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Samizdat, tamizdat, and beyond : transnational media during and after socialism

Author: Friederike Kind-Kovács; Jessie Labov
Publisher: New York : Berghahn Books, 2015. ©2013
Series: Studies in contemporary European history, 13.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In many ways what is identified today as "cultural globalization" in Eastern Europe has its roots in the Cold War phenomena of samizdat ("do-it-yourself" underground publishing) and tamizdat (publishing abroad). This volume offers a new understanding of how information flowed between East and West during the Cold War, as well as the much broader circulation of cultural products instigated and sustained by these  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Samizdat, tamizdat, and beyond.
New York : Berghahn Books, 2013
(DLC) 2012001692
(OCoLC)775664097
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Friederike Kind-Kovács; Jessie Labov
ISBN: 9780857455864 0857455869 1299777341 9781299777347 0857455850 9780857455857
OCLC Number: 911190674
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 366 pages).
Contents: Introduction --
Producing and circulating samizdat/tamizdat before 1989. Ardis facsimile and reprint editions: giving back Russian literature / Ann Komaromi --
The Baltic connection: transnational samizdat networks between émigrés in Sweden and the democratic opposition in Poland / Lars Fredrik Stöcker --
Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty as the "echo chamber" of tamizdat / Friederike Kind-Kovács --
Contact beyond borders and historical problems: kultura, Russian emigration and the Polish opposition / Karolina Ziolo-Puzuk --
Diffusing non-conformist ideas through samizdat/tamizdat before 1989. "Free conversations in an occupied country": cultural transfer, social networking and political dissent in Romanian tamizdat / Cristina Petrescu --
The danger of over-interpreting dissident writing in the West: Communist terror in Czechoslovakia, 1948-1968 / Muriel Blaive --
Renaissance or reconstruction? intellectual transfer of civil society discourses between Eastern and Western Europe / Agnes Arndt --
Transforming modes and practices of alternative culture. The bards of Magnitizdat: an aesthetic political history of Russian underground recordings / Brian A. Horne --
Writing about apparently non-existent art: the tamizdat journal A-Ja and Russian unofficial arts in the 1970s-1980s / Valentina Parisi --
"Video knows no borders": samizdat television and the unofficial public sphere in "normalized" Czechoslovakia / Alice Lovejoy --
Moving from samizdat/tamizdat to alternative media today. Postprintium? digital literary samizdat on the Russian Internet / Henrike Schmidt --
Independent media, transnational borders, and networks of resistance: collaborative art radio between Belgrade (Radio B92) and Vienna (ORF) / Daniel Gilfillan --
"From wallpapers to blogs": samizdat and Internet in China / Martin Hala --
Reflections on the revolutions in Europe: lessons for the Middle East and the Arab Spring / Barbara J. Falk.
Series Title: Studies in contemporary European history, 13.
Other Titles: Samizdat, tamizdat & beyond
Responsibility: edited by Friederike Kind-Kovács and Jessie Labov.

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In many ways what is identified today as "cultural globalization" in Eastern Europe has its roots in the Cold War phenomena of samizdat ("do-it-yourself" underground publishing) and tamizdat  Read more...

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"The volume displays in exemplary fashion the entire spectrum of this dissident world; it would be great to see such well structured edited volumes like this one more often." * Archiv fur Read more...

 
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