Socialist Senses

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Socialist Senses

Film, Feeling, and the Soviet Subject, 1917–1940
Emma Widdis
Distribution: World
Publication date: 9/11/2017
Format: cloth 418 pages, 7 color illus., 50 b&w illus.
6 x 9
ISBN: 978-0-253-02633-0
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Emma Widdis is Reader in Russian Studies at the University of Cambridge and a Fellow of Trinity College. She is author of Visions of a New Land: Soviet Cinema from the Revolution to the Second World War and Alexander Medvedkin, and editor (with Simon Franklin) of National Identity in Russian Culture.

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"Outstanding and important scholarship that unites many important topics with new insights and original analysis. . . . nobody has tried to think about Soviet film within this theoretical frame." —Oksana Bulgakowa, author of Sergei Eisenstein: A Biography

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Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgements
Note on Translation and Transliteration
Introduction: Feeling Soviet
1. Avant-Garde Sensations
2. Material Sensations
3. Textile Sensations
4. Socialist Sensations
5. Primitive Sensations
6. Modern Sensations
7. Socialist Feelings
8. Socialist Transformations
9. Socialist Pleasures
Conclusion: The Death of Sensation
Glossary of Russian Terms
Bibliography
Index