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Magical Chorus A History of Russian Culture from Tolstoy to Solzhenitsyn

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ISBN-10: 1400077869

ISBN-13: 9781400077861

Edition: 2009

Authors: Solomon Volkov

List price: $18.95
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From the reign of Tsar Nicholas II to the brutal cult of Stalin to the ebullient, uncertain days of perestroika, nowhere has the inextricable relationship between politics and culture been more starkly illustrated than in twentieth-century Russia. In the first book to fully examine the intricate and often deadly interconnection between Russian rulers and Russian artists, cultural historian Solomon Volkov brings to life the experiences that inspired artists like Tolstoy, Stravinsky, Akhmatova, Nijinsky, Nabokov, and Eisenstein to create some of the greatest masterpieces of our time. Epic in scope and intimate in detail,The Magical Chorusis the definitive account of a remarkable era in…    
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Book details

List price: $18.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 3/10/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 5.20" wide x 7.90" long x 0.90" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Solomon Volkov is a musician, cultural critic and author. He is the author of St. Petersburg.