Graphic Satire in the Soviet Union

By | 18 October 2018

Graphic Satire in the Soviet Union After The Death Of Joseph Stalin, Soviet Era Russia Experienced A Flourishing Artistic Movement Due To Relaxed Censorship And New Economic Growth In This New Atmosphere Of Freedom, Russia S Satirical Magazine Krokodil The Crocodile Became Rejuvenated John Etty Explores Soviet Graphic Satire Through Krokodil And Its Political Cartoons He Investigates The Forms, Production, Consumption, And Functions Of Krokodil, Focusing On The Period From To Krokodil Remained The Longest Serving And Most Important Satirical Journal In The Soviet Union, Unique In Producing State Sanctioned Graphic Satirical Comment On Soviet And International Affairs For Over Seventy Years Etty S Analysis Of Krokodil Extends And Enhances Our Understanding Of Soviet Graphic Satire Beyond State Sponsored PropagandaFor Most Of Its Life, Krokodil Consisted Of A Sixteen Page Satirical Magazine Comprising A Range Of Cartoons, Photographs, And Verbal Texts Authored By Professional And Nonprofessional Contributors And Published By Pravda In Moscow, It Produced State Sanctioned Satirical Comment On Soviet And International Affairs From Onward Soviet Citizens And Scholars Of The USSR Recognized Krokodil As The Most Significant, Influential Source Of Soviet Graphic Satire Indeed, The Magazine Enjoyed An International Reputation, And Many Americans And Western Europeans, Regardless Of Political Affiliation, Found The Images Pointed And Witty Astoundingly, The Magazine Outlived The USSR But Until Now Has Received Little Scholarly Attention

  • Paperback
  • 276 pages
  • 9781496821089
  • Graphic Satire in the Soviet Union
  • John Etty
  • 18 October 2018