Table of contents for Flesh to metal : Soviet literature and the alchemy of revolution / Rolf Hellebust.

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 List of Illustrations	vii
Preface	ix
Introduction	1
1. A Special Material: The Meaning of Metal Imagery	000
Tampering with Nature _ The Perfection of Metals _ 
Sinews, Jaws, Will _ Kaiser Wilhelm with Hooves _ What 
Is a Revolution Like? _ The Bolshevik Obsession _ Flesh 
to Metal _  The Alchemy of Revolution . . . _ . . . and 
Soviet Literature
2. Forging the Future: Proletarian Poetry and 
Revolutionary Transformation	000
We Are Smiths _ A Higher Reality _ Emperor and 
Revolutionary _ The New Yevgeny _ Very Serious _ The 
Apogee of Metallized Flesh _ Iron Demon of the Age _ 
Gastev's Echo _ The Mass-Man _ New, Improved . . . _ . . 
. and Immortal _ Beyond the Proletarians _ Beyond 
3. Anvil to Blast Furnace: Metal Imagery in Socialist 
Realism	000
Reality in Its Revolutionary Development _ A 
Couple of Classics _ On the Front Lines of Labor _ What Iron 
Jaw? _ "Our Country Can and Must Become Metallic" _ The King's 
Two Bodies _ What's in a Name? _ Dynamism/Stasis _ An Anvil 
4. The Metaphor Realized: Fellow Travelers and 
Thereafter	000
Metal and Glass _ The Grating Heart _ Machines _ Whose 
Machines? _ Cozy Locomotives _ The Greatest Proletarian 
Writer _ Abstract/Concrete _ Lots of Things Break! _ After 
the Steel Age _ The New Magnitka _ Where Infantry Can't 
Pass _ NTR _ Death of a Dream 
5. The Beginning and End of History: Metallization and 
Myth	000
The Cult of Technology _ The Cult of the Body _ 
GrotesquesGood and Bad _ Labor as Catalyst _ A Mere 
Appendage _ Individual/Collective _ Engineer Heroes _ 
Suffering _ We Don't Want to Be Beaten _ Death and Rebirth 
_ Burial _ Resanctification 
Notes									000
Works Cited	000
Index	000

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Russian literature 20th century History and criticism, Literature and technology Soviet Union, Technology in literature, Myth in literature, Metals in literature