Epstein, Mikhail N.

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EPSTEIN, Mikhail N.

EPSTEIN, Mikhail N. Also writes as Mikhail N. Epshtein. American (born Russia), b. 1950. Genres: Cultural/Ethnic topics, Literary criticism and history, Philosophy, Essays. Career: Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT, visiting professor, 1990; Emory University, Atlanta, GA, asst professor, 1990-95, associate professor, 1995-2000, Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of Cultural Theory and Russian Literature, 2000-. World Literature Institute of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR, researcher, 1973-78; director of interdisciplinary Image and Thought Association, Moscow, 1986-88; Experimental Center of Creativity, director of the Laboratory of Contemporary Culture, Moscow, 1988-90. Publications: Novoe v klassike, Derzhavin, Pushkin, Blok v sovremennom vospriiatii (title means: The Classics Renovated: Derzhavin, Pushkin, and Blok in Contemporary Perception), 1982; Paradoksy novizny (title means: The Paradoxes of Innovation), 1988; Priroda, mir, tainik vselennoi… (title means: Nature, the World, the Mystery of the Universe…), 1990; Relativistic Patterns in Totalitarian Thinking, 1991; Ottsovstvo (title means: Fatherhood), 1992; Novoe sektantstvo (title means: New Sectarianism), 1993; Velikaia Sov (title means: Great Soviet Land), 1994; Vera i obraz (title means: Faith and Image), 1994; Na granitsakh kul'tur (title means: On the Borders of Cultures), 1995; After the Future: The Paradoxes of Postmodernism and Contemporary Russian Culture, 1995; Bog detalie (title means: A Deity of Details), 1997, 2nd ed., 1998; (with A. Genis and S. Vladiv-Glover) Russian Postmodernism, 1999; (with E. Berry) Transcultural Experiments, 1999; Postmodern v Rossii (title means: The Post-modern in Russia), 2000; Filosofice zozarozuogo (title means: The Philosophy of the Possible), 2001. Contributor to books and periodicals. Address: Emory University, REALC, 1707 N Decatur Rd, Atlanta, GA 30322, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]