VI VILLAGE

MORE PEASANTS HAVE THEIR SAY

A FEW DAYS later we were in Poltavshchina, the very heart of the Ukraine. This is the so-called Gogol country, and within its boundaries are the villages of Dikanka and Rehsitilovka and others the very names of which drip with melody and of which Gogol wrote with such humor and ecstasy. Here native custom and tradition still abound. Even the poorest peasants wear white linen blouses with splashes of red embroidery on collars, cuffs, and bosom, and women flaunt homespun skirts and roomy waists with loose sleeves lying in folds, like swathes of freshly mowed grass, and likewise splashed with rich embroidery. Here the speech of the people is softer, the voices more tuneful, the manner more suave, the hospitality heartier and more majestic.

We passed village after village, and finally reached the village of R----, which we heard had been especially hard hit by the events of the previous winter. It was a large village, spreading like a triangular shawl over several versts, with the customary double row of

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  • Books by Maurice Hindus *
  • Title Page i
  • Contents iii
  • Introduction v
  • Part I- For a New Economic Order 11
  • II- Machines 27
  • III- Machines 49
  • IV- Machines 73
  • V- Village 106
  • VI- Village 124
  • VII- Collectives 139
  • Part II- For a New Human Personality 163
  • VIII- Religion 165
  • IX- Religion 182
  • X- Morality 190
  • XI- Prostitution 205
  • XII- Family 220
  • XIII- Schools 236
  • XIV- Art 259
  • XV- The Army 279
  • XVI- Jails 293
  • XVII- Man 312
  • Part III- For New Adventures 329
  • XVIII- Siberia 331
  • XIX- Revolution 349
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