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Author McQuillen, Colleen, 1972-
Title The modernist masquerade : stylizing life, literature, and costumes in Russia / Colleen McQuillen.
Imprint Madison, Wisconsin : The University of Wisconsin Press, 2013.

Author McQuillen, Colleen, 1972-
Subject Russian literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Russian literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Modernism (Literature) -- Russia.
Masquerades -- Russia.
Masquerades in literature.
Description 1 online resource
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents Contents -- List of Illustrations -- Acknowledgments -- A Note on Transliteration and Abbreviations -- Introduction: Masquerades in Russian History and Culture -- Part I: Imitation and Stylization -- 1. The Travestied Masquerade: Aesthetics, Ethics, and Demonism -- 2. The Political Masquerade: Impersonation, National Identity, and Power -- 3. The Gender Masquerade: Constructions of Feminine Identity -- Part II: Costume Design and Theatricality -- 4. Figurative Costumes: Metaphors in Text and Textile
5. Character Costumes: Cultural Memory and the Philological Masquerade 6. Avant-Garde Costumes: Estranging Practices of Masquerade -- 7. Revealing Costumes: Bared Bodies on Stage -- Conclusion: The Early Soviet Masquerade -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
ISBN 9780299296131 (electronic bk.)
029929613X (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 864900352
Additional Format Print version: McQuillen, Colleen, 1972- Modernist masquerade 9780299296148 (DLC) 2013015052 (OCoLC)842316379.