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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


Introduction

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/9780197262894.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This introductory chapter discusses the poetry of Ol′ga Berggol′ts. Unable to pretend to accept the values of the Stalin era without reservation, Berggol′ts combined in her poetry idealistic ... More


Practicing Stalinism: Bolsheviks, Boyars, and the Persistence of Tradition

J. Arch Getty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780300169294
eISBN:
9780300198850
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300169294.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

In old Russia, patron/client relations, “clan” politics, and a variety of other informal practices spanned the centuries. Government was understood to be patrimonial and personal rather than legal, ... More


The ‘second socialist offensive’

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/9780719081453.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter investigates the early Stalin era and the launching of the first Five Year Plan. It also describes the renewed enthusiasm for communal living which accompanied the Plan. The first Five ... More


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