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November

Book Launch: Besieged Leningrad: Aesthetic Responses to Urban Disaster

November 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
8 Main Street
Amherst, MA United States
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  • Wednesday, November 15th at 7:00pm (Reading & book launch party)

Polina Barskova will talk about her new book, Besieged Leningrad: Aesthetic Responses to Urban Disaster.   Barskova, who teaches at Hampshire College, has written scholarly articles on Nabokov, the Bakhtin brothers, early Soviet film, & the aestheticization of historical trauma, primarily, in the culture of the Siege of Leningrad.   She is also author of eight books of poetry & one book of prose in Russian.   Three books of her poetry in translation are This Lamentable CityZoo in Winter, & Relocations.

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Date: November 15
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Venue

Venue Name: Amherst Books
Address: 8 Main Street
Amherst, MA United States

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Phone: 413.256.1547

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Organizer Name: Amherst Books
Phone: 413.256.1547