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Russian educator

Lev Lifschutz Loseff, Russian educator. Book review broadcasts, Voice of America Russian Service, since 1979, Radio Liberty, British Broadcasting Corporation, Radio France. Member American Association Advancement of Slavic Studies, American Association Teacher. East European and Slavic Language.

Background

Loseff, Lev Lifschutz was born on June 15, 1937 in Leningrad, Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics. Came to the United States, 1976. Son of Vladimir Lifschultz and Assia Genkina.

Education

He attended Leningrad's famous Saint Peter's School and graduated from the journalism department of the Leningrad State University. He earned a Ph.D. in Slavic Languages and Literatures from the University of Michigan and became a professor of Russian literature at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire, a position he held until his death thirty years later.

Career

Journalist, The Sakhalin Oil-Worker Newspaper, Okha-in-Sakhalin, 1959-1960;free-lance writer, Leningrad, 1961-1962;editor, Kostyor Magazine, Leningrad, 1962-1975;part-time editor, Ardis Public House, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1976-1978;visiting professor, Michigan State University, East Lansing, 1978-1979;from instructor to professor, Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H., since 1979;professor, Dartmouth College, Hanover, since 1992.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: On the Beneficence of Censorship: Aesopian Language in Modern Russian Literature, 1984,(essays) Eats, 1984, (poems) A Miraculous Raid, 1985, A Privy Councillor, 1988. Editor: Mikhail Bulgakov, Notes on the Cuffs, 1981, Nikolay Oleynikov, Ironic, 1982, Brodsky's Poetics, 1986, Norwich Symposia on Russian Literature and Culture, (Boris Pasternak), 1991, (with Valentina Polukhina) Brodsky's Poetics and Aesthetics, 1990. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Book review broadcasts, Voice of America Russian Service, since 1979, Radio Liberty, British Broadcasting Corporation, Radio France. Member American Association Advancement of Slavic Studies, American Association Teacher. East European and Slavic Language.

Connections

Married Nina P Mokhov, April 20, 1959. Children: Dimitry, Marie.

father:
Vladimir Lifschultz

mother:
Assia Genkina

spouse:
Nina P Mokhov

children:
Dimitry Loseff

Marie Loseff