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The Transfigured Kingdom - Sacred Parody And Charismatic Authority At The Court of Peter the Great

Zitser, Ernest A

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ISBN 10: 0801441471 / ISBN 13: 9780801441479
Verlag: Cornell University Press, 2004
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Cloth, dj, F/F. xiv+221pp, 12 text illustrations, index, a fine copy in a fine dustjacket. New. Detailed comparative study of late Muscovite and early Imperial court culture in Russia. With particular attention given to the role of the Most Comical All-Drunken Council. 500 grams. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 36469

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Titel: The Transfigured Kingdom - Sacred Parody And...

Verlag: Cornell University Press

Erscheinungsdatum: 2004

Einband: Hardcover

Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Dust Jacket Included

Auflage: 1st edition..

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Studies of the Harriman Institute, Columbia UniversityIn this richly comparative analysis of late Muscovite and early Imperial court culture, Ernest A. Zitser provides a corrective to the secular bias of the scholarly literature about the reforms of Peter the Great. Zitser demonstrates that the tsar's supposedly "secularizing" reforms rested on a fundamentally religious conception of his personal political mission. In particular, Zitser shows that the carnivalesque (and often obscene) activities of the so-called Most Comical All-Drunken Council served as a type of Baroque political sacrament―a monarchical rite of power that elevated the tsar's person above normal men, guaranteed his prerogative over church affairs, and bound the participants into a community of believers in his God-given authority ("charisma"). The author suggests that by implicating Peter's "royal priesthood" in taboo-breaking, libertine ceremonies, the organizers of such "sacred parodies" inducted select members of the Russian political elite into a new system of distinctions between nobility and baseness, sacrality and profanity, tradition and modernity.Tracing the ways in which the tsar and his courtiers appropriated aspects of Muscovite and European traditions to suit their needs and aspirations, The Transfigured Kingdom offers one of the first discussions of the gendered nature of political power at the court of Russia's self-proclaimed "Father of the Fatherland" and reveals the role of symbolism, myth, and ritual in shaping political order in early modern Europe.

About the Author:

Ernest A. Zitser is a Research Associate of the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Harvard University.

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