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Moscow, the Fourth Rome

Stalinism, Cosmopolitanism, and the Evolution of Soviet Culture, 1931-1941

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$40.50 • £32.95 • €36.50

ISBN 9780674057876

Publication Date: 11/15/2011


432 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

4 halftones


  • Introduction: The Cultural Turn
  • 1. The Author as Producer: Cultural Revolution in Berlin and Moscow (1930–1931)
  • 2. Moscow, the Lettered City
  • 3. The Return of the Aesthetic
  • 4. The Traveling Mode and the Horizon of Identity
  • 5. “World Literature”/ “World Culture” and the Era of the Popular Front (c. 1935–1936)
  • 6. Face and Mask: Theatricality and Identity in the Era of the Show Trials (1936–1938)
  • 7. Love and Death in the Time of the Spanish Civil War (1936–1939)
  • 8. The Imperial Sublime
  • 9. The Battle over the Genres (1937–1941)
  • Epilogue
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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