New Myth New World

New Myth  New World
Author : Bernice Glatzer Rosenthal
Publisher : Penn State Press
Total Pages : 484
Release : 2010-11-01
ISBN 10 : 0271046589
ISBN 13 : 9780271046587
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

New Myth New World Book Description:

The Nazis' use and misuse of Nietzsche is well known. In this pioneering book, Bernice Glatzer Rosenthal excavates the trail of long-obscured Nietzschean ideas that took root in late Imperial Russia, intertwining with other elements in the culture to become a vital ingredient of Bolshevism and Stalinism.

Petersburg, Crucible of Cultural Revolution
Language: en
Pages: 402
Authors: Katerina Clark
Categories: Kulturhistoria - Sankt Petersburg - 1913-1931
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995 - Publisher: Harvard University Press

One of the most creative periods of Russian culture and the most energized period of the Revolution coincided in 1913-1931. Clark focuses on the complex negotiations among the environment of a revolution, the utopian striving of politicians and intellectuals, the local culture system, and the arena of contemporary European and
Fast Forward
Language: en
Pages: 318
Authors: Tim Harte
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-11-24 - Publisher: Univ of Wisconsin Press

Life in the modernist era not only moved, it sped. As automobiles, airplanes, and high-speed industrial machinery proliferated at the turn of the twentieth century, a fascination with speed influenced artists—from Moscow to Manhattan—working in a variety of media. Russian avant-garde literary, visual, and cinematic artists were among those striving
Opera in the Media Age
Language: en
Pages: 265
Authors: Paul Fryer
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-05-12 - Publisher: McFarland

This collection of essays explores the relationship between opera and the development of media technology from the late 19th to the early 21st century. Taking an international perspective, the contributing authors, each with extensive experience as scholars or practitioners of the art, cover a variety of topics including audio, video
St Petersburg
Language: en
Pages: 624
Authors: Solomon Volkov
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-06-15 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

The definitive cultural biography of the “Venice of the North” and its transcendent artistic and spiritual legacy, written by Russian emerge and acclaimed cultural historian, Solomon Volkov. Long considered to be the mad dream of an imperious autocrat—the "Venice of the North," conceived in a setting of malarial swamps—St. Petersburg
The Organic School of the Russian Avant-Garde
Language: en
Pages: 243
Authors: Isabel W?nsche
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-07-05 - Publisher: Routledge

The artists of the Organic School of the Russian avant-garde found inspiration as well as a model for artistic growth in the creative principles of nature. Isabel W?nsche analyzes the artistic influences, intellectual foundations, and scientific publications that shaped the formation of these artists, the majority of whom were based