1st Edition

Gender and Sexuality in Russian Civilisation

Edited By

Peter I. Barta

ISBN 9780415753715
Published December 22, 2014 by Routledge
368 Pages

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Book 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

Table of Contents

Introduction, I Gender and Power, II Gender and National Identity, III Sexual Identity and Artistic Expression, IV Literaray Discourses of Male and Female Sexualities, V Sexually and Literature in Contemporary Russian Society.

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