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By Milla Fedorova

Yankees in Petrograd, Bosheviks in New York examines the parable of the United States because the different global for the time being of transition from the Russian to the Soviet model. the cloth on which Milla Fedorova bases her learn includes a curious phenomenon of the waning 19th and early 20th centuries—pilgrimages to the US through famous Russian writers who then created travelogues. The writers’ missions often consisted of 2 elements: the actual trip, which lots of the writers regarded as ideologically major, and the literary fruit of the pilgrimages. before, the yankee travelogue has no longer been famous and studied as a selected form of narration with its personal canons. Arguing that the first cultural version for Russian writers’ trip to the United States is Dante’s descent into Hell, Federova eventually unearths how the USA is represented because the kingdom of “dead souls” the place gadgets and machines have exchanged locations with humans, the place kin among the residing and the useless are inverted.

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By Milla Fedorova

Yankees in Petrograd, Bosheviks in New York examines the parable of the United States because the different global for the time being of transition from the Russian to the Soviet model. the cloth on which Milla Fedorova bases her learn includes a curious phenomenon of the waning 19th and early 20th centuries—pilgrimages to the US through famous Russian writers who then created travelogues. The writers’ missions often consisted of 2 elements: the actual trip, which lots of the writers regarded as ideologically major, and the literary fruit of the pilgrimages. before, the yankee travelogue has no longer been famous and studied as a selected form of narration with its personal canons. Arguing that the first cultural version for Russian writers’ trip to the United States is Dante’s descent into Hell, Federova eventually unearths how the USA is represented because the kingdom of “dead souls” the place gadgets and machines have exchanged locations with humans, the place kin among the residing and the useless are inverted.

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