Ernest E. Monrad Professor, Slavic Languages & Literatures
Department of Slavic Languages & Literatures Barker Center, 12 Quincy St. Cambridge, MA 02138 Contact
I teach in the Slavic Department at Harvard University. I am a scholar of Russian literature, with special interests in poetry and cinema. I have written about Pushkin and myths of Pushkin in Russian culture, and about contemporary poetry of Russia and of the United States. I have a long-standing interest in women writers and in feminist theory, and my work also draws on psychoanalysis, philosophy, visual studies, and post-modernist theories.
My published books include Distant Pleasures: Alexander Pushkin and the Writing of Exile (1989); ...