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Christopher Barnes

Alumni Hall, 121 St. Joseph Street, Room 425

tel: 416-978-3883

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Research interests:

Russian twentieth-century literature. History of Russian poetry. Life and works of Boris Pasternak. History of Russian music, especially Aleksandr Scriabin. Russian pianism. The interaction between Russian literature and music.


Ph.D., Cambridge University, 1971
M.A., Cambridge University, 1967
B.A., Cambridge University, 1963

Courses Taught:

SLA339 Twilight of an Empire: Russian Art and Thought in the European fin de siecle
SLA340 Narrative Revolution and Counter-Revolution in Twentieth-Century Russian Prose
SLA343 Post-Stalinist Russian Literature
SLA402 Russian Literary Translation I
SLA403 Russian Literary Translation II
SLA420 Studies in Russian Syntax and Stylistics
SLA441 Modern Russian Poetry
SLA442 Russian Symbolism

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Alumni Hall (AH), Room 431
Toronto, Ontario ~ M5S 1J4

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