Russian Experimental Fiction: Resisting Ideology After Utopia

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In the three decades following Stalin's death, major underground Russian writers have subverted Soviet ideology by using parody to draw attention to its basis in utopian thought. Referring to utopian writing as diverse as Defoe's Robinson Crusoe, Dostoevsky's Notes from Underground, and Orwell's Animal Farm, they have tested notions of truth, reality, and representation. They have gone beyond their precursors by experimenting with the tensions between ludic and didactic art. Edith Clowes explores these "meta-utopian" ...

Russian Experimental Fiction: Resisting Ideology after Utopia 2016, Princeton University Press, New Jersey

ISBN-13: 9780691636597

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Russian Experimental Fiction: Resisting Ideology after Utopia 2014, Princeton University Press, New Jersey

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Russian Experimental Fiction: Resisting Ideology After Utopia 1993, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

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