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Durham University

School of Modern Languages & Cultures

Events in Modern Languages & Cultures

Professor Alexander Dolin [Akita International University, Japan] 'Prophets and Profits: The New Russian Book Market (A Glance from Japan)'

12th February 2009, 16:15, ER157, Elvet Riverside I, Durham University

Professor Alexander Dolin is a writer and academic, who has lived since 1990 in Japan, specializing in Russian, Japanese and Comparative Literature. His academic books range from works on Walter Scott to Japanese Poetry, while, as a writer, he is best known under the pseudonym Igor Kurai, whose Iaponskie nochi [Japanese Nights] became a succès de scandale in 2005.

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