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Title Utopian reality : reconstructing culture in revolutionary Russia and beyond / edited by Christina Lodder, Maria Kokkori and Maria Mileeva
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2013]
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Description 1 online resource (xxii, 271 pages) : illustrations
Series Russian history and culture, 1877-7791 ; volume 14
Russian history and culture ; volume 14
Contents Introduction: Utopia and dystopia : the impulse of history / Christina Lodder, Maria Kokkori and Maria Mileeva -- Dreaming of the city : Mikhail Larionov's Provincial dandy, 1907 / John Milner -- Utopian sex : the metamorphosis of androgynous imagery in Russian art of the pre- and post-revolutionary period / Natalia Budanova -- The Soviet Icarus : from the dream of free flight to the nightmare of free fall / Maria Tsantsanoglou -- Theo van Doesburg and Russia : utopia thwarted / Nicholas Bueno de Mesquita -- Fighting for a utopian childhood : militarism in children's periodicals of the early Soviet Union / Maria Starkova-Vindman -- Spectral geographies in Russian emigre prose : the cases of Petr Krasnov and Georgii Peskov / Muireann Maguire -- Twice removed : Pavel Filonov and Nikolai Glebov-Putilovskii / Nicoletta Misler -- Exhibiting Malevich under Stalin / Maria Kokkori -- Solomon Nikritin : the old and the new / John E. Bowlt -- The ghost in the machine : the modernist architectural utopia under Stalin / Christina Lodder -- Socialist realism and stasis / Evgeny Dobrenko -- Utopia in retreat : the closure of the State Museum of New Western Art in 1948 / Maria Mileeva -- The art of cybernetic communism / David Crowley -- Geometry after utopia / Brandon Taylor
Summary This collection of essays deals broadly with the visual and cultural manifestation of utopian aspirations in Russia of the 1920s and 1930s, while examining the before- and after-life of such ideas both geographically and chronologically
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Arts, Soviet -- History.
Avant-garde (Aesthetics) -- Soviet Union -- History.
Cultural pluralism -- Soviet Union -- History.
Politics and culture -- Soviet Union -- History.
Utopias in art.
Utopias in literature.
Utopias -- Soviet Union -- History.
Visual communication -- Soviet Union -- History.
USSR -- Intellectual life -- 1917-1970.
USSR -- Politics and government -- 1917-1936.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Kokkori, Maria, editor
Lodder, Christina, 1948- editor
Mileeva, Maria, editor
ISBN 1306082676 (ebk)
9004263225 (electronic bk.)
9781306082679 (ebk)
9789004263222 (electronic bk.)