Waddington, Patrick (Haynes)

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WADDINGTON, Patrick (Haynes)

WADDINGTON, Patrick (Haynes). Also writes as Isobel Garnett, Alexander Marsden. British, b. 1934. Genres: History, Language/Linguistics, Literary criticism and history, Music, Biography. Career: Assistant teacher of English at secondary schools in Lausanne, Switzerland, 1956-57; teacher at primary school in Kent, England, 1957, and secondary school in Dorset, England, 1958; teacher of English, Latin, and general studies and master in charge of Russian and advanced French at a school in Lincolnshire, England, 1958-63; Queen's University, Belfast, Northern Ireland, lecturer to senior lecturer in modern languages and Slavonic studies, 1963-73; Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, visiting professor, 1973, professor of Russian literature and civilization, 1974-93, department head, 1974-91, professor emeritus, 1993-. University of Victoria (Canada), Lansdown visitor, 1983; University of Queensland, chairperson, Russian departmental review, 1986; Cambridge University, Wolfson College, visiting fellow, 1991-92; Armstrong Browning Library (TX), visiting fellow, 1991-92; lecturer at universities in New Zealand and abroad; broadcaster for British Broadcasting Corp., Australian Broadcasting Co., and Radio New Zealand. Copyright Licensing Ltd., director, 1990-95. Northern Ireland Board, chief examiner in Russian, 1963-66. Publications: A Basic Russian-English Vocabulary, 1962; (with D. Buckley) O Level Tests in Russian, 1963, rev. ed., 1965; (ed.) M. Sholokhov, Sud'ba cheloveka (title means: Destiny of a Man), 1964; (ed.) A.P. Chekhov, Dama s sobachkoy (title means: The Lady with the Dog), 1964; Russian by Subjects, 1965, rev. ed., 1989; Advanced Translation from Russian Prose, 1965; (ed.) I.S. Turgenev, Dvoryanskoye gnezdo (title means: A Nest of the Gentry), 1969; (ed.) Turgenev, Rudin, 1970; The Dodillon Copies of Letters by Turgenev to Pauline and Louis Viardot, 1970; Turgenev and England, 1980; Turgenev and George Sand: An Improbable Entente, 1981; From The Russian Fugitive to The Ballad of Bulgarie, 1994; (ed. and contrib.) Ivan Turgenev and Britain, 1994; Theirs but to Do and Die: The Poetry of the Charge of the Light Brigade at Balaklava, 1995; The Musical Works of Pauline Viardot-Garcia, 2001. Many short monographs on Turgenev. Contributor of articles and reviews to scholarly journals and newspapers. Address: 57 Elmslie Rd, Pinehaven, Upper Hutt, New Zealand.