The Resource Peasant icons : representations of rural people in late nineteenth century Russia, Cathy A. Frierson

Peasant icons : representations of rural people in late nineteenth century Russia, Cathy A. Frierson

Label
Peasant icons : representations of rural people in late nineteenth century Russia
Title
Peasant icons
Title remainder
representations of rural people in late nineteenth century Russia
Statement of responsibility
Cathy A. Frierson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the thirty years after Russian peasants were emancipated in 1861, they became a major focus of Russian intellectual life. This text is the first to examine the revealing images of the newly-freed peasant created by Russian writers, scholars, journalists, and government officials during the first three decades of the post-Emancipation period, as the identity and fate of the Russian peasant became an integral component in the future of Russian envisioned by liberal reformers and conservatives alike. Frierson introduces students to the stereotypes created by Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, and other intellectuals seeking to understand village life, from he likable Narod, the simple man of the simple foll, to the exploitative cloak, the village strongman, to the conflicting images of the Russian peasant woman, or Baba, as, alternately, a rural Eve, a virago, or a victim. Researching the elements of social life in rural Russia, including rural concepts of justice, the potential for exploitation in the villages, and the break-up of patriarchal households, Frierson sheds light on the fundamental concepts of the peasantry that influenced not only the way educated Russians of the late nineteenth century approached their rural compatriots, but also the filters through which students and scholars examine the rural culture of late IMperial Russia a century later
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Frierson, Cathy A
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
DK222
LC item number
.F73 1993
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Russia
  • Russia
  • Russland
  • Russie
  • Russland
  • Peasants
  • Peasants in literature
  • Peasants
  • Stereotypes (Social psychology)
  • Beeldvorming
  • Plattelandsbevolking
  • Peasants in literature
  • Peasants
  • Peasants
  • Stereotypes (Social psychology)
  • Plattelandsbevolking
  • Beeldvorming
  • Bauer
  • Fremdbild
  • Intellektueller
  • Paysannerie
  • Paysannerie
  • Paysannerie
  • Paysannerie dans la littérature russe
  • Bauer
  • Fremdbild
  • Intellektueller
Label
Peasant icons : representations of rural people in late nineteenth century Russia, Cathy A. Frierson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 227-237) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The 1860s : setting the stage -- Narod : passive, benighted, and simple -- The peasant as judge -- The peasant as rational man of the land -- The communal peasant -- The gray peasant : unadorned and besieged -- Kulak : the village strongman -- Baba : the peasant woman--Virago, Eve, or victim? -- Conclusion
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 248 pages
Isbn
9780195072938
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Lccn
92007783
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)25674792
  • (OCoLC)ocm25674792
Label
Peasant icons : representations of rural people in late nineteenth century Russia, Cathy A. Frierson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 227-237) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The 1860s : setting the stage -- Narod : passive, benighted, and simple -- The peasant as judge -- The peasant as rational man of the land -- The communal peasant -- The gray peasant : unadorned and besieged -- Kulak : the village strongman -- Baba : the peasant woman--Virago, Eve, or victim? -- Conclusion
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 248 pages
Isbn
9780195072938
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Lccn
92007783
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)25674792
  • (OCoLC)ocm25674792

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