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Gender in Russian History and Culture

Gender in Russian History and Culture

by L. Edmondson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0333720784

ISBN-13: 9780333720783

Pub. Date: 07/11/2001

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK

This volume charts the changing aspects of gender in Russia's cultural and social history from the late seventeenth century to the Stalinist era and the collapse of the Soviet Union. The works, while focusing on women as a primary subject, highlight in particular gender difference, the construction of both femininity and masculinity in a culture that has undergone

Overview

This volume charts the changing aspects of gender in Russia's cultural and social history from the late seventeenth century to the Stalinist era and the collapse of the Soviet Union. The works, while focusing on women as a primary subject, highlight in particular gender difference, the construction of both femininity and masculinity in a culture that has undergone major transformation and disruptions over the period of three centuries.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780333720783
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
07/11/2001
Series:
Studies in Russian and East European History and Society Series
Edition description:
2001
Pages:
223
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Notes on the Contributors Introduction; L.Edmondson Educating Tat'yana: Manners, Motherhood and Moral Education (Vospitanie), 1760-1840; C.Kelly Gender and Salvation: Representations of Difference in Old Believer Writings from the Late Seventeenth Century to the 1820s; I.K.Paert A Crocodile in Flannel or a Dancing Monkey: the Image of the Russian Woman Writer, 1790-1850; J.Andrew Mariya Vernadskaya: Missionary of 'Scientific Femininity'; A.Rosenholm Belles-lettres with a Touch of Filth : On the Contemporary Reception of Leonid Andreev's Stories, The Abyss and In the Fog; P.U.Møller Unruly Identities: Soviet Psychiatry Confronts the 'Female Homosexual' of the 1920s; D.Healey Biding Their Time: Women Workers and the Regulation of Hours of Employment in the 1920s; M.Ilic Rationality versus Romanticism: Representations of Women in the Stalinist Press; L.Attwood Complex 'Realities' of 'New' Women in the 1930s: Assertive, Superior, Belittled and Beaten; M.Buckley The Heirs of Pasha: The Rise and Fall of the Soviet Woman Tractor Driver; S.Bridger Index

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