Fellow traveler definition of fellow traveler by merriamwebster. Subjects include the narmada river and zapatista football in chiapas. The authors biting wit directed against the travelers, those whom they worship, and those who would persecute them. Fellow travelers sags in the middle, and its plot is a bit too busy. The film begins with the suicide of unfriendly movie star hart bochner. Its not just that the mccarthy hearings are as hard to follow in these pages as any actual government imbroglio, but. Traveller birth name jeff davis was born near the blue sulphur springs, in greenbrier county, virginia now west virginia, raised by andrew johnston. Huntington concludes his book with a postscript that enlists aemilia lanyer as. Moving between the diplomatic world of foggy bottom and natos front line in europe, fellow travelers is a searing historical novel infused with political drama, unexpected humor, and genuine heartbreak. Fellow traveller article about fellow traveller by the. An american saddlebred, he was of the gray eagle stock, and, as a colt, took the first prize at the lewisburg, virginia, fairs in 1859 and 1860. Be the first to ask a question about fellow travelers.
Information and translations of fellow traveler in the most comprehensive dictionary definitions resource on the web. This is the second installment in our policy from the people series, in partnership with win without war. Fellow traveler noun the noun fellow traveler has 2 senses 1. The term was used in this sense by leon trotsky in literature and the revolution 1925 and was not meant to be pejorative. Fellow traveler is melody driven music, with a penchant for apocalyptic guitar buildups. Waldo frank, a novelist and critic, was a communist fellow traveler during the mid1930s. One who sympathizes with the aims or beliefs of an organization, without belonging to it. Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples log in dictionary. Fellow traveler dictionary definition fellow traveler defined.
Fellow traveler, originally, a writer in the soviet union who was not against the russian revolution of 1917 but did not actively support it as a propagandist. Fellow traveler synonyms, fellow traveler antonyms. You could take just a single book and once youve reached reader, i married him, swap it with a fellow traveller in the hostel common room. The term fellow traveller also fellow traveler identifies a person who is intellectually. One who sympathizes with or supports the tenets and program of an organized group, such as the communist party, without being a member.
Fellow traveller synonyms, fellow traveller antonyms. Synonyms for fellow traveler at with free online thesaurus, antonyms, and definitions. Fellow traveller definition at, a free online dictionary with pronunciation, synonyms and translation. The black book of communism, crimes, terror, repression. Gay love in the time of mccarthy the new york times. After finding the required code book, elizabeth can crack the code. In hollywood during the 1950s, screenwriter asa kaufman reflects on his communist associations and knows that he will soon be forced to testify before committees investigating unamerican activities. George orwell once remarked to a communist fellow traveler with whom he was having a dispute.
See definition in dictionary someone traveling with someone else. The opera fellow travelers offers an unusually timely perspective into the persecution of gays during the lavender scare of the mccarthy era. Were inspired by unicorns, sad chords, and wiener dogs. Fellow travellers were supporters of the soviet union who were not members of the communist party they were a varied group of western intellectuals, writers and bohemians who declared their sympathies for the soviet union at the height of stalinism and into the 1970s of the 20th century. Fellow traveler definition is a person who sympathizes with and often furthers the ideals and program of an organized group such as the communist party without membership in the group or regular participation in its activities. Filmed in britain, fellow traveller is set during the waning days of hollywoods communist witchhunt. I struck up a conversation with one of my fellow travelers. During the period from the beginning of civilization poussin, nicolas. Fellow traveller definition of fellow traveller at. Fellow traveller simple english wikipedia, the free. Fellow traveller noun meaning, pronunciation and more by macmillan dictionary. As i tell all my fellow travelers on the chicago film tour bus, everyones opinion is.
The term fellow traveller also fellow traveler identifies a person who is intellectually sympathetic to the ideology of a political organization, and who cooperates in the organizations politics, without being a formal member of that organization. The term fellow traveller in this sense came rather later, in the new york publication nation, 1936. A court in the russian region of chukotka ruled yesterday that a british explorer and his us fellow traveller, who entered russia without going through a border checkpoint, would be fined 2,000 rubles pounds 41 each and deported. He can no longer find employment in hollywood anyway, so decides to flee to england and get work. Fellowtraveller companion in travel, travel with see greek sun. Information and translations of fellow traveller in the most comprehensive dictionary definitions resource on the web. Fellow traveller ia a site of photographs by rs grove.
Implicit in the designation was the recognition of the artists need for intellectual. The gift of therapy has 85 short chapters, each offering a suggestion or tip for therapy. Moving between the diplomatic world of foggy bottom and natos front line in europe, fellow travelers is a searing historical novel infused with political drama. Fellow traveler definition, a person who supports or sympathizes with a political party, especially the communist party, but is not an enrolled member.
Fellow traveller meaning of fellow traveller by lexico. Each month, policy from the people will feature thoughts on foreign policy challenges from activists at the leading edge of the progressive movement. With ron silver, hart bochner, imogen stubbs, daniel j. He served as chairman of the communistcontrolled league of american writers in 1935, but. Remove the obstacles to growth when i was finding my way as a young psychotherapy student, the most useful book i read was karen horneys neurosis and human growth. However, thomas mallons fellow travelers has made me rethink my position as maybe being too hastily dismissive. Like all these examples, the western tradition has a set. Meriwether, grateful dead archivist, university of californiasanta cruz fellow traveler made me laugh, cry, reflect and rememberdeadheads and jamband fans. Lyrical, funny, and deeply touching, fellow traveler takes readers on a remarkable journey, with characters and scenes that claim americas recent countercultural terrain as a properand powerfulsubject for literature.
He also broke with the party over the nazisoviet pact. Fellow traveller definition and meaning collins english. Fellow traveller definition of fellow traveller by the free dictionary. Fellow traveler definition of fellow traveler by the. For the opera based on mallons novel, see fellow travelers opera. Fellow traveler definition and meaning collins english. Malcolm cowley, an editor of the new republic magazine was a communist fellow traveler during the 1930s. Fellow traveler definition of fellow traveler by lexico. Fellow traveller definition of fellow traveller by the. Fellow traveler, russian poputchik, originally, a writer in the soviet union who was not against the russian revolution of 1917 but did not actively support it as a propagandist. In the second bathroom is a hat rack, pushing the hat will unlock a secret room. Moroccan traveler ibn battuta allegedly spent nearly 30 years wandering some 75,000 miles across africa, the middle east, india and southeast asia.
If he was a communist or even a fellowtraveller then clearly that would be a different matter but he was a committed antisoviet. The term has a russian background and means someone who does not accept all your aims but has enough in common with you to accompany you in a comradely fashion part of the way. Definition of fellow traveller in the idioms dictionary. Fellow traveler definition of fellow traveler by merriam. David cautes book on fellow traveling in europe and the united states is a pleasure to read. Fellow traveler definition of fellow traveler by the free dictionary. Fellow travelers by thomas mallon the book opens on october 15, 1991, when mary johnson russell tells zachariah hawkins fuller that his love interest of the 1950s, timothy tim, skippy patrick laughlin has died. Fellow travelers is historical fiction at its best, weaving the political events of washingtons pink i once had a friend, a high school social studies teacher, who confided that he got all his history from historical fiction. Fellow traveller by hari kunzru as the olympic torch passes from china to the uk, were launching a grand exchange of our own, with a relay of short stories inspired by writers. He was not a member of the communist party or even a fellow. Fellow traveler definition is a person who sympathizes with and often furthers the ideals and program of an organized group such as the communist party.565 939 1039 1050 392 248 363 1117 489 1420 1145 1432 587 1478 1245 1001 1215 1329 843 502 1044 327 486 968 1147 1225 1424 473 1073 928 116 1422 807 899 878 619 510 78 1265 1415 1041 1485