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Gender and Sexuality in Russian Civilisation

Edited by Peter I. Barta

Routledge – 2001 – 368 pages

Series: Routledge Harwood Studies in Russian and European Literature

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Description

Gender and Sexuality in Russian Civilisation considers gender and sexuality in modern Russia in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Chapters look individually at gender and sexuality through history, art, folklore, philosophy or literature,but are also arranged into sections according to the arguments they develop. A number of chapters also consider Russia in the Soviet and post-Soviet periods. Thematic sections include:

*Gender and Power

*Gender and National Identity

*Sexual Identity and Artistic Impression

*Literary Discourse of Male and Female Sexualities

*Sexuality and Literature in Contemporary Russian Society

Author Bio

Peter I. Barta is Head of Russian Studies at the University of Surrey, UK.

Name: Gender and Sexuality in Russian Civilisation (Hardback)Routledge 
Description: Edited by Peter I. Barta. Gender and Sexuality in Russian Civilisation considers gender and sexuality in modern Russia in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Chapters look individually at gender and sexuality through history, art, folklore, philosophy or literature,but...
Categories: Literature & Gender Studies, Russian & Slavic, 19th Century Literature