University of Wisconsin–Madison


Irina Shevelenko
Professor, Slavic
Email: idshevelenko@wisc.edu

Languages: Russian

Research/Language Interests: Russian modernist literature and art; Russian émigré literature; late Soviet culture; Russian poetry; Russian intellectual history; nationalism studies.

Education: 1998: Ph.D., Slavic Languages and Literatures, Stanford University 1994: A.M., Russian, Stanford University 1991: Diploma (BA/MA), Russian Language and Literature, University of Tartu, Estonia

Undergraduate Courses: LT201/203: Russian literature in translation I (19th century) 202/204: Russian literature in translation II (20th century) LT205/SL405: Women in Russian Literature LT224/SL424: Tolstoy in translation SL321 & 322: Fourth-Year Russian I & II

Graduate Courses: SL701: Old Russian Literature SL702: Eighteenth-Century Russian Literature SL708: Russian Modernism SL709: Soviet, Émigré, and Post-Soviet Literature SL800: Proseminar SL803: Introduction to Old Church Slavonic and the History of Russian Literary Language SL900: topics seminars [recent topics: 1) Nationalism and Aesthetic Experiment: Russian Art and Literature, 1860-1910s; 2) Russian Modernism: Aesthetic Ideas, Poetics, and Cultural Mythologies]

English language summaries of my selected Russian publications available at https://sites.google.com/site/idshevelenko/

Books

Модернизм как архаизм: национализм и поиски модернистской эстетики в России [=Modernism as Archaism: Nationalism and the Quest for a Modernist Aesthetic in Russia] Moscow: Novoe Literaturnoe Obozrenie, expected in April 2017.
*Work on English translation under way.

Литературный путь Цветаевой: идеология, поэтика, идентичность автора в контексте эпохи [=Tsvetaeva’s Literary Path: Ideology, Poetics, and Identity of the Author in the Context of the Epoch]. 2nd, revised, edition. Moscow: Novoe Literaturnoe Obozrenie, 2015. 448 p.

First edition of the above: Moscow: Novoe Literaturnoe Obozrenie, 2002. 464 pp.

Edited Volumes

Reframing Russian Modernism, ed. Irina Shevelenko. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press [under review].

Марина Цветаева, Борис Пастернак. Чрез лихолетие эпохи...’: письма 1922-1936 годов [=Marina Tsvetaeva, Boris Pasternak, Letters 1922-1936]. Co-edited with E. B. Korkina. Moscow: AST Press, 2016. 656 p. (Introduction: pp. 5-8; notes: pp. 511-638.) [Introduction and notes revised relative 2A.]

First edition of the above: Марина Цветаева, Борис Пастернак. Души начинают видеть’: письма 1922-1936 годов [=Marina Tsvetaeva, Boris Pasternak. Letters 1922-1936]. Co-edited with E. B. Korkina. Moscow: Vagrius, 2004; second printing 2008. 720 p. (Introduction: pp. 5-8; notes: pp. 565-707.)

Марина Цветаева. Неизданное. Сводные тетради [=Marina Tsvetaeva, Unpublished. Notebooks]. Co-edited with E. B. Korkina. Moscow: Ellis Lak, 1997. 640 pp. (Notes: pp. 559-626.)

Материалы о русской эмиграции 1920-1930-х гг. в собрании баронессы М. Д. Врангель [=Materials on the Russian Emigration of the 1920s and 1930s in the Baroness M. D. Wrangel Collection]. Stanford, 1995. (Stanford Slavic Studies, vol. 9.) 185 pp., XLII (photos). (Introductory article: pp. 11-51.)

Themes and Variations: In Honor of Lazar Fleishman. Co-edited with Konstantin Polivanov and Andrey Ustinov. Stanford, 1994. (Stanford Slavic Studies, vol. 8.). 550 pp.

Recent Articles

[forthcoming] “Pan-Slavism Redux, or Speaking Russian in Modernist Tongues,” Reframing Russian Modernism, ed. Irina Shevelenko. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press [under review]; 9,500 words.

[forthcoming] “Цветаева” [=“Tsvetaeva”] (encyclopedia article) in: Русские писатели, 1800-1917 [=Russian Writers, 1800-1917], vol. 6; to be published by “Rossiiskaia Entsiklopediia” (Moscow); 8,000 words.

“Русско-японская война в публицистике модернистского круга” [=The Russo-Japanese War in the Publicistic Writings of the Modernist Circle]. In Блоковский сборник [=Blokovskii Sbornik], vol. XIX (2015): 175-191.

«Суздальские богомазы», «новгородское кватроченто» и русский авангард [=‘Suzdal God-Daubers,’ ‘Novgorodian quattrocento,’ and the Russian Avant-Garde]. Novoe Literaturnoe Obozrenie 124 (2013): 148-179.

“Репрезентация империи и нации: Россия на Всемирной выставке 1900 года в Париже” [=“Representing the Empire and the Nation: Russia at the 1900 Universal Exposition in Paris”]. In: Там, внутри: Практики внутренней колонизации в культурной истории России [=Over there, Within: Practices of Internal Colonization in the Cultural History of Russia], edited by Alexander Etkind, Dirk Uffelmann, and Ilya Kukulin, eds. Moscow: Novoe Literaturnoe Obozrenie, 2012, 413-444.

“Империя и нация в воображении русского модернизма” [=“Empire and Nation in the Imagination of Russian Modernism”]. Ab Imperio 3 (2009): 171-206.

“История и творчество в диалоге Пастернака и Цветаевой” [=“History and Creativity in the Dialogue of Pasternak and Tsvetaeva”]. In The Real Life of Pierre Delalande. Studies in Russian and Comparative Literature to Honor Alexander Dolinin, part I (Stanford, 2007; Stanford Slavic Studies, vol. 33), 315-334.

“‘Открытие’ древнерусской иконописи в эстетической рефлексии 1910-х годов” [=“The ‘Discovery’ of Old Russian Icon Painting in the Aesthetic Reflection of the 1910s].” Studia Russica Helsingiensia et Tartuensia X, part 2 (2006): 259-281.

“Модернизм как архаизм: национализм, русский стиль и архаизирующая эстетика в русском модернизме” [=“Modernism as Archaism: Nationalism, Russian Style, and the Archaizing Aesthetic in Russian Modernism”]. Wiener Slawistischer Almanach 56 (2005; actual 2006): 141-183.

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