timenchik

PhD in Philology

Professor Emeritus, Hebrew University (Jerusalem, Israel)

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Research interests:

  • History of acmeism;
  • poetry of the Silver Age;
  • works by A. Akhmatova, N. Gumilyov, O. Mandelstam, A. Blok, I. Annensky, A. Pushkin, V. Nabokov, I. Brodsky.

PhD thesis:

The Artistic Principles of Anna Akhmatova’s Pre-Revolutionary Poetry

Organizational activities:

Member of the editorial board and author of articles in the biographical dictionary "Russian Writers 1800-1917" ("Russkie pisateli 1800-1917").

1988—1991 — member of the editorial board of the publication "Literary Heritage" ("Literaturnoe nasledstvo").

One of the founders and member of the editorial board of the "Jerusalem Journal" ("Ierusalimski Zhurnal"); member of the editorial board of Russian journals "New Literary Review" ("Novoe literaturnoe obozrenie") and "New Russian Book" ("Novaja russkaja kniga").

Teaching experience:

Professor Emeritus, Hebrew University (Jerusalem, Israel).

Visiting professor at the University of California

Awards:

2006  — Andrei Bely Prize in the category “Humanitarian Studies” (for the book “Anna Akhmatova in the 1960s”)

 

Selected scientific publications

The compiler and commentator of a number of publications A.A. Akhmatova, I.A. Bunin, N.S. Gumilyova, O.E. Mandelstam, V.V. Nabokov.

Monographs

The History of the Cult of Gumilev. Moscow, Mosty kultury Publ., 2018. 690 p. (In Russ.)

Underground Classics: Innokenty Annensky. Nikolay Gumilyov. Jerusalem, Moscow, Gesharim Publ., Mosty kultury Publ., 2017. 777 p. (In Russ.)

The Last Poet. Anna Akhmatova in the 60s. Vol. 1. Jerusalem, Moscow, Gesharim Publ., Mosty kultury Publ., 2014. 592 p. (In Russ.)

The Last Poet. Anna Akhmatova in the 60s. Vol. 2. Jerusalem, Moscow, Gesharim Publ., Mosty kultury Publ., 2014. 626 p. (In Russ.)

What’s up? Essays on Russian literature of the Last Century. Jerusalem, Moscow, Gesharim Publ., Mosty kultury Publ., 2008. 686 p. (In Russ.)

Anna Akhmatova in the 1960s. Moscow, Toronto, Vodolei Publ., Toronto University Press, 2005. 784 p. (In Russ.)

Anna Akhmatova and Music. Research Essays. Leningrad, Sovetskii kompositor Publ., 1989. 336 p. (Co-authored with B.A. Kats) (In Russ.)

“Keeping a Sad Story…”: On the Author and Readers of “The Bronze Horseman”. Moscow, Kniga Publ., 1985. 350 p. (Co-authored with A.L. Ospovat) (In Russ.)