Polina Lisovskaya

Born in St. Petersburg in 1976.
PhD in Comparative Literature, St. Petersburg State University , Philological Department, Swedish and English, 2001.
Candidate of Philology, 2002(Thesis: Family Relations Theme in the Post-Inferno works by August Strindberg)
Visiting studies in linguistics and comparative literature, Lund and Uppsala universities, 1996, 2000 and 2007.
2007 associate professor of Swedish and Nordic Literature at
The Department of Scandinavian Languages, St. Petersburg State University , (assistant professor since 2002).
Experienced translator and interpreter at different occasions in different fields.
Since 2007 member of Anna Savitskaya's Seminar on Translation of Swedish Literature and Fiction, coauthor of the translators' “samlingsvolum”of ca 20 short stories by Swedish writers translated into Russian.
Published over 20 articles on Swedish Literature and Culture (on Strindberg, Hjalmar Söderberg, P.C. Jersild, P.O. Enquist et c.)
Latest publication: a study containing two separate chapters on P.O.Enquist and P.C. Jersild
Participated in different conferences on Nordic Studies and Comparative Literature.
Prime field of research at present: P.O. Enquist, P.C. Jersild, newest Swedish literature(S.Alakoski, C.Burman m.m.)

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