, primary documents, articles, etc. on the Soviet Union.
Movie or TV Productions
Full text of Khrushchev's Secret Speech on Stalin delivered before the 20th Party Congress in 1956.
The text of a famous 1978 commencement address that Solzhenitsyn gave at Harvard University.
Documentary film on the gulag and its history from George Mason University's Center for History and New Media.
1999 documentary made by Angus McQueen and produced by the BBC.
Video coverage of Solzhenitsyn's death in 2008, with archival clips of Solzhenitsyn.
Audio, with pictures, of his Harvard Address in 1978.
Live concert footage of a song based on One Day by the British rock band Renaissance.
Live performance of the Stewart song, which he says is partially inspired by One Day.
Small photo archive on the BBC News website.
Taken sometime between 1945 and 1953.
Solzhenitsyn getting bodily searched in a gulag by a guard.
Solzhenitsyn receiving his Prize, originally won in 1970.
This was taken shortly after Solzhenitsyn was forcibly deported from the Soviet Union.
Image of Solzhenitsyn working after he had moved to America.
Image of mourners at Solzhenitsyn's funeral on August 6, 2008.
Solzhenitsyn preparing to depart on a train tour of Russia after his return to the country in 1994.
This canal, and the convict labor used to build it, is referenced in One Day.
An image taken April 16, 1945, the day American forces liberated the Nazi concentration camp Buchenwald, which is where Senka Klevshin had been incarcerated in One Day.
Photograph of Joseph Stalin, taken circa 1945.
An image of Khrushchev taken during his time as leader of the Soviet Union.