Pop Culture Russia!: Media, Arts, and Lifestyle available in Hardcover
A revealing look at contemporary Russian popular culture, exploring the historical and social influences that make it unique.
• A brief introduction to the cultural and historical significance of post-Soviet Russian culture
• Case studies on influential figures such as Vladimir Vysotskii and Alexei Balabanov, who exemplify the manifestations of Russian mass culture
About the Author
Birgit Beumers, PhD, is a senior lecturer in the Department of Russian Studies at the University of Bristol, Bristol, England. She is editor of the online journal KinoKultura, which is devoted to contemporary Russian film.