Дмитрий Петрович Бак

PhD in Philology,

Director of the V.I. Dahl State Museum of Russian Literary History (State Literary Museum),

Head Department of the History of Russian Literature of Modern Times, Institute of Philology and History, Russian State University for the Humanities,

Professor of the Russian State University for the Humanities,

Professor at the Moscow Art Theater School

Education:

Philology Department of Chenigovsky State University (Chernovtsy, Ukraine, 1983)

PhD thesis:

Artistic Reflection in Literature: Structure and Function (IWL RAS, 1991)


Research interests: history of classical Russian literature and literary history contemporary Russian poetry and fiction, history of education in Russsia, the work of Arseny Tarkovsky.

Professional service

Member of the Editorial Counsel of the journal Dostoevskii i mirovaia kul'tura. Filologicheskii zhurnal

Member of the Editorial Board of the journal Voprosy literatury

Member of the Writers’ Union (since 1995)

Member of the Journalists' Union (since1997)

Chairman of the Literary Academy of the National Literary Award Big Book

Member of the Presidium of ICOM Russia

Co-Chairman of the Association of Literary Museums of the Union of Museums of Russia

 

Academic publications — over 300 publications, including 1 monograph.

Selected publications

Monograph

  • History and Theory of Artistic Self-Awareness: Artistic Reflection in Literature. Kemerovo, Kemerovo State University Press, 1992. In Russ.

 Selected Essays 

  • “The Word About a Friend.” Kul'tura i tekst, no. 3 (46), 2021, pp. 283-284.
  • “Constructing History and History of Literature: Museum as a Resource.” Vestnik Rossiiskogo fonda fundamental'nykh issledovanii, no. 1 (105), 2020, pp. 103–106. DOI: 10.22204/2410-4639-2020-105-01-103-106. In Russ.
  • “Literary History and Literary Museum: Laws of Development”. The Role of Museums in Information Support of History Studies. Moscow, 2015, pp. 487–492. In Russ.
  • “The Project of Encyclopedia Literary Museums of Russia and New Algorithms for the Network of Russian Literary Museums.” Dialog so vremenem, no. 52. 2015, pp. 223–226. In Russ.
  • “Literary History and Literary Museum: Laws of Development.” The Role of Museums in Information Support of History Studies. Moscow, 2015, pp. 487–492. In Russ.
  • “Literary Studies as Provocation of Reading: Is There the Author in Literary History?” Novoe literaturnoe obozrenie, no. 59, 2003, p. 6. In Russ.

 Scopus, Web of Science

  • “Arseny Tarkosvky's Small Cycles: the Artistic History and Principles of Text Preparation.” Voprosy literatury, no. 5, 2021, pp. 151–165. DOI: 10.31425/0042-8795-2021-5-151-165. In Russ.
  • “Abyss of Lazarus Hope.” Novyi mir, no. 10, 2021, pp. 84–94. In Russ.
  • “Predawn Lights.” Novyi mir, no. 1, 2020, pp. 105–109. In Russ.
  • “The Project of the Publication of the Encyclopedia ‛Literary Museums of Russia’ and New Algorithms in the Work of the Network of Russian Literary Museums.” Dialog so vremenem, no. 52, 2015, pp. 223–226. In Russ.
  • “Literary Studies as a Provocation of Reading: Does the History of Literature Have an Author?” Novoe literaturnoe obozrenie, no. 59, 2003, p. 6. In Russ.
  • “Ivan Goncharov in Modern Research.” Novoe literaturnoe obozrenie, no. 17, 1996, pp. 364–369. In Russ.

 

Teaching experience

Since 1991 teaches at the Russian State University for the Humanities, is Head of the Department of the History of Modern Russian Literature.