Everyday Life in Early Soviet Russia

Everyday Life in Early Soviet Russia : Taking the Revolution Inside

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How Soviet citizens in the 1920s and 1930s internalized Soviet ways of looking at the world and living their everyday lives.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 156 x 232 x 24mm | 498.96g
  • Indiana University Press
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • 28 b&w photos, 1 index
  • 025321792X
  • 9780253217929
  • 571,790

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Oct 2008 * Slavonic & East European Review *
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About Christina Kiaer

Christina Kiaer is Associate Professor of Art History at Columbia University and author of Imagine No Possessions: The Socialist Objects of Russian Constructivism.Eric Naiman is Associate Professor of Russian and Comparative Literature at the University of California, Berkeley and author of Sex in Public: The Incarnation of Early Soviet Ideology.
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Table of contents

AcknowledgmentsIntroduction Christina Kiaer and Eric Naiman1. The Two Faces of Anastasia: Narratives and Counter-Narratives of Identity in Stalinist Everyday Life Sheila Fitzpatrick2. Visual Pleasure in Stalinist Cinema: Ivan Pyr'ev's The Party Card Lilya Kaganovsky3. Terror of Intimacy: Family Politics in the 1930s Soviet Union Cynthia Hooper4. Fear on Stage: Afinogenov, Stanislavsky, and the Making of Stalinist Theater Boris Wolfson5. "NEP Without Nepmen!" Soviet Advertising and the Transition to Socialism Randi Cox6. Panic, Potency, and the Crisis of Nervousness in the 1920s Frances L. Bernstein7. Delivered from Capitalism: Nostalgia, Alienation, and the Future of Reproduction in Tret'iakov's I Want a Child! Christina Kiaer8. "The Withering of Private Life": Walter Benjamin in Moscow Evgenii Bershtein9. When Private Home Meets Public Workplace: Service, Space, and the Urban Domestic in 1920s Russia Rebecca Spagnolo10. Shaping the "Future Race": Regulating the Daily Life of Children in Early Soviet Russia Catriona Kelly11. The Diary as Initiation and Rebirth: Reading Everyday Documents of the Early Soviet Era Natalia KozlovaContributorsIndex
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