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Russia in Britain, 1880-1940: From Melodrama to Modernism

edited by Rebecca Beasley and Philip Ross Bullock
Format
Book
Published
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.
Edition
1st ed
Language
English
ISBN
9780199660865, 0199660867
Contents
  • Introduction : against influence : on writing about Russian culture in Britain / Rebecca Beasley and Philip Ross Bullock
  • "For God, for Czar, for fatherland" : Russians on the British stage from Napoleon to the Great War / Laurence Senelick
  • "Nihilists of Castlebar!" : exporting Russian nihilism in the 1880s and the case of Oscar Wilde's Vera; or the nihilists / Michael Newton
  • Britain and the international Tolstoyan movement, 1890-1910 / Charlotte Alston
  • "For the cause of education" : a history of the Free Russian Library in Whitechapel, 1898-1917 / Robert Henderson
  • "Formless", "pretentious", "hideous and revolting" : non-Chekhov Russian and Soviet drama on the British stage / Stuart Young
  • Tsar's hall : Russian music in London, 1895-1926 / Philip Ross Bullock
  • Le Sacre du printemps in London : the politics of embodied freedom in early modernist dance and suffragette protest / Ramsay Burt
  • Russian aesthetics in Britain : Kandinsky, Sadleir, and Rhythm / Caroline Maclean
  • Reading Russian : Russian studies and the literary canon / Rebecca Beasley
  • Translation of Soviet literature : John Rodker and PresLit / Ian Patterson
  • Russia and the British intellectuals : the significance of The Stalin-Wells talk / Matthew Taunton
  • Tempo of revolution : British film culture and Soviet cinema in the 1920s / Laura Marcus
  • Soviet films and British intelligence in the 1930s : the case of Kino Films and MI5 / James Smith
  • Afterword : a time and a place for everything : on Russia, Britain, and being modern / Ken Hirschkop.
Description
xiii, 309 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [269]-297) and index.
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