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“That’s not the only reason we love him”: Tchaikovskii reception in Post-Soviet Russia

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This article examines the writing and reception of Chaikovskii’s biography in Russia since 1991, arguing that there has been a constant tension between documentary approaches to the composer’s life on the one hand, and popular responses that have frequently resisted scholarly narratives on the other. After the collapse of the Soviet Union, a number of former taboos relating to Chaikovskii’s life were lifted, not least the question of his homosexuality. Accordingly, a substantial body of doc...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1017/slr.2018.10

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Wadham College
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Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Journal:
Slavic Review More from this journal
Volume:
77
Pages:
53-76
Publication date:
2018-04-23
Acceptance date:
2017-02-08
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ISSN:
0037-6779
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pubs:708179
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uuid:2197fab9-22ce-4838-a36d-1812c49f5b2c
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pubs:708179
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708179
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2017-07-14

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