A cultural-linguistic examination of graffiti in the Soviet Union since 1978. Bushnell uses his study of the forms and formation of contemporary Russian graffiti to look closely at Soviet youth, popular culture, and countercultures. The author argues that graffiti functions as a language - not just as a generic sign system, but as a real language - and that that there is a connection between modern Soviet graffiti and subculture. His study is chiefly of graffiti in Moscow, but he has also drawn on graffiti gathered in Leningrad, Minsk, Kiev and Smolensk.
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Book Description Unwin Hyman, Boston, MA, et al., 1990. Trade Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. 1st Published 1990. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 263 pp. Solidly bound copy with moderate external wear, crisp pages and clean text. Bookseller Inventory # 5iiiBc0017
Book Description Other, 1990. Book Condition: Good. 0th Edition. N/A. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP88780499