Skip Content

Professor Gerald Smith FBA

Russian, Slavonic and Eastern European Languages and Literatures Eastern Europe including Russia Russia
Gerald Smith profile picture

About this Fellow

I continue to work on contemporary Russian poetry, in particular translating Lev Loseff (1937-2009), and on the life and works of the critic D.S.Mirsky (1890-1939). www.levloseff.blogspot.co

Appointments

Current post

  • Emeritus Professor of Russian, University of Oxford, and Emeritus Fellow of New College, Oxford

Past Appointments

  • Lecturer in Russian, University of Nottingham, 1964 - 1971
  • Lecturer in Russian, University of Birmingham, 1971 - 1978
  • Professor of Russian, University of Oxford, 1986
  • Professor of Emeritus Russian , University of Oxford, and Fellow of New College, Oxford, University of Oxford, 1986 - 2003
  • Emeritus Professor of Russian, University of Oxford, and Emeritus Fellow of New College, Oxford, New College University of Oxford, 2003

Publications

Letters from D.S.Mirsky and Helen Iswolsky to Marguerite Caetani 2015

1970

Songs to seven strings 1984

1970

D S Mirsky. A Russian-English life, 1890-1939 2000

1970

Vzglyad izvne: stat'i o russkoi poezii i poetike 2002

1970

Other Modern Languages, Literatures and other Media from 1830 Fellows

Professor Mary Jacobus

British Romanticism, especially Wordsworth; feminist literary theory and criticism; psychoanalysis; visual culture

Professor Juliet Mitchell

Psychoanalytic and interdisciplinary research into gender/sexual difference and sibling/social group relationships using literature to analyse the horizontal axis missing from social theory

Professor Beatriz Sarlo

Argentine culture and literature of the twentieth and twenty-first century; urban and popular culture; intellectual history in Latin America; history of the media; literary criticism and aesthetic ideologies

Professor Steven Connor

The relations between literature, technology and science and the cultural phenomenology of material life