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The Department of Russian
6085 Reed Hall Room 201
Hanover, New Hampshire 03755-3562
Telephone: (603) 646-2070
Email: Russian.Department@Dartmouth.edu
 
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Department Chair
Professor John KopperJohn.M.Kopper@dartmouth.edu
 
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Richard Sheldon

Emeritus Professor of Russian

Ph.D., University of Michigan, J.D., University of Michigan

Courses Taught

  • Chekhov
  • Solzhenitsyn
  • Tolstoy
  • Modern Russian Literature
  • Russian Literature of the Golden Age
  • Nabokov

Articles

  • (With Barry Scherr), "Westward Flows the Don: The Translation and the Text," The Slavic and East European Journal, spring, 1998
  • "Problems in the English Translation of Anna Karenina," Essays in the Art and Theory of Translation, Lewiston-Queenston-Lampeter: The Edwin Mellen Press, 1997
  • "The Itinerary of Viktor Shklovsky's A Sentimental Journey," forthcoming in Proceedings of the Norwich Conference, 1994
  • Introduction to the second edition of In Stalin's Time, by Vera Dunham, Durham & London: Duke University Press, 1990
  • "The Transformations of Babi Yar," in Soviet Society and Culture, Boulder & London: Westview Press, 1988
  • "Cathartic Disillusionment in The Three Sisters," in Russian Literature and American Critics, Ann Arbor: Ardis Press 1984
  • "The Legacy of Mikhail Sholokhov, 1905 - 1984," in The Slavic Review,summer, 1984
  • "Shklovsky and Mandelstam," in Russian and Slavic Literature, Columbus, Slavica Publishers, 1976
  • "Viktor Shklovsky and the Device of Ostensible Surrender," Slavic Review, March, 1975
  • "The Formalist Poetics of Viktor Shklovsky," Russian Literature Tri-Quarterly, 2, winter, 1972
  • "Shklovsky, Gorky and the Serapion Brothers," The Slavic and East European Journal, spring, 1968

Books

  • Soviet Society and Culture, co-edited with Terry Thompson, Boulder & London: Westview Press, 1988
  • Third Factory, by Viktor Shklovsky, Ann Arbor: Ardis Press, 1977 (trans., ed., intro.)
  • Viktor Shklovsky: An International Bibliography of Works by and about Him, Ann Arbor: Ardis Press, 1977 (comp.)
  • Zoo, or Letters Not about Love, by Viktor Shklovsky, Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1971 (trans., ed.,into.)
  • A Sentimental Journey, by Viktor Shklovsky, Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1970; 2nd ed. rev., 1984 (trans., ed., intro.)

Last Updated: 3/28/14