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Inside the Capital Stages

Richard Stites

in Serfdom, Society, and the Arts in Imperial Russia: The Pleasure and the Power

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108897
eISBN:
9780300128185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108897.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the influence of the theater on societal and cultural life in imperial Russia. It explains that the theater presented not only dramaturgical works of the imagination but its own ... More


Playing the Provinces

Richard Stites

in Serfdom, Society, and the Arts in Imperial Russia: The Pleasure and the Power

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108897
eISBN:
9780300128185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108897.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the history of theater in the provinces in imperial Russia. It explains that during the imperial period, theater ruled provincial cultural life and reached out to many more ... More


When Did the Real Day Dawn?

Richard Stites

in Serfdom, Society, and the Arts in Imperial Russia: The Pleasure and the Power

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108897
eISBN:
9780300128185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108897.003.0010
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the relation among serfdom, society, and the arts in imperial Russia, and discusses narratives of awakening from 1838 to 1861 and the ... More


Town and Country

Richard Stites

in Serfdom, Society, and the Arts in Imperial Russia: The Pleasure and the Power

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108897
eISBN:
9780300128185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108897.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the role of the arts in the culture and society of towns and countryside in imperial Russia. It describes the private and public cultural places during the decades between the ... More


In Search of a Concert Hall

Richard Stites

in Serfdom, Society, and the Arts in Imperial Russia: The Pleasure and the Power

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108897
eISBN:
9780300128185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108897.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines concert performances in imperial Russia. It suggests that the concert hall served as a training ground for the musical ear and as an instrument of cultural identity, and ... More


Afterword: Mapped?

Emma Widdis

in Visions of a New Land: Soviet Film from the Revolution to the Second World War

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300092912
eISBN:
9780300127584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300092912.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter explains that Sovietness is a cultural construct that owed its form and influence to an extraordinary project of mass media representation. During the years after the revolution, ... More


The Domestic Muse

Richard Stites

in Serfdom, Society, and the Arts in Imperial Russia: The Pleasure and the Power

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108897
eISBN:
9780300128185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108897.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the relation between music and serfdom in imperial Russia, discusses the role of serfs as musicians, and describes serf-made music. It considers criticisms of serf-owners who ... More


Introduction: What's in a Title?

Richard Stites

in Serfdom, Society, and the Arts in Imperial Russia: The Pleasure and the Power

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108897
eISBN:
9780300128185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108897.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this book, which is about the relation among serfdom, society, and the arts in imperial Russia. The book describes the sociocultural space of Russia ... More


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