Ekaterina Vassilieva

Articles by Ekaterina Vassilieva

Gesamtkunstwerk Putin?

In today’s Russia, can we really speak of a new official art, constructed on the model of “Gesamtkunstwerk Stalin [Total Art of Stalinism],” whose legacy was still influential at the end of the Soviet period? This is the question at issue in “Phantasie an der Macht. Literarische und politische Autorschaft im heutigen Russland [Fantasy in Power. Literary and Political Authorship in Contemporary Russia],” forthcoming in 2020 with Matthes & Seitz.

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