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Lesley Milne

Emeritus Professor of Russian and Slavonic Studies,

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Biography

Lesley Milne is Professor Emerita in the School of Cultures, Languages and Area Studies.

Expertise Summary

Lesley Milne has published widely in the field of Russian humour and satire.

Recent Publications

  • 2016. Laughter and War: Humorous-Satirical Magazines in Britain, France, Germany and Russia 1914-1918 Cambridge Scholars Publishing.
  • 2006. Novyi Satirikon 1914-1918: The Patriotic Laughter of the Russian Liberal Intelligentsia during the First World War and the Revolution The Slavonic and East European Review. 84(4), 639-665
  • 2005. "Universal History as Reworked by 'Satirikon'" and "1066 And All That" as Parody History Textbooks: A Suggestion pf a Literary Genre The Modern Language Review. 100(3), 723-739
  • 2004. Reflective Laughter: Aspects of Humour in Russian Culture Anthem Press.

Past Research

Having published widely in the field of Russian humour and satire, Lesley Mllne has also extended her range to examine the role played by laughter in other European cultures to cope with national and personal crisis during the First World War.

  • 2016. Laughter and War: Humorous-Satirical Magazines in Britain, France, Germany and Russia 1914-1918 Cambridge Scholars Publishing.
  • 2006. Novyi Satirikon 1914-1918: The Patriotic Laughter of the Russian Liberal Intelligentsia during the First World War and the Revolution The Slavonic and East European Review. 84(4), 639-665
  • 2005. "Universal History as Reworked by 'Satirikon'" and "1066 And All That" as Parody History Textbooks: A Suggestion pf a Literary Genre The Modern Language Review. 100(3), 723-739
  • 2004. Reflective Laughter: Aspects of Humour in Russian Culture Anthem Press.
  • 2003. Zoshchenko and the Ilf-Petrov Partnership: How They Laughed Birmingham Slavonic Monographs.
  • 1995. Mikhail Bulgakov: The Novelist-Playwright Harwood Academic Publishers.
  • 1990. Mikhail Bulgakov: A Critical Biography Cambridge University Press.

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