Academic / Non-Fiction

 
 

AUTOBIOGRAPHY

 And Pine for What is Not  (in progress)

 ACADEMIC BOOKS AND ARTICLES

Books
1. Mikhail Bulgakov: Life and Interpretations.  Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1978. (Included by Choice in best academic  books of 1978.) Republished by University Microfilms International, 1989. Available used at
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     Pages 258-70 reprinted in abridged form in Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism, v. 16 (Detroit) Yale Research       Company, 1985), pp. 104-106

     Section reprinted in Short Story Criticism, ed. Drew Kalasky, 1995.

     Selection reprinted in the Chimera anthology, Centipede Press, ed. Jerad Walters, 2005.

2. What I Believe (But You Don't Have To) Westbow Press (Thomas Nelson), 2014.

Articles on Mikhail Bulgakov

 “M. Bulgakov--Rashel’“ (introduction and publication of original manuscript), Novyi  zhurnal, 108 (1972), pp. 74-80.

 “Mikhail Bulgakov and Yury Slyozkin,” Etudes Slaves et Est-Européennes, 17 (1972), pp. 85-91.

 “Satan in Moscow: An Approach to Bulgakov’s The Master and Margarita,” Proceedings of the Modern Language Association of America (PMLA), 88 (1973), pp. 1162-72.

 “M. Bulgakov’s Libretto ‘Minin and Pozharsky’” (introduction and publication of original manuscript), Russian Literature Triquarterly, 15 (1978), pp. 325-40.

 “Bulgakov’s film scenario of ‘Revizor’” (introduction and publication of original manuscript), Novyi zhurnal, 127 (1977), pp. 5-45.

 “Bulgakov i ego fel’eton ‘Torgovyi renessans’” (introduction and publication of original manuscript), Novyi zhurnal, 137 (1979), pp. 13-19.

 “‘Kurs istorii SSSR’ M. A. Bulgakova” (introduction and publication of original manuscript), Novyi zhurnal, 143 (1981), pp. 54-88.

 “National and Universal Themes in the Work of Mikhail Bulgakov,” in Slawische Kulturen in der Geschichte der europäischen Kulturen vom 18. bis zum 20. Jahrhundert, pub. Gerhard Ziegengeist (Berlin, DDR: Akademie-Verlag, 1982), pp. 457-62.

 “Mikhail Bulgakov’s Developing World View,” Canadian-American Slavic Studies, 15 (1981), pp. 151-66.

 “Mikhail Bulgakov’s Adaptation of War and Peace” (introduction and publication of original manuscript), Canadian-American Slavic Studies, 15 (1981), pp. 382-439.

 “A Partial Check-List of Bulgakov Materials in Soviet Archives” (with Julie Curtis), Canadian-American Slavic Studies, 15 (1981), pp. 440-56.

 “The Theme of Polarities in Russian and German 20th-Century Literature: Hermann Hesse and Mikhail Bulgakov as Literary Cousins,” in “Canadian Contributions to the 9th International Congress of Slavists (Kiev 1983),” Canadian Slavonic Papers, 25 (1983), pp. 54-72.

 “Master i Margarita Mikhaila Bulgakova v svete raboty Germana Gesse Nemnogo o teologii,” in Slavianskie kul’tury i mirovoi literaturnyi protsess: Materialy mezhdunarodnoi nauchnoi konferentsii Iunesko (Minsk: Nauka i tekhnika, 1985), pp. 361-66.

 “Bulgakov,” in Great Foreign Language Writers, ed. James Vinson and Daniel Kirkpatrick (New York: St. Martin’s, 1984), pp. 87-89.

 “The Role of Women in Bulgakov’s Poetics,” in Atti del Convegno “Michail Bulgakov” (Gargnano del Garda, 17-22 Settembre 1984), ed. Eridano Bazzarelli and Jitka Kresalkova (University of Milan: 1986), pp. 553-64.

 “Dieux et l’idée de dieu chez Mikhail Boulgakov,” Dieu et dieux dans la S.F.: issue 17 of Métaphores (Nice, 1988), pp. 81-90.

 “Animals and Animal Imagery in M. A. Bulgakov,” Zeitschrift für Slawistik, 36 (1991), pp. 220-28.

 “Christ Interrogated: Bulgakov and Others,” Transactions of the Association of Russian-American Scholars in the U.S.A.,” 24 (New York: 1991), pp. 163-76.

 “Bulgakov, Stalin und die Autokratie,” in Michail Afanas’evic Bulgakov 1891-1991; Text und Kontext (Berlin, Bern, Frankfurt a. M., New York, Paris, Wien: Peter Lang, 1992), pp. 30-41. In English as “Bulgakov, Stalin and Autocracy,” in Bulgakov: The Novelist-Playwright, Russian Theatre Archive vol. 5, ed. Lesley Milne (Harwood Academic Publishers GmbH, 1995), pp. 38-49.

 “Bulgakov, Mikhail (Afanas’evich) “ in Reference Guide to World Literature, Second Edition (St. James Press, 1995), pp.196-98                                                          

 “The Master and Margarita,” in  Reference Guide to World Literature, Second Edition (St. James Press, 1995), pp.198-99 

 “The White Guard,” in Reference Guide to World Literature, Second Edition (St. James Press, 1995), pp.199-200

 “Flight,” in Reference Guide to Russian Literature (Chicago: Fitzroy Dearborn, 1998), pp. 201-02

 “What is Art?: Tolstoy’s Criteria in the Light of Works by Mikhail Bulgakov and Friedrich Dürrenmatt,” in “Canadian Contributions to XII International Congress of Slavists, Kraków, 1998,” Canadian Slavonic Papers, 39, pp. 385-405

 (Abstract in XII Miedzynarodowy Kongres Slawistów:  Streszczenia Referatow i Komunikatikow:Literaturoznawstwo, Folklorystyka, Nauka o Kulturze, Warszawa 1998, p. 110)

 Other Academic Articles

 “Some Aspects of Russian 20th-Century Painting,” Canadian Slavonic Papers, 11 (1969), pp. 406-23.

“Soviet Art, the Contemporary Scene,” Art Journal, 29 (1970), pp. 309-17.

 “Russian Painting of the 19th Century” (Budek Films and Slides: Providence, Rhode Island, 1972), with accompanying slides.

 “Russian Painting of the Early 20th Century” (Budek Films and Slides: Providence, Rhode Island, 1972), with accompanying slides.

 “Soviet Painting from 1917 to the ‘Thaw’“ (Budek Films and Slides:Providence, Rhode Island, 1972), with accompanying slides.

 “Soviet Painting from the ‘Thaw’ to the present” (Budek Films and Slides: Providence, Rhode Island, 1972), with accompanying slides.

 “Three Approaches to Russian Nineteenth-Century Literature, and the Purpose of Reading” (review article) in Humanities’ Association Review, 30 (1979), pp. 322-27

 “Translating Chekhov for Performance,” Canadian Review of Comparative Literature (1980), pp. 174-82.

 “The Theme of Polarities in Russian and German 20th-Century Literature: Hermann Hesse and Mikhail Bulgakov as Literary Cousins,” in “Canadian Contributions to the 9th International Congress of Slavists (Kiev 1983),” Canadian Slavonic Papers, 25 (1983), pp. 54-72.

 “Turgenev Symposium,” report in Information Bulletin of the International Association for the Study and Dissemination of Slavic Cultures, 10 (Moscow, 1984), pp. 34-35

 “The ‘Hospital Novel’: Thomas Mann, Solzhenitsyn, Fedin and Hamsun,” in Poetry, Prose and Public Opinion: Aspects of Russia 1850-1970, in Memory of Nikolay Andreyev, ed. William Harrison and Avril Pyman (Letchworth: Avebury, 1984), pp. 251-71.

 “Post-Stalinist Reassessment of Russian Painting of the Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries,” in Les littératures de langues européennes au tournant du siècle: lectures d’aujourd’hui, Série D: La perspective critique soviétique, cahier I (Ottawa: 1984), pp. 93-116.

 “‘Superfluous People’ in the Soviet Drama of the 1920s,” in “Canadian Contributions to the X International Congress of Slavists, Sofia 1988,” Canadian Slavonic Papers, 30 (1988), pp. 1-16.

 “Lieutenant Kizhe,” in Reference Guide to Russian Literature (Chicago: Fitzroy Dearborn, 1998), pp. 857-58

 “What is Art?: Tolstoy’s Criteria in the Light of Works by Mikhail Bulgakov and Friedrich Dürrenmatt,” in “Canadian Contributions to XII International Congress of Slavists, Kraków, 1998,” Canadian Slavonic Papers, 39, 385-405

 (Abstract in XII Miedzynarodowy Kongres Slawistów:  Streszczenia Referatow i Komunikatikow:Literaturoznawstwo, Folklorystyka, Nauka o Kulturze, Warszawa 1998, p. 110)

Translation

 Vladimir Evgrafovich Tatlin, ed. Larissa Zhadova (Budapest and London: Corvina, in cooperation with Thames & Hudson, 1988; New York: Rizzoli International Publications, 1988). (Translation of much of the text, plus revision of the rest.)

 OTHER NON-FICTION

  Journalism

 “A Student in Russia,” The Liberal Context, issue 16 (1969), pp. 22-28.

 “The Joy of Language: Fun with the Mind,” The Whig-Standard (Kingston, Ontario), 22 October 1975

 “The different traditons of a French Christmas,” The Whig-Standard, 30 December 1986

 “Driving madness in Europe,” The Whig-Standard, 17 January 1987

 “The European passion for mycology,” The Whig-Standard, 19 February 1987

 “No escape from the clutches of winter,” The Whig-Standard, 12 March 1987

 “The French Education Maze,” The Whig-Standard, 2 April 1987

 “How to ‘take first and second nose’, impress your friends and drink a lot of wine,” The Whig-Standard, 22 April 1987

 “French television: hot air and brutal honesty,” The Whig-Standard, 11 June 1987

 “Dealing with bureaucrats and others,” The Whig-Standard, 25 June 1987

 “Bidding adieu to France’s most desirable town,” The Whig-Standard, 30 July 1987

 “Return to the Wild East,” The Whig Standard Magazine, 10 August 1991, pp. 4-6

 

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