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Title Petrified utopia [electronic resource] : happiness Soviet style / edited by Marina Balina, Evgeny Dobrenko.

Imprint London ; New York : Anthem Press, 2009.

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Description xxiv, 307 p. : ill.
Series Anthem series on Russian, East European and Eurasian studies
Anthem series on Russian, East European and Eurasian studies.
Note "This project originated from the conference 'Happiness Soviet style' in May of 2006, which took place at the University of Nottingham"--P. ix.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents A joyful Soviet childhood : licensed happiness for little ones / Catriona Kelly -- Utopian naturalism : the epic poem of kolkhoz happiness / Evgeny Dobrenko -- Luxuriating in lack : plentitude and consuming happiness in Soviet paintings and posters, 1920s-1953 / Helena Goscilo -- Tasty and healthy : Soviet happiness in one book / Gian Piero Piretto -- "It's grand to be an orphan!" : crafting happy citizens in Soviet children's literature of the 1920s / Marina Balina -- Sew yourself Soviet : the pleasures of textile in the machine age / Emma Widdis -- Happy housewarming! : moving into Khrushchev-era apartments / Susan E. Reid -- When we were happy : remembering Soviet holidays / Albert Baiburin and Alexandra Piir -- The 'new Moscow' and the new 'happiness' : architecture as a nodal point in the Stalinist system of value / Katerina Clark -- Andrei Platonov's Happy Moscow : Tolstoi, Stalin and the Soviet self / Phillip Ross Bullock -- 'But where is your happiness, Alevtina Ivanovna?' : new debates about happiness in the Soviet films of 1956 / Julian Graffy -- Easy on the heart ; or 'Strength through joy' / Maya Turovskaya.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Happiness -- Social aspects -- Soviet Union -- History -- Congresses.
Happiness -- Political aspects -- Soviet Union -- History -- Congresses.
Utopias -- Soviet Union -- History -- Congresses.
Communism and culture -- Soviet Union -- History -- Congresses.
Social values -- Soviet Union -- History -- Congresses.
Identity (Psychology) -- Soviet Union -- History -- Congresses.
Group identity -- Soviet Union -- History -- Congresses.
Soviet Union -- Social life and customs -- Congresses.
Soviet Union -- Social conditions -- Congresses.
Soviet Union -- Intellectual life -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Balina, Marina.
Dobrenko, E. A. (Evgeni Aleksandrovich)
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9781843313106 (hbk.)
1843313103 (hbk.)
9781843318170 (e-book)

 
    
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