Sobolev, Olga

Dr Olga Sobolev  

Department

Position held

Language Co-ordinator (Russian)

 

Experience keywords:

Anglo-Soviet comparative studies; Cold War literature; Russian and French Modernism; Russian language teaching and applied linguistics; comparative literature; modernism; post-totalitarian culture

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Dr Sobolev specialises in comparative literature with particular reference to Russian and French symbolism and modernism; nineteenth and early twentieth century Russian literature and art; Anglo-Soviet comparative studies in the Cold War period; and post-totalitarian culture.

Sectors and industries to which research relates:

Creative Industries and Culture

Languages:

French [Spoken: Fluent, Written: Fluent]; Russian [Spoken: Fluent, Written: Fluent]

Media experience:

Radio; TV

Contact Points

LSE phone number:

+44 (0)20 7955 7020

Publications

2017

Soboleva, Olga (2017) Introduction In: Soboleva, Olga and Wrenn, Angus, (eds.) From Orientalism to Cultural Capital: the Myth of Russia in British Literature of the 1920s. Peter Lang, Oxford, UK. ISBN 9781787073944

Soboleva, Olga (2017) The east wind of Russiannness In: Soboleva, Olga and Wrenn, Angus, (eds.) From Orientalism to Cultural Capital: the Myth of Russia in British Literature of the 1920s. Peter Lang, Oxford, UK, 17-64. ISBN 9781787073944

Soboleva, Olga and Wrenn, Angus (2017) From Orientalism to cultural capital: the myth of Russia in British literature of the 1920s Peter Lang, Frankfurt am Main, Germany. ISBN 9783034322034

Sobolev, Olga (2016) The reception of Alfred Tennyson in Russia In: Ormond, Leonee, (ed.) The Reception of Alfred Tennyson in Europe. The reception of British and Irish authors in Europe. Bloomsbury Academic, London, UK, 233-267. ISBN 9781441114198

Sobolev, Olga (2016) Poetry and psychiatry: essays on early twentieth century Russian symbolist culture by Magnus Ljunggren, Charles Rougle Modern Language Review, 111 (2). 603-604. ISSN 00267937

Sobolev, Olga (2016) J M Barrie and the ballets russes International Journal of Comparative Literature & Translation Studies, 4 (1). 17-22. ISSN 2202-9451

2014

Sobolev, Olga (2014) Of pulp fiction and James Bond The Economist (17 Mar 2014) Blog entry

2012

Milner-Gulland, Robin and Sobolev, Olga (2012) 'Excellent material, I see': what happens in Bobok? In: Reid, Robert and Joe, Andrew, (eds.) Aspects of Dostoevskii: Art, Ethics and Faith. Studies in Slavic literature and poetics (57). Rodopi, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 135-148. ISBN 9789042035140

Sobolev, Olga (2012) Images are created to be destroyed (photography and painting in the idiot) In: Reid, Robert and Joe, Andrew, (eds.) Aspects of Dostoevskii: Art, Ethics and Faith. Studies in Slavic literature and poetics (57). Rodopi, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 101-114. ISBN 9789042035140

Sobolev, Olga (2012) Boris Akunin The Literary Encyclopedia (12 Nov 2012) Website

Sobolev, Olga and Wrenn, Angus (2012) The only hope of the world: George Bernard Shaw and Russia Peter Lang, Bern, Switzerland. ISBN 9783034307451

2011

Sobolev, Olga (2011) Book review: Tatlin's tower: monument to revolution - by Norbert Lynton Slavonic and East European Review, 89 (2). 338-339. ISSN 0037-6795

Sobolev, Olga (2011) Book review: Moscow and St Petersburg in Russia's silver age, 1900-1920 - by John E. Bowlt Slavonic and East European Review, 89 (1). 118-120. ISSN 0037-6795

2010

Sobolev, Olga and Saiadian, Pogos (2010) Ivan Sergeev, fathers and sons: the phenomenon of the Nouveau-Russian novel In: Reid, Robert and Andrew, Joe, (eds.) Turgenev: Art, Ideology and Legacy. Studies in Slavic literature & poetics. Rodopi, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 329-343. ISBN 9789042031470

2008

Sobolev, Olga (2008) The silver mask: harlequinade in the symbolist poetry of Blok and Belyi Peter Lang, Oxford, UK. ISBN 9783039107063

2006

Soblev, Olga (2006) Chekhov and Dovlatov: the art of a storyteller Essays in Poetics, 31. 305-318. ISSN 0308-888X

Sobolev, Olga (2006) Book review: Timothy Langen, "the stony dance: unity and gesture in Andrey Bely’s Petersburg" New Zealand Slavonic Journal, 40. 236. ISSN 0028-8683

2005

Sobolev, Olga (2005) Translating and mistranslating Chekhov Essays in Poetics, 30. ISSN 0308-888X

Sobolev, Olga (2005) Chekhov’s plays on the Russian screen Essays in Poetics, 30. 200-213. ISSN 0308-888X

2004

Sobolev, Olga (2004) Book review: Bart, Solomon: Sobranie Stikhotvorenii The Slavonic and East European Review, 82 (1). 95-97. ISSN 0037-6795

Sobolev, Olga (2004) Boris Akunin and the rise of Russian detective genre Australian Slavonic and East European Studies, 18 (1-2). 63-85. ISSN 0818-8149

2003

Sobolev, Olga and Milner-Gulland, Robin (2003) "Winter Road": an analysis In: Reid, Robert and Andrew, Joe, (eds.) Two Hundred Years of Pushkin, Volume Iii: Pushkin's Legacy. Studies in Slavic literature & poetics (40). Rodopi, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 125-140. ISBN 9789042009585

2002

Sobolev, Olga (2002) On the sound structure of "Bacchanalia" by A. Belyi Slavonica, 8 (1). 20-41. ISSN 1361-7427

2000

Sobolev, Olga (2000) Masks, harlequins and otherness: a study of imagery system of Belyi and Blok Essays in Poetics, 25. 97-121. ISSN 0308-888X

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