September 18, 2011
- More on the BBC Radio 4 version of Vasilii Grossman’s Life and Fate here and here.
- In the late Stalin years, a translator of recent American prose denounced a translator of classic English poetry to try to take over that subject area for his protégés (according to Vadim Perel’muter).
- Jenifer Presto, “The Aesthetics of Disaster: Blok, Messina, and the Decadent Sublime,” Slavic Review 70.3 (2011): 569-90 (abstract, pdf for ASEEES members).
- Robert Bird, “The Poetics of Peat in Soviet Literary and Visual Culture, 1918–1959,” Slavic Review 70.3 (2011): 591-614 (abstract, pdf for ASEEES members).