These 14 essays reflect the increasingly interdisciplinary character of Russian literature research in general, and of the study of Gogol in particular. The collection marks new ground in Gogol studies, with contributions by established as well as younger voices in the field, and Russian scholars as well as Americans.
Susanne Fusso is a professor in the Department of Russian Language and Literature at Wesleyan University. She is the author of Designing Dead Souls: An Anatomy of Disorder in Gogol (Stanford, 1993). She is the translator and editor of A Russian Prince in the Soviet State: Hunting Stories, Letters from Exile, and Military Memoirs (2005) and coeditor of Essays on Karolina Pavlova (2001) and Essays on Gogol: Logos and the Russian Word (1994), all published by Northwestern University Press. Priscilla Meyer is Professor of Russian at Wesleyan University.