Resonant Literature and Poetic Performance in Russia: History and Theory
A program of the Theatrum Mundi laboratory jointly with the School of Contemporary Spectators and Listeneers.
This meeting will present two new monographs that are related by their theme of researching poetic performance and resonant literature in Russia in the first half of the 20th century. The book Resonant Artistic Speech. Works of the Research Office of Resonant Artistic Speech (1923-1930) (Moscow: Three Squares, 2018) introduces readers to the work of a unique scientific and practical laboratory for the study of resonant verse that existed in one of the main centers of the Russian formal school - the Leningrad Institute of Art History.
The collection’s editors Valery Zolotukhin and Vitaly Schmidt will discuss their long-term research project, the result of which was the first publication articles written in the second half of the 1920s by the poet and linguist S.I. Bernstein (1892-1970) and his students - the "Young Formalists" - A.V. Fyodorov, S.G. Vysheslavtseva and others.
Yelena Shuvannikova, the editor of The Resonant Silver Age. The Poet Reads (Moscow: Nestor-Story, 2018), will talk about her work on this collective monograph devoted to the peculiarities of poets reading of their own work in the Silver Age: Alexander Blok, Osip Mandelstam, Maximilian Voloshin, Sergei Yesenin and others. The team of authors includes philologists, poets and sound archivists.
Yelena Shuvannikova is a linguist, a candidate of philological sciences, and a researcher at the Institute of Linguistics. She is the author of works on the history and methodology of studying resonant artistic speech, and localized linguistics. She is the head of the scholarly project The Resonant Silver Age: The Poet Reads.
Vitaly Schmidt is a specialist in the study of resonant words, with a PhD in philology. He is a researcher at the Institute of Slavic Studies of the University of Regensburg (Germany), and is the head of the scholarly project Contributions to History in the Study of Recitation: the Handwritten Works of S.I. Bernstein and the Reconstruction of the History of the Research Office for Artistic Speech (CIIR), (with the support of the German Research Community - DFG).
Valery Zolotukhin is a theatre specialist, a candidate of art history, a senior researcher at the School of Contemporary Humanitarian Studies of Russian Academy of Sciences, an associate professor of the Russian State University of the Humanities. He is the author of works on the history of theatre, and the history and theory of resonant artistic speech. He is a participant of the Theatrum Mundi laboratory.
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