Über den Autor
Mikhail N. Epstein was one of the main proponents of postmodernism in Russia and thefounder and Chair of the Laboratory of Modern Culture, Experimental Center of Creativity, Moscow. He now lives in the Unites States and teaches at Emory University. Alexander A.Genis is a Russian-American writer, literary critic, broadcaster, and the author of eight books and numerous essays covering broad subjects from Classical and Modern Russian Literary Studies to Contemporary Cultural Studies. Slobodanka M. Vladiv-Glover has widely published in Russian and English on Russian culture and teaches in the German and Slavic Studies Department at Monash University.
The last couple of decades have been decisive for Russia not only in the political sphere; the period has also seen the rise and crystallization of Russian postmodernism. The essays, manifestos, and articles gathered here investigate various manifestations of this crucial cultural trend. Russian fiction, poetry, art, and spirituality, offering