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Overkill : sex and violence in contemporary Russian popular culture / Eliot Borenstein.

Author/Creator:
Borenstein, Eliot, 1966-
Publication:
Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2008.
Format/Description:
Book
xv, 265 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Series:
Culture and society after socialism
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Other Title:
Sex and violence in contemporary Russian popular culture
Subjects:
Popular culture -- Russia (Federation).
Culture -- Social aspects -- Russia (Federation).
Sex in popular culture -- Russia (Federation).
Violence in popular culture -- Russia (Federation).
Sex in mass media.
Violence in mass media.
Popular literature -- Russia (Federation) -- History and criticism.
Post-communism -- Social aspects -- Russia (Federation).
Contents:
About that : sex and its metaphors
Stripping the nation bare : pornography as politics
Pimping the motherland : Russia bought and sold
To be continued : death and the art of serial storytelling
Women who run with the wolves
Men of action : heroic melodrama and the passion of Mad Dog
Overkill : bespredel and gratuitous violence
Conclusion : someone like Putin.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [241]-257) and index.
ISBN:
9780801445835 (cloth : alk. paper)
0801445833 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780801474033 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0801474035 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
154706642