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Popular Theater and Society in Tsarist Russia Studies on the History of Society and Culture Victoria E. Bonnell and Lynn Hunt, Editors Popular Theater and Society in Tsarist Russia E. Anthony Swift University of California Press Berkeley . Los Angeles . London University of California Press Berkeley and Los Angeles, California University of California Press, Ltd. London, England© 2002 by the Regents of the University of California Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Swift, Eugene Anthony. Popular theater and society in Tsarist Russia / E. Anthony Swift. p. cm. —(Studies on the history of society and culture ; 44) Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN 0–520-22594-5 (cloth : alk. paper). 1. Theater—Russia—History. 2. Popular culture—Russia. I. Title. II. Series PN2721.5 .S89 2002 792’.0947—dc21 2001005087 Manufactured in the United States of America 11 10 09 08 07 06 05 04 03 02 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 The paper used in this publication is both acid-free and totally chlorinefree (TCF). It meets the minimum requirements of ANSI/NISO Z39.48– 1992 (R 1997) (Permanence of Paper). This book is dedicated to the memory of my mother, Glenda Shehee Swift This page intentionally left blank This page intentionally left blank One fears for the future of mankind. The most ominous sign is not the fact that the cook, the servant girl and lackey want the same pleasures which not long ago were the monopoly of the rich alone, but the fact that all, . . . rich and idle as well as poor and industrious , seek and demand it all as something without which life is impossible. Novoe vremia, December 1900, cited in Asa Briggs, “Towards 1900: The Nineteenth Century Faces the Future,” in The Collected Essays of Asa Briggs, vol. 2 (Brighton, 1984), 291 This page intentionally left blank This page intentionally left blank ...

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ISBN
9780520925878
Related ISBN
9780520225947
MARC Record
OCLC
52862196
Pages
364
Launched on MUSE
2014-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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