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xxii, 579 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Preface to the second edition Mikhail Epstein Preface to the first edition Thomas Epstein Introduction Slobodanka Vladiv-Glover PART I: THE MAKING OF RUSSIAN POSTMODERNISM Chapter 1. The Dialectics of Hyper: From Modernism to Postmodernism Mikhail Epstein Chapter 2. Postmodernism, Communism, and Sots - Art Mikhail Epstein Chapter 3. Representation of the Other in the Literature of 1960s Slobodanka Vladiv-Glover Chapter 4. Perestroika as a Literary Paradigm Shift Alexander Genis PART II: MANIFESTOS OF RUSSIAN POSTMODERNISM A: Literary Manifestos Mikhail Epstein Chapter 5. Theses on Metarealism and Conceptualism (1983) Chapter 6. On Olga Sedakova and Lev Rubinshtein (1984) Chapter 7. What is Metarealism? Facts and Hypotheses (1986) Chapter 8. What is Metabole? On the Third Trope (1986) Chapter 9. Like a Corpse in the Desert: On the New Moscow Poetry (1987) Chapter 10. A Catalogue of New Poetries (1987) B: Cultural Manifestos Mikhail Epstein Chapter 11. Essayism: An Essay on the Essay (1982) Chapter 12. The Ecology of Thinking (1982) Chapter 13. Minimal Religion (1982) Chapter 14. The Age of Universalism (1983) Chapter 15. The Paradox of Acceleration (1985) PART III: SOCIALIST REALISM AND POSTMODERNISM Chapter 16. Archaic Post-Modernism: the Aesthetics of Andrei Sinyavsky Alexander Genis Chapter 17. Post-Modernism and Socialist Realism: From Sinyavsky to Sorokin Alexander Genis Chapter 18. Borders and Metamorphoses: Victor Pelevin in the Context of Post-Soviet Literature Alexander Genis PART IV: CONCEPTUALISM Chapter 19. The New Model of Discourse in Post - Sovet Fiction: Liudmila Petrushevskaia and Tatiana Tolstaia Slobodanka Vladiv-Glover Chapter 20. Vladimir Sorokin, Conceptualism, Excremental Poetics Slobodanka Vladiv-Glover Chapter 21. Emptiness as a Technique : Word and Image in Ilya Kabakov Mikhail Epstein Chapter 22. The Philosophical Implications of Russian Conceptualism Mikhail Epstein PART V: POSTMODERNISM AND SPIRITUALITY Chapter 23. Post-Atheism: from Apophatic Theology to "Minimal Religion" Mikhail Epstein Chapter 24. Onions and Cabbages: Paradigms of Contemporary Culture Alexander Genis Chapter 25. The Charms of Entropy and New Sentimentality Mikhail Epstein Conclusion: On the Place of Postmodernism in Postmodernity Mikhail Epstein Notes on Contributors Select Bibliography Mikhail Epstein, Slobodanka Vladiv-Glover Index of Names Index of Subjects.
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Recent decades have been decisive for Russia not only politically but culturally as well. The end of the Cold War has enabled Russia to take part in the global rise and crystallization of postmodernism. This volume investigates the manifestations of this crucial trend in Russian fiction, poetry, art, and spirituality, demonstrating how Russian postmodernism is its own unique entity. It offers a point of departure and valuable guide to an area of contemporary literary-cultural studies insufficiently represented in English-language scholarship. This second edition includes additional essays on the topic and a new introduction examining more contemporary developments.
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Green Library
vii, 393 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
  • M.L. Gasparov: two letters and an enclosure (1980-81) / Barbara Heldt and G. S. Smith
  • The Russian caesura: rhythm, syntax, and semantics / Michael Wachtel
  • Russian Kýbelē: equivalencies in translation and Catullus's poem 63 / Emily Klenin
  • The rhythmic structure of The tales of Belkin and the peculiarities of a poet's prose / Evgeny Kazartsev
  • The city and the lock: Pushkin's miniature lyric / Alexander Zholkovsky
  • Hidden pictures: Slutsky's iconicity and Mayakovsky's legacy / Nila Friedberg
  • The last stump and the forgotten leaf: images of trees in Marina Tsvetaeva's poetry of identity and alienation / Alyssa Dinega Gillespie
  • Intertextuality as critique in Khlebnikov: towards a reading of "Serpent train" / Henry W. Pickford
  • "Our song": Bella Akhmadulina as translator of Hovanes Tumanian's poem "My song" / Sonia I. Ketchian
  • The cod, the hawk, and 1975: Brodsky's point of no return / David Bethea
  • Eisenstein's Bezhin meadow: hagiography and puericide / Sara Pankenier Weld
  • Being eccentric like Vasily Rozanov: how Andrei Siniavsky-Terts and Venedikt Erofeev resisted Socialist Realism / Edith W. Clowes
  • Out of Africa: Aleksandr Grin's novel The treasure of the African mountains (1925) / Nicholas Luker
  • Not by bread alone: Maxim Gorky's sacramental metaphors / Amy Singleton Adams
  • "Undivided yet merged": Maxim Gorky's concept of personhood in "the disintegration of personality" / Erich Lippmann
  • Senile reflections on the "Kreutzer complex" / Hugh McLean
  • The love quadrangle in Andrei Bely's Petersburg / John Kopper
  • The Number Devil and the Mermaid of Math: Chekhov's "Ward six" / Cathy Popkin
  • Dostoevsky's ellipses and Dostoevsky's realism in The dead house / Liza Knapp
  • The sociolinguistics of variation in Odessan Russian / Lenore A. Grenoble
  • Genrikh Altshuller, TRIZ, and the Eeyore problem in Soviet science fiction / Yvonne Howell.
Green Library
223 pages
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
285 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • List of IllustrationsA Note on TransliterationIntroduction1. Translating the Ethnic Avant-Garde2. The Avant-Garde's Asia: Factography and Roar China3. From Avant-Garde to Authentic: Revisiting Langston Hughes's "Moscow Movie"4. Cold War Pluralism: The New York Intellectuals Respond to Soviet Anti-SemitismAfterword: Chinese Communism, Cultural Revolution, and American MulticulturalismAcknowledgmentsNotesBibliographyCredits and PermissionsIndex.
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During the 1920s and 1930s, American minority artists and writers collaborated extensively with the Soviet avant-garde, seeking to build a revolutionary society that would end racial discrimination and advance progressive art. Making what Claude McKay called "the magic pilgrimage" to the Soviet Union, these intellectuals placed themselves at the forefront of modernism, using radical cultural and political experiments to reimagine identity and decenter the West. Shining rare light on these efforts, The Ethnic Avant-Garde makes a unique contribution to interwar literary, political, and art history, drawing extensively on Russian archives, travel narratives, and artistic exchanges to establish the parameters of an undervalued "ethnic avant-garde." These writers and artists cohered around distinct forms that mirrored Soviet techniques of montage, fragment, and interruption. They orbited interwar Moscow, where the international avant-garde converged with the Communist International. The book explores Vladimir Mayakovsky's 1925 visit to New York City via Cuba and Mexico, during which he wrote Russian-language poetry in an "Afro-Cuban" voice; Langston Hughes's translations of these poems while in Moscow, which he visited to assist on a Soviet film about African American life; a futurist play condemning Western imperialism in China, which became Broadway's first major production to feature a predominantly Asian American cast; and efforts to imagine the Bolshevik Revolution as Jewish messianic arrest, followed by the slow political disenchantment of the New York Intellectuals. Through an absorbing collage of cross-ethnic encounters that also include Herbert Biberman, Sergei Eisenstein, Paul Robeson, and Vladimir Tatlin, this work remaps global modernism along minority and Soviet-centered lines, further advancing the avant-garde project of seeing the world anew.
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Green Library
697 pages ; 21 cm.
  • Akhmatova i Pasternak : boĭ babochek
  • Pasternak i Stalin : "sobesednik roshch" i vozhdʹ
  • Bulgakov i Pasternak : tochnostʹ taĭn
  • Mandelʹshtam i Pasternak : kvartirnyĭ vopros
  • Shalamov i Pasternak : k istorii odnogo stikhotvorenii͡a
  • Andreĭ Platonov i Evgeniĭ Zami͡atin : predskazateli
  • Mikhail Zoshchenko : pechalʹnyĭ geniĭ smekha
  • Aleksandr Fadeev : zhiznʹ na "Titanike"
  • Valentin Kataev : solo na fagote
  • Konstantin Simonov glazami cheloveka moego pokolenii͡a
  • Dombrovskiĭ : mertvai͡a roshcha
  • Grossman. Chukovskai͡a. I͡Ampolʹskiĭ : khranitʹ vechno
  • I͡Uriĭ Trifonov : zabvenie ili pami͡atʹ?
  • Tendri͡akov : potaennoe
  • Fazilʹ Iskander : pisatelʹ dolzhen postavitʹ pered soboĭ bezumnye zadachi
  • Andreĭ Bitov : sudʹba i rolʹ
  • Vladimir Makanin : portrety i vokrug
  • "Samodonos intelligent͡sii" i vremi͡a kavychek
  • Spet͡snaz i aristokraty : literaturnye gruppirovki noveĭshego vremeni
  • A my prosto vytopchem : russkie arkhetipy i rossiĭskie novat͡sii : kto kogo
  • Vysokoe chtivo : strategii͡a literaturnogo vyzhivanii͡a
  • Svobodnai͡a i svoevremennai͡a--ili bessmyslennai͡a i umirai͡ushchai͡a?
  • Toska po zadache : ob otvetstvennosti pisateli͡a pered literaturoĭ
  • Bytʹ pritcheĭ na ustakh u vsekh : nomenklatura prozy
  • Vyzov
  • Russkai͡a literatura kak inostrannyĭ agent
  • "I͡A" pod psevdonimom i bez
  • Drugai͡a zhiznʹ v SSSR.
  • Ахматова и Пастернак : бой бабочек
  • Пастернак и Сталин : "собеседник рощ" и вождь
  • Булгаков и Пастернак : точность тайн
  • Мандельштам и Пастернак : квартирный вопрос
  • Шаламов и Пастернак : к истории одного стихотворения
  • Андрей Платонов и Евгений Замятин : предсказатели
  • Михаил Зощенко : печальный гений смеха
  • Александр Фадеев : жизнь на "Титанике"
  • Валентин Катаев : соло на фаготе
  • Константин Симонов глазами человека моего поколения
  • Домбровский : мертвая роща
  • Гроссман. Чуковская. Ямпольский : хранить вечно
  • Юрий Трифонов : забвение или память?
  • Тендряков : потаенное
  • Фазиль Искандер : писатель должен поставить перед собой безумные задачи
  • Андрей Битов : судьба и роль
  • Владимир Маканин : портреты и вокруг
  • "Самодонос интеллигенции" и время кавычек
  • Спецназ и аристократы : литературные группировки новейшего времени
  • А мы просто вытопчем : русские архетипы и российские новации : кто кого
  • Высокое чтиво : стратегия литературного выживания
  • Свободная и своевременная--или бессмысленная и умирающая?
  • Тоска по задаче : об ответственности писателя перед литературой
  • Быть притчей на устах у всех : номенклатура прозы
  • Вызов
  • Русская литература как иностранный агент
  • "Я" под псевдонимом и без
  • Другая жизнь в СССР.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
270 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of color plates : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
vii, 591 pages : illustrations (1 color), facsimiles, portraits ; 23 cm + 3 audio discs (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
  • disk 1. 1940-1950-e, 1950-1960-e, 1970-e (chastʹ 1)
  • disk 2. 1970-e (chastʹ 2), 1980-e, 1990-2000-e
  • disk 3. 1950-1960-e, 1970-e (prodolzhenie).
  • диск 1. 1940-1950-е, 1950-1960-е, 1970-е (часть 1)
  • диск 2. 1970-е (часть 2), 1980-е, 1990-2000-е
  • диск 3. 1950-1960-е, 1970-е (продолжение).
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
160 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Einleitung
  • Ivan Kaliáieff / Harry Graf Kessler
  • Die russophile Fronde : mit Kessler zur bibliografischen Internationale / Dina Gusejnova
  • Mit größter Bewunderung ... : Harry Graf Kessler liest Dostojewski / Kay Wolfinger
  • Harry Graf Kessler und die Literatur der emphatischen Moderne / Roland S. Kamzelak
  • Harry Graf Kessler und der PAN : zur Diskussion um Kunstreligion und Massenkultur / Arno Barnert
  • Verborgene Leidenschaften : Harry Graf Kessler und das Kino / Günter Riederer
  • "Müssige Betrachtungen eines Schlachtenbummlers" : Harry Graf Kessler an der Ostfront des Ersten Weltkrieges und seine Warschauer Mission 1914-1918 / Pascal Trees
  • Der Nachlass Harry Graf Kessler im Deutschen Literaturarchiv Marbach / Hildegard Dieke, Angelika Kreh
  • Dank.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
51 pages
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
543 pages ; 22 cm
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
286 pages, 1 unnumbered page ; 24 cm
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
335 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
203 pages ; 21 cm
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
205 pages ; 20 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
1085 pages ; 23 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
254 pages ; 21 cm.
Green Library
262 pages ; 21 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
276 pages ; 23 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
303 pages ; 22 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
540 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), portraits, facsimiles ; 21 cm.
Green Library

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