Reviews

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)

Author: 
Orest T. Martynowych
Reviewer: 
Jennifer Boivin

Boivin on Martynowych, 'The Showman and the Ukrainian Cause: Folk Dance, Film, and the Life of Vasile Avramenko'

Orest T. Martynowych. The Showman and the Ukrainian Cause: Folk Dance, Film, and the Life of Vasile Avramenko. Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 2014. 240 pp. $31.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-88755-768-2.

Reviewed by Jennifer Boivin (University of Sudbury) Published on H-SHERA (September, 2018) Commissioned by Hanna Chuchvaha (Independent scholar)

Author: 
Michael Tymkiw
Reviewer: 
Maria Silina

Silina on Tymkiw, 'Nazi Exhibition Design and Modernism'

Michael Tymkiw. Nazi Exhibition Design and Modernism. Minneapolis: University Of Minnesota Press, 2018. 320 pp. $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5179-0057-1.

Reviewed by Maria Silina (Université du Québec à Montréal / Research Institute for Theory and History of Fine Arts, Russian Academy of Arts, Moscow, Russia) Published on H-SHERA (September, 2018) Commissioned by Hanna Chuchvaha (Independent scholar)

Author: 
J. Gordon Melton, Alysa Hornick
Reviewer: 
Svitlana Krys

Krys on Melton and Hornick, 'The Vampire in Folklore, History, Literature, Film and Television: A Comprehensive Bibliography'

J. Gordon Melton, Alysa Hornick. The Vampire in Folklore, History, Literature, Film and Television: A Comprehensive Bibliography. Jefferson: McFarland, 2015. 388 pp. $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7864-9936-6.

Reviewed by Svitlana Krys (MacEwan University) Published on H-SHERA (July, 2018) Commissioned by Hanna Chuchvaha (Independent scholar)

Author: 
Amy Bryzgel
Reviewer: 
Anja Foerschner

Foerschner on Bryzgel, 'Performance Art in Eastern Europe since 1960'

Amy Bryzgel. Performance Art in Eastern Europe since 1960. Rethinking Art's Histories Series. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2017. Illustrations. 384 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-78499-422-8; $115.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78499-421-1.

Reviewed by Anja Foerschner (The Getty Research Institute) Published on H-SHERA (June, 2018) Commissioned by Hanna Chuchvaha (Independent scholar)

Author: 
Andreas Schönle, Andrei Zorin, Alexei Evstratov, eds.
Reviewer: 
Allison Leigh

Leigh on Schönle and Zorin and Evstratov, 'The Europeanized Elite in Russia, 1762–1825: Public Role and Subjective Self'

Andreas Schönle, Andrei Zorin, Alexei Evstratov, eds. The Europeanized Elite in Russia, 1762–1825: Public Role and Subjective Self. DeKalb: Northern Illinois University Press, 2016. 420 pp. $45.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-87580-747-8; ISBN 978-1-60909-207-8.

Reviewed by Allison Leigh (University of Louisiana at Lafayette) Published on H-SHERA (May, 2018) Commissioned by Hanna Chuchvaha (Independent scholar)

Author: 
Melissa Edmundson, ed.
Reviewer: 
Svitlana Krys

Krys on Edmundson, 'The Gothic Tradition in Supernatural: Essays on the Television Series'

Melissa Edmundson, ed. The Gothic Tradition in Supernatural: Essays on the Television Series. Jefferson: McFarland, 2016. 204 pp. $19.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7864-9976-2.

Reviewed by Svitlana Krys (MacEwan University) Published on H-SHERA (May, 2018) Commissioned by Hanna Chuchvaha (Independent scholar)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=50450

Author: 
Robert W. Cherny
Reviewer: 
Juliette Milbach

Milbach on Cherny, 'Victor Arnautoff and the Politics of Art'

Robert W. Cherny. Victor Arnautoff and the Politics of Art. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2017. 360 pp. Illustrations. $36.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-08230-6.

Reviewed by Juliette Milbach (Research Associate at École des hautes études en sciences sociales) Published on H-SHERA (May, 2018) Commissioned by Hanna Chuchvaha (Independent scholar)

Author: 
Graham H. Roberts, ed.
Reviewer: 
Alla Myzelev

Myzelev on Roberts, 'Material Culture in Russia and the USSR Things, Values, Identities'

Graham H. Roberts, ed. Material Culture in Russia and the USSR Things, Values, Identities. New York: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2017. 280 pp. $82.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4725-8613-1.

Reviewed by Alla Myzelev (University of New York at Geneseo) Published on H-SHERA (April, 2018) Commissioned by Hanna Chuchvaha (Independent scholar)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=50703

Author: 
Charlotte Ashby
Reviewer: 
Ingrid Nordgaard

Nordgaard on Ashby, 'Modernism in Scandinavia: Art, Architecture and Design'

Charlotte Ashby. Modernism in Scandinavia: Art, Architecture and Design. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2017. 256 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4742-2430-7.

Reviewed by Ingrid Nordgaard (Yale University) Published on H-SHERA (February, 2018) Commissioned by Hanna Chuchvaha

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=51160

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