Kirsten Rutsala

Kirsten Rutsala, Instructor of Russian

Kirsten Rutsala, Instructor of Russian
Kirsten Rutsala, Instructor of Russian

Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures 
331 Major Williams Hall 
220 Stanger St. 
Blacksburg, VA 24061
540-231-5362 | krutsal@vt.edu

Kirsten Rutsala is an Instructor of Russian in the Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures. 

  • Vladimir Nabokov
  • Russian cinema
  • Translation studies
  • Women’s studies
  • B.A. Middlebury College
  • Ph.D. University of Illinois

Journal Articles

“A Garden and a Twilight and a Palace Gate:  Lolita Outside Humbert’s Control,” Critical Insights:  Lolita (forthcoming, 2016).

“Images (Holy and Otherwise):  Dostoevskian Subtexts in Contemporary Russian Cinema,” Anuari de Filologia (November 2014).

Translation of “One and a Half Rabbits,” short story by Sergei Nosov, The Denver Quarterly (December 2013).

“Nabokov’s Dialogue with Chekhov:  Ladies With and Without Dogs,” Llengues i Literatures Modernes Num. 1, 2012.

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