In this monumental work, Laurence Senelick and Sergei Ostrovsky offer a panoramic history of Soviet theater from the Bolshevik Revolution to the eventual collapse of the USSR. Making use of more than eighty yearsa worth of archival documentation, the authors celebrate in words and pictures a vital, living art form that remained innovative and exciting, growing, adapting, and flourishing despite harsh, often illogical pressures inflicted upon its creators by a totalitarian government. It is the first comprehensive analysis of the subject ever to be published in the English language.Why, in the house there hangs a proof Of progress: an electric meter. Three kilowatts, I have to state, Make the icon lamp now out of date. Like an electro- diamond gleaming, Duna#39;ka winks with her left eye. It would drive you madly dreaming, anbsp;...
|Title||:||The Soviet Theater|
|Author||:||Laurence Senelick, Sergei Ostrovsky|
|Publisher||:||Yale University Press - 2014-06-24|