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Fear of the Past: Post-Soviet Culture and the Soviet Terror

Alexander Etkind

in Facing Fear: The History of an Emotion in Global Perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153599
eISBN:
9781400845248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153599.003.0010
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines the representation of Soviet terror in post-Soviet culture. It proposes a new concept, that of memory-dread, to analyze how Russians perceive the Soviet terror. It interprets ... More


Russian Music since 1917: Reappraisal and Rediscovery

Patrick Zuk and Marina Frolova-Walker (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780197266151
eISBN:
9780191860034
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266151.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This volume of essays provides an overview of the transformation that the study of Russian music since 1917 has undergone since glasnost’, both in Russia itself and outside it. Prior to this, ... More


Soviet Music Studies Outside Russia: Glasnost’ and After

Patrick Zuk

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/9780197266151.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter offers an overview of the principal developments in scholarship on Soviet music over the last two decades, highlighting notable achievements and the opening up of important new areas of ... More


Diplomats who were not quite like the rest

Sabine Dullin

in Men of Influence: Stalin's Diplomats in Europe, 1930-1939

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748622191
eISBN:
9780748651290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622191.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

Soviet diplomats of a certain rank were few in number compared with those of the Quai d'Orsay, for example. Less than 300 in number in the mid-1930s, they seemed more like diplomats than ... More


Post-proletarian Tourism: The New Soviet Person Takes to the Road

Diane P. Koenker

in Club Red: Vacation Travel and the Soviet Dream

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451539
eISBN:
9780801467738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451539.003.0007
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter focuses on the expansion of Soviet tourism, which took off particularly dramatically in the 1960s, and it follows Soviet tourists in their first exposure to travel abroad. Beginning in ... More


Sediment: Soviet Construction on Asian Soil

Mieka Erley

in On Russian Soil: Myth and Materiality

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781501755699
eISBN:
9781501755712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501755699.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter discusses sediment as the symbol of an Asiatic past in the Bolshevik cultural imaginary. It focuses on the joint cultural and geopoetic projects the Soviets undertook in the 1920s and ... More


Schematics and Models of Genre: Bakhtin and Soviet Satire

Robert Bird

in Persistent Forms: Explorations in Historical Poetics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823264858
eISBN:
9780823266852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264858.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter calls for a Historical Poetics that would construe and construct genre not as a schema, to which a given text may conform, but as a model of engaging with the reality, a model that would ... More


Ordinary and Paranormal: The Soviet Television Set

Alexey Golubev

in The Things of Life: Materiality in Late Soviet Russia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752889
eISBN:
9781501752902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752889.003.0007
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter investigates how the television set as a material object changed the Soviet domestic space and Soviet selfhood. The chapter brings together most of the topics discussed in the book. It ... More


Defining Diaspora through Culture: Russian Émigré Composers in a Globalising World

Elena Dubinets

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/9780197266151.003.0015
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This article explores how the Russian émigré composers, no longer required to nurture the nation-constituting loyalties, forge, negotiate and sustain multi-stranded individual relationships both with ... More


The Idea of the 1920s in Russian Music Today

William Quillen

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/9780197266151.003.0017
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines evocations of the early Soviet avant-garde in new compositions of the post-Soviet period, investigating how contemporary Russian composers imagine the modernist culture of the ... More


Newspeak, Counterspeak and Linguistic Memory

Ingunn Lunde

in Language on Display: Writers, Fiction and Linguistic Culture in Post-Soviet Russia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474421560
eISBN:
9781474444842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421560.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter highlights issues surrounding language ideologies, with a particular focus on the ways in which the role and function of Soviet-style language have been transformed in the post-Soviet ... More


Russian Musicological Scholarship of the Last Two Decades: Achievements and Lacunae

Marina Rakhmanova

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/9780197266151.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

In the last two decades, the discipline of Russian music studies in Russia has undergone a profound transformation. The lifting of restrictions on access to hitherto inaccessible archival materials ... More


Stalin's Music Prize: Soviet Culture and Politics

Marina Frolova-Walker

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300208849
eISBN:
9780300215991
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300208849.001.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This book takes a new look at musical life in Iosif Stalin's Soviet Union. It focuses on the musicians and composers who received Stalin Prizes, awarded annually to artists whose work was thought to ... More


Confronting Linguistic Legacies: Evgenii Popov and Vladimir Sorokin

Ingunn Lunde

in Language on Display: Writers, Fiction and Linguistic Culture in Post-Soviet Russia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474421560
eISBN:
9781474444842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421560.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter sets out to investigate how the implications and broader dimensions of the Soviet linguistic legacy is represented in two post-Soviet prose texts, Evgenii Popov’s novel Podlinnaia ... More


Music from a Speeding Train: Jewish Literature in Post-Revolution Russia

Harriet Murav

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804774437
eISBN:
9780804779043
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774437.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This book explores the uniquely Jewish space created by Jewish authors working within the limitations of the Soviet cultural system. It situates Russian- and Yiddish-language authors in the same ... More


Paradigms of Contemporary Music in Twenty-First-Century Russia

Lidia Ader

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/9780197266151.003.0018
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter offers an account of the circumstances in which contemporary composers have had to operate since the collapse of the Soviet Union and the attendant diminution in state support for the ... More


The Soviet Union Reappraised (1956)

Jewish Life

in Jewish Radicals: A Documentary History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814757437
eISBN:
9780814763469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814757437.003.0052
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter reevaluates perspectives on the Soviet Union in the wake of increasing evidence of Soviet anti-Semitism. The wiping out of Soviet Jewish culture and the shutting down of Jewish cultural ... More


Three Mothers: Pudovkin — Donskoi — Panfilov

Evgeny Dobrenko

in Stalinist Cinema and the Production of History: Museum of the Revolution

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748634453
eISBN:
9780748653607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634453.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the three film adaptations of Maxim Gorky's novel Mother. It compares the directorial styles of film directors Vsevolod Pudovkin, Mark Donskoi and Gleb Panfilov, and their ... 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


Stalin's World: Dictating the Soviet Order

Sarah Davies and James Harris

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300182811
eISBN:
9780300184723
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300182811.001.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

Using the materials of Stalin’s personal archive, this book explores the dictator’s “vision” of the world. It considers his vision from two different but complementary perspectives. It begins by ... More


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