6. Mark Donskoi's Gorky Trilogy and the Stalinist Biopic

  1. Robert A. Rosenstone2 and
  2. Constantin Parvulescu3
  1. Denise J. Youngblood

Published Online: 19 FEB 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118322673.ch6

A Companion to the Historical Film

A Companion to the Historical Film

How to Cite

Youngblood, D. J. (2013) Mark Donskoi's Gorky Trilogy and the Stalinist Biopic, in A Companion to the Historical Film (eds R. A. Rosenstone and C. Parvulescu), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118322673.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Caltech, USA

  2. 3

    West University of Timisoara, Romania

Author Information

  1. University of Vermont, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 FEB 2013
  2. Published Print: 25 JAN 2013

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444337242

Online ISBN: 9781118322673

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Keywords:

  • Stalinist biopic;
  • Gorky's Art Theater;
  • Gorky, “yes man”s;
  • Soviet film industry;
  • Donskoi's Gorky Trilogy, and trouble;
  • Soviet cinematography;
  • Russian cinema

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Donskoi's Gorky Trilogy: The Film Texts

  • The Trilogy's Reception

  • Donskoi's Gorky Trilogy as Literary Adaptation

  • Donskoi's Gorky Trilogy as Stalinist Biopic

  • Donskoi's Gorky Trilogy as Socialist Realism

  • Conclusion

  • References