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This Thing of Darkness: Eisenstein’s Ivan the Terrible in Stalin’s Russia

Fri, April 12th, 2019
4:15 pm
- 5:30 pm

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Joan Neuberger, Professor of Russian History at the University of Texas, Austin, will speak about her new book on Sergei Eisenstein’s film masterpiece Ivan the Terrible on Friday, April 12 in the Williams College Bookstore. Professor Neuberger’s book, titled This Thing of Darkness: Eisenstein’s Ivan the Terrible in Stalin’s Russia, explores how one of the world’s greatest filmmakers and one of the 20th century’s greatest artists observed the world around him and experimented with every element of film art to explore the psychology of political ambition, uncover the history of recurring cycles of violence, and lay bare the tragedy of absolute power.

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