Between Old and New: Russia's Modern Women (Amazons of the Avant-Garde)

Between Old and New: Russia's Modern Women (Amazons of the Avant-Garde)

Laura Engelstein / Feb 29, 2020

Between Old and New Russia s Modern Women Amazons of the Avant Garde Laura Engelstein takes a historic approach to defining the powerful women that dominated the Russian avant garde in late th and early th century This text traces the genealogy of the Modern Russia

  • Title: Between Old and New: Russia's Modern Women (Amazons of the Avant-Garde)
  • Author: Laura Engelstein
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  • Page: 353
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  • Laura Engelstein takes a historic approach to defining the powerful women that dominated the Russian avant garde in late 19th and early 20th century This text traces the genealogy of the Modern Russian woman from the patriarchic monarchy that became dominant in the late 16th century, to the Soviet future and hoped for equality that awaited the women artists of the RussiLaura Engelstein takes a historic approach to defining the powerful women that dominated the Russian avant garde in late 19th and early 20th century This text traces the genealogy of the Modern Russian woman from the patriarchic monarchy that became dominant in the late 16th century, to the Soviet future and hoped for equality that awaited the women artists of the Russian avant garde Taking a deeper look into the lives of Alexandra Exter, Natalia Goncharova, Liubov Popova, Olga Rozanova, Varvara Stepanova, and Nadezhda Udaltsova this essay explores their formative experiences and emphasizes the role of the arts and crafts movement in the propagation of women s artom s of the Avant Garde 1999 Excerpt Even though in these years women s professional gains were significant and their political gains few, the condition of women continued to impress contemporaries as a bellwether of the nation s cultural achievement As mid century moderates and radicals had measured social injustice by the intensity of women s oppression burdened by poverty, patriarchy, and the moral double standard so at century s end conservatives saw the nation s decline or impending doom in the measure of women s emancipation The archreactionary Duma deputy Vladimir Purishkevich 1870 1920 inveighed against jews and educated women, whose presence in public life he feared would open the floodgates to social and moral chaos.

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    About "Laura Engelstein"

      • Laura Engelstein

        Laura Engelstein is an American historian who specializes in Russian and European history She served as Henry S McNeil Professor Emerita of Russian History at Yale University and taught at Cornell University and Princeton University.


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