Wilson Center Experts

Helena Goscilo

Research Grant
Kennan Institute

Expertise:
Russia and Eurasia
;
Russia
Affiliation:
Associate Professor of Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, University of Pittsburgh
Wilson Center Project(s):
Heritge and Heresy: Contemporary Fiction by Russian Women

Project Summary

fiction published by Russian women in the previous two decades thesis: authors representing different generations manifest varying attachment to orthodox ideology that may issue partly from specific historico-cultural experience the oldest generation adheres to normative Soviet constructs, whereas the youngest seems to have liberated itself form the specificlaly Soviet context