Nietzsche and Soviet Culture: Ally and Adversary

Nietzsche and Soviet Culture: Ally and Adversary

by Bernice Glatzer Rosenthal (Editor)


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ISBN-13: 9780521148320
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 06/03/2010
Series: Cambridge Studies in Russian Literature Series
Edition description: Reissue
Pages: 440
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations; List of contributors; Acknowledgement; List of abbreviations; Introduction Bernice Glatzer Rosenthal; Part I. Nietzsche and the Prerevolutionary Roots of Soviet Culture: 1. Nietzsche and the young Mayakovsky Bengt Jangfeldt; 2. Khlebnikov and Nietzsche: pieces of an incomplete mosaic Henryk Baran; 3. Apollonianism and Christian art: Nietzsche's influence on Acmeism Elaine Rusinko; 4. Armchair anarchists and salon supermen: Russian occultists read Nietzsche Maria Carlson; Part II. Nietzsche and Soviet Initiatives in the Arts: 5. Nietzschean leaders and followers in Soviet mass theater, 1917-27 James von Geldern; 6. Revolution as an aesthetic phenomenon: Nietzschean motifs in the reception of Isaac Babel (1923-32) Gregory Freidin; 7. Nietzschean implications and superhuman aspirations in the architectural avant-garde Milka Bliznakov; 8. Nietzscheanism and the return of Pushkin in twentieth-century Russian culture (1899-1937) Irina Paperno; Part III. Adaptations of Nietzsche in Soviet Ideology: 9. Nietzschean motifs in the Komsomol's vanguardism Isabel A. Tirado; 10. Nietzschean roots of Stalinist culture Mikhail Agursky; 11. Superman imagery in Soviet photography and photomontage Margarita Tupitsyn; Part IV: Nietzsche among Disaffected Writers and Thinkers: 12. From beyond the abyss: Nietzschean myth in Zamiatin's We and Pasternak's Doctor Zhivago Edith Clowes; 13. Mandelstam, Nietzsche, and the conscious creation of history Clare Cavanagh; 14. Nietzsche's influence on the non-official culture of the 1930s Boris Groys; Part V. Nietzsche and the Nationalities: A Case Study: 15. Nietzsche's influence on Hebrew writers of the Russian empire Menahem Brinker; Index.

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