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At a Glance
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 email@example.com 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
Collection-level record describing unprocessed material made public in summer 2018 as part of the Hidden Collections initiative.
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. 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.