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The Development of Soviet Folkloristics Pbdirect

ISBN 9781138845459
Published September 28, 2016 by Routledge
454 Pages

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Book Description

This volume provides an insight into the rise of folkloristics in Russia undergoing almost unprecedented changes in social and political conditions. It is a valuable resource to all non-Russian readers.

Table of Contents

1. Scholarly Heritage from the Prerevolutionary Period 2. Critical Experiences: Revolution, Regional Studies, Radical Pressures, and Government Policy 3. Research Organizations and Activities in the Period of the New Economic Policy (NEP) (1921-1927) 4. Theoretical Development in the Years of NEP: The "Sociology of Folklore" 5. Folkloristics in the Years of the First Five-Year Plan (1928-1932): Intradisciplinary Differences and Challenges from Literary Circles 6. Folklore as Literature: The Years of the Second Five-Year Plan (1993–1937) 7. Folkloristics as Ideology: The Rejection of the "Sociology of Folklore" and the Reclaiming of "Popular" Culture 8. Conclusion

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