Alexander Dolinin

Professor of Slavic Languages and Literature, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Alexander Dolinin graduated from the University of St. Petersburg. He specializes in 19th and 20th century Russian prose, English and American literature, as well as Russian-American literary ties. As a translator, he has written on works by Kipling, Twain, Faulkner, Pushkin, and Dostoevsky, and is preparing to publish work on Nabokov. He is author of the books “Istoriya, odetaya v roman: Val’ter Skott i ego chitateli [History, Dressed Up as Novel: Sir Walter Scott and His Readers” (1998), “Istinnaya zhizn’ pisatelya Sirina: Raboty o Nabokove [The Real Life of Sirin the Writer: Works on Nabokov]” (2004), and “Pushkin i Angliya [Pushkin and England]” (2007).

He has written many academic articles in various languages, participates in numerous international symposiums, and is a lecturer at many large universities throughout the world. Presently, he is working independently on a publication history of Pushkin’s works and trying to separate Pushkin’s original texts from later publishing changes.

He was awarded the international Efim Etkind Prize in 2008.

Personal profile on the University of Wisconsin-Madison website