- Title Pages
- Notes on the Contributors
- Introduction: Filming Russian Classics—Challenges and Opportunities
Chapter 1Across the Russian Border
Chapter 2Dostoevskii’s “White Nights”: The Dreamer Goes Abroad
Chapter 3On Not Showing Dostoevskii’s Work: Robert Bresson’s Pickpocket
Chapter 4Stealing the Scene: Crime as Confession in Robert Bresson’s Pickpocket
Chapter 5The Eye-deology of Trauma: Killing Anna Karenina Softly
Chapter 6“A Vicious Circle”: Karen Shakhnazarov’s Ward no. 6
Chapter 7A Slap in the Face of American Taste: Transporting He Who Gets Slapped to American Audiences
Chapter 8Against Adaptation? The Strange Case of (Pod) Poruchik Kizhe
Chapter 9Chasing the Wealth: The Americanization of Il’f and Petrov’s The Twelve Chairs
Chapter 10Fassbinder’s Nabokov—From Text to Action:Repressed Homosexuality, Provocative Jewishness, and Anti-German Sentiment
Chapter 11“The Soviet Abroad (That We Lost)”: The Fate of Vasilii Aksenov’s Cult Novel A Starry Ticket on Paper and on Screen
- Conclusion: Passport Control—Departing on a Cinematic Journey
Edinburgh Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.
If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.
To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.