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Author: Jeffrey Brooks

Russian culture and the tracing of foundational themes that re-emerge in changing contexts. She concurs with the argument that Russian culture is self-referential and that it draws frequently from rich traditions and past accomplishments. She provides examples of this process at work in current cultural

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In: Russian History

INSТIТUTE OF MODERN RUSSIAN CULТURE Тhе Institute of Modern Russian Culture (ІМRС), Los Angeles, is con- cerned with the cultural history of Russia, especially the visual arts, dur- ing the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Тhе primary aim ofthe ІМRС is to preserve and propagate the esthetic

In: Experiment
Author: VALERII MILDON

is a formless and compliant mix. Only through a supreme effort has humanity, in the sense of the individual, torn itself away from the organic and na- ture. In attempting to formulate the model of Russian culture, thinkers, therefore, have defined it as a combination of night and day cultures: "Day

In: Experiment
Author: A. G. CROSS

A. G. CROSS (Norwich, UK) British Knowledge o f Russian Culture ( 1 6 9 8 - 1 8 0 1 ) "They have no learning, norwill suffer t o be among them."1 J o h n M i l t o n ' s verdict on the cultural aspirations o f the Russians is notorious but perhaps ex- cusable, The seventeenth century had

In: Canadian-American Slavic Studies
Author: Olga Livshin

354 Book Reviews / Canadian – American Slavic Studies 44 (2010) 343–386 Gender and National Identity in Twentieth-Century Russian Culture. Edited by Helena Goscilo and Andrea Lanoux. DeKalb: Northern Illinois University Press, 2006. x, 257 pp. $38.00 (cloth); $22.50 (paper). Gender and National

In: Canadian-American Slavic Studies

Jeffrey Brooks. The Firebird and the Fox: Russian Culture under Tsars and Bolsheviks . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019. xvii, 330 pp., Images, Endnotes, Index. ISBN 978-1-108-48446-6 The single most popular historical novel in late imperial Russia was not War and Peace but a

In: Russian History

Jeffrey Brooks. The Firebird and the Fox: Russian Culture under Tsars and Bolsheviks . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019. xvii, 330 pp., Images, Endnotes, Index. ISBN 978-1-108-48446-6 The Firebird and the Fox is a bold and useful book. Useful, because it discusses Russian history

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In: Russian History

that there is no genuine Russian folkloric origin to a character like Sleeping Beauty and the narrative was Western European before it permeated the Russian culture in the nineteenth century. Vasily Zhukovsky (1783-1852) can be seen as a precursor to the spread of this tale, using his poem Skazka

In: Experiment

Jeffrey Brooks. The Firebird and the Fox: Russian Culture under Tsars and Bolsheviks . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019. xvii, 330 pp., Images, Endnotes, Index. ISBN 978-1-108-48446-6 As a literary historian who dabbles in historical writing, I may be forgiven for applying the

In: Russian History
Author: A.M. Kleimola

A. M. KLEIMOLA (Lincoln, NE, USA) THE ICON AS OPEN BOOK: REFLECTIONS OF NORTH RUSSIAN CULTURE1 The icon has played a multi-faceted role in Russian culture since Christi- anity spread to the North from Kiev in the eleventh century. The term ikona is used for an image of a sacred person or event

In: Russian History