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Andreas Schönle

Professor of Russian

Room: Arts One 242
Tel: +44 (0)20 7882 8329 Email:
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Office hours: Mon 1-2, Tues 12-1



Research interests : Russian and comparative literature 1790-1890, literary and cultural theory. Particular interests include the semiotic fashioning of space (gardens, cities, travels), the perception of ruins, and cultural constructions of time

Andreas was born in Geneva, Switzerland. He completed a Licence ès Lettres at the University of Geneva in Russian and German and then received a PhD at Harvard University in 1995. He taught for about 10 years at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, before joining Queen Mary as a Professor of Russian in 2005.

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