Moscow: A Cultural History

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Oxford University Press, 2006 - History - 268 pages
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Caroline Brooke explores the way in which Moscow has reinvented itself over the years and the fascination it has exerted over the many writers, artists, and composers who made the city their home.
  

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Contents

The Kremlin i
1
Red Square
33
Zhukovs Statue
49
Hotel Moscow
55
Symbols of Revolution
71
Afcw Economic Policy
77
Red MoscowCity of Soviets and Since
79
Sergei Yesenin
127
Marina Tsvetaeva
139
City of Theatres and Music
145
City of Rich and Poor
183
City of Utopias and Slums 2 15
215
City of Palaces and Monasteries
237
Further Reading
253
Index of Literary Historical Names
259
THX of Places dr Landmarks
265

Boris Pasternak
133

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About the author (2006)

Caroline Brooke is at Queen Mary, University of London.

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