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Professor Ira B. Nadel: Russian Woolf: Virginia Woolf and Russia

Date and time

Tuesday, June 14, 2016 - 16:15 - 17:30


Humanities Research Centre Conference Room, A.D. Hope Building, ANU

A presentation on Woolf’s involvement with Russian culture and ideas in her life and writing. Notably, her attempt at Russian translations with an émigré translator, later published by the Hogarth Press.

Professor Ira B. Nadel specializes in biography, the Victorians and such Modernists as Joyce, Pound and Beckett. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, a UBC Distinguished University Scholar and winner of the 1996 Medal for Canadian Biography. He has also been awarded a Killam Research Prize, Mellon and Dorot Fellowships at the Ransom Humanities Research Center, Univ. of Texas at Austin, and a Beinecke Fellowship at Yale.


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