Gender and Sexuality in Russian Civilisation

Edited by Peter I. Barta

© 2001 – Routledge

368 pages

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About the Book

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

About the Editor

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

About the Series

Routledge Harwood Studies in Russian and European Literature

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LIT004240
LITERARY CRITICISM / Russian & Former Soviet Union
SOC032000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Gender Studies