Socialist Fun: Youth, Consumption, and State-Sponsored by Gleb Tsipursky PDF

By Gleb Tsipursky

ISBN-10: 0822963965

ISBN-13: 9780822963967

Most narratives depict Soviet chilly struggle cultural actions and adolescence teams as drab and dreary, militant and politicized. during this examine Gleb Tsipursky demanding situations those stereotypes in a revealing portrayal of Soviet formative years and state-sponsored renowned culture.

            the first neighborhood venues for Soviet tradition have been the tens of hundreds of thousands of klubs the place children stumbled on leisure, relaxation, social existence, and romance. right here activities, dance, movie, theater, song, lectures, and political conferences grew to become cars to disseminate a socialist model of modernity. The Soviet lifestyle used to be dutifully provided and perceived because the so much innovative and complex, in an try to stave off Western impacts. In impression, socialist enjoyable grew to become very severe enterprise. As Tsipursky indicates, despite the fact that, Western tradition did infiltrate those actions, fairly at neighborhood degrees, the place contributors and organizers deceptively cloaked their choices to attract their very own audiences. hence, Soviet modernity advanced as a fancy and multivalent ideological device.

            Tsipursky presents a clean and unique exam of the Kremlin’s paramount attempt to form younger lives, intake, pop culture, and to construct an emotional community—all opposed to the backdrop of chilly battle struggles to win hearts and minds either at domestic and abroad.

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