Цимборска-Лебода Мария

Doct. Habil. in philology,

Professor

 

Education:

Warsaw University (1964–1966); Lomonosov Moscow State University (1966–1969)

PhD thesis:

Leonid Andreev’s Dramas. The Problem of Poetics (1976, Warsaw University)

Habil. thesis:

Drama under the Sign of Dionysus. Aesthetic Thought and Poetics of Dramatic Genres in Russian Symbolism (1992)

Internship at Sorbonne (Paris-IV), Department of Philosophy and Aesthetics (01.01.1993 – 31.08.1993) as a fellow of the “Tempus Office” grant program (Brussels).


Research interests: literary theory, history of Russian literature, literature and philosophical thought of Russian Émigré literature, theory and history of drama and theatre, history of ideas.

Professional service:

Organizer of two international conferences конференций Kobieta i/jako Inny (Woman and/ as Other); Mit i figury kobiecości w rosyjskiej literaturze i kulturze XXXXI wieku (w kontekście europejskim) in 2007 г., Życie serca (The Life of the Heart). Duch – dusza – ciało i relacja Ja – Ty w rosyjskiej literaturze i kulturze rosyjskiej XX–XXI wieku w kontekście europejskim in 2011.

Member of the Editorial Board of the journals Dostoyevsky Review and Slavia Orientalis.

Member of the International Editorial Counsel of the journal Studia Litterarum

Member of Société Internationale d’Histoire Comparée du Théâtre, de l’Opéra et du Ballet (Paris) and “Convivium”. International Society V. Ivanov (Rome).

Awards and distinctions

The title of professor (2002)

Two awards of the Ministry of Science and Education

Awards of the Dean of Marie Sklodowska Curie University for academic activity

Academic publications — over 150 publications, including 5 monographs.

Selected publications

 

Monographs

 

  • Dramaturgia Leonida Andriejewa. Technika i styl. PWN, Warszawa, 1982. In Polish.
  • Dramat pod znakiem Dionizosa. Myśl estetyczna a poetyka gatunków symbolistów rosyjskich, wyd. UMCS. Lublin, In Polish.
  • Twórczość w kręgu mitu. Myśl estetyczno-filozoficzna i poetyka gatunków drama-tycznych symbolistów rosyjskich. Lublin, In Polish.
  • Eros in the Work of Vyacheslav Ivanov. On the Way to the Philosophy of Love. Lublin, 2002 reprinted in 2004 Tomsk; Moscow: Vodolei Publishers, revised and expanded).

Edited collections

  • Kobieta i/jako Inny. Mit i figury kobiecości w literaturze i kulturze rosyjskiej XX–XXI w. (w kontekście europejskim). Lublin, 2008 (co-edited with the members of the Department).
  • “Życie serca.” Duch-dusza-ciało i relacja Ja- Ty w literaturze i kulturze rosyjskiej XXXXI wieku, “Rossica Lublinensia VII. Lublin, 2012 (co-edited with the members of the Department)

Selected essays

 

  • “On the Notion of ‘Transcensus’ in Vyacheslav Ivanov and Saint Augustin” in Vyacheslav Ivanov: Pro et contra. Ivanov’s Life and Work in the Assessment of Russian and Foreign Thinkers and Scholars. Anthology. St. Petersburg, 2017. Vol. 2. P. 445–455. In Russ.
  • “More on Erotic Utopia : Utopia of Ideal Individuum from Roland Barthes to Vladimir Solov’ev.” Die Welt der Slaven. 2016. Vol. 58. P. 27–37. In Russ.
  • “‘Lamentable failure?’ Between Dionysus and “Grammar”: Merezhkovsky – Pushkin – Vyach. Ivanov.” Toronto Slavic Quarterly. 2016. Vol. 57. С. 325–342.
  • Le concept de mystère dans la création des symbolistes russes. Renaissances du mystère en Europe fin XIXe siècle – début du XXIe siècle, éd. Anne Ducrey, Tatiana Victoroff,. Strasbourg: Presses universitaires de Strasbourg, 2015.
  • “Le ‘modernisme’ orthodoxe russe: Nicolas Berdiaev et le débat sur la ‘stricte obédience,’ l’hérésie et l’œcuménisme.” Les mutations religieuses en Russie et dans l’Empire russe: Conversions et sécularisation, éd. Françoise Lesourd. Slavica Occitana. Toulouse, 2015. Vol. 41. P. 343–361.
  • “‘La tradition du feu’: le mythe de Prométhée et sa metamorphose dans la tragédie de Viatchéslav Ivanov ‘Prometeï’ (‘Prométhée’). Représentations et symboliques du feu dans les théâtres européens (XVI–XX siècle), ed. Jean-Marie Valentin, Florance Petizon. Paris: Honoré champion éditeur, 2013. Р. 137–149.

 

 

Teaching experience

Supervisor of 10 PhD dissertations including one Habil. dissertation honoris causa (2008)

Since 2002 — Head of the Department of Russian Literature and Culture of the Twentieth-Twenty First Centuries, Warsaw University