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UK Emeritus Fellow, Early Modern Languages and Literatures to 1830, elected in 1989

Professor Anthony Cross FBA

Russian, Slavonic and Eastern European Languages and Literatures

About this Fellow

Professor of Slavonic Studies at the University of Cambridge from 1985 to 2004. Previously, Reader in Russian at the University of East Anglia and Roberts Professor of Russian at the University of Leeds. DLitt (East Anglia) and LittD (Cambridge) and Honorary Doctorate from the Institute of Russian Literature of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Pushkin House) in 2010. Internationally known for his work on eighteenth-century Russia and Anglo-Russian cultural relations. Founded the Study Group on Eighteenth-Century Russia in 1968 and edited the Group's annual Newsletter from 1973 to 2009. Reviews Editor of the Journal of European Studies since its inception in 1971.

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Appointments

Current post

  • Professor Emeritus of Slavonic Studies, University of Cambridge

Past Appointments

  • Professor of Slavonic Studies, University of Cambridge, 1985
  • Professor Emeritus of Slavonic Studies, University of Cambridge, University of Cambridge, 2004
  • Professor of Slavonic Studies, University of Cambridge, University of Cambridge, 1985 - 2004
  • Lecturer, Senior Lecturer in Russian, University of East Anglia, 1964 - 1972
  • Reader in Russian, Roberts Professor of Russian, University of Leeds, 1972 - 1985

Publications

St Petersburg and the British 2008

In the Lands of the Romanovs 2014

Peter the Great through British Eyes 2000 (Russian trans 2013)

N M Karamzin: a study of his literary career 1971

By the banks of the Thames: Russians in 18th century Britain 1980 (Russian trans 1995)

By the banks of the Neva: chapters from the lives and careers of the British in 18th century Russia 1997 (Russian trans 2005)

Other Early Modern Languages and Literatures to 1830 Fellows

Professor Thomas Corns

The historically-informed study of seventeenth-century English literature; scholarly editing of seventeenth-century texts; stylistic criticism

Professor Brian Cummings

Renaissance humanism and European literature 1450-1700; the history of religion in relation to the history of the book; literary theory and the history of philosophy

Professor Lorna Hutson

The literature of the English Renaissance, with special interests in legal or forensic rhetoric, women's writing and Anglo-Scots relations

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