Contemporary Western Rusistika

Book series under the imprint of Academic Studies Press (Boston, US) and Bibliorossica (St. Petersburg, Russia)

Contemporary Western Rusistika comprises outstanding scholarly monographs in the field of Russian studies. These volumes, written by leading American and European scholars, are presented in Russian translation for the first time. The series mission is to provide Russian readers with the Western scholarly gaze on Russian history, literature, culture, sociology, politics, and economics. It revives the spirit of its preceding series “Sovremennaia Zapadnaia Rusistika,” previously published throughout the 1990s by Akademicheskii Proekt Publishing House (St. Petersburg, Russia).


Editorial Board:

  • David Bethea (University of Wisconsin, Madison)
  • Angela Brintlinger (The Ohio State University, Columbus)
  • Aage Hansen-Löve (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Munich, Germany)
  • Jean-Philippe Jaccard (Université de Genève, Geneva, Switzerland)
  • Svetlana Evdokimova (Brown University, Providence)
  • Irina Reyfman (Columbia University, New York)
  • Justin Weir (Harvard University, Cambridge)

Main Contact

Rina Borisova
Acquisitions Editor, Russian-Language Publications
Contemporary Western Rusistika
Global Environmental Studies & Global Health
Global Literatures
iborisova@academicstudiespress.com


Current Titles

Telling October

Frederick C. Corney, Elena Kupriyanova

Liberal Ideas in Tsarist Russia

Vanessa Rampton, Ilya Nahmanson

Russian Baptists and Spiritual Revolution

Heather J. Coleman, Dmitrii Galcin

Up from Bondage

Dale E. Peterson, Dmitrii Garichev

The Old Faith and the Russian Land

Douglas Rogers, Polina Shubina

Like a Bomb Going Off

Janice Ross, Anna Landihova, Kirill Frolov

From the Holy Roman Empire to the Land of the Tsars

Alexander M. Martin, Olga Barash

Sex, Love, and Migration

Alexia Bloch, Vadim Tsylinskii

Der erniedrigte Christus (Volume III)

Dirk Uffelmann, Irina Alekseeva

Der erniedrigte Christus (Volume II)

Dirk Uffelmann, Irina Alekseeva

Russia's Wars of Emergence

Carol Stevens, Ilya Nahmason

The Invention of Mikhail Lomonosov

Steven Usitalo, Mihail Tarasov

Voiceless Vanguard

Sara Pankenier Weld, Irina Znayesheva

Spaces of Creativity (RUS)

Ksana Blank, Aleksandr Volkov

Editing Turgenev, Dostoevsky, and Tolstoy

Susanne Fusso, Vera Polishchuk

She Animates

Michele Leigh, Lora Mjolsness, Alyona Fomenko

Post-Soviet Power

Susanne A. Wengle, Svetlana Pavlikova

Varieties of Post-communist Capitalism

Iván Szelényi, Péter Mihályi, Nikolay Protsenko

Dostoevsky and the Riddle of the Self

Yuri Corrigan, Irina Burova

Performing Tsarist Russia in New York

Natalie K. Zelensky, Dmitrii Galtsyn

When Art Makes News

Katya Dianina, Elizaveta Gavrilova

Febris Erotica

Valeria Sobol, Elena Kupriyanova

Poets on Poets

Olga Zaslavsky, Irina Blinova

Nina Berberova

Irina Vinokurova

Modernization from the Other Shore

David Engerman, Mariya Petrenko

From Victory to Peace

Elise Kimerling Wirtschafter, Aleksandr Bulgakov

That Savage Gaze

Ian Helfant, Aleksandra Volkova

Empowering Women in Russia

Julie Hemment, Nastasia Vahtina

Studies in the History of Russian-Israeli Literature

Edited by Roman Katsman & Maxim D. Shrayer

Nikolai Zabolotsky

Sarah Pratt, Olga Terpugova

Dostoevsky’s Incarnational Realism

Paul J. Contino, Irina Burova

The Icon and the Square

Maria Taroutina, Ksenia Tveryanovich

A History of Russian Women

Barbara Engel, Olga Poley

Dostoevsky and the Dynamics of Religious Experience

Malcolm Jones, Tatiana Grosheva

The Bilingual Muse

Adrian Wanner, Nikolay Mahlayuk

How St. Petersburg Learned to Study Itself

Emily D. Johnson, Izabella Zaharyaeva

In Stravinsky’s Orbit

Klára Móricz, Natalia Bugayets

The Russian Empire

Nancy S. Kollmann, Vladimir Petrov

The Limits of Reform

Daniel T. Orlovsky, Arsenii Chernyj

Dostoevsky's Unfinished Journey

Robin Feuer Miller, Andreii Stepanov

Fast Forward

Timothy Harte, Natalia Ryabchikova

The Author as Hero

Justin Weir, Andrei Stepanov

The Blue Lagoon

Ilya Kukuj

Afghanistan

Barnett Rubin, Mikhail Tarasov

Human Nature in Utopia Zamyatin’s We

Brett Cooke, Olga Barash

Russian Realisms

Molly Brunson, Elizaveta Gavrilova

The Dostoevsky Effect

Lorne Tepperman, Patrizia Albanese, Sasha Stark, and Nadine Zahlan, Maria Bykova

They Fought for the Motherland

Laurie Stoff, Aleksandr Volkov

Guns for the Tsar

Joseph Bradley, Andrei Grishin

Music from a Speeding Train

Murav, Harriet L, Aleksandra Glebovskaya

The Quill and the Scalpel

Stephen H. Blackwell, Vera Polishchuk

Militarizing Men

Maya Eichler, Irina Redkina

The Socialist Way of Life in Siberia

Melissa Chakars, Elena Nesterova

Russia's Rome

Judith E. Kalb, Elena Shinkareva

Proletarian Imagination

Mark Steinberg, Irina Klimovitskaya

A Social History of Soviet Trade

Julie Hessler, Dmitrii Lupich, Fatima Tautiyeva

Roads to Glory

Ronald Bobroff, Arsenii Chernij

Der erniedrigte Christus (Volume I)

Dirk Uffelmann, Irina Alekseeva

Maximilian Voloshin and the Russian Literary Circle

Barbara Walker, Irina Burova

Consequences of Consciousness

Donna Tussing Orwin, Anna Grodetskaya

Club Red Vacation Travel and the Soviet Dream

Diane Koenker, Vladimir Petrov

In Search оf the True Russia

Lyudmila Parts, Olga Poley

Making Uzbekistan

Adeeb Khalid, Ksenia Tveryanovich, Anastasia Rudakova

"Red Globalization.

Oscar Sanchez-Sibony, Olga Barash

Shifts

Zsuzsa Hetényi

«The Nose»

Ksana Blank, Aleksandra Volkova

Thinking with Tolstoy and Wittgenstein

Henry W. Pickford, Olga Barash

St Petersburg

Catriona Kelly, Oksana Yakimenko

Vagabonding Masks (RUS)

Olga Partan

Police Aesthetics

Cristina Vatulescu, Lyudmila Rechnaya

The Cross & the Sicle

Catherine Evtuhova, Irina Burova

The Image of Christ in Russian Literature.

John Givens, Olga Barash

Postcommunist Welfare States

Linda J. Cook, Irina Nikolayeva

Reorganizing Crime.

Gavin Slade, Mikhail Tarasov

Economies of Feeling

Jillian Porter, Olga Pobortseva

Teffi

Edythe Haber, Irina Burova

Romantics, Reformers, Reactionaries, Russian Conservative.

Alexander M. Martin, lev Vysotskii

Sing to Victory! (RUS)

Suzanne Ament, Irina Klimovitskaya

Deviant Women

Sharon A. Kowalsky, Aleksandra Glebovskaia

The voice of technology

Lilia Kaganovsky, Natalia Ryabchikova

The Parallel Universes of David Shrayer-Petrov

Edited by Roman Katsman, Maxim D. Shrayer, & Klavdia Smola

Moscow under Construction

Robert Argenbright, Anastasia Rudakova

Imperial Apocalypse

Joshua A. Sanborn, Olga Pobortseva

Gorbachev and Yeltsin as Leaders

George Breslauer, Andrey Razin

All Shook Up

Nigel Raab, Arsenii Chiorniy

The Depths of Russia

Douglas Rogers, Polina Shubina

Thin Culture, High Art

Anne Lounsbery, Irina Burova, Andrey Razin

‘Dew on the Grass’

Radislav Lapushin, Radislav Lapushin

Jews and Ukrainians in Russia’s Literary Borderlands

Amelia Glaser, Ilya Nahmanson

The Sublime Lightness of Creation

Roman Katsman

The Soviet Gulag: Evidence, Interpretation, and Comparison. Pittsburgh

Ed. by Michael David-Fox, Olga Barash, Ilya Nahmanson, Mariya Manotskova, V. Sokova, Kseniia Tverianovich, A. Chorniy, I. Burovaya, Mikhail Abushik, Elena Nesterova

Apocalyptic Realism

Yvonne Howell, Elena Nesterova

“I am to be read not from left to right, but in Jewish: from right to left”

Marat Grinberg, Aleksandra Glebovskaia

Desperate Magic

Valerie Kivelson, Vladimir Petrov

Heart-pine Russia

Jane Costlow, Lyudmila Rechnaya

Nabokov and Indeterminacy

Priscilla Meyer, Vera Polishchuk

Antisemitism and the Decline of Russian Village Prose

Maxim D. Shrayer

Magda Nachman

Lina Bernstein

Abolishing Death

Irene Masing-Delic, Mikhail Abushik

Fade from Red

Helena Goscilo, Margaret B. Goscilo, Andrei Andreev

Russia on the Edge

Edith Clowes, Andrei Razin

The Velizh Affair

Eugene Avrutin, Aleksandra Glebovskaya

Writing a Usable Past

Angela Brintlinger, Andrei Stepanov

Dostoevsky’s Secrets

Carol Apollonio, Evgenii Tsypin

Stuck on Communism

Lewis Siegelbaum, Andrei Razin

The Englishman from Lebedian'

Julie Curtis, Yulia Savikovskaya

First Words (RUS)

Lewis Bagby, Evgenii Tsypin

Collected Essays on Sociology of Literature

William Mills Todd III, Andrei Stepanov

Andrei Siniavskii

Eugenie Markesinis, Olga Pobortseva, Andrei Razin

Elusive Reality

Roman Katsman

Essays in Russian Literary and Musical Culture

Caryl Emerson, Andrei Razin

Blood Libel in Late Imperial Russia

Robert Weinberg, Vladimir Petrov