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Marianna A. Poltoratzky

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Marianna A. Poltoratzky, Russian educator. Member Modern Lan. Association, American Association University Professors, Learned Society, American Association Teachers Slavic and E. European Langs.

Background

Poltoratzky, Marianna A. was born on November 24, 1906 in St. Petersburg, Russia. Daughter of Artemy I. and Anna P. (Ivanitzky) Poltoratzky.

Education

Master of Arts, Leningrad (Russia) U., 1929, Doctor of Philosophy, 1937. Doctor of Philosophy, University Graz (Austria), 1947.

Career

Came to the United States, 1950, naturalized, 1955. Dozent, Leningrad U., 1933-1936. Dozent, chairman Slavic department Rostov-on-Don (Russia) U., 1936-1942.

Professor Slavistics, U. Graz, 1945-1950. Lecturer Columbia, 1950. Senior instructor Army Language School, Presidio, Monterey, California, 1950-1957.

Professor Russian Summer School, Middlebury (Vermont) College, 1951, 53-59. Associate professor Russian, acting department chairman Georgetown University, 1957-1961. Director, professor Summer Institute Critical Langs., Putney, Vermont, from 1960.

Professor Russian, department chairman Vassar College, 1961-1966. Professor State University N. Albany, 1966-1968. Visiting professor New York University, 1963.

Founder Russian Summer School, Norwich (Vermont) U., director, 1968. Trustee New York Institute Slavistics, 1964-1968.

Works

  • Author: (with C. Wolkonsky) Handbook of Russian Roots, 1961. Russian Folklore, 1964. Russian Culture

  • 1965.

    Comparative English-Russian Grammar, 1966. Russian Lexicology and Lexicography, 1967. Translator literature in time of Peter I, also Survey Russian Linguistics, Russian Historical Grammar, others.

Membership

Member Modern Lan. Association, American Association University Professors, Learned Society, American Association Teachers Slavic and E. European Langs.

Connections

father:
Artemy I. Poltoratzky

mother:
Anna P. (Ivanitzky) Poltoratzky