Queer(ing) Russian Art: Realism, Revolution, Performance (Myths and Taboos in Russian Culture) (Hardcover)

Queer(ing) Russian Art: Realism, Revolution, Performance (Myths and Taboos in Russian Culture) By Brian James Baer (Editor), Yevgeniy Fiks (Editor) Cover Image
By Brian James Baer (Editor), Yevgeniy Fiks (Editor)
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Standing at the intersection of Visual Studies and Queer Studies, the volume Queer(ing) Russian Art: Realism, Revolution, Performance exposes and explores the queer imagery and sensibilities in works of visual art in pre-Soviet, Soviet and post-Soviet contexts and beneath the surface of conventional histories of Russian art.

About the Author


Brian James Baer is Professor of Russian and Translation Studies at Kent State University. Founding editor of the journal Translation and Interpreting Studies and co-editor of the Bloomsbury book series "Literatures, Cultures, Translation," his publications include the monographs Other Russias: Homosexuality and the Crisis of Post-Soviet Identity and Queer Theory and Translation Studies: Language, Politics, Desire, as well as the collected volumes Translation in Russian Contexts, with Susanna Witt, and Queering Translation, Translating the Queer, with Klaus Kaindl. Yevgeniy Fiks is a Moscow-born New York-based artist, author, and organizer of art exhibitions. Yevgeniy has produced many projects on the subject of the Post-Soviet dialog in the West. Fiks' books include Moscow (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2013), Soviet Moscow's Yiddish-Gay Dictionary (Cicada Press, 2016), and Mother Tongue (Pleshka Presse, 2018).
Product Details
ISBN: 9798887192512
Publisher: Academic Studies Press
Publication Date: September 12th, 2023
Pages: 402
Language: English
Series: Myths and Taboos in Russian Culture