Joy in good writing.
Narrative theory, stylistics, philology, moral philosophy, history.
Nabokov, Joyce, 18th and 19th-century British literature, 20th-century documentary prose, in particular narratives of concentration camp survivors. All these are parts of the same world, not different universes.
Graduate course to be taught in the spring semester 2021: "Dickens 2: Narrative and Culture."
Virtual book-launch (recording): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rUBAqAz3JW8&feature=youtu.be
Recent Zoom events:
February 18: Cosmopolitanism during the Cold War (panel discussion) https://www.facebook.com/photo?fbid=10158190493238198&set=gm.10806434453...
February 28: Commemorating the Life and Work of Don Barton Johnson (1933-2020)
March 21: Journey into the Land of the Zeks and Back: A Memoir of the Gulag by Julius Margolin, trans. Stefani Hoffman