The question of national identity has long been a vexing one in Russia, and is particularly pertinent in the post-Soviet period. Designed for students of Russian literature, culture and history, this collection of essays explores aspects of national identity in Russian culture from medieval times to the present.
"All the Russias ... '? / Simon Franklin and Emma Widdis Russia in time / Simon Franklin Russia as space / Emma Widdis 'Us' : Russians on Russianness / Hubertus F. Jahn 'Them' : Russians on foreigners / Anthony Cross Identity and religion / Simon Franklin Music of the soul? / Marina Frolova-Walker Identity in language? / Boris Gasparov Byt : identity and everyday life / Catriona Kelly Monuments and identity / Lindsey Hughes 'Pushkin' and identity / Stephanie Sandler.