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Kabanova D. S. the Future-in-the-Past: Post-Soviet Dystopia. Izvestiya of Saratov University. Philology. Journalism, 2012, vol. 12, iss. 2, pp. 88-93. DOI:

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the Future-in-the-Past: Post-Soviet Dystopia

Post-Soviet dystopia’s construction of the future out of the national past is analyzed as culturally-conditioned complex reaction to utopian temporality of the method of Socialist realism and treatment of time in folklore.


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