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Performing Pain: Music and Trauma in Eastern Europe

Maria Cizmic

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199734603
eISBN:
9780199918546
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734603.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Performing Pain seeks to explore music’s relationships to trauma and grief by focusing upon the late 20th century in Eastern Europe. The 1970s and 80s witnessed a cultural preoccupation ... More


Gorbachev's Federalism Problem

Jeffrey Kahn

in Federalism, Democratization, and the Rule of Law in Russia

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246991
eISBN:
9780191599606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246998.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

The Soviet Union's ‘nationalities problem’ was one of the fundamental hurdles that Mikhail Gorbachev failed to clear in his attempt at systemic transformation of the USSR. Less understood, and far ... More


The Power of Ideas and the Power of Appointment

Archie Brown

in The Gorbachev Factor

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780192880529
eISBN:
9780191598876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0192880527.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

A back‐handed tribute to the power of ideas had been paid by the Soviet leadership prior to Gorbachev's coming to power through the lengths to which they went not only to promote official ... More


After Newspeak: Language Culture and Politics in Russia from Gorbachev to Putin

Michael S. Gorham

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452628
eISBN:
9780801470578
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452628.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

This book presents a cultural history of the politics of Russian language from Gorbachev and glasnost to Putin and the emergence of new generations of Web technologies. The book begins from the ... More


Hammering Hands: Galina Ustvolskaya’s Piano Sonata No. 6 and a Hermeneutic of Pain

Maria Cizmic

in Performing Pain: Music and Trauma in Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199734603
eISBN:
9780199918546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734603.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter discusses the cultural preoccupation with memory and suffering in Russia during glasnost and focuses upon pain as an element of truth, morality, and spirituality. Galina Ustvolskaya’s ... More


Russia's Stillborn Democracy?: From Gorbachev to Yeltsin

Graeme Gill and Roger D. Markwick

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240418
eISBN:
9780191599347
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240418.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

The period since Gorbachev came to power has been a tumultuous time for Russia. It has seen the expectations raised by Gorbachev's efforts to bring about change in the Soviet Union dashed, the ... More


The Attempt at Liberalization

Graeme Gill and Roger D. Markwick

in Russia's Stillborn Democracy?: From Gorbachev to Yeltsin

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240418
eISBN:
9780191599347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240418.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

On achieving power, Gorbachev initially sought to introduce a range of political and economic measures that would remedy the system's problems without fundamentally changing its structure. However, ... More


Introduction

Patrick Zuk and Marina Frolova-Walker

in Russian Music since 1917: Reappraisal and Rediscovery

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780197266151
eISBN:
9780191860034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266151.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The Introduction outlines the rationale for the volume, and its pioneering status in attempting to represent a broad cross-spectrum of recent research by Russian and Western scholars working on ... More


Musical Uproar in Moscow (II)

Laurel E. Fay

in Russian Music since 1917: Reappraisal and Rediscovery

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780197266151
eISBN:
9780191860034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266151.003.0016
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The core of this chapter is documentation of the proceedings of the Eighth All-Union Congress of Soviet Composers in 1991, drawn from the eyewitness account and tape-recorded transcripts made by the ... More


Beyond Pluralism

Ellen Willis

in No More Nice Girls: Countercultural Essays

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680795
eISBN:
9781452949000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680795.003.0022
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines Jeffrey C. Goldfarb’s views on totalitarianism as spelled out in his book Beyond Glasnost: The Post-Totalitarian Mind. In Beyond Glasnost, Goldfarb explores the cultural and ... More


Glasnost’ And Perestroika, 1985–1992

Laurence Senelick and Sergei Ostrovsky

in The Soviet Theater: A Documentary History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300194760
eISBN:
9780300211351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300194760.003.0012
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter describes events in the history of Soviet theater and arts from 1985 to 1992. Mikhail Gorbachëv's appointment as general secretary in 1985 presented a younger, more hopeful face of ... More


Gorbachev and the Reversal of History

Robert Daniels

in The Rise and Fall of Communism in Russia

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300106497
eISBN:
9780300134933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300106497.003.0032
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The reforms initiated by Mikhail Gorbachev represented an attempt to change fundamentally what had obviously become an obsolete Soviet system, politically and economically. The reform unfolded ... More


Glasnost Unleashed: Language Ideologies in the Gorbachev Revolution

Michael S. Gorham

in After Newspeak: Language Culture and Politics in Russia from Gorbachev to Putin

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452628
eISBN:
9780801470578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452628.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

This chapter looks at the concept of “glasnost” in the Gorbachev era, noting how its ambiguity both ensured the success of the policy and served as a rhetorical flash point in the battle between ... More


Now We Are Going to Build Socialism: Crisis and Rectification, 1986–1990

Luis Martínez-Fernández

in Revolutionary Cuba: A History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813049953
eISBN:
9780813050416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049953.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This short chapter looks at developments in Cuba during the thawing of the Cold War. While the Soviet Union and other communist nations embarked on a process of reformism away from socialism and ... More


The Soviet Union during Perestroika: Youth amidst Authoritarian Regime Breakdown

Félix Krawatzek

in Youth in Regime Crisis: Comparative Perspectives from Russia to Weimar Germany

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198826842
eISBN:
9780191865794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826842.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The breakdown of the Soviet Union offers a paired comparison with the contemporary Russian Federation. The shifts in the symbolic meaning of youth conveyed the significance and speed of the ... More


Epilogue: Beyond the Microphone Age

Stephen Lovell

in Russia in the Microphone Age: A History of Soviet Radio, 1919–1970

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198725268
eISBN:
9780191792601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198725268.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

This Epilogue takes the story from 1970 to the present day. It offers a brief account of radio in the period of Brezhnevite ‘stagnation’, suggesting that there were some stirrings of innovation even ... More


Conclusion: without

Renaud Egreteau

in Caretaking Democratization: The Military and Political Change in Myanmar

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190620967
eISBN:
9780190686468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190620967.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This section concludes with the argument that a transitional process riddled with uncertainty, has been at work in Myanmar between the two landmark electoral moments of 2010 and 2015. Yet, it claims ... More


The Path to Legalization

Emily B. Baran

in Dissent on the Margins: How Soviet Jehovah's Witnesses Defied Communism and Lived to Preach About It

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199945535
eISBN:
9780199367047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945535.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter charts the Soviet Jehovah’s Witnesses’ path to legalization. The late Soviet state failed to liquidate the Witnesses’ underground organization or to convert most Witnesses to atheist ... More


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