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Zetkin, Klara, 1857-1933. Reminiscences of Lenin - Image 15. 1929. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. October 23, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/4599/show/4521.

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Title Reminiscences of Lenin
Alternative Title Reminiscences of Lenin: dealing with Lenin's views on the position of women and other questions
Creator (LCNAF)
  • Zetkin, Klara, 1857-1933
Publisher Modern Books
Place of Creation (TGN)
  • London, England
Date 1929
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Women
Subject.Topical (Local)
  • Politics and government
  • Social conditions
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Soviet Union
Genre (AAT)
  • pamphlets
Language English
Type (DCMI)
  • Text
Original Item Extent 78 pages; 19 cm
Original Item Location DK254.L4Z48 1929
Original Item URL http://library.uh.edu/record=b8304549~S5
Original Collection Socialist and Communist Pamphlets
Digital Collection Socialist and Communist Pamphlets
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Transcript I REMINISCENCES OF LENIN rank and file of the comrades, was one with them, was one of many. By no gesture, no action, did he attempt to act as a "personality." Such behaviour was foreign to him, for he really was a personality. Couriers were continually coming in with reports from the various chancellories, from the civil and military bodies, reports which were often answered by a few hurriedly scribbled lines. Lenin had a friendly smile or nod for all, reflected always in a face beaming with joy. During the proceedings inconspicuous consultations with leading comrades frequently took place. During the intervals there was a veritable attack on Lenin. Men and women comrades from Moscow, Petersburg, from the most far-flung centres of the movement, and young people, many young people, surrounded him. "Vladimir Ilyitch, please . . ." "Comrade Lenin, don't refuse . . ." "We know, Ilyitch, that you . . . but . . ." So requests, questions, proposals, buzzed around him. In listening and answering Lenin showed inexhaustible and calm patience. He had a ready ear and good advice for every Party question, as well as for personal sorrows. The manner in which he dealt with young people was particularly fine. In comradely fashion, free from any pedantic grown-uppishness, from any suggestion that age alone was an incomparable virtue, Lenin moved as an equal among equals, to whom he was bound by every fibre of his heart. There was not the faintest trace of a "master man" about him ; his authority in the Party was that of an ideal father to whose superiority one submits in the consciousness that he understands and wishes to be understood. In this atmosphere surrounding Lenin I remembered, not without bitterness, the stilt, affected grandeur of the "Party father" of German Social democracy. And particularly the vulgar servility with which the social democrat Ebert, as president of the bourgeois republic, 9