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Research in Russian ranges over a wide number of topics:

  • Eighteenth, nineteenth and twentieth century Russian literature (Karamzin, Zhukovskii, Gogol, Tolstoi, Chekhov, Zoshchenko and others)
  • Issues of cultural identity (semiotics of space, representations of history, perception of modernity)
  • Soviet cinema, in particular documentary
  • Literary and cultural theory
  • Georgian language and literature
  • Russian folklore
  • The nineteenth century Russian press and its magnates
  • The relationships between totalitarianism and the Russian intelligentsia

Diverse topics are featured in the publications of the Garnett Press, edited by the department and supported financially by the College.

Research in Russian ranges over a wide number of topics:

  • Eighteenth, nineteenth and twentieth century Russian literature (Karamzin, Zhukovskii, Gogol, Tolstoi, Chekhov, Zoshchenko and others)
  • Issues of cultural identity (semiotics of space, representations of history, perception of modernity)
  • Soviet cinema, in particular documentary
  • Literary and cultural theory
  • Georgian language and literature
  • Russian folklore
  • The nineteenth century Russian press and its magnates
  • The relationships between totalitarianism and the Russian intelligentsia

Diverse topics are featured in the publications of the Garnett Press, edited by the department and supported financially by the College.

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