Russell Scott Valentino
Professor of Slavic and Comparative Literature
Bloomington
Indiana University
russellv@indiana.edu


Research interests:
-Translation Studies
-Borders, Cultural Mixing, Hybridization
-Literary History
-Ecocriticism
-Rhetoric of Science, Rhetoric of Nature
-Travel Narrative
-History of Ideas
-Literature and Nation
-Nineteenth-century Studies
-Russia and Europe
-Russia and Asia


Publications:
2017   “Rhetoric, Translation, and the Rhetoric of Translation” (with Jacob Emery, Sibelan Forrester, and Tomislav Kuzmanovic): http://ir.uiowa.edu/poroi/vol13/iss1/1

2016    “An Accidental Pilgrimage,” in Inspired Journeys: Travel Writers in Search of the Muse , ed. Brian Bouldrey (Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press, 2016), pp. 155-162.

2014    The Woman in the Window: Commerce, Consensual Fantasy, and the Quest for Masculine Virtue in the Russian Novel (Columbus, Ohio: the Ohio State University Press).

2014       The Man Between: Michael Henry Heim & a Life in Translation, co-edited with Esther Allen and Sean Cotter; Open Letter Books

2014       “Doubting and Daring,” The Art of Empathy: Celebrating Literature in Translation (Washington, DC: The National Endowment for the Arts), pp. 29-32.

2013       “Good Enough for Jesus,” The Buenos Aires Review (August 6): http://www.buenosairesreview.org/2013/08/good-enough-for-jesus/  


2012     “Lenin’s Empty Place,” Defunct III:3 (Spring): http://www.defunctmag.com/Essays/Places/Valentino_Lenins-Empty-Place.html