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

Contributor(s): Balina, Marina | Dobrenko, E. A. (Evgeni�i Aleksandrovich).
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Anthem series on Russian, East European and Eurasian studies: Publisher: London ; New York : Anthem Press, 2009Description: 1 online resource (xxiv, 307 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9781843318170 (electronic bk.); 1843318172 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Soviet Union -- Social life and customs -- Congresses | Soviet Union -- Social conditions -- Congresses | Soviet Union -- Intellectual life -- Congresses | 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 | HISTORY | Gl�uck | Sowjetunion | GeschichteGenre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung. | Electronic books.DDC classification: 947.084 Online resources: EBSCOhost
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.
Summary: 'Petrified Utopia' redresses the lack of scholarship on the issue of the pursuit of collective happiness in Soviet culture, and presents a collection of essays that discuss different manifestations of happiness in literature and visual culture.
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"This project originated from the conference 'Happiness Soviet style' in May of 2006, which took place at the University of Nottingham"--P. ix.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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.

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'Petrified Utopia' redresses the lack of scholarship on the issue of the pursuit of collective happiness in Soviet culture, and presents a collection of essays that discuss different manifestations of happiness in literature and visual culture.

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