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Author Uspenskiń≠, B. A. (Boris Andreevich)

Title Tsar and God and other essays in Russian cultural semiotics / Boris Uspenskij and Victor Zhivov ; translated from Russian by Marcus C. Levitt, David Budgen, and Liv Bliss.

Publication Info. Boston : Academic Studies Press, 2012.


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Description 1 online resource (volumes 272 pages).
Series Ars Rossika
Ars Rossika.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 259) and index.
Contents Tsar and God : semiotic aspects of the sacralization of the monarch in Russia / B.A. Uspenskij and V.M. Zhivov. The sacralization of the monarch in the context of historical and cultural development ; The sacralization of the monarch as a semiotic process ; The civil cult of the monarch in the system of Baroque culture ; Conclusions ; Notes -- Tsar and pretender : Samozvanchestvo or royal imposture in Russia as a cultural-historical phenomenon / B.A. Uspenskij ; Notes -- Enthronement in the Russian and Byzantine traditions / B.A. Uspenskij ; Notes -- Europe as a metaphor and metonymy (in relation to the history of Russia) / B.A. Uspenskij ; Notes -- Cultural reforms in Peter's I's system of transformations / V.M. Zhivov. Cultural reforms and semiotic propaganda ; Innovations in church ritual ; The civil cult ; Parody and blasphemy as rituals of the public sphere ; Blasphemy in the paradigm of the new power ; Concluding remarks ; Notes -- The myth of the state in the Age of Enlightenment and its destruction in late eighteenth-century Russia / V.M. Zhivov ; Notes.
Note Print version record.
Language Translated from the Russian.
Subject Orthodox Eastern Church -- Russia -- History.
Orthodox Eastern Church. (OCoLC)fst00510210
Semiotics -- Russia -- Religious aspects.
Religion and culture -- Russia.
Language and culture -- Russia.
Russia -- Religion -- History.
Russia -- History -- 1689-1801.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Communication Studies.
Language and culture. (OCoLC)fst00992135
Religion. (OCoLC)fst01093763
Religion and culture. (OCoLC)fst01093823
Semiotics -- Religious aspects. (OCoLC)fst01112358
Russia. (OCoLC)fst01207312
Kulturelles System.
LITERARY CRITICISM / Russian & Former Soviet Union.
Chronological Term 1689-1801
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Added Author Zhivov, V. M.
Levitt, Marcus C., 1954-
Budgen, D. (David)
Bliss, Liv.
Other Form: Print version: Uspenskiń≠, Boris Andreevich. Tsar and God and other essays in Russian cultural semiotics. Boston : Academic Studies Press, 2012 9781936235490 1936235498
ISBN 1618111248 (electronic bk.)
9781618111241 (electronic bk.)
9781618116703 (electronic bk.)
1618116703 (electronic bk.)
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