This book explores new forms of racist discourse which have emerged in Russia since the 1950s. It argues that Russia's interventions in Africa from the 1950s to the 1980s, which included the aim of civilizing Africans along Soviet lines, but where the interventions failed to establish Soviet...
To Be Published December 30th 2014 by Routledge
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...
To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge
Bakhtin and the Other
It has seemed at times that there is no neutral territory between those who see Bakhtin as the practitioner of a kind of neo-Marxist, or at least materialist, deconstruction and those who look at the same texts and see a defender of traditional, liberal humanist values and classical conceptions of...
Published September 8th 2013 by Routledge
The end of communism in Europe has tended to be discussed mainly in the context of political science and history. This book, in contrast, assesses the cultural consequences for Europe of the disappearance of the Soviet bloc. Adopting a multi-disciplinary approach, the book examines the new...
Published April 10th 2013 by Routledge
Russian Literature and the Classics attempts to fill a gap. To date there has been no book-length, systematic study of the impact of antiquity on Russian literature and culture. While by no means claiming to offer a comprehensive approach, the authors focus on various aspects of the influence which...
Published February 18th 1996 by Routledge