Wilson Center Experts

Nancy Condee

Research Grant
Kennan Institute

Russia and Eurasia
, University of Pittsburgh
Wilson Center Project(s):
Soviet Literature and Literary Politics in the 1980s
Jan 01, 1988
Aug 01, 1988

Project Summary

major tendencies in current Soviet literature from the period of the Metropol’ affair and its immediate aftermath (1979-1980) to the present. Includes a discussion of both officially published and unofficial writers, and draws upon scholarly materials, unpublished manuscripts, tape-recorded interviews and unofficial readings, stenographic materials, and videotapes collected over the last two years. Examination of works by Rejn, Petrusevskaja, Makanin, Kim, Tolstaja, Prigov, Erofeev, and Popov.