This two-volume reader is meant to accompany undergraduate classes within the historical past of Russian cinema and Russian tradition via movie. every one quantity contains newly commissioned essays, excerpts from English language feedback and translations of Russian language essays on subtitled movies that are greatly taught in American and British classes on Russian movie and tradition. The association is chronological: quantity one covers twelve movies from the start of Russian movie in the course of the Stalin period; quantity covers twenty movies from the Thaw period to the current. common introductions to every interval of movie historical past (Early Russian Cinema, Soviet Silent Cinema, Stalinist Cinema, Cinema of the Thaw, Cinema of Stagnation, Perestroika and Post-Soviet Cinema) define its cinematic value and supply ancient context for the non-specialist reader. Essays are observed via feedback for extra interpreting. The reader should be invaluable either for movie reports experts and for Slavists who desire to expand their Russian experiences curriculum by way of incorporating movie classes or tradition classes with cinematic fabric. Volumes one and will be ordered individually to house the time frame and contents of courses.
Volume one motion pictures: Sten’ka Razin, The Cameraman’s Revenge, The service provider Bashkirov’s Daughter, baby of the large urban, the intense Adventures of Mr. West within the Land of the Bolsheviks, Battleship Potemkin, mattress and couch, guy with a film digicam, Earth, Chapaev, Circus, Ivan the bad, elements I and II.
Volume movies: The Cranes are Flying, Ballad of a Soldier, Lenin’s defend, Wings, Commissar, The Diamond Arm, White solar of the wilderness, Solaris, Stalker, Moscow doesn't think in Tears, Repentance, Little Vera, Burnt through the sunlight, Brother, Russian Ark, The go back, evening Watch, The Tuner, 9th corporation, How i finished This Summer.
Contributors: Birgit Beumers, Robert chook, David Bordwell, Mikhail Brashinsky, Oksana Bulgakova, Gregory Carlson, Nancy Condee, Julian Graffy, Jeremy Hicks, Andrew Horton, Steven Hutchings, Vida Johnson, Lilya Kaganovsky, Vance Kepley, Jr., Susan Larsen, Mark Lipovetsky, Tatiana Mikhailova, Elena Monastireva-Ansdell, Joan Neuberger, Vlada Petric, Graham Petrie, Alexander Prokhorov, Elena Prokhorova, Rimgaila Salys, Elena Stishova, Vlad Strukov, Yuri Tsivian, Meghan Vicks, Josephine Woll, Denise J. Youngblood