Reviews

Author: 
Giulia De Gasperi, Joseph Pivato, eds.
Reviewer: 
Sergiy Yakovenko

Yakovenko on De Gasperi and Pivato, 'Comparative Literature for the New Century'

Giulia De Gasperi, Joseph Pivato, eds. Comparative Literature for the New Century. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2018. 352 pp. $110.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7735-5449-8.

Reviewed by Sergiy Yakovenko (MacEwan University) Published on H-SHERA (June, 2019) Commissioned by Hanna Chuchvaha (University of Calgary)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=53255

Author: 
Ana Janevski, Roxana Marcoci, Ksenia Nouril, eds.
Reviewer: 
Denisa Tomkova

Tomkova on Janevski and Marcoci and Nouril, 'Art and Theory of Post-1989 Central and Eastern Europe: A Critical Anthology'

Ana Janevski, Roxana Marcoci, Ksenia Nouril, eds. Art and Theory of Post-1989 Central and Eastern Europe: A Critical Anthology. MoMA Primary Documents Series. Durham: Duke University Press, 2018. 408 pp. $40.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-63345-064-6.

Reviewed by Denisa Tomkova (University of Aberdeen) Published on H-SHERA (April, 2019) Commissioned by Hanna Chuchvaha (University of Calgary)

Author: 
Bruce Elder
Reviewer: 
Jennifer Boivin

Boivin on Elder, 'Cubism and Futurism: Spiritual Machines and the Cinematic Effect'

Bruce Elder. Cubism and Futurism: Spiritual Machines and the Cinematic Effect. Film and Media Studies Series. Waterloo: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2018. 591 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-77112-245-0.

Reviewed by Jennifer Boivin (University of Sudbury) Published on H-SHERA (April, 2019) Commissioned by Hanna Chuchvaha (University of Calgary)

Author: 
Zoltán Biedermann, Anne Gerritson, Giorgio Riello, eds.
Reviewer: 
Kyeann Sayer

Sayer on Biedermann and Gerritson and Riello, 'Global Gifts: The Material Culture of Diplomacy in Early Modern Eurasia'

Zoltán Biedermann, Anne Gerritson, Giorgio Riello, eds. Global Gifts: The Material Culture of Diplomacy in Early Modern Eurasia. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. 314 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-41550-7.

Reviewed by Kyeann Sayer (University of Hawaiʻi at Mā noa Department of History) Published on H-SHERA (March, 2019) Commissioned by Hanna Chuchvaha (University of Calgary)

Author: 
Éva Forgács
Reviewer: 
Beata Hock

Hock on Forgács, 'Hungarian Art: Confrontation and Revival in the Modern Movement'

Éva Forgács. Hungarian Art: Confrontation and Revival in the Modern Movement. Los Angeles: Dopplehouse Press, 2016. 303 pp. $32.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-9970034-1-3.

Reviewed by Beata Hock (Leibniz-Institut für Geschichte und Kultur des östlichen Europa-GWZO) Published on H-SHERA (March, 2019) Commissioned by Hanna Chuchvaha (University of Calgary)

Author: 
Angela Lampe, ed.
Reviewer: 
Victor Martinovich

Martinovich on Lampe, 'Chagall, Lissitzky, Malevich: The Russian Avant-garde in Vitebsk, 1918-1922'

Angela Lampe, ed. Chagall, Lissitzky, Malevich: The Russian Avant-garde in Vitebsk, 1918-1922. London: Prestel Publishing, 2018. Illustrations. 285 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-7913-5807-9.

Reviewed by Victor Martinovich (European Humanities University) Published on H-SHERA (March, 2019) Commissioned by Hanna Chuchvaha (University of Calgary)

Author: 
Steven Seegel
Reviewer: 
John McCannon

McCannon on Seegel, 'Map Men: Transnational Lives and Deaths of Geographers in the Making of East Central Europe'

Steven Seegel. Map Men: Transnational Lives and Deaths of Geographers in the Making of East Central Europe. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2018. xv + 346 pp. Illustrations. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-43849-8.

Reviewed by John McCannon (Southern New Hampshire University) Published on H-SHERA (February, 2019) Commissioned by Hanna Chuchvaha (University of Calgary)

Author: 
Lucile Chaufour, dir.
Reviewer: 
Elizabeth Seelye

Seelye on Chaufour, 'East Punk Memories'

Lucile Chaufour, dir. East Punk Memories. Brooklyn: Icarus Films, 2015. 51 min.

Reviewed by Elizabeth Seelye (Central Washington University) Published on H-SHERA (February, 2019) Commissioned by Hanna Chuchvaha (University of Calgary)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=53328

Author: 
Graham H. Roberts
Reviewer: 
Alla Myzelev

Myzelev on Roberts, 'Consumer Culture, Branding and Identity in the New Russia: From Five-Year Plan to 4x4'

Graham H. Roberts. Consumer Culture, Branding and Identity in the New Russia: From Five-Year Plan to 4x4. Routledge Interpretive Marketing Research Series. Abingdon: Routledge, 2016. 312 pp. $170.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-415-72240-7.

Reviewed by Alla Myzelev (University of New York at Geneseo) Published on H-SHERA (December, 2018) Commissioned by Hanna Chuchvaha (Independent scholar/Alberta College of Art + Design)

Author: 
Hannah Priest, ed.
Reviewer: 
Svitlana Krys

Krys on Priest, 'She-wolf: A Cultural History of Female Werewolves'

Hannah Priest, ed. She-wolf: A Cultural History of Female Werewolves. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2017. 231 pp. $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5261-1689-5.

Reviewed by Svitlana Krys (MacEwan University) Published on H-SHERA (November, 2018) Commissioned by Hanna Chuchvaha (Independent scholar/Alberta College of Art + Design)

Author: 
Rosalind P. Blakesley
Reviewer: 
Ludmila Piters-Hofmann

Piters-Hofmann on Blakesley, 'The Russian Canvas: Painting in Imperial Russia, 1757-1881'

Rosalind P. Blakesley. The Russian Canvas: Painting in Imperial Russia, 1757-1881. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2016. Illustrations. xiii + 365 pp. $70.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-18437-2.

Reviewed by Ludmila Piters-Hofmann (Jacobs University Bremen) Published on H-SHERA (October, 2018) Commissioned by Hanna Chuchvaha (Independent scholar/Alberta College of Art + Design)

Author: 
Stéphane Symons
Reviewer: 
Sergiy Yakovenko

Yakovenko on Symons, 'More Than Life: Georg Simmel and Walter Benjamin on Art'

Stéphane Symons. More Than Life: Georg Simmel and Walter Benjamin on Art. Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 2017. xiii + 223 pp. $99.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8101-3578-9; $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8101-3577-2.

Reviewed by Sergiy Yakovenko (MacEwan University) Published on H-SHERA (October, 2018) Commissioned by Hanna Chuchvaha (Independent scholar/Alberta College of Art + Design)

Author: 
Louise Hardiman, Nicola Kozicharow, eds.
Reviewer: 
Ingrid Nordgaard

Nordgaard on Hardiman and Kozicharow, 'Modernism and the Spiritual in Russian Art: New Perspectives'

Louise Hardiman, Nicola Kozicharow, eds. Modernism and the Spiritual in Russian Art: New Perspectives. Cambridge: Open Book Publishers, 2017. Illustrations. 447 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78374-339-1; $32.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-78374-338-4.

Reviewed by Ingrid Nordgaard (Yale University) Published on H-SHERA (October, 2018) Commissioned by Hanna Chuchvaha (Independent scholar/Alberta College of Art + Design)

Author: 
Jessica Gorter, dir.
Reviewer: 
Volha Isakava

Isakava on Gorter, 'The Red Soul'

Jessica Gorter, dir. The Red Soul. Brooklyn: Icarus Films, 2018. 90 mins. Color/B&W.

Reviewed by Volha Isakava (Central Washington Universiy) Published on H-SHERA (September, 2018) Commissioned by Hanna Chuchvaha (Independent scholar/Alberta College of Art + Design)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=52109

Author: 
Marcin Moskalewicz, Wojciech Przybylski, eds.
Reviewer: 
Denisa Tomkova

Tomkova on Moskalewicz and Przybylski, 'Understanding Central Europe'

Marcin Moskalewicz, Wojciech Przybylski, eds. Understanding Central Europe. BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies Series. New York: Routledge, 2018. 610 pp. $215.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-415-79159-5.

Reviewed by Denisa Tomkova (University of Aberdeen) Published on H-SHERA (September, 2018) Commissioned by Hanna Chuchvaha (Independent scholar/Alberta College of Art + Design)

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