Amelia Glaser is associate professor of Russian and Comparative Literature at University of California, San Diego.
“For the Motherla-a”: On Maria Bloshteyn’s “Russia is Burning” and Konstanin Simonov’s “Wait for Me”
Amelia Glaser explores the Soviet poetic legacy of World War II though Maria Bloshteyn’s “Russia is Burning” and Konstantin Simonov’s selected poems, “Wait for Me.”...
Poems for an Uncertain World: On Serhiy Zhadan’s “What We Live For, What We Die For”
Amelia Glaser recommends “What We Live For, What We Die For: Selected Poems” by Serhiy Zhadan, translated from Ukrainian by Virlana Tkacz and Wanda Phipps....
Interesting Times: Svetlana Alexievich on the Dangers of a Great Idea
Like Trump, Putin was looking for “greatness.” We can learn from Svetlana Alexievich’s account....
Under the Tyranny of Memory
Memories of the Soviet Union haunt Ukrainian author Serhiy Zhadan's recently translated novel, "Voroshilovgrad."...
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