lavrov

DSc in Philology

Academician RAS (since May 29, 2008)

Director of Research,

Head of the Department of New Russian Literature,

Institute of Russian Literature (Pushkin House) of Russian Academy of Sciences.

Head of the Dissertation Counsel, IRL RAS

Education: graduated from A.A. Zhdanov State University (1971)

 

PhD thesis: Briusov and Literary Trends of the 1900s: On Briusov’s Role in the Self-Identification of Russian Symbolism (1985)

 

Dsc (Habil.) thesis:

Andrey Bely in the 1900s. Life and Literary Work (1995)


Research interests: history of New Russian Literature, textology, source studies

 

Professional Service

Member of the Editorial Board of the following series of RAS: “Literary Monuments,” “Literary Heritage,” “Contemporary Russian Studies,” “New Poet’s Library,” Complete Works and Letters by Alexander Blok,” biographic guide “Russian Writers. 1800–1917.”

Member of the Editorial Board of the journal Russkaya literatura

Member of the Editorial Board of the journal New Literary Observer

Member of the Editorial Board of the journal Die Welt der Slaven

Member of the Editorial Board of the journal Literaturny fakt

Awards and distinctions

2007 — А.S. Pushkin Award for the monograph Russian Symbolists. Essays and Discoveries.

2008 — Andrey Bely Award in “Humanitarian Studies” nomination

 

Academic publications — over 530 publications, including 7 monographs.

Selected publications

Monographs

  • Texts and Comments. From the Materials to the History of Russian Literature in the First Third of the 20th Century. St. Petersburg, Izdatel'stvo Pushkinskogo Doma Publ., Nestor-Istoriia Publ., 2018. In Russ.
  • Symbolists and Others. Essays. Discoveries. Materials. Мoscow, Novoe literaturnoe obozrenie Publ., 2015. In Russ.
  • Аndrey Bely. Discoveries and Essays. Мoscow, Novoe literaturnoe obozrenie Publ., 2007. In Russ.
  • Russian Symbolists. Essays and Discoveries. Moscow, Progress-Pleyada Publ., 2007. In Russ.
  • Symbolists Zoomed in. St. Petersburg, Skifia Publ., 2004. (Co-authored with S.S. Grechishkin). In Russ.
  • Essays on Blok. St. Petersburg, Ivan Limbakh Publ., 2000. In Russ.
  • Аndrey Bely in the 1900s. Life and Literary Work. Мoscow, Novoe literaturnoe obozrenie Publ., 1995. In Russ.

Selected Essays

  • “How Korney Tchukovsky Escaped Political Imprisonment (on the history of the journal Signal).” Russkaya literatura, no. 2, 2016, pp. 124–140. In Russ.
  • “Аndrey Bely Approaching Tolstoy.” Russkaya literatura, no. 3, 2016, pp. 47–58. In Russ.
  • “Problems of Academic Editions of the Classical Works in Russian Literature.” Herald of the Russian Academy of Sciences, vol. 81, no. 6, 2011, pp. 582–590. In Russ.
  • “Ivan Konevskoy as a Polemist.” Russkaya Literatura, no. 1, 2008, pp. 211–221. In Russ.
  • “Аndrey Bely and Ellis. On the Aims of Musaget.” Russian literature, vol. 58, no. 1–2, 2005, pp. 93–107. In Russ.