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  • Images of Dictatorship

    Stalin in Literature, 1st Edition

    By Rosalind Marsh

    Originally published in 1989, this book presented the first study of the image of Stalin in literature. Analysing the literary presentaiton of historical character and the treatment of 20th Century tyrants in European prose fiction, the book draws a comparison between the depiction of Hitler in…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13 
    Routledge Library Editions: Joseph Stalin

  • The Real Stalin

    1st Edition

    By Yves Delbars

    In this book, originally published in English in 1953, the author, recognized as one of the best-informed experts on Eastern European politics, reconstructed during the course of a decade's work, the real history of Stalin, from his youth in Georgia to the last year of his life. Utilizing an…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13 
    Routledge Library Editions: Joseph Stalin

  • Stalin Versus Marx

    The Stalinist Historical Doctrine, 1st Edition

    By Klaus Mehnert

    Originally published in 1952, this book examines the change from revolutionism to nationalism which took place in the Soviet Union during the 1930s. It describes the course of this change, as shown by Stalin's decrees and writings, and discusses the Stalinist conception of Russian and world history…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13 
    Routledge Library Editions: Joseph Stalin

  • Ukrainian Erotomaniac Fictions

    First Postindependence Wave, 1st Edition

    By Maryna Romanets

    Ukrainian Erotomaniac Fictions explores the aggressive sexualization of the Ukrainian cultural mainstream after the collapse of the USSR as a counter-reaction to the Soviet state's totalitarian, repressive politics of the body. While the book's introduction includes concise sections on such…

    Hardback – 2019-05-06 
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • Memory, Forgetting and the Legacy of Post-1945 Displacement in Russia and Eastern Europe

    1st Edition

    By Uilleam Blacker

    After the Second World War, millions of people across Eastern Europe, displaced as a result of wartime destruction, deportations and redrawing of state boundaries, found themselves living in cities that were filled with the traces of the foreign cultures of the former inhabitants. In the immediate…

    Hardback – 2019-03-18 
    BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

  • Gombrowicz in Transnational Context

    Translation, Affect, and Politics, 1st Edition

    By Silvia Dapia

    Witold Gombrowicz (1904-1969) was born and lived in Poland for the first half of his life but spent twenty-four years as an émigré in Argentina before returning to Europe to live in West Berlin and finally Vence, France. His works have always been of interest to those studying Polish or Argentinean…

    Hardback – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • Clinical Lessons on Life and Madness

    Dostoevsky's Characters, 1st Edition

    By Heitor O’Dwyer de Macedo

    The author of Clinical Lessons on Life and Madness: Dostoevsky’s Characters draws on Dostoevsky's universe to illuminate psychoanalytic theory and practice. Using Dostoevsky’s characters as case studies, the author discusses the various psychoanalytic concepts they embody, and shows how these…

    Paperback – 2018-10-30

  • European Literary History

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maarten De Pourcq, Sophie Levie

    This clear and engaging book offers readers an introduction to European Literary History from antiquity through to the present day. Each chapter discusses a short extract from a literary text, whilst including a close reading and a longer essay examining other key texts of the period and their…

    Paperback – 2018-03-12

  • American Representations of Post-Communism

    Television, Travel Sites, and Post-Cold War Narratives, 1st Edition

    By Andaluna Borcila

    With the televised events of 1989, territories of Eastern and Central Europe that had been marked as impenetrable and inaccessible to the Western gaze exploded into visibility. As the narratives of the Cold War crumbled, new narratives emerged and new geographies were produced on and by American…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Postcolonial Perspectives on Postcommunism in Central and Eastern Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dorota Kołodziejczyk, Cristina Şandru

    A quarter of a century after the fall of the Berlin Wall, and from the vantage point of a post-Cold War, globalised, world, there is a need to address the relative neglect of postcommunism in analysis of postcolonial and neo-colonial configurations of power and influence. This book proposes new…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12

  • The Vernaculars of Communism

    Language, Ideology and Power in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Petre Petrov, Lara Ryazanova-Clarke

    The political revolutions which established state socialism in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe were accompanied by revolutions in the word, as the communist project implied not only remaking the world but also renaming it. As new institutions, social roles, rituals and behaviours emerged, so…

    Paperback – 2017-10-13
    Routledge Studies in the History of Russia and Eastern Europe

  • Turgenev and the Context of English Literature 1850-1900

    1st Edition

    By Glyn Turton

    Turgenev and the Context of English Literature examines the cultural outlook in the Anglo-Saxon world in the second half of the nineteenth century by looking at the reception of Turgenev's work during the period. By analysing the timing and quality of the contemporary English translations of…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12

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