Publications by Type: Book Chapters

Afterword (in Hebrew).” In T. S. Coleridge, The Rhyme of the Ancient Mariner, Herbrew translation by Ruth Blumert, 51-59. Tel Aviv: Keshev, 2001.
A Brief History of Ekwilism.” In Critical Interfaces: Contributions in Philosophy, Literature and Culture in Honour of Herbert Grabes, 333-41. Ed. Gordon Collier, Klaus Schwank and Franz Wieselhuber. Trier: Wissenschaflicher Verlag Trier, 2001.
Kafka’s ‘The Hunger Artist’ and Shalamov’s ‘The Artist of the Spade’: The Discourse of Lent.” In Cold Fusion: Aspects of the German Cultural Presence in Russia, 277-91. Ed. Gennady Barabtarlo. New York: Berghahn Books, 2000.Abstract

Revised and reprinted, along with the translation (by N. Strazhas) of Shalamov's "The Artist of the Spade" in Towards the Ethics of Form in Fiction. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 2010, pp. 179-190 and 191-201.

‘The Dead Are Good Mixers’: Nabokov’s Version of Individualism.” In Nabokov and His Fiction: New Perspectives, 92-108. Ed. Julian Connolly. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999.
Testimony as Art: Varlam Shalamov’s ‘Condensed Milk’.” In Critical Ethics: Text, Theory and Responsibility, 241-56. Ed. Dominic Rainsford and Tim Woods. Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1999.Abstract

Reprinted in The Russian Twentieth Century Short Story: A Critical Companion. Ed. Lyudmila Parts. Brighton, MA: Academic Studies Press, 2010, pp. 185–200.

Maule’s Well and Its Metaphoric Echoes in Hawthorne’s The House of the Seven Gables.” In Sounding the Depths: Water as Metaphor in North-American Literatures, 35-44. Ed. Christine Raguet-Bouvart and Gayle Wurst. Liege: University of Liege Press, 1998.
The Adventures of Jenny Jones: Fielding’s ‘Fine Old Moralism’ Reconsidered.” In Rereading Texts / Rethinking Critical Presuppositions: Essays in Honour of H.M. Daleski, 149-61. Ed. Shlomith Rimmon-Kenan, Leona Toker, and Shuli Barzilai. Frankfurt: Peter Lang, 1996.Abstract

Revised version, "Oppositionality in Fielding's Tom Jones," in Towards the Ethics of Form in Fiction. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 2010, pp. 35-48.

Nabokov and Bergson.” In The Garland Companion to Nabokov, 667-73. Ed. V. Alexandrov. New York: Garland, 1995.
Représentation de la crise dans l’oeuvre de Nathaniel Hawthorne: Le Mode Carnivalesque, trans. Christine Raguet-Bouvart.” In Éclats de voix: Crises en représentation dans la littérat ure nord-américaine, 97-109. Ed. Christine Raguet-Bouvart. La Rochelle: Rumeur des Ages, 1995.Abstract

Revised English version, "Carnival and Crisis in Three Stories by Nathaniel Hawthorne," in Towards the Ethics of Form in Fiction. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 2010, pp. 21-34. 

Versions of Job: Some Jewish Characters in the Stories of Varlam Shalamov.” In Jews and Slavs, 4:253-66. Ed. W. Moskovich, S. Shwarzband, and A. Alekseev. Jerusalem: FPL, 1995.
Documentary Prose and the Role of the Reader: Some Stories of Varlam Shalamov.” In Commitment in Reflection: Essays in Literature and Moral Philosophy, 169-93. Ed. Leona Toker. New York: Garland, 1994.
Introduction.” In Commitment in Reflection: Essays in Literature and Moral Philosophy, xi-xxxii. Ed. Leona Toker. New York: Garland, 1994.
“Signs and Symbols” in and out of Contexts.” In A Small Alpine Form: Studies in Nabokov’s Short Fiction, 167-80. Ed. Charles Nicol and Gennady Barabtarlo. New York: Garland, 1993.Abstract

Reprinted in Anatomy of a Short Story, ed. Yuri Leving. London: Continuum, 2012, pp. 217-29.

Varlam Shalamov's Kolyma.” In Between Heaven and Hell: The Myth of Siberia in Russian Culture, 151-69. Ed. Galya Diment and Yuri Slezkine. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1993.
Some Features of the Narrative Method in Solzhenitsyn’s One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich.” In In Honour of Professor Victor Levin: Russian Philology and History. Ed. W. Moskovich, J. Frankel, I. Serman, and S. Shvarzband. Jerusalem: Praedicta, 1992.Abstract

Included, with some revision, in the 2000 Return from the Archipelago

Vladimir Nabokov.” In Benét’s Reader’s Encyclopedia of American Literature, 747-50. Ed. George Perkins, Barbara Perkins, and Philip Leininger. New York: Harper-Collins, 1991.
Ambiguities in Vladimir Nabokov’s Invitation to a Beheading.” In Ambiguities in Literature and Film, 95-103. Ed. Hans P. Braendlin. Tallahassee: University Press of Florida, 1988.Abstract

Included in the 1989 Nabokov: The Mystery of Literary Structures