Works

Robert Bird

 

 

 

Books:

 

  • Andrei Tarkovsky: Elements of Cinema. (Completed MS.) Under contract with Reaktion (London, UK).

 

  • The Russian Prospero: The creative universe of Viacheslav Ivanov. Madison, WI: The University of Wisconsin Press, 2006. 310p.    Outline      Preface

 

  • Andrei Rublev [by Andrei Tarkovsky]. London: BFI, 2004. 87p. (BFI Film Classics).

 

·        Otrazhennyi svet: Ocherki o Viach. Ivanove [The Reflected Light: Studies on V. Ivanov]. [Near completion, to be published in the series Issledovania po istorii russkoi mysli, Moscow.]

 

 

 

Volumes translated with critical apparatus:

 

  • Viacheslav Ivanov. Selected Essays. Translated and with notes by Robert Bird. Edited and with an introduction by Michael Wachtel. Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press, 2001. Paperback edition: 2003. 328p.

 

  • With Boris Jakim. On Spiritual Unity: A Slavophile Anthology, Hudson, NY: Lindisfarne Press, 1998. 365p.

 

 

Volumes edited:

 

·        Viacheslav Ivanov and Mikhail Gershenzon. Perepiska iz dvukh uglov. [Correspondence from Two Corners.]. Ed. Robert Bird. Moscow: Vodolei Publishers, Progress-Pleiada, 2006. 207p. (Edition of text and extensive historical essay.)

 

  • Special Issue: Aleksej Fedorovich Losev: Philosophy and the Human Sciences. Studies in East European Thought v. 56 nos. 2-3 (2004). 249p.

 

  • With Robert L. Jackson. The proceedings of the “Eternal Memory,” a symposium on Viacheslav Ivanov, held at Yale University, 21 September 1996. Russian Literature XLIV no. 3 (1998) 277-388.

 

  • Sergius Bulgakov. Orthodoxy and Modern Society. New Haven: The Variable Press, 1995. 62p. [Collection of previously-translated essays.]

 

  • On Christian Unity: Essays by Pavel Florensky and Lev Lopatin. New Haven: The Variable Press, 1995. 60p. [Collection of previously-translated essays.

 

 

Volumes translated:

 

  • Pavel Florenskij. The Trinity-St. Sergius Lavra and Russia. New Haven: The Variable Press, 1995. 37p.

 

  • The V. P. Sukachev Museum of Art, Irkutsk. Saint-Petersburg: Ars, 1995. 241p.

 

  • The USSR Enters the World Market (50 questions and answers concerning the new procedure of export-import operations in the USSR, supplemented by the basic documents regulating such activity). Moscow: Rekma, 1990. 175p.

 

 

Articles in Refereed Journals:

 

  • “Voices of History: The Narrative Poem in Russian Modernism.” Slavic and East European Journal. Forthcoming in v. 51, no.1

 

  • “The Suspended Aesthetic: Slavoj Žižek on Kieslowski and Tarkovsky.” Studies in East European Thought. v. 56 no. 4 (2004) 357-382.

 

  • “Lyric ritual and narrative myth in Russian modernism: The case of Viacheslav Ivanov,” Genre v. 36 (Spring-Summer 2003) 83-108.

 

  • “Minding the Gap: The Concept of Detachment in Aleksej Losev’s The Dialectic of Myth.” Studies in East European Thought v. 56 nos. 2-3 (2004). 143-160.

 

  • Review essay: “Russian Philosophy as Ideology.” Slavic and East European Journal 45:3 (Fall 2001) 531-7.

 

  • “Understanding Dostoevsky: A Comparison of Russian Hermeneutic Theories,” Dostoevsky Studies: The Journal of the International Dostoevsky Society, New Series Volume V (2001) 129-46.

 

  • “Viacheslav Ivanov i sovetskaia vlast’. Neizvestnye materialy” [V. Ivanov and the Soviet Government: Unknown Materials], Novoe literaturnoe obozrenie no. 40 (1999) 305-331.

 

  • “Martin Heidegger and Russian Symbolist Philosophy,” Studies in East European Thought 51 (1999): 85-108.

 

 

Other Articles and Book Chapters:

 

  • “Voices of Silence: Antigone and Niobe in Akhmatova’s Requiem.” Festschrift Anna Lisa Crone. Bloomington, IN: Slavica, forthcoming.
  • “Torfianaia bashnia” (The Tower of Peat). Bashnia Viacheslava Ivanova i khudozhestvennaia kul'tura ee vremeni. Ed. Andrej Shishkin et al. Forthcoming.

 

  • “The Hermeneutic Triangle: Gustav Shpet’s Aesthetics in Context.” Shpet's Contribution to Philosophy and Cultural Theory. Ed. Galin Tihanov. Purdue University Press, forthcoming.

 

  • “La forma delle cose a venire: iconoclastia e bibliomachia nei film di Andrej Tarkovskij” / “The Shape of Things to Come: Iconoclasm and Bibliomachy in the Films of Andrei Tarkovsky.” Materiali di Estetica n. 12 (numero monografico dedicato a Andrej Tarkovskij, a cura di Elena Dagrada), 2005.

 

  • “Viach. Ivanov za rubezhom” [V. I. Ivanov Abroad]. Rossiiskaia emigratsiia: Istoriko-kul’turnoe nasledie i sovremennost’. Ed. S. S. Khoruzhii. Vol. 1. Forthcoming.

 

  • “Viach. Ivanov i massovye prazdnestva rannei sovetskoi epokhi”[V. Ivanov and the Early Soviet Mass Festivals]. Russkaia literatura no. 2, 2006, 174-190.

 

  • V. I. Ivanov, “K voprosu ob organizatsii tvorcheskikh sil narodnogo kollektiva v oblasti khudozhestvennogo deistva” [On the Organization of the Popular Collective’s Creative Forces in the Realm of Artistic Act], ed. Robert Bird, Russkaia literatura no. 2, 2006, 189-197.

 

  • “Russkii simvolizm i razvitie kino-estetiki: Nasledie Viach. Ivanova u A. Bakshi i Adr. Piotrovskogo.” Novoe literaturnoe obozrenie no. 2, 2006, 67-98.

 

  • “Canonizing Andrei Rublev: Aesthetics, Ideology, and the Making of a Russian Saint.” The Trinity-Sergius Lavra in Russian History and Culture. Ed. Vladimir Tsurikov. Jordanville: Holy Trinity Seminary Press, 2005: 122-140.

 

  • “Gazing into Time: Andrei Tarkovsky and Post-Modern Cinema Aesthetics.” Nostalghia.com: An Andrei Tarkovsky Information Site. February 2005. <http://www.acs.ucalgary.ca/~tstronds/nostalghia.com/TheTopics/Gazing.html>

 

  • “Introduction.” Studies in East European Thought v. 56 nos. 2-3 (2004). 93-4. (Special Issue: Aleksej Fedorovich Losev: Philosophy and the Human Sciences.)

 

  • With E. V. Ivanova. “Byl li vinoven Bal’mont?” [Was Bal’mont Guilty?], Russkaia literatura (St. Petersburg). No. 3 (2004) 55-85.

 

  • “Refiguring the Russian Type: Dostoevsky and the Limits of Realism.” Focus on The Brothers Karamazov. Ed. Robert L. Jackson. Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press, 2004. 17-30.

 

  • “Afterword.” A. S. Khomiakov: Poet, Philosopher, Theologian. Ed. Vladimir Tsurikov. Jordanville: Holy Trinity Seminary Press. 197-202.

 

  • “The Tragedy of Russian Religious Philosophy: Sergei Bulgakov and the Future of Orthodox Theology.” Orthodox Christianity and Contemporary Europe. Eds. Jonathan Sutton and Wil van den Bercken. Leuven-Paris-Dudley, MA: Peeters, 2003. 211-28.

 

  • “Metropolitan Philaret and the Secular Culture of His Age.” Philaret, Metropolitan of Moscow (1782-1867): Perspectives on the Man, His Works, and His Time. Jordanville, NY: Variable Press, 2003. 23-35

 

 

  • “Bogoslovie o. Sergiia Bulgakova: Eres’ ili ereseologiia” [Sergei Bulgakov: Heresy and hereseology.] S. N. Bulgakov: religiozno-filosofskii put’. Eds. M. A. Vasil’eva and A. P. Kozyrev. Moscow, 2003. 61-78.

 

  • “Obriad i mif kak zhanrovye kategorii v russkom modernizme.” [Ritual and myth as categories of genre in Russian modernism.] Mir psikhologii. Nauchno-metodicheskii zhurnal (Moscow). No. 1. 2003: 157-163.

 

  • “Obriad i mif v pozdnei lirike Viach. Ivanova.” [Ritual and myth in V. Ivanov’s late lyric poetry.] Viacheslav Ivanov - Peterburg - mirovaia kul'tura: Materialy mezhdunarodnoi nauchnoi konferentsii 9-11 sentiabria 2002 g., eds. V.E.Bagno et al. Tomsk, Moscow: Vodolei Publishers, 2003. 179-93.

 

  • “V. I. Ivanov: ot romantiki k germenevtike” [Viacheslav Ivanov: from Romanticism to Hermeneutics], Viacheslav Ivanov i ego vremia: Materialy VII Mezhdunarodnogo simpoziuma, Vena 1998 [V. Ivanov and his epoch] Frankfurt: Peter Lang, 2002. 99-111.

 

  • “Bibliografiia russkoi filosofii na angliiskom iazyke” [Bibliography of Russian Philosophy in English], Issledovaniia po istorii russkoi mysli. Ezhegodnik za
    2001/2002 god
    , ed. M.A. Kolerova. Moscow: Tri kvadrata, 2002. 723-64.

 

  • “Perepiska iz dvukh uglov i ee biograficheskii kontekst” [Correspondence from Two Corners in biographical context]. Viacheslav Ivanov: Tvorchestvo i sud’ba. K 135-letiiu so dnia rozhdeniia. Moscow: Nauka, 2002. 50-59.

 

  • “The Geology of Memory: Pavel Florenskii’s Hermeneutic Theology,” Pavel Florenskij: tradition und modern. Eds. N. Franz, M. Hagemeister, F. Haney. Frankfurt et al.: Peter Lang, 2001. 83-95.

 

  • “YMCA i sud’by russkoi religioznoi mysli (1906-1947)” [The YMCA and Russian Religious Thought], Issledovaniia po istorii russkoi mysli. Ezhegodnik. 2000. Moscow: OGI, 2000.  165-223.

 

  • “S. N. Bulgakov. Religioznoe sostoianie russkogo naroda” [Sergei Bulgakov’s “The Russian public and religion], edited and with an introduction by Robert Bird, Issledovaniia po istorii russkoi mysli. Ezhegodnik 2000. Moscow: OGI, 2000. 235-57.

 

  • “Kukushka i solovei: Viach. Ivanov i K. D. Bal’mont” [The Cuckoo and the Nightingale: V. Ivanov and K. Bal’mont], Europa Orientalis 19 (2000) 1-17.

 

  • “Viacheslav Ivanov v pervye gody emigratsii” [Viacheslav Ivanov in the First Years of Emigration], Philologica 3. Riga: Latviiskii universitet, 2000. 122-9.

 

  • “‘Preobrazhenie muzykoi’: Tsikl sonetov K.D. Bal’monta o Skriabine” [Konstantin Bal’mont’s Cycle of Sonnets about Scriabin], Europa Orientalis 18 (1999) 17-28.

 

  • “V. I. Ivanov i K. D. Bal’mont: tvorcheskie sviazi” [V. Ivanov and K. Bal’mont], К 125-letiiu so dnia rozhdeniia Iurgisa Baltrushaitisa. Moscow: Nasledie, 1999. 74-90.

 

  • “Martin Heidegger and Nikolai Berdiaev,” Newsletter of the Society for the Study of Russian Religious Thought V no.1 (7), Spring 1999: 10-22.

 

  • “A. F. Losev i V. I. Ivanov: Korni religioznoi germenevtiki” [Aleksei Losev and Viacheslav Ivanov: The Roots of a Religious Hermeneutic], Obraz mira — struktura I tseloe. Losevskie chteniia. Moscow: 1999. 225-233.

 

  • “General Introduction.” On Spiritual Unity: A Slavophile Anthology. Ed. and trans. by Boris Jakim and Robert Bird (Hudson, NY, 1998) 7-25.

 

  • With Robert L. Jackson. “Introduction.” Russian Literature vol. XLIV (1998) 279-84.

 

  • “Viacheslav Ivanov and Theology.” Russian Literature 44.3 (1998) 357-77.

 

  • “Viacheslav Ivanov zarubezhom” [Viacheslav Ivanov Abroad], Kul’tura russkoi diaspory: samorefleksiia i samoidentifikatsiia [The Culture of the Russian Diaspora: Reflection and Identity]. Tartu: Tartu Ülikooli Kirjastus, 1997. 69-86.

 

  • “Tlenie i voskresenie: istoriosofiia Viach. Ivanova” [Corruption and Resurrection: Viacheslav Ivanov’s Historiosophy], Studia Slavica (Budapest) 41 (1996). 31-44.

 

  • “Vjaceslav Ivanov in Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library,” Studia Slavica (Budapest) v. 41 (1996) 311-334.

 

  • “Sergius Bulgakov and the YMCA (1906-1940),” Symposion volume 1 (1996) 93-121.

 

  • “From the Editors.” Symposion 1 (1996). 1-2.

 

  • “The Truth of the Inner Being: ‘The Kreutzer Sonata’ as a Tragedy of Forgiveness,” Russian Literature 42.4 (1996) 405-410.

 

 

Encyclopedia articles:

 

·        “Vasilii Rozanov (Addendum).” Macmillan Encyclopedia of Philosophy. 2nd edition.  Macmillan, an imprint of Thomson Gale. 2005. 526-527

·        “Viacheslav Ivanov.” Macmillan Encyclopedia of Philosophy. 2nd edition.  Macmillan, an imprint of Thomson Gale. 2005. 766-768.

 

·        “Viacheslav Ivanov.” Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy On-line: Russian Philosophy. Ed. Aileen Kelly. <www.rep.routledge.com>

 

  • “Konstantin Balmont,” The Dictionary of Literary Biography. Volume 295: Russian Writers of the  Silver Age, 1890-1925. Eds. Alex Ogden and Judith Kalb.  Detroit et al.: Gale, 2004. 54-62.

 

  • “Pavel Florensky,” The Dictionary of Literary Biography. Volume 295: Russian Writers of the  Silver Age, 1890-1925. Eds. Alex Ogden and Judith Kalb.  Detroit et al.: Gale, 2004. 142-9.

 

  • “Viacheslav Ivanov.” The Dictionary of Literary Biograph. Volume 295: Russian Writers of the  Silver Age, 1890-1925. Eds. Alex Ogden and Judith Kalb, with the collaboration of I. G. Vishnevetsky. Detroit et al.: Gale, 2004. 204-217.

 

  • “Fedor Dostoevsky,” “Nikolai Gogol,” “Viacheslav Ivanov,” “Nikolai Karamzin,” “Lev Tolstoy,” “Ivan Turgenev.” Multicultural Authors from Antiquity to 1945, eds. Alba Amoia and Bettina L. Knapp. Westport, Conn., and London: Greenwood Press, 2002. 95-100, 14-2, 238-41, 207-11, 412-6, 421-5.

 

Book Reviews

 

  • Hutchings, Stephen. Russian Literary Culture in the Camera Age: The Word as Image, London and New York, Routledge, 2004. Studies in East European Thought, forthcoming.

 

  • Nikulin, Dmitri. On Dialogue. Lanham, Md.: Lexington Books, 2006. Comparative Literature Studies, forthcoming.

 

  • Rancour-Laferriere, Daniel. Traditsiia pochitaniia ikon Bogomateri v Rossii glazami amerikanskogo psikhoanalitika / The Joy of All Who Sorrow: Icons of the Mother of God in Russia. Moscow: VRS, 2005. Slavic Review, forthcoming.

 

  • Cassedy, Steven. Dostoevsky’s Religion. Stanford: Stanford University Press. Journal of Religion, forthcoming.

 

  • Clowes, Edith W. Fiction’s Overcoat: Russian Literary Culture and the Question of Philosophy. Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 2004. Russian Review vol. 64 no. 2 (April 2005). 326-328.

 

  • Smith, G. S. D. S. Mirsky: A Russian-English Life, 1890-1939 (Oxford, New York: Oxford University Press, 2000). Studies in East European Thought  v. 55 no. 4 (2003) 269-271.

 

  • Grubel, Georg Grübel. Literaturaxiologie. Zur Theorie und Geschichte des ästhetischen Wertes in slavischen Literaturen. Slavic Review 62.2 (2003) 407-9.

 

  • Rippl, Daniela. Ziznetvorcestvo oder die Vor-schrift des Textes: Eine Untersuchung zur Geschlechter-Ethik und Geschlechts-Ästhetik in der russischen Moderne (Munich: Verlag Otto Sagner, 1999). Slavic and East European Journal 45.2 (2001) 357-9.

 

  • Esaulov, I. Kategoriia sobornosti v russkoi literature (Petrozavodsk, 1995). Canadian-American Slavic Studies v.36 no.1 (2001) 101-4.

 

  • Meerson, Michael Aksionov. The Trinity of Love in Modern Russian Theology: The Love Paradigm and the Retrieval of Western Medieval Love Mysticism in Modern Russian Trinitarian Thought (from Solovyov to Bulgakov) (Quincy, IL: Franciscan Press, 1998). Slavic and East European Journal 45.2 (2001) 373-5.

 

  • Archivio russo-italiano / Russko-ital’ianskii arkhiv. Eds. Daniela Rizzi and Andrej Shishkin. (Trento: Universita degli Studi di Trento, 1997). Europa Orientalis 17 (1998) no.1. 297-302.

 

  • Russian Religious Thought. Eds. Judith Deutsch Kornblatt and Richard Gustafson. (Madison, Wisc., 1996). Slavic and East European Journal 44.4 (1997) 705-7.

 

  • Catherine Evtuhov. The Cross and the Sickle: Sergei Bulgakov and the Fate of Russian Religious Philosophy, 1890-1920. (Ithaca, NY, 1996). Slavic and East European Journal v. 41 no. 4 (1997) 704-5.

 

  • G. S. Smith. The Letters of D. S. Mirsky to P. P. Suvchinskii, 1922-31. Birmingham Slavonic Monographs No. 26. (Birmingham: 1995). Symposion 2 (1997). 156-8

 

  • Pawel Florenski: Leben und Denken. Eds. Fritz and Sieglinde Mierau. (Ostfildern, 1995); Andrej Bely — Pawel Florenski. “…nicht anders als ueber die Seele des anderen.” Der Briefwechsel. Texte. Hg. von Fritz und Sieglinde Mierau. (Ostfildern, 1994). Symposion 2 (1997).153-5.

 

  • P. A. Florenskii i kul’tura ego vremeni. Eds. Michael Hagemeister and Nina Kauchtschwili. (Marburg, 1995). Slavic and East European Journal v. 41 no. 1 (1997). 166-7.

 

  • Pamela Davidson. Viacheslav Ivanov: a reference guide. (New York, 1996). Slavic and East European Journal v. 41 no. 1 (Spring 1997). 164-5.

 

  • Andrzej Lazari, ed. The Russian Mentality. Lexicon. Translated by Witold Liwarowski and Richard Wawro. (Katowice, 1995). Slavic and East European Journal 40.3 (1996). 583-5.

 

  • M. S. Al’tman. Besedy s Viacheslavom Ivanovym. Eds. K. IU. Lappo-Danilevskii, V. A. Dymshits. (St. Petersburg, 1995). Slavic and East European Journal vol. 40 no. 1 (Winter 1996). 759-60.

 

 

Other Translations

 

  • (Into Russian.). S.N. Bulgakov: Pro et contra. St. Petersburg : Russkii put’, forthcoming.

 

 

  • Konstantin V. Zenkin. “On the Religious Foundations of A. F. Losev’s Philosophy of Music.” Studies in East European Thought v. 56 nos. 2-3 (2004). 161-172.

 

  • Elena Takho-Godi. “Aleksej Losev’s Antiutopia.” Studies in East European Thought v. 56 nos. 2-3 (2004). 225-241.

 

  • “Tarkovsky on Andrei Rublov.” Nostalghia.com. Posted April 2004. <http://www.acs.ucalgary.ca/~tstronds/nostalghia.com/TheTopics/TarkovskyonRublev.html>

 

  • With Ralph Burr. Tchaikovsky through Others’ Eyes. Ed. Alexander Poznansky. Forthcoming from Indiana University Press (Bloomington, IN).

 

  • Vitalii Kovalev. “Diasophic Odysseys: Odyssey the First.” Symposion 2 (1997). 17-23.

 

  • Andrei Shishkin. “On the Literary History of the Russian Symposion.” Symposion 1 (1996). 7-17.