Daria S. Moskovskaya


DSc in Philology,

Director of Research, Head of the Manuscripts Department, Deputy Director, A. M. Gorky Institute of World Literature of the Russian Academy of Sciences (IWL RAS)

ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8089-9604

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graduated from the Philology Department, Lomonosov Moscow State University in 1981

PhD thesis:

Post Avant Garde in Russian Fiction of the 1920s–1930s (Genesis,  Poetics) (1993)

DSc thesis:

Regional-Historical Approach in Nikolay Antsyferov’s Literary Studies and in Russian Literature, 1920s – 1930s (Interrelation of Regional Studies and Literature) (2011)

Research interests:

  • history of Russian literature,
  • literary theory,
  • textology,
  • sources of twentieth-century Russian literature,
  • poetics of Russian avant-garde and post avant-garde,
  • history of literary criticism,
  • institutional aspects of archive work,
  • archive work,
  • museum studies.

Academic publications:

Is author of over 140 publications, including 1 monograph.


Selected scientific publications


N.P. Antsyferov and Local Scenes Writing in Russian Literature, 1920s-1830s.: On the History of Interrelation of Regional Studies and Literature. Moscow, IWL RAS Publ., 2010. 432 p. (In Russ.)

Edited works

  • Zolotaryov, А.А. Campo Santo of my Memory: Memoir. Fiction. Poems. Essays. Philosophical Works. Opinions of Contemporaries. Ed. by Darya S. Moskovskaya, introd. by D.S. Moskovskaya and V.E. Halizev. St. Petersburg, ROSTOK Publ., 2016. 976 p. (In Russ.)
  • Antsyferov, N.P. Problems of Urbanism in Russian Fictional Literature. Modelling the Image of the City – Dostoevsky’s Petersburg – on the Analysis of Literary Traditions. Ed., introd. by Darya S. Moskovskaya. Moscow, IWL RAS Publ., 2009. 570 p. (In Russ.)

Selected Essays

  • “‘Archive is the Only Way Towards the History of Literature…’.”: Marking the Jubilee of Natalia V. Kornienko. Izvestiia Rossiiskoi akademii nauk. Seriia literatury i iazyka, vol. 82, no. 1, 2023, pp. 102–109.  (Сo-authored with E.A. Papkova). DOI 10.31857/S160578800024637-6. In Russ. 
  • “Symbolic Imagology of the South of Italy in Soviet Literature.” Lingue e Linguaggi, vol. 60, 2023, pp. 22–38. In Russ. 
  • “Andrey Platonov and Literary Institutions. On the Question of Commenting on the Works of the Socialist Reconstruction Era.” Studia Litterarum, vol. 4, no. 4, 2019, pp. 232–251. DOI: 10.22455/2500-4247-2019-4-4-232-251 (In Russ.)
  • “On the project of institutional history of Soviet literature (1920-1930 years).” Filologicheskie nauki. Nauchnye doklady vysshei shkoly, no. 5, 2019, pp. 56–61. DOI: 10.20339/PhS.5-19.056 (In Russ.)
  • “Aleksandr Vvedenskiy’s Unknown Poem “Satire on the Married”. To the History of the Topic.” Novyi filologicheskii vestnik, no. 3 (46), 2018, pp. 162–173. DOI: 10.24411/2072-9316-2018-00047 (In Russ.)
  • “The Historical Narrative of the Poem by Alexander Vvedensky ‘Minin And Pozharsky’.” Filologicheskii klass, no. 3 (53), 2018, pp. 48–53. DOI: 10.26710/fk18-03-07 (In Russ.)
  • The Truth That the Reader So Longed for’. To the 100th Anniversary of the Birth of Academician A.I. Solzhenitsyn.” Herald of the Russian Academy of Sciences, vol. 88, no. 6, 2018, pp. 551–561. (Co-authored with V. Polonskiy, M. Arias-Vikhil) (In Russ.)
  •  “Author's Strategies of Legitimizing Fiction in Russian literature of 1920–1940's.” People and Texts. Historical Annual, no. 10. Moscow, IVI RAS Publ., 2017, pp. 366–395. (In Russ.)
  • “‘I Have Found in Life What I Was Looking for’: Destiny and Heritage of Nikolay Antsiferov.” Мir Russkogo Slova, no. 2, 2017, pp. 52–58. (In Russ.)
  • “Vsevolod Ivanov through the Eyes of Foreign Critics.” Vestnik slavyanskikh kul’tur, vol. 45, 2017, pp. 135–146. (In Russ.)