Shneidman, N(oah) N(orman)

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SHNEIDMAN, N(oah) N(orman)

SHNEIDMAN, N(oah) N(orman). Canadian (born Poland), b. 1924. Genres: Literary criticism and history. Career: University of Toronto, ON, associate professor, 1975-79, professor of Slavic languages and literatures, 1979-90, associate chair of department, 1984-86, professor emeritus, 1990-, acting director, Centre for Russian and East European Studies, 1990. Mc- Master University, distinguished visiting professor, 1981. Publications: Literature and Ideology in Soviet Education, 1973; The Soviet Road to Olympus: The Theory and Practice of Soviet Physical Culture, 1978; Soviet Literature in the 1970s: Artistic Diversity and Ideological Conformity, 1979; Dostoevsky and Suicide, 1984; Soviet Literature in the 1980s: Decade of Transition, 1989; Russian Literature 1988-1994: The End of an Era, 1995; Jerusalem of Lithuania: The Rise and Fall of Jewish Vilnius, 1998; The Three Tragic Heroes of the Vilnius Ghetto: Witenberg, Sheinbaum, Gens, 2002. Address: Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada M5S 1A1. Online address: [email protected]