Department of Slavonic Studies

Modern & Medieval Languages

Department of Slavonic Studies

Dr Rachel Polonsky   

Dr Rachel Polonsky

College: Murray Edwards

Positions:

Affiliated Lecturer
Department of Slavonic Studies

Postal Address:
Department of Slavonic Studies
Sidgwick Avenue
CAMBRIDGE   CB3 9DA

Email:  rap27@cam.ac.uk
Phone:  (+44) (0)1223 335007 Fax  (+44) (0)1223 335062

Rachel Polonsky’s scholarly interests include nineteenth and twentieth century poetry, fiction, and memoir, often with a comparative emphasis, and the place of Russian literature in the overlapping contexts of cultural, intellectual, and political history. She has published numerous essays, articles, and reviews on a wide variety of subjects in scholarly journals and anthologies, and is a frequent contributor to the Times Literary Supplement among other periodicals.



Books:



Molotov’s Magic Lantern: A Journey in Russian History (Faber and Faber, 2010)



English Literature and the Russian Aesthetic Renaissance (Cambridge University Press, 1998)

 

 

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