Kirsten Rutsala

Instructor of Russian

Office

331 Major Williams Hall 
220 Stanger St. 
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Phone

540-231-5362

Email

krutsala@vt.edu

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Expertise

  • Vladimir Nabokov
  • Russian cinema
  • Translation studies
  • Women’s studies

Education

  • B.A. Middlebury College
  • Ph.D. University of Illinois

Selected Publications

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.