Castration and the Heavenly Kingdom
A Russian Folktale 1st New edition
By (author) Laura Engelstein
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Castration and the Heavenly Kingdom by Laura Engelstein
Book DescriptionRealizing that some prejudices have changed little over the centuries, Engelstein cautions that "we must not cast the shadow of our own distress on the story of the Skoptsy. Their physical suffering was something they willingly embraced".
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780801488795
(222mm x 143mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Cornell University Press
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Publish Date: 14-Nov-2003
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Laura Engelstein
Slavophile Empire, Paperback (October 2009)
Engelstein asks how Russia's identity came to be defined in terms of an consensus opposed to Western-style liberalism, examining debates on religion and secularism, the role of culture and the law, and the status of the empire's ethnic peripheries.
Self and Story in Russian History, Paperback (October 2000)
Russians have often been characterized as people with souls rather than selves. Self and Story in Russian History challenges the portrayal of the Russian character as selfless, self-effacing, or self-torturing by exploring the texts through which...
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