Olga Sobolev

olga-sobolevDr Olga Sobolev is a Senior Lecturer in Russian and Comparative Literature at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Her research interests are in the nineteenth-and twentieth century Russian and European culture (transitional periods in the development of Russian artistic thought: modernism, Cold War and post-Soviet literature).

Recent publications

From Orientalism to Cultural Capital: The Myth of Russia in British Literature of the 1920 (with Angus Wrenn in print Peter Lang, 2017)

‘Reception of Alfred Tennyson in Russia’ in Reception of Tennyson in Europe (Bloomsbury, 2016)

‘The Symbol of the Symbolists: Alexander Blok in the Changing Russian Literary Canon’, in Reconfiguring the Canon of Twentieth-Century Russian Poetry (Cambridge Open Books Publishers, 2016)

The only hope of the world: George Bernard Shaw and Russia (with Angus Wrenn), Peter Lang, 2012)

The Silver Mask: Harlequinade in the Symbolist Poetry (2008) and articles on Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, Nabokov, Chekhov, Boris Akunin and Victor Pelevin.



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