Democracy and Myth in Russia and Eastern Europe by Alexander WöllDemocracy and Myth in Russia and Eastern Europe by Alexander Wöll

Democracy and Myth in Russia and Eastern Europe

EditorAlexander Wöll, Harald Wydra

Paperback | November 5, 2007

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Alexander Wöll teaches Slavonic Studies at the University of Regensburg, where he is working as Assistant Professor. He is the author of Doubles. Mirror-writing, stone monument and usurpation (1999) and Jakub Deml. Life and Work. A Study in Middle European Literature (2006).Harald Wydra teaches Politics at the University of Cambridge, ...
Title:Democracy and Myth in Russia and Eastern EuropeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.68 inPublished:November 5, 2007Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:041554419X

ISBN - 13:9780415544191


Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Democracy and Myth in Russia and Eastern Europe Harald Wydra  2. Mythology and the Trickster: Interpreting Communism Agnes Horvath  3. The Non-Being of Communism and Myths of Democratisation Arpad Szakolczai  4. The Power of Second Reality: Communist Myths and Representations of Democracy Harald Wydra  5. ¿Mazepa¿ as a Symbolic Figure of Ukrainian Autonomy Thomas Grob  6. Misoteutonic Myths: Lopping Noses in Hussite Nationalism and Love¿s Sweet Cure Robert Pynsent  7. The Myth of the Dialogue of Myths: Russia and Europe Walter Koschmal  8. Myths and Democratic Attitudes in Poland and Russia: An Intermedial Comparison Alexander W¿ll  9. Contested Traditions? The Democratic Uses of Three National Holidays in Contemporary Hungary Heino Nyyss¿nen  10. The Paradox of Infra-Liberalism: Towards a Genealogy of ¿Managed Democracy¿ in Putin¿s Russia Sergei Prozorov  11. Myth and Democratic Identity in Putin¿s Russia Richard Sakwa