Teaching Faculty

Maria Soukhotina

Senior Lecturer

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Research and Teaching Interests

Contemporary literature, post-colonial writing studies, rhetoric of hybridity, narrative studies, sociology of literature, memory studies

 Courses:

  • 'Border Writing': Literature within the Context of Globalization
  • Global Bestsellers: Texts between Cultures
  • Literary Text after Publication

Selected Publications:

  • From Literary History to Storytelling around Literature. The New York Review of Books // Cult as Part of Literary Process. Author, Text, Reader. Moscow, 2011.
  • 'Regional Flavor' and Guilty Feelings in Arundhati Roy's <em>The God of Small Things</em>. - Voprosy Literatury No. 2, 2010.
  • The Uses of Literature and Literary Criticism: The USA and the USSR. // Cultural Exchanges between Central / Eastern Europe and America. Proceedings for East-West American Studies Conference. – Frankfurt am Main: Goethe Universität, 2004.
  • Canonical Text as a means of Cultural Legitimization // values, Canons, Prices. Text as Means of Cultural Exchange. Moscow, 2004.
  • Myth of a Democratic Elite in the New York Review of Books // Popular Literature. American and Russian Experience in Cultural Myth-Making. Moscow, 2002.