John Kopper

Academic Appointments

Professor of Russian and Comparative Literature

209 Reed Hall
HB 6085
Comparative Literature
B.A. Amherst College
M.A. University of California at Berkeley
Ph.D. University of California at Berkley

Selected Publications

Apollon Bezobrazov.  By Boris Poplavsky.  Trans., introd., and ed. by John Kopper.  Bloomington, IN: Slavica, 2015.

  "A Convenient Territory": Russian Literature at the Edge of Modernity.  Essays in Honor of Barry Scherr. Co-edited with Michael Wachtel. Bloomington, IN: Slavica, 2015.

"Фланер как функция в романе Бориса Поплавского Аполлон Безобразов," Russkaia literatura 2014.1.

“The Body Colonial: Colonizer within Colonized in Russian and South African Fiction,” in Transgressing and Traversing Continental Boundaries, ed. John Noyes (Pretoria: Univ. of South Africa, 2009), pp. 169-179.

 “Less Matter, More Art: Tolstoy, Briefly,” in Tolstoy’s Short Fiction, ed. Michael Katz (NY: Norton Critical Edition, 2008), 347–357.

"The Evolution of Nabokov's Evolution," in Nabokov at Cornell, ed. Gavriel Shapiro. (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2003), 219–230.

“Surrealism under Fire: The Prose of Boris Poplavskii,” The Russian Review , 55 (1996) 245-264.

“Concerted Action in Leskov,” in O Rus! Studia litteraria slavica in honorem Hugh McLean , S Karlinsky, J L Rice, and B P Scherr (eds.), (1995) 330-344.