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Lev Loseff papers, 1970 - 2000

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: BA#0552
Bib ID 10662033 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Losev, Lev, 1937-2009
Title Lev Loseff papers, 1970 - 2000
Physical Description 32.5 linear feet in (32.5 linear feet in 26 record cartons)
Language(s) In Russian and English.
Access

Material is unprocessed. Please contact rbml@columbia.edu for more information.

Available for faculty, students, and researchers engaged in scholarly publication projects.

Arrangement

Description

Summary

The collection consists of correspondence, manuscript and typescript writings, photographs, news clippings, books and other materials pertaining to Lev Loseff's work on Joseph Brodsky and late 20th Century Russian Literature.

Using the Collection

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Restrictions on Access

Material is unprocessed. Please contact rbml@columbia.edu for more information.

Available for faculty, students, and researchers engaged in scholarly publication projects.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Permission to publish materials must also be obtained in writing from the Director of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Library.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Collection-level record describing unprocessed material made public in summer 2018 as part of the Hidden Collections initiative.

Revision Description

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Brodsky, Joseph, 1940-1996 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Losev, Lev, 1937-2009 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Russian literature -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Lev Loseff (birth name Lev Lifshitz; June 15, 1937-May 6, 2009) was a Russian poet, literary critic, essayist and educator. He was born in Leningrad.and graduated from the journalism department of the Leningrad State University. Loseff immigrated to the U.S. in 1976. He earned a Ph.D. in Slavic Languages and Literatures from the University of Michigan and became a professor of Russian literature at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire, a position he held until his death thirty years later.[1] In his later years Loseff was a Russian-language radio personality and a prolific author, writing both poetry and non-fiction works on Russian literature.