Reading Russian Fortunes: Print Culture, Gender and Divination in Russia from 1765

Reading Russian Fortunes: Print Culture, Gender and Divination in Russia from 1765

by Faith Wigzell
     
 

First examination of the cultural impact of fortune-telling in Russia from the eighteenth century to the present.See more details below

Overview

First examination of the cultural impact of fortune-telling in Russia from the eighteenth century to the present.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521581233
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/28/1998
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Russian Literature Series
Pages:
265
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.83(d)

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. Dreambooks and other fortune-telling guides; 2. Divination in Russian traditional culture; 3. Readers and detractors; 4. Printers and publishers; 5. Women, men and domestic fortune-telling; 6. Fortune-tellers and their clientele; 7. Sages and prophets; 8. Disappearance and revival; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index.

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