Fishpond Gift Vouchers - Let them choose!

We won't be beaten by anyone. Guaranteed

Russian Cultural Studies
By

Rating
Product Details

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Why Cultural Studies? ; PART I: THE POLITICS OF LITERATURE ; 2. 'Revolutionary' Models for High Literature: Resisting Poetics ; 3. Culture and Crisis: The Intelligentsia and Literature After 1953 ; Suggested Further Reading ; PART II: THEATRE, MUSIC, VISUAL ARTS ; 4. Performing Culture: Theatre ; 5. Music in the Socialist State ; 6. Soviet Music after the Death of Stalin: The Legacy of Shostakovich ; 7. Building a New Reality: The Visual Arts, 1921-53 ; 8. The Art of the Political Poster ; Suggested Further Reading ; PART III: CINEMA, MEDIA, THE RUSSIAN CONSUMER ; 9. Cinema ; 10. The Media as Social Engineer ; 11. Creating a Consumer: Advertising and Commercialisation ; Suggested Further Reading ; PART IV: IDENTITIES: POPULISM, RELIGION, EMIGRATION ; 12. The Retreat from Dogmatism: Populism Under Krushchev and Brezhnev ; 13. Religion and Orthodoxy ; 14. Russian Culture and Emigration, 1921-53 ; Suggested Further Reading ; PART V: SEXUALITY, GENDER, YOUTH CULTURE ; 15. Sexuality ; 16. Gender Angst in Russian Society and Cinema in the Post-Stalin Era ; 17. 'The Future is Ours': Youth Culture in Russia, 1953 to the Present ; Suggested Further Reading ; Conclusion: Towards Post-Soviet Pluralism? Postmodernism and Beyond ; Chronology of Events from 1861 ; Analytical Index of Names and Places ; Subject Index

About the Author

Catriona Kelly is Reader in Russian and Fellow at New College, Oxford David Shepherd is Professor of Russian and Director of the Bakhtin Centre at the University of Sheffield

Reviews

"A rich and fascinating account of Russian culture...which somehow manages to be as deep as it is broad." Graham Roberts, University of Surrey Reviewed alongside Constructing Russian Culture by the same authors: "Two wide-ranging, stimulating and hugely impressive volumes...one should not underestimate the enormous and invaluable contribution this ambitious project makes to our understanding of Russia and Russian culture." Graham Roberts, University of Surrey Reviewed alongside Constructing Russian Culture by the same authors, "The two books are kind to the reader...Parts and paragraphs have got attractive and orientated titles...Many illustrations...The reviewed publication in two volumes gives a good view of the problems of Russian culture", Prof.Dr. Witold Kosny,University of Roestock

Ask a Question About this Product More...
Write your question below:
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 5% commission by selling Russian Cultural Studies: An Introduction on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Item ships from and is sold by Fishpond World Ltd.
Back to top