Download e-book for iPad: Visions of a New Land: Soviet Film from the Revolution to by Professor Emma Widdis

By Professor Emma Widdis

ISBN-10: 0300092911

ISBN-13: 9780300092912

ISBN-10: 0300194692

ISBN-13: 9780300194692

In 1917 the Bolsheviks proclaimed an international remade. the duty of the recent regime, and of the media that served it, used to be to reshape the outdated international in progressive shape, to rework the big, "ungraspable" house of the Russian Empire into the mapped territory of the Soviet Union. this article exhibits how Soviet cinema inspired renowned help for nation projects within the years among the Revolution and global struggle II, assisting to create a brand new Russian identification and territory - an "imaginary geography" of Sovietness. Drawing on an enormous diversity of little-known texts, Emma Widdis bargains a cultural historical past of the early Soviet interval. specifically, she indicates how motion pictures projected the recent Soviet map directly to the nice shared display of the preferred imagination.

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