Utopian Reality

Reconstructing Culture in Revolutionary Russia and Beyond

Christina Lodder, Maria Kokkori and Maria Mileeva

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€102,00
$133.00
ISBN13: 
9789004263208
E-ISBN: 
9789004263222
Publication Date: 
October 2013
Format: 
Hardback
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ISSN: 
1877-7791
Volume: 
14

Kati Parppei

Kati Parppei examines the development of the perceptions and images concerning the battle of Kulikovo, fought between Muscovite and Tatar troops in 1380, in Russian history writing from the 15th century to the present.
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Volume: 
17
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004336162
Expected: 
February 2017
€99,00
$114.00

John González

John A. González, Director of the Rozhkov Historical Research Centre, examines the evolution of the thought of the most important and prolific historian after V.O. Kliuchevskii. Rozhkov’s transformation from liberal thinker to social democrat is explored against the background of Russia's...
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Volume: 
16
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004328501
E-ISBN: 
9789004328518
Expected: 
October 2016
€139,00
$166.00

edited by Nick Baron

Nurturing the Nation examines the history of child displacement – understood as both state practice and social experience - in Eastern Europe and Russia in the first half of the twentieth century.
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Volume: 
15
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004175303
Expected: 
November 2016
€126,00
$151.00

Ben Hellman

Russian children's literature has a history that goes back over 400 years. This book offers a comprehensive study of its development, setting Russian authors and their books in the context of translated literature, critical debates and official cultural policy.
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Volume: 
13
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004256378
E-ISBN: 
9789004256385
Publication date: 
August 2013
€155,00
$199.00

Translated and edited by Alexei Lalo

This anthology of Russian erotic writings of 1900 to 1940 consists of texts previously unavailable in English. They all reflect the fascinating, albeit laborious, nature of the "birth of the body" in the Russian literature and culture of the period.
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Volume: 
12
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004237759
E-ISBN: 
9789004242067
Publication date: 
October 2012
€98,00
$125.00

Boris Dralyuk, University of California, Los Angeles

This book examines the staggering popularity of early-twentieth-century Russian detective serials, traditionally maligned as “Pinkertonovshchina,” and posits the “red Pinkerton” as a vital “missing link” between pre- and post-Revolutionary popular literature.
Series: 
Volume: 
11
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004233102
E-ISBN: 
9789004234895
Publication date: 
September 2012
€107,00
$132.00

Dina Khapaeva, Georgia Institute of Technology — translated by Rosie Tweddle

An analysis of the novels of Maturin, Gogol, Dostoevsky, Mann, Lovecraft and Pelevin through the prism of their interest in investigating the nature of the nightmare reveals the unstudied features of the nightmare as a mental state and traces the mosaic of coincidences leading from literary...
Series: 
Volume: 
10
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004222755
E-ISBN: 
9789004233225
Publication date: 
November 2012
€121,00
$156.00

Natalia Murray

The first biography of Nikolay Punin, this book offers a comprehensive analysis of his life in the context of Russian political, social and cultural history in the first half of the 20th century.
Series: 
Volume: 
9
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004204751
E-ISBN: 
9789004225596
Publication date: 
June 2012
€152,00
$186.00

Alexei Lalo

The monograph explores traditions of expressing the body and sexuality (designated as "silence" and "burlesque") throughout Russia's literary history, with a particular focus on how these traditions affect the literary modernization during the Silver Age (1890-1921) and subsequent émigré writing.
Series: 
Volume: 
8
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004211193
E-ISBN: 
9789004211209
Publication date: 
September 2011
€138,00
$169.00

Kåre Johan Mjør

Reformulating Russia provides a thorough narratological and contextual analysis of Russian émigré historiography as it appears in Georgii Fedotov’s Saints of Ancient Russia, Georgii Florovskii’s The Ways of Russian Theology, Nikolai Berdiaev’s The Russian Idea and Vasilii Zenkovskii’s History of...
Series: 
Volume: 
7
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004192867
E-ISBN: 
9789004209541
Publication date: 
May 2011
€138,00
$169.00

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