TITLE

Introduction: Contextual Fragments: Cultural excursions in Moscow: Arrival

AUTHOR(S)
Roll, Serafima
PUB. DATE
January 1998
SOURCE
Contextualizing Transition: Interviews with Contemporary Russian;1998, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
An introduction to the book, Contextualizing Transition: Interviews with Contemporary Russian Writers & Critics, is presented, featuring some social changes that have occurred in Moscow, Russia from 1995 to 1996. A visitor begins to be exposed to these changes on arriving at Sheremetevo airport, where passengers frequently hear announcements in English about the arrivals and departures of foreign flights. The airport rules are now the same with the West. Russians are dressed in Western-style clothing. This social condition perhaps fascinates anyone entering an unexplored personal territory circumscribed by unfamiliar cultural landscapes.
ACCESSION #
19288439

 

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