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Friday, 28 December

171. Retaking Slavic Classics in the Twenty-First Century

8:30–9:45 a.m., Mississippi, Sheraton Chicago

Program arranged by the Division on Slavic and East European Literatures

Presiding: Thomas J. Garza, Univ. of Texas, Austin

1. “Dying Happy: Todd Hasak-Lowy’s Reworking of Tolstoy’s Death of Ivan Ilych,” Elizabeth Yellen, Lycée Français de Chicago

2. “Burning Manuscripts: The Master and Margarita for TV,” Thomas J. Garza

3. “Mother Knows Best: Boris Eifman’s Russkii Gamlet and Chaika,” Elizabeth Merle Richmond-Garza, Univ. of Texas, Austin

4. “Akunin Retakes a Classic: Literary Parody of Chekhov’s Chaika,” Michael R. Katz, Middlebury Coll.

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