The Dancer Defects: The Struggle for Cultural Supremacy during the Cold War

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Contents
Prefacevii
Note on Transliteration and Usageix
List of Illustrationsxiii
Introduction: The Culture War1
Part I.Marking the Territory17
1.Propaganda Wars and Cultural Treaties19
2.The Gladiatorial Exhibition33
Part II.Stage and Screen Wars: Russia and America53
3.Broadway Dead, Says Soviet Critic55
4.The Russian Question: A Russian Play88
5.Soviet Cinema Under Stalin117
6.Hollywood: The Red Menace160
7.Witch Hunts: Losey, Kazan, Miller192
8.Soviet Cinema: The New Wave219
Part III.Stage and Screen Wars: Europe247
9.Germany Divided: Stage and Screen249
10.Brecht and the Berliner Ensemble271
11.Dirty Hands: The Political Theatre of Sartre and Camus306
12.Squaring the Circle: Ionesco, Beckett, Havel, Stoppard337
13.Andrzej Wajda: Ashes and Diamonds, Marble and Iron365
Part IV.Music and Ballet Wars377
14.Classical Music Wars379
15.Shostakovich’s Testimony415
16.All That Jazz: Iron Curtain Calls441
17.The Ballet Dancer Defects468

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