1. Literature, Theater, Music

Adams, Laura L. “Globalization, Universalism, and Cultural Form” Comparative Studies in Society and History 50, no. 3 (2009): 614-640.

Ahmad, Aijaz. “The Communist Manifesto and ‘World Literature.’” Social Scientist 28, nos. 7/8 (2000): 3-30.

Armah, Ayi Kwei. “African Socialism: Utopian or Scientific?” Presence Africaine 64 (1967): 6 – 30.

Armah, Ayi Kwei. “Masks and Marx: The Marxist Ethos vis-a-vis African Revolutionary Theory and Praxis.” In African Literature: An Anthology of Criticism and Theory, edited by Tejumola Olaniyan and Ato Quayson, 496 – 503. Malden, MA: Blackwell, 2007.

Azeb, Sophia. Crossing the Saharan Boundary: Lotus and the Legibility of Africanness.” Research in African Literatures 50, no. 3 (2019): 91-115.

Baldwin, Kate. Beyond the Color Line and the Iron Curtain: Reading Encounters between Black and Red, 1922 – 1963. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2002.

Bartolovich, Crystal and Neil Lazarus, eds. Marxism, Modernity and Postcolonial Studies. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002.

Booker, M. Keith, and Dubravka Juraga. “The Reds and the Blacks: The Historical Novel in the Soviet Union and in Postcolonial Africa.” Studies in the Novel 29, no. 3 (1997): 275 – 96.

Brown, Nicholas. Utopian Generations: The Political Horizon of Twentieth-Century Literature. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2005.

Cabral, Amilcar. “The Weapon of Theory.” https://www.marxists.org/subject/africa/cabral/1966/weapon-theory.htm

Cai, Xiang. Revolution and Its Narratives: China’s Socialist Literary and Cultural Imaginaries (1949-1966). Translated by Rebecca E. Karl and Xueping Zhong. Durham: Duke University Press, 2016.

Chen, Kuan-Hsing. Asia as Method: Toward Deimperialization. Durham: Duke University Press, 2010.

Clark, Katerina. Moscow, the Fourth Rome: Stalinism, Cosmopolitanism, and the Evolution of Soviet Culture, 1931-1941. Cambridge, MA: Harvard UP, 2011.

David-Fox, Michael. Showcasing the Great Experiment: Cultural Diplomacy & Western Visitors to the Soviet Union 1921-1941. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012.

Denning, Michael. Culture in the Age of Three Worlds. London: Verso, 2004.

Djagalov, Rossen. From Internationalism to Postcolonialism: Literature and Cinema Between the Second and the Third Worlds. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s UP, 2020.

Ertürk, Nergis. Grammatology and Literary Modernity in Turkey. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011.

Feldman, Leah. On the Threshold of Eurasia: Revolutionary Poetics in the Caucasus. Ithaca: Cornell UP, 2018.

Glaser, Amelia M. and Steven S. Lee, eds. Comintern Aesthetics. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2020.

Gould, Rebecca. “World Literature as a Communal Apartment: Semyon Lipkin’s Ethics of Translational Difference.” Translation and Literature 21 (2012): 402-421.

Grant, Bruce. “Communist Internationals.” Kritika 18, no. 1 (2017): 89-93.

Grüner, Frank “‘Russia’s battle against the foreign’: the anti-cosmopolitanism paradigm in Russian and Soviet ideology.” European Review of History: Revue europeenne d’histoire 17, no. 3 (2010): 445-472.

Gugelberger, Georg M., ed. Marxism and African Literature. Trenton, NJ: Africa World, 1985.

Hodgkin, Samuel. “Classical Persian Canons of the Revolutionary Press: Abū al-Qāsim Lāhūtī’s Circles in Istanbul and Moscow.” In Persian Literature and Modernity: Production and Reception, eds. Hamid Rezaei Yazdi and Arshavez Mozafari (London: Routledge, 2019), 185-212.

Juraga, Dubravka, and M. Keith Booker, eds. Rereading Global Socialist Cultures after the Cold War: The Reassessment of a Tradition. Westport, CT: Praeger, 2002.

Juraga, Dubravka, and M. Keith Booker, eds. Socialist Cultures East and West: A Post-Cold War Reassessment. Westport, CT: Praeger, 2002.

Khotimsky, Maria. “World Literature, Soviet Style: A Forgotten Episode in the History of an Idea.” Ab Imperio 3 (2013): 119-154.

Khuri-Makdisi, Ilham. The Eastern Mediterranean and the Making of Global Radicalism, 1860-1914. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2010.

Lahusen, Thomas and Evgeny Dobrenko. Socialist Realism Without Shores. Durham, NC: Duke UP, 1997.

Lee, Steven S. The Ethnic Avant-Garde: Minority Cultures and World Revolution. New York: Columbia University Press, 2015.

Levenson, Joseph Richmond. Revolution and Cosmopolitanism: The Western Stage and the Chinese Stages. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1971.

Lewis, Su Lin, Carolien Stolte, et. al. “Other Bandungs: Afro-Asian Internationalisms in the Early Cold War.” Special issue, Journal of World History 30, nos. 1-2 (2019).

Mahler, Anne Garland. From the Tricontinental to the Global South: Race, Radicalism, and Transnational Solidarity. Durham: Duke UP, 2018.

Matusevich, Maxim, ed. Africa in Russia, Russia in Africa: Three Centuries of Encounters. Trenton, NJ: Africa World, 2007.

Mufti, Aamir R. Forget English!: Orientalisms and World Literatures. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2016.

Nkrumah, Kwame. “African Socialism Revisited.” In Africa: National and Social Revolution: Collection of Papers Read at the Cairo Seminar, 86 – 92. Prague: Peace and Socialism, 1967.

Popescu, Monica. At Penpoint: African Literatures, Postcolonial Studies and the Cold War. Durham: Duke University Press, 2020.

Prashad, Vijay, ed. The East Was Read: Socialist Culture in the Third World. New Delhi: LeftWord Books, 2019.

Prashad, Vijay. The Poorer Nations: A Possible History of the Global South. London: Verso, 2012.

Tolliver, Cedric. Of Vagabonds and Fellow Travelers: African Diaspora Literary Culture and the Cultural Cold War. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2019.

Tomoff, Kiril. Virtuosi Abroad: Soviet Music and Imperial Competition during the Early Cold War, 1945–1958. Ithaca, NY: Cornell UP, 2015.

Volland, Nicolai. Socialist Cosmopolitanism: The Chinese Literary Universe, 1945-1965. New York: Columbia UP, 2017.

Wang, Xiaojue. Modernity with a Cold War Face: Reimagining the Nation in Chinese Literature across the 1949 Divide. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Asia Center, 2013.

Wilcox, Emily. “Performing Bandung: China’s Dance Diplomacy with India, Indonesia, and Burma, 1953–1962.” Inter-Asia Cultural Studies 18, no. 4 (October 2, 2017): 518–39.

Yoon, Duncan. “Our Forces Have Redoubled: World Literature, Postcolonialism and the Afro-Asian Writers Bureau.” The Cambridge Journal of Postcolonial Literary Inquiry 2, no. 2 (2015): 233-252.

2. Film and Visual Culture

Abykayeva-Tiesenhausen, Aliya. Central Asia in Art: From Soviet Orientalism to the New Republics. London: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2016.

Babiracki, Patryk, and Austin Jersild. Socialist Internationalism in the Cold War: Exploring the Second World. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.

Bazin, Jerome, Pascal Dubourg Glatigny, and Piotr Piotrowski, eds. Art beyond Borders: Artistic Exchange in Communist Europe (1945–1989). Budapest: Central European University Press, 2016.

Bird, Robert, Christopher P. Heuer, et al. Vision and Communism: Viktor Koretsky and Dissident Public Visual Culture. Chicago: Smart Museum of Art, 2011.

Chen, Tina Mai. “International Film Circuits and Global Imaginaries in the People’s Republic of China, 1949–57.” Journal of Chinese Cinemas 3, no. 2 (2009): 149–61.

Cowcher, Kate. “Soviet Supersystems and American Frontiers: African Art Histories amid the Cold War.” The Art Bulletin 101, no. 3 (2019): 146–66.

Enwezor, Okwui, Katy Siegal, and Ulrich Wilmes, eds. Postwar: Art between the Pacific and the Atlantic, 1945-1965. New York, NY: Prestel Pub, 2016.

“Specters of Communism: A Festival on the Revolutionary Century” (online recordings at https://hausderkunst.de/en/notes/specters-od-communism-programm)

Gough, Maria. “Portrait Under Construction: Lotte Jacobi in Soviet Russia and Central Asia.” October 173 (2020): 65–117.

Jones, Andrew F. Circuit Listening: Chinese Popular Music in the Global 1960s. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2020.

Kiaer, Christina. “African Americans in Soviet Socialist Realism: The Case of Aleksandr Deineka.” The Russian Review 75, no. 3 (2016): 402–33.

Klein, Christina. Cold War Cosmopolitanism: Period Style in 1950s Korean Cinema. Univ of California Press, 2020.

Kulic, Vladimir, ed. Second World Postmodernisms: Architecture and Society Under Late Socialism. London: Bloomsbury, 2019.

Galimberti, Jacopo, Noemi de Haro García, and Victoria H. F. Scott, eds. Art, Global Maoism and the Chinese Cultural Revolution. Manchester: Manchester UP, 2019.

László, Zsuzsa. “Exhibition as Diplomatic Tool.” Third Text 32, no. 4 (2018): 412–33.

Nash, Mark. Red Africa. Affective Communities and the Cold War (London: Black Dog Publishing, 2016)

Savage, Polly Making Art in Africa 1960-2010 (Lund Humphries, 2014)

Sieger, Nadine, Re)Mapping Luanda: Utopische und nostalgische Zugänge zu einem kollektiven Bildarchiv (Lit Verlag, 2016)

Skrodzka, Aga, Xiaoning Lu, and Katarzyna Marciniak. The Oxford Handbook of Communist Visual Cultures. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2020.

Stanek, Lukasz. Architecture in Global Socialism: Eastern Europe, West Africa, and the Middle East in the Cold War. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2020.

Videkanic, Bojana. Nonaligned Modernism: Socialist Postcolonial Aesthetics in Yugoslavia, 1945-1985. Toronto: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2019.