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Russia - Women - Culture

ISBN-10: 0253210445

ISBN-13: 9780253210449

Edition: 1996

Authors: Beth Holmgren, Helena Goscilo

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List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication date: 5/22/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Beth Holmgren is Professor of Slavic and Eurasian Studies and Theatre Studies at Duke University. She is author of Women's Works in Stalin's Time (IUP, 1993), editor (with Helena Goscilo) of Poles Apart: Women in Modern Polish Culture and Russia Women Culture (IUP, 1996), and translator and editor (with Helena Goscilo) of The Keys to Happiness by Anastasya Verbitskaya (IUP, 1999).

Introduction
The Second Fantasy Mother, or All Baths Are Women's Baths
Keeping A-Breast of the Waist-land: Women's Fashion in Early-Nineteenth-Century Russia
Female Fashion, Soviet Style: Bodies of Ideology
Getting Under Their Skin: The Beauty Salon in Russian Women's Lives
Domestic Porkbarreling in Nineteenth-Century Russia, or Who Holds the Keys to the Larder?
The Ritual Fabrics of Russian Village Women
Dirty Women: Cultural Connotations of Cleanliness in Soviet Russia
Women on the Verge of a New Language: Russian Salon Hostesses in the First Half of the Nineteenth Century
Stepping Out/Going Under: Women in Russia's Twentieth-Century Salons
Pleasure, Danger, and the Dance: Ninteenth-Century Russian Variations
"The Incomparable" Anastasiia Vial'tseva and the Culture of Personality
Flirting with Words: Domestic Albums, 1770-1840
Gendering the Icon: Marketing Women Writers in Fin-de-Siecle Russia
Domestic Crafts and Creative Freedom: Russian Women's Art
Contributors
Index