BOYM, Svetlana. Russian, b. 1959. Genres: Novellas/Short stories, Plays/Screenplays. Career: Harvard University, instructor in Slavic and comparative literature, 1984-88, assistant professor of comparative literature and of history and literature (Russian studies), 1988-93, John L. Loeb Associate Professor of Humanities, 1993-; independent filmmaker and writer. Moscow Institute of Contemporary Art, member of advisory board. Publications: Flirting with Liberty (screenplay), 1989; The Woman Who Shot Lenin (play), 1990; Death in Quotation Marks: The Cultural Myths of the Modern Poet, 1991; Common Places: Mythologies of Everyday Life in Russia, 1994; The Future of Nostalgia, 2001. Contributor to anthologies and scholarly journals. Address: Dept of Slavic Languages & Literatures, Barker Center 311, Harvard University, 12 Quincy St, Cambridge, MA 02138, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]
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