Download PDF by Professor Emma Widdis: Visions of a New Land: Soviet Film from the Revolution to

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 the duty of the hot regime, and of the media that served it, used to be to reshape the outdated global in progressive shape, to remodel the large, "ungraspable" house of the Russian Empire into the mapped territory of the Soviet Union. this article indicates how Soviet cinema inspired well known help for country projects within the years among the Revolution and international struggle II, supporting to create a brand new Russian identification and territory - an "imaginary geography" of Sovietness. Drawing on an unlimited diversity of little-known texts, Emma Widdis bargains a cultural background of the early Soviet interval. particularly, she exhibits how movies projected the hot Soviet map directly to the good shared monitor of the preferred imagination.

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