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Marina Tsvetaeva’s images of the Mother of God in the context of Russian cultural developments in the 1910s-20s

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationFraming Mary
Subtitle of host publicationThe Mother of God in Modern, Revolutionary, and Post-Soviet Russian Culture
EditorsAmy Singleton Adams, Vera Shevzov
Place of PublicationDeKalb, IL
PublisherNorthern Illinois University Press
Number of pages19
ISBN (Electronic)9781609092351
ISBN (Print)9780875807768
Publication statusPublished - 24 Apr 2017


The chapter discusses Marina Tsvetaeva's poetic rendering of famous icons in her Moscow poems in the context of cultural developments in the 1920s-30s, with the focus on the avant-garde art. It includes a brief discussion of Tsvetaeva's poetic dialogue with Mandel'shtam.

    Research areas

  • Russian religion, Tsvetaeva, Russian modernist poetry, Virgin Mary and Russian icons, The Mother of God

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