Stalinist Cultural Politics and the Russian National Bard
Analyzes the Soviet Union's 1937 Alexander Pushkin jubilee, which commemorated the centennial anniversary of the beloved Russian poet's death. . . . Though there has been a good deal written on the Pushkin jubilee, 'Greetings, Pushkin!' is the most comprehensive study of the event to date, bringing together an impressive number of sources within the framework of Bakhtinian literary theory.