By Elizabeth Skomp,Benjamin M. Sutcliffe,Helena Goscilo

Novelist Ludmila Ulitskaya is an important cultural determine in modern Russia, garnering either literary awards and best-seller prestige. attractive with the earlier to strive against the creeping authoritarianism of the Putin period, she has turn into the most recent in a protracted line of Russian dissident authors championing the values of liberalism and tolerance whereas critiquing the country. Ludmila Ulitskaya and the artwork of Tolerance is the 1st English-language e-book approximately this influential author, contextualizing her within the transferring panorama of post-Soviet society and culture.

            Drawing on interviews with Ulitskaya and assets now not available to Western students, Elizabeth A. Skomp and Benjamin M. Sutcliffe discover the moral beliefs that make Ulitskaya’s novels resonate in today’s Russia—tolerance, sincerity, and diversity—and study how she makes use of leading edge imagery to customize heritage via a spotlight on physique and kinship. this can be crucial examining for an individual attracted to modern Russian literature and society.

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