AboutChloë Kitzinger is an assistant professor of Russian at Rutgers University. Her research and teaching focus on the Russian and European novel. She is the author of Mimetic Lives: Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, and Character in the Novel (Northwestern University Press, forthcoming in 2021), as well as articles on Tolstoy, Nabokov, Bely, and Dostoevsky. Before beginning at Rutgers, she was a Perkins-Cotsen Postdoctoral Fellow in the Princeton Society of Fellows and Lecturer in Slavic Languages and Literatures and Humanistic Studies at Princeton University.
EducationPh.D., University of California, Berkeley
M.A., Middlebury College School of Russian
B.A., Yale University
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Other PublicationsMimetic Lives: Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, and Character in the Novel (Northwestern University Press, forthcoming in 2021)
“Mapping the Networks of Crime and Punishment,” Approaches to Teaching Dostoevsky’s Crime and Punishment, ed. M. Katz and A. Burry (MLA “Approaches to Teaching World Literature” series, est. publication 2021).
“Illegitimacies of the Novel: Characterization in Dostoevsky’s The Adolescent,” Dostoevsky at 200, ed. K. Holland and K. Bowers (U. of Toronto Press, est. publication 2021).
“Tolstoy’s Oeuvre,” Tolstoy in Context, ed. A. Berman (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming).
Annotations and interpretive commentary to V.V. Nabokov, Lectures on Literature (“Tolstoy”), The Nabokovian (website of the International Vladimir Nabokov Society). Published Fall 2018, accessible to Nabokov Society members at http://thenabokovian.org/annotations.
“Dinner at the English Club: Character on the Margins in Tolstoy’s War and Peace,” Slavic and East European Journal 61.2 (Summer 2017): 311–330.
“‘A Variety of Forms’: Reading Bodies in Nabokov,” Nabokov Studies 14 (2016): 1–30. Project MUSE, doi:10.1353/nab.2016.0002
“‘This Ancient, Fragile Vessel’: Degeneration in Bely’s Petersburg,” Slavic and East European Journal 57:3 (Fall 2013): 403–424.