- "A collection of essays by eleven scholars of Russian history, art, literature, cinema, philosophy, and theology that track key shifts in the production, circulation, and consumption of the Russian icon from Peter the Great's Enlightenment to the post-Soviet revival of the Orthodox Church"--Provided by publisher.
Table of Contents:
- Introduction / Jefferson J.A. Gatrall
- Empire of icons. Strength in numbers or unity in diversity? : compilations of miracle-working Virgin icons / Elena Boeck
- Between purity and pluralism : icon and anathema in modern Russia, 1860-1917 / Vera Shevzov
- Nicholas II and the Russian icon / Robert L. Nichols
- Curators and commissars. Anisimov and the rediscovery of old Russian icons / Shirley A. Glade
- Moments in the history of an icon collection : the National Museum in Lviv, 1905-2005 / John-Paul Himka
- How America discovered Russian icons : the Soviet loan exhibition of 1930-1932 / Wendy R. Salmond
- Intermedial icon. Polenov, Merezhkovsky, Ainalov : archeology of the Christ image / Jefferson J.A. Gatrall
- Avant-garde poets and imagined icons / Sarah Pratt
- Projections. Florensky and the binocular body / Douglas Greenfield
- Florensky and iconic dreaming /John Anthony McGuckin
- Tarkovsky and the celluloid icon / Robert Bird
- Afterword / Vera Shevzov.
- Item content: English
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- ix, 276 pages, 16 pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm.
- N8189.R9 A76 2010
- 9780271036779 (cloth, alk. paper)
027103677X (cloth, alk. paper)
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