National Identity in Russian Culture: An Introduction / Edition 1 available in Paperback
The question of national identity has long been a vexing one in Russia, and is particularly pertinent in the post-Soviet period. Designed for students of Russian literature, culture and history, this collection of essays explores aspects of national identity in Russian culture from medieval times to the present.
|Publisher:||Cambridge University Press|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.63(d)|
About the Author
Emma Widdis is Lecturer in Russian at the University of Cambridge. She is the author of Visions of a New Land: Soviet Film from the Revolution to the Second World War (2003).
Table of ContentsList of illustrations; 1. 'All the Russias ...?' Simon Franklin and Emma Widdis; Part I. Identities in Time and Space: 2. Russia in time Simon Franklin; 3. Russia as space Emma Widdis; Part II. Contrastive Identities: 'Us' and 'Them': 4. 'Us': Russians on Russianness Hubertus F. Jahn; 5. 'Them': Russians on foreigners Anthony Cross; Part III. 'Essential' Identities: 6. Identity and religion Simon Franklin; 7. Music of the soul? Marina Frolova-Walker; 8. Identity in language Boris Gasparov; 9. Byt: identity and everyday life Catriona Kelly; Part IV. Symbols of Identity: 10. Monuments and identity Lindsey Hughes; 11. 'Pushkin' and identity Stephanie Sandler; Afterword; Notes; Selected further reading in English; Index.