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Loseff, Lev


LOSEFF, Lev. American (born Russia), b. 1937. Genres: Literary criticism and history. Career: Sakhalin Oil-Worker newspaper, USSR, journalist, 1959-60; freelance writer, Leningrad, USSR, 1961-62; Kostyor magazine, Leningrad, editor, 1962-75; Ardis Publishing House, Ann Arbor, MI, part-time editor, 1976-78. Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, visiting professor, 1978-79; Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, professor, 1979-. Also worked as a broadcaster for the Voice of America, Radio Liberty, the BBC, and Radio France. Publications: On the Beneficence of Censorship: Aesopian Language in Modern Russian Literature, 1984. EDITOR: Poetika Brodskogo: Sbornik Statei, 1986; (with V. Polukhina) Brodsky's Poetics and Aesthetics, 1990; Boris Pasternak: 1890-1990, 1991; (with P. Vail) Iosif Brodskii: trudy I dni, 1998; (with V. Polukhina) Joseph Brodsky: The Art of a Poem, 1998; (with B. Scherr) A Sense of Place: Tsarskoe Selo and Its Poets. Author of eight collections of poetry and prose in Russian. Address: Russian Department, Dartmouth College, 44 N. College Street, Hanover, NH 03755, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]

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