By Yana Hashamova
Read or Download Pride and Panic: Russian Imagination of the West in Post-Soviet Film PDF
Similar russian history books
Regardless of makes an attempt to advertise the aesthetics of ruins in Russia—from Catherine the Great’s building of faux ruins in imperial parks to Josef Brodsky’s elegiac meditations—ruins have by no means accomplished the prestige they get pleasure from in Western Europe. whereas the Soviet Union was once infamous for leveling church buildings, post-Soviet Russia has in simple terms intensified the perform of huge destruction and reconstruction.
Within the years following the Russian Revolution, a sour civil warfare was once waged among the Bolsheviks, with their purple military of employees and Peasants at the one aspect, and a number of the teams that constituted the anti-Bolshevik circulation at the different. the foremost anti-Bolshevik strength was once the White military, whose management consisted of former officials of the Russian imperial military.
During the looking-glass of Russian nationwide cinema, delight and Panic explores Russia’s apprehensive adjustment in the direction of the growth of Western tradition. Russian movie is proven, in either its construction and notion, to show the exciting dynamics of societal mental stipulations. utilizing particular movie examples, the e-book delves into the subterranean recesses of Russian nationwide realization, exposing an inner ambivalence and intricate cultural response in the direction of the increase of the West.
The momentous new e-book from the Pulitzer Prize-winning writer of Gulag and Iron Curtain. In 1932-33, approximately 4 million Ukrainians died of hunger, having been intentionally disadvantaged of nutrition. it's the most devastating episodes within the heritage of the 20th century. With unparalleled authority and element, purple Famine investigates how this occurred, who used to be accountable, and what the results have been.
Extra resources for Pride and Panic: Russian Imagination of the West in Post-Soviet Film
Pride and Panic: Russian Imagination of the West in Post-Soviet Film by Yana Hashamova