Gasan Gusejnov has authored several books and more than a hundred articles on classical philology and cultural history, contemporary politics, and literature. Since 1978, he has taught in many universities in the former USSR/Russia and in Europe. In 2006-2007, he once again worked at the East European Institute. Co-Founder and Professor of Free University / Brīvā Universitāte (Latvia).
This collection, compiled, translated, and edited by poet and scholar Ian Probstein, provides Anglophone audiences with a powerful selection of Mandelstam’s most beloved and haunting poems.
This collection of personal essays by a bi-national Russian/U.S. author offers glimpses into many things Soviet and post-Soviet: the sacred, the profane, the mundane, the little-discussed and the often-overlooked. What was a Soviet school dance like? Did communists go to church? Did communists listen to Donna Summer? If you want to find out, read on!