Unformatted text preview: premiere of a film made by the Lumière brothers). “There had been constant Franco-Russian cultural exchange ever since the reign of Catherine the Great…The Franco-Russian exchange had worked both ways. Turgenev had introduced modern Russian novelists to France: they had been enthusiastically accepted by the French reading public.” 4 This quote points to the free movement of cultural ideas between the two countries. As another example, 1 Jay Leyda, Kino: A History of the Russian and Soviet Film , 3d ed., (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1983), 17. 2 Ibid. 3 Neya Zorkaya, The Illustrated History of the Soviet Cinema , (New York: Hippocrene Books, 1989), 12. 4 Leyda, 37. 8...
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- Fall '13
- Literature, Saint Petersburg, Lumiere Brothers, soviet cinema