In their introductory essay the editors offer an overview of the Classical Tradition. Petersburg and Moscow, illustrating the ambiguous attitude of the late Tsarist regime and revolutionary rulers toward gay men and lesbians. Instead, they were responding to philosophical concepts that were central to Russian Symbolism and that would continue to shape modernism in Russia. Breaking new ground, Mihailovich continued building his magnificent bridge. After leaving his homeland of Serbia Yugoslavia to settle in the United States in 1951, Vasa D.
Chapters reveal a flourishing literary tradition where none was thought to exist. Petersburg and Moscow, illustrating the ambiguous attitude of the late Tsarist regime and revolutionary rulers toward gay men and lesbians. Mihailovich dedicated himself to building an intangible bridge connecting the two parts of his life: two cultures, languages, and literatures. Moreover, these essays bring to light several points at which Russian legislation and thinking provided models and examples for others to follow. Russian Literature and the Classics attempts to fill a gap. Psychoanalysis cannot shirk its traditional responsibility of casting light into the darkest recesses of our mental existence. By demonstrating the links between gender and sexuality this book makes a clear case for thinking sociologically about these important and controversial aspects of human identity and behaviour.
Chapters reveal a flourishing literary tradition where none was thought to exist. What distinguishes this book from others is that it explores the problems that arise when an ethnic stereotype is so fully incorporated into a work of art that it takes on a life of its own, often undermining the intentions of its author as well as many of the defining elements of the stereotype itself. Not only does its length and price separate this text from the competition, but its no-frills, uncluttered format and well-written, one-authored approach make it a valuable asset for every history student. A number of chapters also consider Russia in the Soviet and post-Soviet periods. Chapters look individually at gender and sexuality through history, art, folklore, philosophy or literature,but are also arranged into sections according to the arguments they develop.
Sexuality and gender in the ancient world is an area of research that has grown quickly with often sudden shifts in focus and theoretical standpoints. One of the highlights of the volume is Barta's thoughtful introductory essay. Instead, they were responding to philosophical concepts that were central to Russian Symbolism and that would continue to shape modernism in Russia. This volume contextualises these shifts while putting in place new ideas and avenues of exploration that further develop this lively field or set of disciplines. They redraw the map defining Russia's literary periods, they look at how Russia's women writers articulated their own experience, and they reassess their relationship to the dominant male tradition. Our authors, including such scholars as Andrzej Walicki and Boris Tarasov, investigate his views on religion, society, history, politics, and Russian fate. Barta's collection of essays, Gender and Sexuality in Russian Civilization, is evidence of the lively scholarly activity that has been taking place.
Translation further led to the compilation, with Dr. Our English translation with commentaries was done in the conviction that these writings should be made available to the English-reading public. It aims to introduce the reader to current research and theories, drawing on novels, theatre, soap operas, as well as research for case histories. Gender and power -- 2. In the second volume there are 6 new items; all of them appear in English for the first time. Lopatin, Professor of Asian and Slavic Studies, University of Southern California. Sexuality has to be rediscovered by psychoanalysis as its genuine field of research, which earns a high priority in our everyday clinical practice as well as in theorizing and research.
In addition to teaching and academic duties, he engaged in a number of other activities following his multifaceted interest in literature. Author by : Martha A. A number of chapters also consider Russia in the Soviet and post-Soviet periods. It also offers a strongly themed range of chapters on empirical topics that are organized around religion, medicine, gender, technology and consumption. Sexual inhibition and dissatisfaction, conflicts and perversions, the sheer intensity of guilt, jealousy, and rage that sexuality entails, are indicators of how central sexual function remains for us. Coetzee and Mario Vargas Llosa on the issue of Dostoevsky and evil, and confront Dostoevsky's anti-Semitism.
It is beyond the confines of this review to discuss every essay, but it would, perhaps, serve to note a few that are extraordinary. Woolf honed her public voice in dialogue with contemporaries in and beyond Bloomsbury— John Maynard Keynes and Roger Fry to Sigmund Freud published by the Woolfs'Hogarth Press , Bertrand Russell, T. It nicely locates the debates within the sociological tradition, and this provides a distinctive and valuable feature. Drawing on poetry, plays, short stories, essays, memoirs, and letters, as well as feminist and psychoanalytic theory, Beyond the Flesh documents the often unexpected form that this obsession with gender and the body took in the life and art of two of the most important Russian Symbolists. Rather, he examines how stereotypes are used to further the very different artistic, cultural, and ideological agendas of each writer.
Author by : Peter I. Sex in Antiquity is a major contribution to the field of ancient gender and sexuality studies. These were the building blocks in the bridge that made possible and enhanced communication between one end and the other, highlighting the Serbian, Yugoslav, and South Slavic contribution to the world republic of letters and culture. This is an important contribution that increases understanding of Russian history at a time when Russia's relationship with the 'West' is again debated. The choice of the articles and other material is made by a competent and unbiased scholar.
A number of chapters also consider Russia in the Soviet and post-Soviet periods. Mayes, Friedemann Pfäfin, Anne-Marie Sandler, Sheila Spensley, Sverre Varvin, and Rudi Vermote. Mateja Matejić, of a fundamental bibliography: A Comprehensive Bibliography of Yugoslav Literature in English 1593—1980 1984 with two supplements the first supplement for 1981—85, published in 1988, and the second for 1986—90, published in 1992. In this collection of thirty original essays by leading figures in the field, these issues are explored across a number of theoretical and disciplinary perspectives, including pragmatism, feminism, queer theory, post-modernism, post-humanism, cultural sociology, philosophy and anthropology. What distinguishes this book from others is that it explores the problems that arise when an ethnic stereotype is so fully incorporated into a work of art that it takes on a life of its own, often undermining the intentions of its author as well as many of the defining elements of the stereotype itself. Mediating the Distance: Prophecy and Alterity in Greek Tragedy and Dostoevsky's 'Crime and Punishment' by Naomi Rood 3. Gender and women's studies are only gradually growing into an acceptable area of scholarship in Russia, while the investigation has seen heightened interest and productivity in the West, particularly, as Barta notes, following the decline of the Soviet Union.
This kind of trans-disciplinarity should bring up new results not only for the individual academic branches, but also for the general perspective of the region and its heritage. The variety of material offered in this book is great. He published one of the first anthologies of Serbian poetry authored by Serbian writers of the diaspora—In a Foreign Harbor: Anthology of Serbian Poetry Written Abroad 1988 —and became the first writer from abroad to join the Association of Serbian Writers in Belgrade. Is dressing in a stereotypically feminine manner a reliable indication that a woman is heterosexual? Mihailovich was one of the founding members of the North American Society for Serbian Studies, the second president of the Society, and a lifelong promoter of Serbian studies on the North American continent. Sexual identity and artistic expression -- 4. Between Religion and Rationality highlights this unique quality of Russian literature and culture, offering insights for general readers and experts alike. It also contributes to the debate over the globalization of the body: how have military technology, modern medicine, sport and consumption led to this contemporary obsession with matters corporeal? The Shaping of Western Civilization begins with the ancient Near East and ends with globalization.