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Revolution of Moral Consciousness Nietzsche in Russian Literature, 1890-1914
ISBN: PB: 9780875807973, ISBN: HB: 9780875801391, Northern Illinois University Press, December 2018
290 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
No other thinker so engaged the Russian cultural imagination of the early twentieth century as did Friedrich Nietzche. "The Revolution of Moral Consciousness" shows how Nietzschean thought influenced the brilliant resurgence of literary life that sta...
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Orthodox Church in Ukraine A Century of Separation
ISBN: PB: 9780875807898, Northern Illinois University Press, November 2018
316 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm , 9 illus.
The bitter separation of Ukraine's Orthodox churches is a microcosm of its societal strife. From 1917 onward, church leaders failed to agree on the church's mission in the twentieth century. The core issues of dispute were establishing independence f...
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On the Periphery of Europe The Self-Invention of the Russian Elite, 1762-1825
ISBN: PB: 9780875807850, Northern Illinois University Press, November 2018
224 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Throughout the eighteenth century, the Russian elite assimilated the ideas, emotions, and practices of the aristocracy in Western countries to various degrees, while retaining a strong sense of their distinctive identity. In "On the Periphery of Euro...
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Space, Place, and Power in Modern Russia Essays in the New Spatial History
ISBN: PB: 9780875807980, Northern Illinois University Press, November 2018
250 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm , 5 illus.
Exploring the creation, transformation, and imagination of Russian space as a lens through which to understand Russia's development over the centuries, this volume makes an important contribution to Russian studies and the "new spatial history". It c...
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Futurist Files Avant-Garde, Politics and Ideology in Russia, 1905-1930
ISBN: PB: 9780875807904, Northern Illinois University Press, October 2018
220 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm , 19 illus.
Futurism was Russia's first avant-garde movement. Gatecrashing the Russian public sphere in the early twentieth century, the movement called for the destruction of everything old, so that the past could not hinder the creation of a new, modern societ...
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Winter Palace and the People Staging and Consuming Russia's Monarchy, 1754-1917
ISBN: PB: 9780875807928, Northern Illinois University Press, September 2018
288 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm , 19 illus.
St. Petersburg's Winter Palace was once the supreme architectural symbol of Russia's autocratic government. Over the course of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, it became the architectural symbol of St. Petersburg itself. The story of the...
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Fate of the New Man Representing and Reconstructing Masculinity in Soviet Visual Culture, 1945-1965
ISBN: HB: 9780875807836, Northern Illinois University Press, July 2018
324 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm , 14 illus.
Between 1945 and 1965, the catastrophe of war – and the social and political changes it brought in its wake – had a major impact on the construction of the Soviet masculine ideal. Drawing upon a wide range of visual material, "The Fate of the New Man...
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Framing Mary The Mother of God in Modern, Revolutionary, and Post-Soviet Russian Culture
ISBN: PB: 9780875807768, Northern Illinois University Press, May 2018
328 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm , 29 illus.
Despite the continued fascination with the Virgin Mary in modern and contemporary times, very little of the resulting scholarship on this topic extends to Russia. Russia's Mary, however, who is virtually unknown in the West, has long played a formati...
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Image of Christ in Russian Literature Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, Bulgakov, Pasternak
ISBN: HB: 9780875807799, Northern Illinois University Press, May 2018
329 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Vladimir Nabokov complained about the number of Dostoevsky's characters "sinning their way to Jesus". In truth, Christ is an elusive figure not only in Dostoevsky's novels, but in Russian literature as a whole. The rise of the historical critical met...
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State of Madness Psychiatry, Literature, and Dissent After Stalin
ISBN: HB: 9780875807751, Northern Illinois University Press, March 2018
280 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm , 2 illus.
What madness meant was a fiercely contested question in Soviet society. "State of Madness" examines the politically fraught collision between psychiatric and literary discourses in the years after Joseph Stalin's death. State psychiatrists deployed s...
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