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Luker, Nicholas (John Lydgate)

LUKER, Nicholas (John Lydgate)

LUKER, Nicholas (John Lydgate). British, b. 1945. Genres: Novellas/Short stories, Literary criticism and history, Biography, Translations. Career: University of Nottingham, England, lecturer, 1970-88, senior lecturer in Russian, 1988-. Visiting lecturer: Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, 1976, 1996, Dartmouth College, George Washington University, and Luther College, 1978, 1985, University of Auckland, 1991, 1993, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, University of Otago, New Zealand, 1993, 1996, 1998, 2000, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, 1998, 2000; visiting fellow: Department of Russian, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand, 1991, Victoria University of Wellington, 1991. Publications: Alexander Grin, 1973; (trans. with B. Scherr) A. Grin, The Seeker of Adventure (selected stories), 1978; A. I. Kuprin, 1978; The Forgotten Visionary, 1982; In Defence of a Reputation: Essays on the Early Prose of Mikhail Artsybashev, 1990. EDITOR: (trans., and author of intro.) An Anthology of Russian Neo-Realism: The Znanie School of Maxim Gorky, 1982; (and author of intro.) Fifty Years On: Gorky and His Time (critical essays), 1987; (trans., and author of intro.) Alexander Grin: Selected Short Stories, 1987; (trans., and author of intro.) From Furmanov to Sholokhov: An Anthology of the Classics of Socialist Realism, 1988; (and contrib.) The Russian Short Story, 1900-1917 (critical essays), 1991; (co-trans., and author of intro.) Y. Miloslavsky, Urban Romances (stories), 1994; (and contrib.) After the Watershed, Russian Prose, 1917-1927 (critical essays), 1996. Contributor to books.

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