TITLE

Destabilizing the Borders Between the Body and Ideology

AUTHOR(S)
Roll, Serafima
PUB. DATE
January 1998
SOURCE
Contextualizing Transition: Interviews with Contemporary Russian;1998, p127
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
This chapter of the book Contextualizing Transition: Interviews with Contemporary Russian Writers & Critics presents an interview with author Igor Iarkevich about Russian literature in the 1990s. According to Iarkevich, Socialist Realism never existed. What happened during the Soviet era was the fitting conclusion of Russian literary history. Meanwhile, he believes that spirituality is a pathos in one's apprehension of the world. Russian literature, he points out, can only free itself from this spirituality through an integration into the Western European and North American cultural models.
ACCESSION #
19288451

 

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