Identifying Impressions of Baba Yaga: Navigating the Uses of Attachment and Wonder on Soviet and American Television

@article{Armknecht2017IdentifyingIO,
  title={Identifying Impressions of Baba Yaga: Navigating the Uses of Attachment and Wonder on Soviet and American Television},
  author={Megan Armknecht and Megan Jill Terry Sibelan Rudy and Megan Jill Terry Sibelan Forrester},
  journal={Marvels & Tales},
  year={2017},
  volume={31},
  pages={62 - 79}
}
The rise of Baba Yaga on international television provides an excellent case study for analyzing viewing practices associated with identification and allegiance. In analyzing Baba Yaga’s presence on Soviet and American television, we argue that viewing wonder tales leads to deep and lasting identification, attachment, and allegiance. Baba Yaga’s presence and popularity on Russian and American television allows us to explore how forming such deep impressions of a traditional character on… CONTINUE READING
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