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    Book Review: On “Provintsiya”

    February 13, 2018

    The photographer Heinrich Völkel and the poet Hendrick Jackson embark on a literary journey through the vastly unknown Russian province. This journey is premised on the thesis that essentially all places outside of Moscow and St. Petersburg are considered provincial, irrespective of their geographical significance. What lays beyond the “two” capitals of Russia is often unknown to people, especially abroad. In “Provintsiya” the authors set themselves the task of exploring the Russian, in its vastness, which they do with great…

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