Mapping Imagined Geographies of Revolutionary Russia

unreal placeCategory: type


a fantasy place, often mapped imaginatively onto existing terrain

Place Based Concepts Having this Component

  • PBC0011: grief at destructionplace -- unreal place -- hell -- Bolshevik -- grief at destruction -- bad present

  • PBC0013: joy in paradiseplace -- unreal place -- earthly paradise -- Bolshevik -- jubilation at victory -- moment of triumph

  • PBC0014: hope for promised landplace -- unreal place -- promised land -- Bolshevik -- hope for Promised Land -- near future

  • PBC0016: rejection of idyllsplace -- unreal place -- idyll -- Bolshevik -- rejection of past idylls

  • PBC0018: joy in paradiseplace -- unreal place -- village paradise -- Proletkult Bolshevik -- joy at urban-rural alliance -- near future

  • PBC0019: faith in worker creativityplace -- unreal place -- hell -- Proletkult Bolshevik -- irreverence toward old belief systems -- bad past



  • PBC0022: hope for paradiseplace -- unreal place -- country -- independent -- love of homeland



  • PBC0025: yearning for green cityplace -- unreal place -- utopian city -- pro-revolution -- hope for ecological utopia -- future


  • PBC0063place -- unreal place -- village paradise -- pro-revolution -- hope for peasant prosperity