Visual Texts, Ceremonial Texts, Texts of Exploration: Collected Articles on the Representation of Russian Monarchy (Imperial Russia)

Visual Texts, Ceremonial Texts, Texts of Exploration: Collected Articles on the Representation of Russian Monarchy (Imperial Russia)


visible Texts, Ceremonial Texts, Texts of Exploration keeps the paintings began in Russian Monarchy: illustration and Rule, which analyzed the interaction among the symbolic representations of Russian monarchs and the felony and institutional tools in their rule. The articles during this quantity research the texts that, via quite a few media, published the myths and eventualities conveying the pursuits and beliefs the monarchy sought to raise sooner than the elite of the empire and, later, the general public at huge. Russian monarchy inhabited a hugely visible tradition, comprising court docket ceremonials, parades, public festivities, and celebrations. It mobilized the humanities via portray, prints, renowned photographs (lubki), or even opera. This ebook examines that inventive tradition, targeting a number of points. elements I and II examine imagery and rite and their relation to the verbal texts that ascribed and outlined their meanings. half III info the best way texts of exploration encouraged the explorers who widened Russia’s engagement with the realm. components IV and V deal with key texts of highbrow heritage and consider the scholarly and methodological impacts on Wortman’s method of background.

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