MONUMENT TO THE GREAT PLAN: THEME OF ELECTRIFICATION IN THE LITERATURE OF THE SOVIET ERA

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The article examines the formation of the soviet narrative canon about energy and electrification in artistic and documentary narratives. The article proves close connection of this story with the Soviet propaganda project and the method of socialist realism. The study identifies the basic thematic and narrative components of the story about energy: the great idea, breakthrough, museification, analyzes the “energy canon” transformation from the “heroics” of the 1930-ies to the “romance” of the 60-80-ies.

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I. V. Samorukova

Samara National Research University

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Email: morenovsv@ssau.ru
ORCID iD: 0000-0002-7045-4310

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