Tomas Venclova

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Prof Emeritus Slavic Lang & Lit
Address: 
320 York St, New Haven, CT 06511-3627
203-432-1304

Education

1960 Diploma in Philology, University of Vilnius; 1966-71 Graduate Study in Semiotics and Russian Literature, Tartu University; Ph.D. 1985, Slavic Languages & Literatures, Yale University

Interests 
19th- and 20th-century Russian literature; Polish literature; Lithuanian literature; poetry

Current Courses
Symbolism, Acmeism, Pasternak, Tsvetaeva, Brodsky, Nineteenth-Century Russian Poetry, Twentieth-Century Russian Poetry, Communism and Literature

Recent Publications
Niezniszczalny rytm: Eseje o literaturze (Indestructible Rhythm: Essays on Literature), Sejny: Zeszyty Literackie-Pogranicze, 2003

Stat’i o Brodskom (Essays on Brodsky), Moscow: Baltrus-Novoe izdatel’stvo, 2005.

Vilniaus Vardai (Vilnius Personalities), Lithuania, 2006; English version forthcoming, 2009.

Work in Progress
A cultural history of Vilnius/Wilno/Vilne
Joseph Brodsky’s life and art
Russian emigre poet, Vladimir Korvin-Piotrovsky

1960 Diploma in Philology, University of Vilnius; 1966-71 Graduate Study in Semiotics and Russian Literature, Tartu University; Ph.D. 1985, Slavic Languages & Literatures, Yale University

Interests 
19th- and 20th-century Russian literature; Polish literature; Lithuanian literature; poetry

Current Courses
Symbolism, Acmeism, Pasternak, Tsvetaeva, Brodsky, Nineteenth-Century Russian Poetry, Twentieth-Century Russian Poetry, Communism and Literature

Recent Publications
Niezniszczalny rytm: Eseje o literaturze (Indestructible Rhythm: Essays on Literature), Sejny: Zeszyty Literackie-Pogranicze, 2003

Stat’i o Brodskom (Essays on Brodsky), Moscow: Baltrus-Novoe izdatel’stvo, 2005.

Vilniaus Vardai (Vilnius Personalities), Lithuania, 2006; English version forthcoming, 2009.

Work in Progress
A cultural history of Vilnius/Wilno/Vilne
Joseph Brodsky’s life and art
Russian emigre poet, Vladimir Korvin-Piotrovsky