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Title Consuming Russia : popular culture, sex, and society since Gorbachev / edited by Adele Marie Baker.
Imprint Durham, [N.C.] : Duke University Press, 1999.

Subject Popular culture -- Russia (Federation)
Sex -- Russia (Federation)
Russia (Federation) -- Civilization.
Alt Name Barker, Adele Marie, 1946-
Description xiii, 473 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Rereading Russia / Adele Marie Barker -- The culture factory : theorizing the popular in the old and new Russia / Adele Marie Barker -- Public offerings : MMM and the marketing of melodrama / Eliot Borenstein -- Gagarin and the rave kids : transforming power, identity, and aesthetics in post-Soviet nightlife / Alexei Yurchak -- Between a rock and a hard place : holy Rus' and its alternatives in Russian rock music / Julia P. Friedman and Adam Weiner -- Popular children's culture in post-perestroika Russia : songs of innocence and experience revisited / Elizabeth Kristofovich Zelensky --Markets, mirrors, and mayhem : Aleksandra Marinina and the rise of the new Russian detektiv / Catharine Theimer Nepomnyashchy -- In search of an audience : the new Russian cinema of reconciliation / Susan Larsen -- There are no rules on planet Russia : post-Soviet spectator sport / Robert Edelman -- Saying "Lenin" and meaning "party" : subversion and laughter in Soviet and post-Soviet society / Anna Krylova -- Going to the dogs : pet life in the new Russia / Adele Marie Barker -- Publicly queer : representations of queer subjects and subjectivities in the absence of identity / Laurie Essig --Queer performance : "male" ballet / Tim Scholl -- Pornography in Russia / Paul W. Goldschmidt -- Body graphics : tattooing the fall of communism / Nancy Condee -- Communism as kitsch : Soviet symbols in post-Soviet society / Theresa Sabonis-Chafee -- From the toilet to the museum : memory and metamorphosis of Soviet trash / Svetlana Boym -- Paranoid graffiti at execution wall : nationalist interpretations of Russia's travail / John Bushnell -- "Christianity, antisemitism, nationalism" : Russian orthodoxy in a reborn Orthodox Russia / Judith Deutsch Kornblatt -- Suspending disbelief : "cults" and postmodernism in post-Soviet Russia / Eliot Borenstein.
ISBN 0822322811 (cloth : alk. paper)
0822323133 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC # 40305676
Table of Contents
 List of Illustrations 
Pt. IIntroduction 
 1Rereading Russia / Adele Marie Barker3
 2The Culture Factory: Theorizing the Popular in the Old and New Russia / Adele Marie Barker12
Pt. IIPopular Culture 
 3Public Offerings: MMM and the Marketing of Melodrama / Eliot Borenstein49
 4Gagarin and the Rave Kids: Transforming Power, Identity, and Aesthetics in Post-Soviet Nightlife / Alexei Yurchak76
 5Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Holy Rus' and Its Alternatives in Russian Rock Music / Julia P. Friedman, Adam Weiner110
 6Popular Children's Culture in Post-Perestroika Russia: Songs of Innocence and Experience Revisited / Elizabeth Kristofovich Zelensky138
 7Markets, Mirrors, and Mayhem: Aleksandra Marinina and the Rise of the New Russian Detektiv / Catharine Theimer Nepomnyashchy161
 8In Search of an Audience: The New Russian Cinema of Reconciliation / Susan Larsen192
 9There Are no Rules on Planet Russia: Post-Soviet Spectator Sport / Robert Edelman217
 10Saying "Lenin" and Meaning "Party": Subversion and Laughter in Soviet and Post-Soviet Society / Anna Krylova243
 11Going to the Dogs: Pet Life in the New Russia / Adele Marie Barker266
Pt. IIISexualities 
 12Publicly Queer: Representations of Queer Subjects and Subjectivities in the Absence of Identity / Laurie Essig281
 13Queer Performance: "Male" Ballet / Tim Scholl303
 14Pornography in Russia / Paul W. Goldschmidt318
Pt. IVSociety and Social Artifacts 
 15Body Graphics: Tattooing the Fall of Communism / Nancy Condee339
 16Communism as Kitsch: Soviet Symbols in Post-Soviet Society / Theresa Sabonis-Chafee362
 17From the Toilet to the Museum: Memory and Metamorphosis of Soviet Trash / Svetlana Boym383
 18Paranoid Graffiti at Execution Wall: Nationalist Interpretations of Russia's Travail / John Bushnell397
 19"Christianity, Antisemitism, Nationalism": Russian Orthodoxy in a Reborn Orthodox Russia / Judith Deutsch Kornblatt414
 20Suspending Disbelief: "Cults" and Postmodernism in Post-Soviet Russia / Eliot Borenstein437

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