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Title Entertaining tsarist Russia : tales, songs, plays, movies, jokes, ads, and images from Russian urban life, 1779-1917 / edited by James von Geldern and Louise McReynolds
Published Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©1998

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Description 1 online resource (xxvii, 394 pages) : illustrations
Series Indiana-Michigan series in Russian and East European studies
Indiana-Michigan series in Russian and East European studies.
ACLS Humanities E-Book
Contents Part I: The Heyday of Absolutism, Late Eighteenth Century-1825 -- Anecdotes about Balakirev (Traditional Tales) -- Vasily Berezaisky, Tales of the Ancient Poshekhonians (1798) -- Teller of Old Moscow Tales, The Merry Old Fellow (1790) -- Martin Zadek, The Ancient and Modern Divinatory Oracle (1821) -- Guak, or Unbounded Devotion: A Knightly Tale (18th century) -- The Tale of Vanka Kain (1815) -- A. A. Shakhovskoi, The New Sterne (1805) -- "Traditional Songs" (Late 18th century)* -- Part II: Commerce Asserts Its Mediating Presence, 1825-1860 -- Nikolai Polevoi, Ermak Timofeich (1845) -- Pavel Grigoriev, Jr., Filatka and Miroshka the Rivals (1833) -- Faddei Bulgarin, Ivan Vyzhigin (1829) -- Petr Ershov, The Little Humpbacked Horse (1834) -- Aleksandra Ishimova, The History of Russia Told for Children (1838) -- Nikolai Zriakhov, The Battle of the Russians with the Kabardinians (1842) -- Etiquette Manuals (1849-1911) -- Street Types, Illustrations by M. Pikki and K. Richau (1860) -- Aleksei Lvov, God Save the Tsar (1833)* -- Evgeny Grebenka, Dark Eyes (1843)* -- N. Sokolov, The Great Moscow Fire (1850)* -- Aleksandr Ammosov and O. Kh. Agrenova-Slavianskaia, Elegy (Khas-Bulat) (1858)* -- Part III: Great Reforms and the Expansion of Civic Space, 1861-1881 -- Balagan Advertisements, Malafeev Theater (1883) -- Vsevolod Krestovsky, The Slums of Petersburg (1864) -- How the Russian Gave It Hot to a German (1869) -- Fedor Ivanich Kuz'ma, Oh Those Yaroslavites, What a Fine Folk! (1868) -- The Slums of the Female Heart (1870) -- Vasily Nemirovich-Danchenko, Correspondence from the Russo-Turkish War (1876-77) -- M. Evstigneev, War Stories from the Present-Day War with the Turks (1879) -- L. A. Tikhomirov, Where Is It Better? (1873) -- A Flask of Hooch (1882) -- Gypsy Romances* -- Part IV: Political Stagnation vs. Rapid Industrialization, 1882-1905 -- B. S. Borisov and V. A. Kriger, Scenes from a Third-Class Car (recorded circa 1910)* -- M. L. Lentovsky, Sarah Bernhardt (1891) -- V. P. Valentinov, The Queen of Diamonds (1908-1910) -- Anecdotes (1840-1917) -- Moscow Court Reporting, The Moscow Sheet (Early 1880's) -- Aleksei Pazukhin, The Terrible Wedding Night (1883) -- The Terrible Bandit Churkin (1885) -- N. A. Leikin, Where the Oranges Ripen (1892) -- I. I. Miasnitsky, Messrs. Businessmen (1890's) -- The Diary of Maria Bashkirtseva (1889) -- V. M. Doroshevich, Ivanov Pavel (1901) -- Maxim Gorky, Song of The Stormy Petrel (1901) -- M. D. Klefortov, Light-Fingered Sonya (1903) -- Revolutionary Songs (Late 19th Century)* -- Part V: The Eruption of Commercial Culture in the Interrevolutionary Years, 1906-1917 -- Vaudeville Skits (1905-1910)* -- Why Was I Born into This World? Tobolsk Prison Song (1908)* -- K[onstantin] R[omanov], The Poor Fellow Died (circa 1910)* -- Marusia Poisoned Herself (1915)* -- Olga Gridina, Russian Sob Sister (1910) -- Al. Aleksandrovsky, How the Lasses Burned a Lad in the Stove (1911) -- V. I. Kryzhanovskaia, The Wrath of God (1909) -- Lidiia Charskaia, The Little Siberian Girl (Sibirochka) (1910) -- M. N. Volkonsky, The African Princess (Vampuka) (1907) -- N. N. Breshko-Breshkovsky, Gladiators of Our Times (1909) -- Mikhail Artsybashev, Sanin (1908) -- Anastasia Verbitskaia, The Keys to Happiness (1913) -- Count Amori, The Vanquished (1912) -- Petr Chardynin, Do You Remember? (1915)* -- E. A. Nagrodskaia, The Wrath of Dionysus (1910) -- Count Amori, The Countess-Actress (1916) -- Nat Pinkerton, King of Detectives, The Bloody Talisman (1915) -- The Headlands of Manchuria (1906-1908)* -- The Heroic Feat of the Don Cossack Kuzma Firsovich Kriuchkov (1914) -- Sergei Sokolsky, Jackals (1916) -- V. V. Ramazanov, Rasputin's Nighttime Orgies (1917)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes English
In ACLS Humanities E-Book.
Subject Popular culture -- Russia
Russian literature -- 18th century.
Russian literature -- 19th century.
Civilization.
Popular culture.
Russian literature.
Regions & Countries - Europe.
History & Archaeology.
Russia & Former Soviet Republics.
Russia -- Civilization -- 18th century.
Russia -- Civilization -- 1801-1917.
Russia.
Form Electronic book
Author Von Geldern, James
McReynolds, Louise, 1952-
American Council of Learned Societies.
LC no. 97052597
ISBN 0253211956
9780253211958
0253334071
9780253334077
9780253334091
0253334098