Russian Postmodernism: New Perspectives on Post-Soviet Culture

Slobodanka Millicent Vladiv-Glover, Mikhail Epstein, Alexander GENIS

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This monograph, now in its second, enlarged edition, was the first to cover the phenomenon of Russian postmodern culture after the fall of the SU. One of its three co-authors was a founding member of the movement of postmodernism in the 1980s Soviet Union. His manifestoes of postmodernism and Conceptualism are published here for the first time, translated by Vladiv-Glover who is one of the co-authors as well as the editor of the volume. The monograph contains readings of postmodern texts in the context of Western poststructuralism as well as a multifaceted exegeses of the cultural context of Russian postmodernism, going back to the 1960s and the confrontation of Socialist Realism.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationNew York
PublisherBerghahn Books
Number of pages370
Publication statusPublished - 2016


  • Russian postmodernism
  • Conceptualism
  • Socialist Realism
  • Andrei Bitov
  • Vladimir Sorokin
  • Ludmila Petrushevskaia

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