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Fruits of Her Plume: Essays on Contemporary Russian Women's Culture : Essays on Contemporary Russian Women's Culture - Helena Goscilo

Fruits of Her Plume: Essays on Contemporary Russian Women's Culture

Essays on Contemporary Russian Women's Culture

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Published: 30th September 1993
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The 1980s witnessed the ascendency of Russian women in multiple spheres of artistic creation, including literature, film, and painting. This volume may thus be said to engage not only women's artistic production but, indeed, the best and most colourful of recent Russian culture. Treating contemporary Russian women's creativity, it approaches women's texts, films, and canvasses from a range of perspectives, from anti-gendered to feminist. Some of the essays introduce writers not previously well studied, others challenge conventional interpretations and assumptions, while still others yield original viewpoints through novel juxtapositions. In addition to offering insights into the various artists under analysis, the essays map the wide terrain of issues and methodologies proliferating in cultural criticism today, and mirror the diversity that is one of the most appealing features of women's creativity in contemporary Russia.

Bakhtin and Women: A Nontopic with Immense Implications Bakhtin's Concept of the Grotesque and the Art of Petrushevskai and Tolstaia Soviet Russian Women's Literature in the Early 1980s The Poetics of Banality
The Creation of Nadezhda Iakovlevna Mandelshtan
The Canon and the Backward Glance Speaking Bodies
Erotic Zones Rhetoricized Games Women Play
The Erotic Prose of Valeriia Narbikova Happy Never After
The Work of Viktoriia Tokareva and Glasnost Leaving Paradise and Perestroika
A Week Like Any Other and Memorial Day by Natalia Baranskaia Iuliia Voznesenskaia's Women
With Love and Squalor The Heartfelt Poetry of Elena Shvarts Reflections, Crooked Mirrors, Magic Theaters
Tatiana Tolstaia's Peters
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ISBN: 9781563241260
ISBN-10: 1563241269
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 320
Published: 30th September 1993
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.56 x 16.05  x 2.29
Weight (kg): 0.45