Igor E. Loshchilov


PhD in Philology,

Leading Research Fellow, Literary Studies Sector, Institute of Philology of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Novosibirsk, Russia).

Doctor of Philosophy in Russian (University of Joensuu, Finland).

Scopus ID: 57194773034

Researcher ID: K-8342-2013

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PhD thesis:

The Phenomenon of Nikolai Zabolotsky (1997)

Research interests:

  • Russian avant-garde,
  • Siberian literature (XX century),
  • Nikolai Zabolotsky, Velimir Khlebnikov, Anton Sorokin, Peter Potemkin, Vladimir Derzhavin, Alexander Belenson, Leonid Dobychin.

Professional service

Since 2016 - editor-in-chief of the journal Siuzhetologiia i siuzhetografiia

Teaching activities:

From 1998 to the present, he has been working at the Novosibirsk State Pedagogical University. Currently - Associate Professor of the Department of Russian Literature and Literature Theory of the Institute of Philology, Mass Information and Psychology.


Selected scientific publications

Monographs and Edited collections

  • Dictionary-Index of Plots and Motives of Russian literature. Issue 4, Part 2: Mortal Plots and Motives in Russian Literature of the 20th Century (Author's Thesauri). Novosibirsk, Geo Publ., 2018. 239 p. (Co-authored). (In Russ.)
  • Zabolotsky, N.A. Columns, prep. by I.E. Loshchilov and N.N. Zabolotsky. Moscow, Nauka Publ., 2016. 530 p. (In Russ.)
  • Zabolotsky, N.A. Mysterious City. Moscow, Ripol-Classic Publ., 2016. 318 p. (In Russ.)
  • Zabolotsky, N.A. Metamorphoses, comp., prep. of the text, introd. and comment. by I.E. Loshchilov. Moscow, OGI Publ., 2014. 954 p. (In Russ.)
  • Loshchilov, I.E. The Phenomenon of Nikolai Zabolotsky. Helsinki, Institute for Russian and East European Studies Publ., 1997. 311 p. (In Russ.)

Selected Essays

  • “‘The Ancient Duel of Mstislav…’: the Story of ‘The Russian Primary Chronicle’ in a V. Sosnora’s Poem ‘The Battle of Mstislav with Rededya’ (1959).” Sibirskii filologicheskii zhurnal, no. 2, 2023, pp. 166–179. (Co-authored with Kovaleva T.I.). (In Russ.)
  • “Harbin Poet Vasily Loginov and His ‘Maslenitsa’ Poems.” Kritika i semiotika, no. 1, 2023,  pp. 294–317. (In Russ.)
  • “Victor Sosnora’s Poem ‘1111:’ from Old Russian Tradition to Avant-garde.” Germenevtika drevnerusskoi literatury [Hermeneutics of Old Russian Literature]. Issue 22. Ed.-in-chief O.A. Tufanova. Moscow, IWL RAS Publ., 2023, pp. 581–599. (In Russian) https://doi.org/10.22455/HORL.1607-6192-2023-22-581-599 (Co-authored with Kovaleva T.I.)
  • “Nikolay Aseev: From Publications in Print Media of the Far East (1918-1920).” Kritika i semiotika, no. 1, 2020, pp. 292–322. (Co-authored with Kapinos E.V.). (In Russ.)
  • “Mythological plot about a blue flower in the Teffi’s collection of poems ‘The Seven Lights’.” Sibirskii filologicheskii zhurnal, no. 2, 2018, pp. 118–126. (Co-authored with Denisova E.A.). (In Russ.)
  • “Boris Tomashevskiy and Yury Tynyanov at Work on Their Article ‘Fake Pushkin’.” Kritika i semiotika, no. 2, 2018, pp. 68–88. (Co-authored with Ustinov A.B.). (In Russ.)
  • “Two Notes on the Poetics of Marina Tsvetaeva.” Kritika i semiotika, no. 1, 2018, pp. 10–30. (In Russ.)
  • “Semyon Kirsanov's poem ‘Mary-rider’ (1925): the Name of Hero, the Plot and Zaum' (Nonsense).” Kritika i semiotika, no. 2, 2017, pp. 165–198. (In Russ.)