The Readers of Novyi Mir: Coming to Terms with the Stalinist Past



The Readers of Novyi Mir In the “Thaw” following Stalin’s death, probing conversations about the nation’s violent past took place in the literary journal Novyi mir (New World). Readers’ letters reveal that discussion of the Terror was central to intellectual and political life during the USSR’s last decades. Denis Kozlov shows how minds change, even in a closed society. Full description




The Readers Of Novyi Mir

Pub Date : 2013-06-01 | Author : Denis Kozlov | Publisher : Harvard University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780674075061
ISBN 13 : 0674075064

In the “Thaw” following Stalin’s death, probing conversations about the nation’s violent past took place in the literary journal Novyi mir (New World). Readers’ letters r..


Russian Homophobia From Stalin To Sochi

Pub Date : 2017-12-14 | Author : Dan Healey | Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781350000803
ISBN 13 : 1350000809

Examining nine 'case histories' that reveal the origins and evolution of homophobic attitudes in modern Russia, Dan Healey asserts that the nation's contemporary homophobia can be ..



De Stalinising Eastern Europe

Pub Date : 2015-07-28 | Author : Kevin McDermott | Publisher : Springer

ISBN 10 : 9781137368928
ISBN 13 : 1137368926

This unique volume examines how and to what extent former victims of Stalinist terror from across the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe were received, reintegrated and rehabilitated ..


Reconsidering Stagnation In The Brezhnev Era

Pub Date : 2016-04-27 | Author : Dina Fainberg | Publisher : Lexington Books

ISBN 10 : 9781498529945
ISBN 13 : 1498529941

This collection brings together an interdisciplinary array of scholars of late socialism in the U.S.S.R. and challenges the dominant narrative of stagnation during the Brezhnev era..


Parables From The Past

Pub Date : 1994-08-15 | Author : Joseph P. Mozur | Publisher : University of Pittsburgh Pre

ISBN 10 : 9780822974642
ISBN 13 : 0822974649

James Mozur traces the development of Chingiz Aitmatov's fiction from the early 1950s through the mid-1970s, including Farewell, Gul'sary!, The White Ship, The Day Lasts More Than ..


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