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