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By Alastair Renfrew,Galin Tihanov

The conventional view that the increase of Western theoretical inspiration within the Sixties and Seventies might be traced again to the Soviet Twenties, as soon as authorised in Russia and the West alike since it at once linked the educational status of latest Western thought with the highbrow weather of post-revolutionary Russia, is more and more challenged this day. With the sluggish retreat lately of idea from the excessive flooring of the Western humanities, new paintings has emerged to signify unforeseen parallels and to undermine others.

This e-book, with contributions from essentially the most noticeable experts within the box, re-examines the numerous transfers, cross-fertilisations and synergies of cultural and literary concept among Russia and the West, from the Twenties via to the current day. It focuses totally on these trends that have made the main major contribution to serious concept during the last century, and appears forward on the theoretical paradigms which are probably to form the longer term discussion among Russia and the West within the humanities.

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