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Against the Machine: Imagists, Symbolists, Journalists, Diplomats, and Spies

Rebecca Beasley

in Russomania: Russian culture and the creation of British modernism, 1881-1922

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198802129
eISBN:
9780191840531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802129.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, World Literature

The final chapter of Russomania explores how the war and the Russian revolutions of 1917 transform the role of Russian literature for British-based writers. The first part of the chapter examines ... More


Conveying the New Russian Culture: From Eden and Cedar Paul to René Fülöp-Miller

David Ayers

in Modernism, Internationalism and the Russian Revolution

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780748647330
eISBN:
9781474453820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748647330.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In the early years of the Soviet state, a small number of commentators sought to give an account of the new Russian culture to outsiders. Among these were Eden and Cedar Paul, advocates of workers’ ... More


British Visitors to Russia

David Ayers

in Modernism, Internationalism and the Russian Revolution

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780748647330
eISBN:
9781474453820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748647330.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter deals with the writings of some of the British visitors to Russia, including John Cournos, the modernist writer, who produced an early anti-Bolshevik pamphlet; Robert Wilton, the ... More


The Radiant Future

Matthew Taunton

in Red Britain: The Russian Revolution in Mid-Century Culture

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198817710
eISBN:
9780191859175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817710.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, World Literature

This chapter explores the idea of the future and the transformations it underwent as a result of the Russian Revolution. Drawing on theories of historicity and temporality described by Claude ... More


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