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Russia--women--culture
Language: en
Pages: 386
Authors: Helena Goscilo, Beth Holmgren
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996 - Publisher: Indiana University Press

Een aantal essays over de culturele bijdrage die Russische vrouwen geleverd hebben aan de Russische beschaving. De volgende bijdragen zijn opgenomen: The second fantasy mother, or all baths are women's baths / door Nancy Condee; Keeping a-breast of the waist-land: women's fashion in early-nineteenth-century Russia / door Helena Goscilo; Female
Women in Russian Culture and Society, 1700-1825
Language: en
Pages: 257
Authors: W. Rosslyn, A. Tosi
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-10-23 - Publisher: Springer

Women in Russian Culture and Society, 1700-1825 is a collection of essays by leading researchers shedding new light on women as writers, actresses, nuns and missionaries. It illuminates the lives of merchant and serf women as well as noblewomen and focuses on women's culture in Russia during this period.
Women and Russian Culture
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Rosalind Marsh
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998-11-01 - Publisher: Berghahn Books

The image of women in Russian culture has undergone profound changes: from the origins of modern Russian literature in the eighteenth century until the Revolution of 1917, when women were a source of fascination for Russian writers, to the socialist realism period, during which public discussion of the representation of
Mother Russia
Language: en
Pages: 302
Authors: Joanna Hubbs
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1993-09-22 - Publisher: Indiana University Press

"Joanna Hubbs has found the trace of Baba Yaga and the rusalki and Moist Mother Earth and other fascinating feminine myths in Russian culture, and has added richly to the growing interest in popular culture." -- New York Times Book Review "... brave... fascinating... immensely enjoyable... " -- Times Higher
Women in Nineteenth-Century Russia
Language: en
Pages: 262
Authors: Wendy Rosslyn, Alessandra Tosi
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012 - Publisher: Open Book Publishers

"This collection of essays examines the lives of women across Russia--from wealthy noblewomen in St Petersburg to desperately poor peasants in Siberia--discussing their interaction with the Church and the law, and their rich contribution to music, art, literature and theatre. It shows how women struggled for greater autonomy and, both