Leading Research Fellow at the Department of Literary Studies

e-mail: tatianakras@mail.ru

Academic degrees:

1995: Doctor of Science in Philology, Lomonosov Moscow State University, philological faculty, thesis title “English Literary Criticism of the 20th century: main trends and phenomena”.

1979: PhD in Philology, Institute of World Literature (IMLI) of the Russian Academy of Sciences, thesis title “T. S. Eliot as a literary critic”.


1968–1972: Postgraduate studies at the Institute of World Literature (IMLI) of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

1967: Higher education degree in philology, Lomonosov Moscow State University, philological faculty. Thesis title “Theory of Henry James’ Novel”.

Additional education:

1994: University College London, English department (Chevening Scholarship).

Work experience:

Awards and honours:

2019: Certificate of honor of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

2019: INION RAN’s certificate of honor for great contribution to the development of the Institute.

1999: Russian Academy of Sciences Certificate of Honour for many years of productive work.

Research fields: English and American literature, Russian Émigré literature, comparative cultural studies, imagology, literary translation.

Participation in International Academic Conferences:

Total number of publications – about 300.

Major publications




Literary translations from English into Russian (fiction and nonfiction):

Membership of editorial boards of academic journals:

2016–present: academic journal Human being: Image and Essence. Humanitarian aspects, Institute of Scientific Information for Social Sciences of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

2016–present: academic journal Quaestia Rossica, Ekaterinburg.

2014–present: periodic collection of proceedings of International Academic Conferences “Leo Tolstoy and World Literature”. Museum-Estate of L. Tolstoy “Yasnaya Poliana”.

2008–present: The Journal of Literary History and Theory [Literaturovedcheskiy journal]. INION RAN.

1996–present: Journal of Abstracts: Social Sciences and Humanities in Russia and Abroad. Series 7, Literary Studies. INION RAN

Membership of professional associations:

2000–present: member of the Union of Russian Writers (Union of Moscow Writers)

Bibliographic profiles: Elibrary