title = “Russia’s fin de siecle, 1900-1914”, abstract = “The critical years from the turn of the century to the eve of the First World War were a time of uncertainty and crisis for Russia’s old political, social and cultural order, but also a time of possibility, imagination and daring.
Some of the artistic elite saw the Fin de siècle in a pessimistic light. Between 1900 and 1914, Expressionism took hold of many artists in Paris and Vienna. Trevor Mostyn, Egypt’s Belle Époque: Cairo and the Age of the Hedonists, Tauris Parke Paperbacks, 2006.
The Tiflis Branch of His Master’s Voice, c. 1914. Photographs from S. M. Prokudin-Gorskii, Women Artists of Russia’s New Age, 1900-1935, Amazons of the Avant-Garde: Exter, Goncharova, Popova, Rozanova, History 140T – Fin-de-Siècle Russia
The Cambridge History of Russia, Volume 3: The Twentieth Century. The Story through Time Russia’s fin de siècle, 1900—1914. Mark Steinberg The First World War, 1914—1918. Mark Von Hagen The revolutions of 1917—1918. S.A. Smith The Russian civil war, 1917—1922.
In Erotic Utopia, Olga Matich suggests Erotic Utopia: The Decadent Imagination in Russia’s Fin de Siecle The Vertigo Years: Europe, 1900-1914 Philipp Blom Limited preview – 2008. About the author (2005) Olga Matich is professor of Russian literature and culture at the University of California-Berkeley.
Steinberg maintains that “Russia’s fin-de-siècle was more pessimistic than in the west” (1), but the work of such scholars as Nye, Pick, and others has shown that writers in these urban centers had much to say that was almost indistinguishable from what Steinberg explores. 2 If society was more intensely pessimistic in St. Petersburg
Russian Symbolism and the Ambivalent Feeling of “ Fin de Siècle ” (Q4 Why was Symbolism so prominent in the Russian arts?) Mark D. Steinberg, “Russia’s fin de siècle, 19001914”, Maureen Perrie, D. C. B. Lieven, and Ronald Grigor Suny, eds., The Cambridge History of Documents Similar To Russian Symbolism and the Fin de Siecle
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Fin de siècle (French pronunciation: [fɛ̃ də sjɛkl]) is a French term meaning end of century, a term which typically encompasses both the meaning of the similar English idiom turn of the century and also makes reference to the closing of one era and onset of another. The term is typically used to refer to the end of the 19th century.
After the turn of the 20th century, some artists “sought an antidote to fin-de-siècle malaise” by looking: True Futurism, as introduced to Italy by F.T. Marinetti, was an aggressive new art movement influenced by technology and the bustle of urban life.