A People Passing Rude
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Notes on contributors

  1.  By Way of Introduction: British Reception, Perception and Recognition of Russian Culture

Anthony Cross

  2.  Byron, Don Juan, and Russia

Peter Cochran

  3.  William Henry Leeds and Early British Responses to Russian Literature

Anthony Cross

  4.  Russian Icons through British Eyes, c. 1830-1930

Richard Marks

  5.  The Crystal Palace Exhibition and Britain’s Encounter with Russia

Scott Ruby

  6.  An ‘Extraordinary Engagement’: A Russian Opera Company in Victorian Britain

Tamsin Alexander

  7.  Russian Folk Tales for English Readers: Two Personalities and Two Strategies in British Translations of the Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries

Tatiana Bogrdanova

  8.  ‘Wilful Melancholy’ or ‘a Vigorous and Manly Optimism’?: Rosa Newmarch and the Struggle against Decadence in the British Reception of Russian Music, 1897-1917

Philip Ross Bullock

  9.  ‘Infantine Smudges of Paint… Infantine Rudeness of Soul’: British Reception of Russian Art at the Exhibitions of the Allied Artists’ Association, 1908-1911

Louise Hardiman

10.  Crime and Publishing: How Dostoevskii Changed the British Murder

Muireann Maguire

11.  Stephen Graham and Russian Spirituality: The Pilgrim in Search of Salvation

Michael Hughes

12.  Jane Harrison as an Interpreter of Russian Culture in the 1910s-1920s

Alexandra Smith

13.  Aleksei Remizov’s English-language Translators: New Material

Marilyn Schwinn Smith

14.  Chekhov and the Buried Life of Katherine Mansfield

Rachel Polonsky

15.  ‘A Gaul Who has Chosen Impeccable Russian as his Medium’: Ivan Bunin and the British Myth of Russia in the Early 20th Century

Svetlana Klimova

16.  Russia and Russian Culture in The Criterion, 1922-1939

Olga Ushakova

17.  ‘Racy of the Soil’: Filipp Maliavin’s London Exhibition of 1935

Nicola Kozicharow

18.  Mrs Churchill Goes to Russia: The Wartime Gift-Exchange between Britain and the Soviet Union

Claire Knight

19.  ‘Unity in Difference’: The Representation of Life in the Soviet Union through Isotype

Emma Minns

20.  ‘Sputniks and Sideboards’: Exhibiting the Soviet ‘Way of Life’ in Cold War Britain, 1961-1979

Verity Clarkson

21.  The British Reception of Russian Film, 1960-1990: The Role of Sight and Sound

Julian Graffy