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Canadian Slavonic Papers

Revue canadienne des slavistes

An Interdisciplinary Journal
Devoted to Central and Eastern Europe

Volume 56 • Nos. 1-2 • Mar.-June / mars-juin 2014

John Dingley 1

Gary H. Toops (1954–2013)





ARTICLES [abstracts]

Serhy Yekelchyk 3 Thinking Through Ukrainian Cinema
Larysa Briukhovets'ka 7 On the Ukrainian Cinematic Tradition, the Dovzhenko Film Studio, and Ivan Mykolaichuk
Elena V. Baraban  17 Filming a Stalinist War Epic in Ukraine: Ihor Savchenko’s The Third Strike
Vitaly Chernetsky 43 The Pleasures and Problems of Leonid Osyka’s Zakhar Berkut: Poetic Cinema and Its Limits
Joshua J. First 57 Dovzhenko Studio in the 1960s: Between the Politics of the Auteur and the Politics of Nationality
Mayhill Fowler 83 A Cesspool of Intrigue: Les' Kurbas, Oleksandr Dovzhenko, and the Film Industry in 1920s Soviet Ukraine
Volha Isakava 101 Of Monsters and Men: Horror Film in Belarus, Ukraine, and Russia
Olga Pressitch 119 Language, Class, and Nation in a Soviet Ukrainian Blockbuster Comedy: Chasing Two Hares (1961)
Maryna Romanets 135 History, Politics, and the Cartography of Sexed Bodies in Iurii Illienko’s A Prayer for Hetman Mazepa


Heather Bailey 155 Victoria Frede. Doubt, Atheism, and the Nineteenth-Century Russian Intelligentsia.

Paweł Wojtas 156

George Gasyna. Polish, Hybrid, and Otherwise: Exilic Discourse in Joseph Conrad and Witold Gombrowicz.

Elena V. Baraban 157 Olga Kucherenko. Little Soldiers: How Soviet Children Went to War, 1941–1945.
Anna M. Cienciala 159

Alexander Etkind, Rory Finnin, Uilleam Blacker, Julie Fedor, Simon Lewis, Maria Mälksoo, Matilda Mroz. Remembering Katyn.

Leslie O’Bell 161 Alyssa Dinega Gillespie, ed. Taboo Pushkin: Topics, Texts, Interpretations.
Stanislav J. Kirschbaum 163 Emília Hrabovec. Slovensko a Sväta stolica 1918–1927 vo svetle vatikánskych prameňov (Slovakia and the Holy See 1918–1927 in the Light of Vatican Archives).
Alison Rowley 164 Anne Konrad. Red Quarter Moon: A Search for Family in the Shadow of Stalin.
Robert Lagerberg 166 Werner Lehfeldt. Akzent und Betonung im Russischen: 2., verbesserte und erweiterte Auflage.
Inessa Medzhibovskaya 168 Rick McPeak and Donna Tussing Orwin, eds. Tolstoy on War. Narrative Art and Historical Truth in War and Peace.
Mykola Polyuha 169 Larissa M. L. Zaleska Onyshkevych, ed. An Anthology of Modern Ukrainian Drama.
J. Douglas Clayton 171 Joe Peschio. The Poetics of Impudence and Intimacy in the Age of Pushkin.
Robert Niebuhr 172 James Pettifer. The Kosova Liberation Army: Underground War to Balkan Insurgency, 1948–2001.
Simeon Mitropolitski 173 Maria Popova. Politicized Justice in Emerging Democracies. A Study of Courts in Russia and Ukraine.
Marat Grinberg 174 Julia Titus, ed. The Meek One. A Fantastic Story. Fyodor Dostoevsky. An Annotated Russian Reader.
Christopher Gilley 176 Mykola Soroka. Faces of Displacement: The Writings of Volodymyr Vynnychenko.
Adrianne K. Jacobs 177 Natalya Chernyshova. Soviet Consumer Culture in the Brezhnev Era.
Marc Jansen 179 Alexander Etkind. Warped Mourning: Stories of the Undead in the Land of the Unburied.
Seth Bernstein 180 Steven Harris. Communism on Tomorrow Street: Mass Housing and Everyday Life After Stalin.
Aaron Hale-Dorrell 182 Robert Hornsby. Protest, Reform and Repression in Khrushchev’s Soviet Union.
Elise Kimerling Wirtschafter 183 Anna Kuxhausen. From the Womb to the Body Politic: Raising the Nation in Enlightenment Russia.
Yulia Mikhailova 185 Susanna S. Lim. China and Japan in the Russian Imagination, 1685–1922. To the End of the Orient.
Samantha Sherry 186 John MacKay. True Songs of Freedom: Uncle Tom’s Cabin in Russian Culture and Society.
N.G.O. Pereira 187 David North. In Defense of Leon Trotsky.
Annie Gérin 189 Alison Rowley. Open Letters: Russian Popular Culture and the Picture Postcard, 1880–1922.
Ronald P. Bobroff 190 Evgeny Sergeev. The Great Game, 1856–1907: Russo-British Relations in Central and East Asia.
John A. Riley 191 James Steffen. The Cinema of Sergei Parajanov.
Tara Collington 193 Liisa Steinby and Tintti Klapuri, eds. Bakhtin and his Others: (Inter)subjectivity, Chronotope and Dialogism.
Rosemarie Schade 194 Ilse Stritzke (with Bernie Stritzke). Nightmares of an East Prussian Childhood: A Memoir of the Russian Occupation.
Marina Swoboda 196 Steven A. Usitalo. The Invention of Mikhail Lomonosov: A Russian National Myth.
Emily B. Baran 197 Hans Werner. The Constructed Mennonite: History, Memory, and the Second World War.
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