Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies
Christine A. Rydel
Christine A. Rydel
Brooks College Partnership:
Fellow, Honors College
In Russian Literature I work in the areas of Romanticism, the poets Tyodor Tiutchev, Karolina Pavlova, and Bella Akhmadulina; Nabokov; Nestor Kukolnik; and H. G. Wells in Russia.
I am currently interested in the contemporary Polish novelist, Pawel Huelle, and have given numerous presentations on his prose.Recent Awards and Honors
2005 - The Student Activities Award for Faculty Excellence from the students of Grand Valley State University, February 2005.
2004 - Outstanding Honors College Faculty Award
2002 - Invitation by Student Senate to deliver a lecture to the student body in "The Last Lecture Series", December 2002.
The Gannon Center for Women and Leadership of Loyola University, Chicago has requested that I donate my papers to be included in an archive devoted to my academic life and works.
The Ardis Anthology of Russian Romanticism. Ann Arbor: Ardis, 1984. (Editor, translator, and critical introductions)
Russian Literature in the Age of Pushkin and Gogal: Prose, volume 198 in the series, Dictionary of Literary Biography. Detroit, Washington, D.C., London: A Bruccoli Layman Clark Book; Gale Research, 1999. (Editor, critical introduction, bibliography). Reprinted in a second edition.
Russian Prose Writers Between the Wars, volume 272 in the series, Dictionary of Literary Biography. Detroit, Washington, D.C., London: A Bruccoli Clark Layman Book; Gale Research, 2002.
Russian Prose Writers Since World War II, volume 302 in the series, Dicitonary of Literary Biography. Detroit, Washington, D.C., London: A Bruccoli Clark Layman Book; Gale Research, 2004.
Russian Literature; Comparative Literature --Russian/WESTERN LITERATURE; writing and editing; women's accounts of the siege of Leningrad and the Gulag experience; Russian icons; the image of the devil in world literature; Poetry; H.G. Wells in Russia.
Currently developing a Russian Studies Website
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