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Voicing the Soviet Experience: The Poetry of Ol′ga Berggol′ts

Katharine Hodgson

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262894
eISBN:
9780191734977
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262894.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This book is an examination of a poet whose career offers a case study in the complexities facing Soviet writers in the Stalin era. Ol′ga Berggol′ts (1910–1975) was a prominent Russian Soviet poet, ... More


Language Poetry and Collective Life

Oren Izenberg

in Being Numerous: Poetry and the Ground of Social Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144832
eISBN:
9781400836529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144832.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the logic behind Bob Perelman's wish to produce an account of poetry as an enterprise deeply involved in manifesting the possibility of social life, or in producing confidence ... More


Writing memory: intertextuality and intra-textuality

Katharine Hodgson

in Voicing the Soviet Experience: The Poetry of Ol′ga Berggol′ts

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262894
eISBN:
9780191734977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262894.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter explores the web of intra-textual allusion that connects the most diverse of Berggol′ts's works. The intensely self-referential nature of her writing, particularly after the Second World ... More


The Politburo's Last Purge

Yoram Gorlizki and Oleg V. Khlevniuk

in Cold Peace: Stalin and the Soviet Ruling Circle, 1945–1953

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195165814
eISBN:
9780199788811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165814.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter begins with a discussion of the Leningrad and Gosplan Affairs of 1949. Although, in many respects, aberrations in the postwar period — these were the only occasions on which a Politburo ... More


The Soviet Union Invites the Alonsos

Toba Singer

in Fernando Alonso: The Father of Cuban Ballet

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044026
eISBN:
9780813046259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044026.003.0015
Subject:
Music, Dance

Only the Academy remained, Fernando choreographed Divagaciones, Alicia and Fernando tour USSR, Fernando teaches with Nureyev in class, sees advantages of Russian bravura in men’s work, detained by ... More


Lázaro Carreño and Yoel Carreño

Toba Singer

in Fernando Alonso: The Father of Cuban Ballet

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044026
eISBN:
9780813046259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044026.003.0026
Subject:
Music, Dance

Two Ballet Nacional de Cuba principal dancers, Lázaro Carreño and his nephew Yoel, compare how they experienced Fernando as a teacher and a coach during the different generations to which they ... More


Conclusion

David R. Shearer and Vladimir Khaustov

in Stalin and the Lubianka: A Documentary History of the Political Police and Security Organs in the Soviet Union, 1922-1953

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300171891
eISBN:
9780300210712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300171891.003.0010
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This concluding chapter examines the ongoing tensions between military intelligence organs and the state security departments assigned to monitor the military. It describes the security police's role ... More


Eastern Approaches and Western Reproaches: Finland's Continuation War and the Collapse of Germany, June 1941–May 1945

John Gilmour

in Sweden, the Swastika and Stalin: The Swedish experience in the Second World War

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748627462
eISBN:
9780748671274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627462.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

It would be natural to assume that Sweden was entirely focused on its relations with Nazi Germany during the years following the invasion of Scandinavia by the Germans. Yet the Swedish leadership was ... More


Poetic Affairs: Celan, Grunbein, Brodsky

Michael Eskin

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758314
eISBN:
9780804786812
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758314.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book deals with the complex interface between literature and life through the prism of the lives and works of three poets: the German-Jewish poet and Holocaust survivor, Paul Celan (1920–1970); ... More


The Great Terror in Leningrad: Evidence from the Leningradskii martirolog

Melanie Ilic

in The Anatomy of Terror: Political Violence under Stalin

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199655663
eISBN:
9780191757518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655663.003.0017
Subject:
History, Political History, Social History

This chapter offers a detailed case study of the victims of the Great Terror in Leningrad. It draws on the documentary materials published in the eight volumes of the Leningradskii martirolog, 1937–8 ... More


Drop-outs

John Davis and Juliane Furst

in Europe's 1968: Voices of Revolt

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199587513
eISBN:
9780191747557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587513.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Chapter 7, ‘Drop-outs’, examines two experiments in communal living in very different political contexts—London and Leningrad. It explores the creation of intimate spaces on the margins of ... More


Saving Leningrad, Defining Vorkuta: A Camp and City at War

Alan Barenberg

in Gulag Town, Company Town: Forced Labor and Its Legacy in Vorkuta

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300179446
eISBN:
9780300206821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300179446.003.0003
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter examines the development of the Gulag town during its period of most rapid expansion, from 1943 to 1947. At this time, the camp was a place of mass death, with the highest mortality ... More


The Great Patriotic War and its aftermath

Lynne Attwood

in Gender and Housing in Soviet Russia: Private Life in a Public Space

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719081453
eISBN:
9781781701768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719081453.003.0009
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter covers the Great Patriotic War and its aftermath, up to the end of the Stalin era. It also addresses Ogonek and Rabotnitsa and the wartime journal Leningrad. Moscow and Leningrad had ... More


Leningrad Design Bureau, 1965–1973

Steven T. Usdin

in Engineering Communism: How Two Americans Spied for Stalin and Founded the Soviet Silicon Valley

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108743
eISBN:
9780300127959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108743.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on events that occurred in the Leningrad Design Bureau during the period of 1965–1973. KB-2 was renamed the LKB (Leningrad Design Bureau) but was identified in classified ... More


Foundations: Revolution Realized

Christine Varga-Harris

in Stories of House and Home: Soviet Apartment Life during the Khrushchev Years

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453076
eISBN:
9781501701849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453076.003.0003
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter tells the story of when Ivan Shapovalov and his colleagues received a congratulatory letter from Premier Nikita Khrushchev for completing their construction assignment in Malaia Okhta ... More


Decentring

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/9780300092912.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter discusses decentered spaces in the Soviet film industry of the 1920s. During the 1920s, there was a growing interest in the eccentrism movement; the multi-leveled rejection of all that ... More


“I would ride as far as Karabas Station, but then, I don’t recall, I had to go about fifty–sixty kilometers on foot”: Valentin Tikhonovich Muravsky Valentin Tikhonovich Muravsky First interview in Saint Petersburg, February 2006 First interview in Saint Petersburg, February 2006 Second interview in the United States, October 2007

Cathy A. Frierson

in Silence Was Salvation: Child Survivors of Stalin's Terror and World War II in the Soviet Union

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300179453
eISBN:
9780300210736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300179453.003.0004
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter describes the account of Valentin Tikhonovich Muravsky after the arrest of his father during the Great Purge. After the arrest of his father in 1937, Valentin together with his mother ... More


“The feeling of loneliness has stalked me always”: Tamara Nikolaevna Morozova Tamara Nikolaevna Morozova Staritsa Staritsa June 27, 2005

Cathy A. Frierson

in Silence Was Salvation: Child Survivors of Stalin's Terror and World War II in the Soviet Union

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300179453
eISBN:
9780300210736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300179453.003.0007
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter describes the account of Tamara Nikolaevna Morozova after the arrest of his father during the Great Purge. Tamara together with her mother and siblings fled from Leningrad to Tver at the ... More


“I had a completely non-Soviet worldview”: Aleksandr Nikolaevich Kozyrev Aleksandr Nikolaevich Kozyrev Saint Petersburg Saint Petersburg February 16, 2007

Cathy A. Frierson

in Silence Was Salvation: Child Survivors of Stalin's Terror and World War II in the Soviet Union

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300179453
eISBN:
9780300210736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300179453.003.0008
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter describes the account of Aleksandr Nikolaevich Kozyrev after the arrest of his parents during the Great Purge. Aleksandr's parents were both arrested by the Soviet Union, although ... More


“I have dreamed my entire life, for me this would be a great joy to find my relatives”: Maya Rudolfovna Levitina Maya Rudolfovna Levitina Smolensk Smolensk November 14–15, 2007

Cathy A. Frierson

in Silence Was Salvation: Child Survivors of Stalin's Terror and World War II in the Soviet Union

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300179453
eISBN:
9780300210736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300179453.003.0009
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter describes the account of Maya Rudolfovna Levitina after the arrest of his father during the Great Purge. Maya's father, Rudolf Yakson, was arrested in November 1937 and executed in ... More


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