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Title Russian science fiction literature and cinema : a critical reader / edited and introduced by Anindita Banerjee.

Publication Info. Boston : Academic Studies Press, 2017.

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Description 1 online resource.
Series Cultural syllabus
Cultural syllabus.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents A possible strangeness: reading Russian science fiction on the page and the screen / Darko Suvin -- From utopian traditions to revolutionary dreams. The utopian tradition of Russian science fiction / Darko Suvin ; Red star: another look at Aleksandr Bogdanov / Mark B. Adams ; Generating power / Anindita Banerjee ; Imagining the cosmos: utopians, mystics, and the popular culture of spaceflight in revolutionary Russia / Asif A. Siddiqi -- Russia's roaring twenties. Soviet science fiction of the 1920s: explaining a literary genre in its political and social context / Dominic Esler ; The plural self: Zamjatin's We and the logic of synecdoche / Eliot Borenstein ; Science fiction of the domestic: Iakov Protazanov's Aelita / Andrew J. Horton ; Eugenics, rejuvenation, and Bulgakov's journey into the heart of dogness / Yvonne Howell -- From Stalin to Sputnik and beyond. Stalinism and the genesis of cosmonautics / Michael G. Smith ; Klushantsev: Russia's wizard of fantastika / Lynn Barker and Robert Skotak ; Towards the last fairy tale: the fairy-tale paradigm in the Strugatskys' science fiction, 1963-72 / Istvan Csicsery-Ronay Jr. ; Tarkovsky, Solaris, and Stalker / Stephen Dalton -- Futures at the end of utopia. Viktor Pelevin and literary postmodernism in Soviet Russia / Elana Gomel ; The forces of Kinship: Timur Bekmambetov's Night Watch cinematic trilogy / Vlad Strukov -- The antiuopia factory: the dystopian discourse in Russian literature in the mid-2000s / Aleksandr Chantsev.
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Subject Science fiction, Russian -- History and criticism.
Science fiction films -- Soviet Union -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Added Author Banerjee, Anindita, editor.
ISBN 9781618117243 (electronic bk.)
1618117246 (electronic bk.)
9781618117229 (hardback)