ISBN-10:
0521581230
ISBN-13:
9780521581233
Pub. Date:
05/28/1998
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Reading Russian Fortunes: Print Culture, Gender and Divination in Russia from 1765

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

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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)

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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