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Selected Publications

Book

Beyond the Flesh: Alexander Blok, Zinaida Gippius, and the Symbolist Sublimation of Sex. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2008. xviii + 334 pp.

Special Issues

The 1917 Revolution and Its Ripple Effects, guest edited with Anindita Banerjee, Slavic and East European Journal vol. 61 no. 3 (2017): 393-488.

Russian Geopoetics, guest edited with Anindita Banerjee, Slavic Review vol. 75 no. 2 (2016): 247-330.

Articles  

“Foreword: World Revolution,” coauthored with Anindita Banerjee, Slavic and East European Journal vol. 61, no. 3 (2017): 394-95.

“The Revolutionary Ecology of Gor’kii’s Italy,” Slavic and East European Journal vol. 61, no. 3 (2017): 423-44.

“Toward a Russian Geopoetics, or Some Ways of Relating Russia to the World,” coauthored with Anindita Banerjee, Slavic Review vol. 75 no. 2 (2016) 247-55.

"Uncanny Excavations: Khodasevich, Pompeii, and Remains of the Past,” Russian Review vol. 74 no. 2 (2015): 272-92.

"The Aesthetics of Disaster: Blok, Messina, and the Decadent Sublime," Slavic Review vol. 70 no. 3 (2011): 569-90.

“Unbearable Burdens: Aleksandr Blok and the Modernist Resistance to Progeny and Domesticity.” Slavic Review vol. 63, no.1 (2004): 6-25.

“Women in Russian Symbolism: Beyond the Algebra of Love.” In A History of Women’s Writing in Russia, edited by Adele M. Barker and Jehanne Gheith. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002. 134-52.

“The Androgynous Gaze of Zinaida Gippius.” Russian Literature XLVIII-I (2000): 87-115.

“Reading Zinaida Gippius: Over Her Dead Body.” Slavic and East European Journal vol. 43, no. 4 (1999): 621-35.

“The Fashioning of Zinaida Gippius.” Slavic and East European Journal vol. 42, no. 1 (1998): 58-75.

“Ivan Fedorovich Shpon’ka i ego tetushka’ as ‘Oral’ Narrative, or ‘Food for the Critics.’” Russian Literature XXXIX (1996): 359-72.

Current Projects

Books

Landscape of Disaster: Italy and the Geopoetics of Russian Modernism (in progress). 

Adjacent Ecologies: Russian-American Art in the Pacific Northwest (research stage).