Soviet Animation and the Thaw of the 1960s examines the remarkable animation that emerged during the post-Stalin period of liberalization in the Soviet Union as an avenue of expression for a new spirit of aesthetic freedom. Drawing on extensive archival research, Laura Pontieri reconstructs the dynamics inside Soviet animation studios and the relationships between the animators and the political establishment. Pontieri offers a meticulous study of Soviet animated films of the period, using the world of Soviet animation as a lens for viewing the historical moment of the thaw from a fresh and less conventional point of view.
|Publisher:||John Libbey Publishing|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)|
|Age Range:||18 Years|
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Table of Contents
IntroductionChapter 1. From Propaganda to Children's Films: The Earliest Beginnings and the StalinEra of Soviet AnimationChapter 2. Russian Animation of the Thaw in its Socio-Political and Cultural ContextChapter 3. Case Studies: Early 1960sChapter 4. Russian Animation in the Second Half of the 1960s: Between the Khrushchev's Thaw and the Brezhnev StagnationChapter 5. Conclusion: The Beginning of New TendenciesBibliography/Filmography