The Russian Cinema Reader : Volume I, 1908 to the Stalin Era, Paperback / softback Book

The Russian Cinema Reader : Volume I, 1908 to the Stalin Era Paperback / softback

Edited by Rimgaila Salys

Part of the Cultural Syllabus series


This reader is intended to accompany undergraduate courses in the history of Russian cinema or Russian culture through film.

It consists of excerpts from English language criticism and translations of excerpts of Russian-language criticism, as well as commissioned essays on thirty subtitled films widely taught in American and British courses on Russian film and culture.

The arrangement will be chronological, from Sten'ka Razin through How I Ended This Summer, with a general introduction to each period outlining its filmic and historical significance for a general audience.

Essays will be accompanied by suggestions for further reading.

This reader will be useful both for film studies specialists and for Slavists who wish to broaden their Russian studies curriculum by including film courses or cinematic material in culture courses. Volume II, The Thaw to the Present (9781618113214) is also available.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 310 pages
  • Publisher: Academic Studies Press
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  • Category: Films, cinema
  • ISBN: 9781618112125



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