In Search of Russian Modernism
  • Author : Leonid Livak
  • Release Date : 30 November 2018
  • Publisher : JHU Press
  • Genre : Literary Criticism
  • Pages : 392
  • ISBN 13 : 9781421426426

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Book excerpt: Aiming to open an overdue debate about the academic fields of Russian and transnational modernist studies, this book is intended for an audience of scholars in comparative literary and cultural studies, specialists in Russian and transnational modernism, and researchers engaged with European cultural historiography.

In Search of Russian Modernism

In Search of Russian Modernism

Author : Leonid Livak
Publisher : JHU Press
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Aiming to open an overdue debate about the academic fields of Russian and transnational modernist studies, this book is intended for an audience of scholars in comparative literary and cultural studies, specialists in Russian and transnational modernism, and researchers engaged with European cultural historiography....

In Search of Russian Modernism

In Search of Russian Modernism

Author : Leonid Livak
Publisher : Johns Hopkins University Press
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Aiming to open an overdue debate about the academic fields of Russian and transnational modernist studies, this book is intended for an audience of scholars in comparative literary and cultural studies, specialists in Russian and transnational modernism, and researchers engaged with European cultural historiography....

Russian Modernism

Russian Modernism

Author : Stephen C. Hutchings,Hutchings Stephen C.
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This book explores the unique way in which Russian culture constructs the notion of everyday life, or byt, and offers the first unified reading of Silver-age narrative which it repositions at the centre of Russian modernism. Drawing on semiotics and theology, Stephen C. Hutchings argues that byt emerged from a ...

Russian Modernism in the Memories of the Survivors

Russian Modernism in the Memories of the Survivors

Author : Irina Evdokimova
Publisher : University of Toronto Press
Genre : Literary Criticism
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In the late 1960s and early 1970s, Soviet philologist, literary dissident, and university professor Viktor Duvakin made it his mission to interview the members of the artistic avant-garde who had survived the Russian Revolution, Stalin’s purges, and the Second World War. Based on archival materials held at the Moscow ...

Modernism and the Spiritual in Russian Art

Modernism and the Spiritual in Russian Art

Author : Louise Hardiman,Nicola Kozicharow
Publisher : Open Book Publishers
Genre : Art
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In 1911 Vasily Kandinsky published the first edition of ‘On the Spiritual in Art’, a landmark modernist treatise in which he sought to reframe the meaning of art and the true role of the artist. For many artists of late Imperial Russia – a culture deeply influenced by the regime’s adoption ...

Russian Literature  Modernism and the Visual Arts

Russian Literature Modernism and the Visual Arts

Author : Catriona Kelly,Stephen Lovell
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This book, first published in 2000, gives an account of the interplay between literary and visual culture in the Russian modernist era....

The Icon and the Square

The Icon and the Square

Author : Maria Taroutina
Publisher : Penn State Press
Genre : Art
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In The Icon and the Square, Maria Taroutina examines how the traditional interests of institutions such as the crown, the church, and the Imperial Academy of Arts temporarily aligned with the radical, leftist, and revolutionary avant-garde at the turn of the twentieth century through a shared interest in the Byzantine ...

Modernism and Revolution

Modernism and Revolution

Author : Victor Erlich
Publisher : Harvard University Press
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Victor Erlich, an eminent authority on modern Slavic culture takes up this question in Modernism and Revolution, a masterful appraisal of Russian literature during its most turbulent years....

Metamorphoses in Russian Modernism

Metamorphoses in Russian Modernism

Author : Peter I. Barta
Publisher : Central European University Press
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Examines metamorphoses in the works of prominent representatives of the divided Russian intelligentsia: the Symbolists; the most famous emigre writer, Nabokov; Olesha, the 'fellow traveller' attempting to find his place in the Soviet state; the enthusiastic poet of the Bolshevik movement, Mayakovsky; and finally, Russia's greatest film director, Sergei Eisenstein. ...

Reframing Russian Modernism

Reframing Russian Modernism

Author : Irina Shevelenko
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Presents modernism in Russia through the lens of its engagement with politics, science, religion, and other social practices. In the early twentieth century, when many Russian social institutions looked to the past, modernist arts powerfully amplified a gamut of new ideas about individual and collective transformation....

The Unlikely Futurist

The Unlikely Futurist

Author : James Rann
Publisher : Publications of the Wisconsin
Genre : History
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In the early twentieth century, a group of writers banded together in Moscow to create purely original modes of expression. These avant-garde artists, known as the Futurists, distinguished themselves by mastering the art of the scandal and making shocking denunciations of beloved icons. With publications such as "A Slap in ...

How it was Done in Paris

How it was Done in Paris

Author : Leonid Livak
Publisher : Univ of Wisconsin Press
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Here, reintroduced into literary circulation, is an ignored yet rich and original page in Russian literary history--the "unnoticed generation" of Russian writers who took up residence in France after the Bolshevik coup of 1917. Leonid Livak analyzes the position of these writers in the context of French modernist literature, examining the ...

 Our Native Antiquity

Our Native Antiquity

Author : Michael Kunichika
Publisher : Studies in Russian and Slavic
Genre : Art
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For Russian modernists in search of a past, there were many antiquities of different provenances and varying degrees of prestige from which to choose: Greece or Rome; Byzantium or Egypt. The modernists central to "Our Native Antiquity" located their antiquity in the Eurasian steppes, where they found objects and sites ...

Utopias

Utopias

Author : Various
Publisher : Penguin (Non-Classics)
Genre : Art
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Russian Modernism began with the triumph of the symbolist style and survived until the Stalinist terror of the late 1930s. It was an age bristling with visions of glorious or terrifying futures, with manifestos for new artistic movements, and with furious feuds between them. Utopias brings together Mikhail Bakhtin's celebrated ...