The Mitki and the art of postmodern protest in Russia

Mihailovic, Alexandar, author

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  • Creator Alexandar Mihailovic
  • Format Books
  • Publication Madison, Wisconsin : The University of Wisconsin Press, [2018] ©2018
  • Physical Details
    • xvii, 254 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 9780299314903, 0299314901
  • OCLC ocn985446862


  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-247) and index.


  • Introduction: Post modern, or The Mitki's chronicle of Russian leadership -- Glimmer twins of the Leningrad underground: the creation of Dmitri Shagin in Vladimir Shinkarev's Mitki -- "Who is this heroic man?": David Bowie and the Mitki's queering of masculinity -- Fire water: alcoholism and rehabilitation in the St. Petersburg of the Mitki -- Mosaic authorship: a coproduction of Olga and Aleksandr Florensky -- Satire, sex, and chance: the creative diary of Viktor Tikhomirov -- Conclusion: Icarus rising, or The Mitki against twenty-first-century Russia -- Appendix: Vladimir Shinkarev, "In praise of the bioler room."
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