Graphic Satire in the Soviet Union

Graphic Satire in the Soviet Union

In this new atmosphere of freedom, Russia’s satirical magazine Krokodil (The Crocodile) became rejuvenated. John Etty explores Soviet graphic satire through Krokodil and its political cartoons.

Author: John Etty

Publisher: Univ. Press of Mississippi

ISBN: 9781496820556

Category: Art

Page: 240

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After the death of Joseph Stalin, Soviet-era Russia experienced a flourishing artistic movement due to relaxed censorship and new economic growth. In this new atmosphere of freedom, Russia's satirical magazine Krokodil (The Crocodile) became rejuvenated. John Etty explores Soviet graphic satire through Krokodil and its political cartoons. He investigates the forms, production, consumption, and functions of Krokodil, focusing on the period from 1954 to 1964. Krokodil remained the longest-serving and most important satirical journal in the Soviet Union, unique in producing state-sanctioned graphic satirical comment on Soviet and international affairs for over seventy years. Etty's analysis of Krokodil extends and enhances our understanding of Soviet graphic satire beyond state-sponsored propaganda. For most of its life, Krokodil consisted of a sixteen-page satirical magazine comprising a range of cartoons, photographs, and verbal texts. Authored by professional and nonprofessional contributors and published by Pravda in Moscow, it produced state-sanctioned satirical comment on Soviet and international affairs from 1922 onward. Soviet citizens and scholars of the USSR recognized Krokodil as the most significant, influential source of Soviet graphic satire. Indeed, the magazine enjoyed an international reputation, and many Americans and Western Europeans, regardless of political affiliation, found the images pointed and witty. Astoundingly, the magazine outlived the USSR but until now has received little scholarly attention.
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Russian Culture in the Age of Globalization

Russian Culture in the Age of Globalization

Her research focus is on the post-Soviet right-wing intellectual milieu, the role of
the Orthodox Church in Russian politics, ... His forthcoming book Graphic Satire
in the Soviet Union: Krokodil's Political Cartoons explores the journal in relation
to ...

Author: Vlad Strukov

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317235583

Category: Social Science

Page: 318

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This book brings together scholars from across a variety of disciplines who use different methodologies to interrogate the changing nature of Russian culture in the twenty-first century. The book considers a wide range of cultural forms that have been instrumental in globalizing Russia. These include literature, art, music, film, media, the internet, sport, urban spaces, and the Russian language. The book pays special attention to the processes by which cultural producers negotiate between Russian government and global cultural capital. It focuses on the issues of canon, identity, soft power and cultural exchange. The book provides a conceptual framework for analyzing Russia as a transnational entity and its contemporary culture in the globalized world.
Categories: Social Science

Religion And Modernization In The Soviet Union

Religion And Modernization In The Soviet Union

According to the official rhetoric, as the Soviet Union draws closer to the ultimate
communist society, defects in the ... An observation once made about political
cartooning in the USA--"Graphic satire is a kind of journalistic totem pole of our ...

Author: Dennis J. Dunn

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781000309577

Category: History

Page: 414

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To the surprise of many students of the Soviet Union, religion has shown itself to be a force still powerful in Soviet society. In contrast, the impact of religion in developed Western societies has declined. Dr. Dunn points out that the study of this antinomy can shed light on the entire concept of "modernization" in the U.S.S.R. The study of the
Categories: History

Devastation and Laughter

Devastation and Laughter

26 Satirical Press in the Soviet Union Except for the few exceptions mentioned in
the first part of this chapter, there were ... in Russia before the period of the New
Economic Policy (NEP, 1921–28) that followed the Civil War.27 Graphic satire ...

Author: Annie Gérin

Publisher: University of Toronto Press

ISBN: 9781487502430

Category: Art

Page: 288

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In Devastation and Laughter, Annie G?rin explores the use of satire in the visual arts, the circus, theatre, and cinema under Lenin and Stalin. G?rin traces the rise and decline of the genre and argues that the use of satire in official Soviet art and propaganda was neither marginal nor un-theorized. The author sheds light on the theoretical texts written in the 1920s and 1930s by Anatoly Lunacharsky, the Soviet Commissar of Enlightenment, and the impact his writings had on satirists. While the Avant-Garde and Socialist Realism were necessarily forward-looking and utopian, satire afforded artists the means to examine critically past and present subjects, themes, and practice. Devastation and Laughter is the first work to bring Soviet theoretical writings on the use of satire to the attention of scholars outside of Russia. By introducing important bodies of work that have largely been overlooked in the fields of art history, film and theatre history, Annie G?rin provides a nuanced and alternative reading of early Soviet art.
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Constructive Concepts

Constructive Concepts

Author: Willy Rotzler

Publisher: ABC-Verlag

ISBN: UVA:X000640780

Category: Art

Page: 299

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Soviet Literature

Soviet Literature

The process of the formation of a new national intelligentsia in the fraternal
republics of the Soviet Union has not yet been fully studied but it is ... In those
years satire was not simply a literary form favoured by certain writers with vivid
satirical gifts . ... school for any writer , for it involves the search for the exact
phrase , the study of style , composition and the " secret ” of the graphic moulding
of characters .

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015069055559

Category: Russian literature

Page:

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Categories: Russian literature

Art in the U S S R Architecture Sculpture Painting Graphic Arts Theatre Film Crafts

Art in the U  S  S  R   Architecture  Sculpture  Painting  Graphic Arts  Theatre  Film  Crafts

He endeavours to place the the building of Soviet dirigibles made it his object in
unusual , at times even fantastic purpose to convey in full the idea of the
conditions , in order to bring out in sharper boundless territory of the Soviet Union
over relief the basic significance of the cartoon ... Izvestia , the oldest Soviet
containing the best posters and cartoons of satirical magazine Krokodil , and in
the jourthe ...

Author: Charles Geoffrey Holme

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015013664647

Category: Art

Page: 137

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Painting Sculpture and Graphic Art in the U S S R

Painting  Sculpture and Graphic Art in the U S S R

Vsesoi︠u︡znoe obshchestvo kulʹturnoĭ svi︠a︡zi s zagranit︠s︡eĭ (Soviet
Union). POSTERS AND ... From the very beginning the artists resorted to satire
as a true means of giving the poster an emotional effect . A beginning was made
 ...

Author: Vsesoi︠u︡znoe obshchestvo kulʹturnoĭ svi︠a︡zi s zagranit︠s︡eĭ (Soviet Union)

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105011915829

Category: Art

Page: 154

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The Current Digest of the Soviet Press

The Current Digest of the Soviet Press

... 39 pr'5ss Industrial exhibition of free Hungary opens I:21, 39 proQ0ss;iz 300'ss
Traveling exhibit of graphic satire I:21, ... Polyana museum [Tolstoy] sov lit 5-'49
183-188 Pushkin landmarks sov lit 6-'49 190-193 Throughout Soviet Union sov ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: MINN:319510013716029

Category: Russian newspapers

Page:

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Categories: Russian newspapers

Exhibition of Soviet Graphic Arts

Exhibition of Soviet Graphic Arts

In the graphic portrait , for instance , the artists displayed a heightened interest in
the features of the contemporary man . ... Numerous works on the history of the
revolutionary struggle of the peoples of the Soviet Union were displayed there by
such ... From the very first days of war , Soviet artists came out in defence of their
country by producing war posters , leaflets and many satirical drawings known as
 ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: UIUC:30112068254041

Category: Graphic arts

Page: 54

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Categories: Graphic arts

The Death of Stalin

The Death of Stalin

The graphic novel that inspired the new Armando Iannucci movie which includes an all-star cast – Steve Buscemi, Simon Russell Beale, Jason Isaacs, Michael Palin, and Jeffrey Tambor.

Author: Fabien Nury

Publisher: Titan Comics

ISBN: 9781785863523

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 122

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The graphic novel that inspired the new Armando Iannucci movie which includes an all-star cast – Steve Buscemi, Simon Russell Beale, Jason Isaacs, Michael Palin, and Jeffrey Tambor. Fear, corruption and treachery abound in this political satire set in the aftermath of Stalin's death in the Soviet Union in 1953. When the leader of the Soviet Union, Joseph Stalin, has a stroke - the political gears begin to turn, plunging the super-state into darkness, uncertainty and near civil war. The struggle for supreme power will determine the fate of the nation and of the world. And it all really happened. A darkly comic tale about the power vacuum left behind by Stalin's death. p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Calibri} p.p2 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Calibri; min-height: 14.0px}
Categories: Comics & Graphic Novels

Graphic Agitation 2

Graphic Agitation 2

perestroika 23–4, 24 political discontent 81 post-Soviet Europe 106–10 post-war
188, 188 protest graphics 15–18, 15–17 Serbian ... Sinisa 158 Rolston, Adam 23
Romania 24 Rowson, Martin 83, 102 Russia 81, 106, 107, 111 Rwanda 189 S
Saalfield, Catherine23 Saatchi ... 127–8, 180, 180–3, 182 political satire 80–1
presidential elections 80–1, 96, 96–101 racism 222 Wietnam War 15, 16–17, 17,
120, ...

Author: Liz McQuiston

Publisher: Phaidon Incorporated Limited

ISBN: UOM:39015060115436

Category: Art

Page: 240

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This book follows on from Graphic Agitation, published by Phaidon in 1993, to look at a range of social and political graphics from the past decade. The book begins with a survey of political and social graphics in the 1990s, and looks at how, and why, the nature of protest changed in that decade. In particular it examines the impact of the 'digital age', and the profound effect new technologies have had even on non-digital media. There follows a review of protest graphics from the 1960s, '70s and '80s, providing context and featuring groundbreaking images from around the world. Reflecting the mix of agitational protest taking place today, Graphic Agitation 2 shows work by both professional designers and non-professional activists on the 'street'. It includes the latest digital media alongside more traditional graphic methods. Graphic Agitation 2 is a valuable resource for anyone with an interest in visual media, politics, and social history.
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Newsletter

Newsletter

American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies ... studies and their
proposed projects include: Walter W. Arndt (Professor of Russian Languages and
Literature, Dartmouth College): The verbal and graphic satire of Wilhelm Busch.

Author: American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015051377250

Category: Slavic countries

Page:

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Categories: Slavic countries

Federal supplement First Series

Federal supplement   First Series

See , e . g . , " Jews in American norms and values in large post - industrial
Graphic Satire and Humor , ” Catalogue of ... The logical Quarterly 93 , 111 (
1970 ) ( ethnic Soviet Union , through its state - controlled jokes told by minority
groups ...

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Publisher:

ISBN: UCAL:B4444007

Category:

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Library of Congress Publications in Print

Library of Congress Publications in Print

... Romania ( 28 ) , Singapore ( 29 ) , South Korea ( 38 ) , the Soviet Union ( 30 ) ,
Sudan ( 44 ) , Uganda ( 40 ) , Uruguay ( 41 ) ... political commentary held in the
world ' s largest collection of graphic satire , caricatures , cartoons , and
allegories .

Author: Library of Congress

Publisher:

ISBN: UCAL:B4598943

Category: Government publications

Page:

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Categories: Government publications

Monographic Series

Monographic Series

Author: Library of Congress

Publisher:

ISBN: WISC:89103109245

Category: Monographic series

Page:

View: 140

Categories: Monographic series

From Realism to the Silver Age

From Realism to the Silver Age

This volume of thirteen essays presents rigorous new research by western and Russian scholars on Russian art of the nienteenth and early-twentieth centuries.

Author: Rosalind Polly Blakesley

Publisher: Northern Illinois University Press

ISBN: 0875807038

Category: Art

Page: 226

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This volume of 13 essays presents rigorous new research by western and Russian scholars on Russian art of the 19th and early-20th centuries. Over More than three decades after the publication of Elizabeth Valkenier's pioneering monograph, Russian Realist Art, this impressive collection showcases the latest methodology and subjects of inquiry, expanding the parameters of what has become an area of enormous intellectual and popular appeal. Major artists including Ilia Repin, Valentin Serov, and Wassily Kandinsky are considered afresh, as are the Peredvizhnik and Mir iskusstva movements and the Abramtsevo community. The book also breaks new ground to embrace subjects such as Russian graphic satire and children's book illustration, as well as stimulating aspects of patronage and display. Collectively, the essays include a range of approaches, from close textual readings to institutional critique. They also develop major themes inspired by Valkenier's work, among them: the emergence and evolution of cultural institutions, the development of aesthetic discourse and artistic terminology, debates between the Academy of Arts and its challengers, art criticism and the Russian press, and the resonance of various forms of nationalism within the art world. These and other questions engage multiple disciplines--those of art history, Slavic Russian studies, and cultural history, among others--and promise to fuel a vibrant and ascendant field.
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Komiks

Komiks

This volume covers the art form's origins in religious icon-making and book illustration, and later the immensely popular lubok or woodblock print.

Author: José Alaniz

Publisher: Univ. Press of Mississippi

ISBN: 1604733675

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 280

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José Alaniz explores the problematic publication history of komiks—an art form much-maligned as “bourgeois” mass diversion before, during, and after the collapse of the USSR— with an emphasis on the last twenty years. The book provides heretofore unavailable access to a rich artistry through unique archival research, interviews with major artists and publishers, and readings of several artists and works—many unknown in the West. The study examines the dizzying experimental comics work of the late Czarist and early revolutionary era, caricature from the satirical journal Krokodil, and the postwar series Petia Ryzhik (the “Russian Tintin”). Detailed case studies include the Perestroika-era KOM studio, the first devoted to comics in the Soviet Union; post-Soviet komiks in contemporary art; autobiography and the work of Nikolai Maslov; and women’s komiks by such artists as Lena Uzhinova, Namida and Re-I. Author José Alaniz examines issues such as anti-Americanism, censorship, the rise of consumerism, globalization (e.g., in Russian manga), the impact of the internet, and the hard-won establishment of a comics subculture in Russia. Komiks have often borne the brunt of ideological change—thriving in summers of relative freedom, freezing in hard winters of official disdain. This volume covers the art form’s origins in religious icon-making and book illustration, and later the immensely popular lubok or woodblock print. Alaniz reveals komiks’ vilification and marginalization under the Communists, the art form’s economic struggles, and its eventual internet “migration” in the post-Soviet era. This book shows, as many Russians expressed about their own experiences in the same era, that komiks never had a “normal life.”
Categories: Literary Criticism