A Survey of Russia’s Culture and Media Wars
The writer’s special role in Russian society is well documented and needs no further explanation. As a vehicle of political and intellectual protest, literature has shaped Russian society, or been intimately involved with its fate, in a way that is quite unusual, even unique, when compared to Western societies. Russian writers took it upon themselves to champion various social and intellectual causes, which after 1917, and especially 1934, though receiving the ideological sanction of the party, had the range of themes severely circumscribed.
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