Postmodernism: A Utopia Without Enemies
- Series and Systems: Russian and American Dystopian Satires of the Cold War. Maus, Derek // Critical Survey;2005, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p72
Looks at dystopian literature as an increasingly common form of cultural dissent against the status quo in both Russian and American literature. Prevalence of dystopian literature during the Cold War; Overview of contemporary criticism on dystopia; Distinction between utopia and dystopia in...
- Leviathan, or the Grandeur of Soviet Literature. Khazanov, Boris // Russian Studies in Literature;Winter2001, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p47
Focuses on the contemporary Russian literature. Issues tackled in compendia of literary history; Emergence of organized literature; Manifesto of literary and political rehabilitation.
- Former USSR from ideology to love. Prosalkov, Julia // UNESCO Courier;Jul97, Vol. 50 Issue 7/8, p13
States that the picture of women in Russian children 's literature before the October Revolution of 1917 is similar to that found in Western Europe. Reason why critics rejected this image after the revolution; How female characters were portrayed in children's books during the 1060s; Comeback...
- Literary critics in a new era. Paulsen, Martin // Studies in East European Thought;Sep2008, Vol. 60 Issue 3, p251
In this article I look at changes in the role of literary criticism in Russian literature since perestroika. The article draws on the research of Sergej Cuprinin and Birgit Menzel. Based on my readings of the debate among literary critics about what literary criticism is and should be, and...
- Bardic Song. Sokolova, Inna // Russian Studies in Literature;Winter2004, Vol. 41 Issue 1, p83
Focuses on the evolution of the Russian bardic song. Association of Russian bardic song with romance of travel; Citation of characters represented in the songs; Consideration of the song as the only suitable vehicle for the utopian idea in the poetry of the Soviet period.
- What's Marketing Got to Do with It? The Middle Class as an Issue in Twenty-First-Century Russian Literature. Tsiplakov, Georgii // Russian Studies in Literature;Spring2007, Vol. 43 Issue 2, p6
The article focuses on the evolution of Russian literature in the commercial realities of post-Soviet Russia. It is argued that the chief problem of contemporary literature and criticism is not found in the writer's psychology or in the status of the literary marketplace. It is suggested that...
- The Contemporary Study of the Creative Work and Literary Culture of Old Believers. Dergacheva-Skop, E. I. // Izvestia. Ural Federal University Journal. Series 2. Humanities ;2014, Issue 3, p317
The reviewer praises the innovative character and topicality of Olga Zhuravel's The Literary Work of Old Believers in the 182 ï¿½ Early 21st Centuries: Topics, Problems, Poetics. The reviewer also analyzes the source basis, the methods of research used in the work, and emphasizes the value of...
- In her own circle. Shcheglova, Evgeniia // Russian Social Science Review;Nov/Dec92, Vol. 33 Issue 6, p59
Analyzes the role of A. Drabkina, M. Alekseeva, and E. Katasonova in the world of Russian literature. Gender identification; Comments and criticisms of different literary works.
- Where did the narrator go? Towards a grammar of translation. May, Rachel // Slavic & East European Journal;Spring94, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p33
Examines features of narrative voice or style in several translations of Russian fiction. Focus on Schleiermacher's principle of textual assimilation; Characteristics of Russian narration; Colloquial language; Kinds of narrative devices.