Red Cavalry analyzes the connection between aesthetic inquiry and political commitment in Soviet Russia in the 1920s and 30s and explains some of the key moments in this relationship. Through a remarkable collection of texts by specialists like Evgeny Dovrenko, Cristina Lodder, Pascal Huyn, Richard Stites, Andrei Smirnov, Vitali Shentalinski et. al., along with documentary material, it illustrates the strategies adopted by the Soviet state to impose its ideologies using a new language, mythology, symbols, rites and heroes, and investigates the contribution made by writers, filmmakers, musicians, artists and playwrights (whom Stalin himself described as the "engineers of the soul" by examining the active participation of some in the Bolshevik propaganda, the isolation of others, and the despair felt by many.
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Buchbeschreibung La Casa Encendida, U.S.A., 2012. Soft cover. Buchzustand: As New. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Near Mint. In MINT condition, some ever so slight edge wear on the dust jacket. French flaps. Heavy book, shipping outside of the EU might be prohibitively expensive. Ships from Berlin bookshop IS. Artikel-Nr. 7369BX10
Buchbeschreibung Barcelona / Actar, 2011. 8°, paperback. 500pp New and originally wrapped. Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 2000. Artikel-Nr. 12054