Gary Saul Morson

Gary Saul Morson

Gary Saul Morson is the Lawrence B. Dumas Professor of the Arts and Humanities and a Professor in the Slavic Languages and Literatures Department at Northwestern. His latest book is Minds Wide Shut: How the New Fundamentalisms Divide Us, cowritten with Morton Schapiro. (March 2021)

Casting Pearls Before Repetilovs

The brief, dashing life of Alexander Griboedov, who wrote the most-performed play in the Russian repertory, married a princess, and died during a bloody uprising in Persia.

Woe from Wit: A Verse Comedy in Four Acts

by Alexander Griboedov, translated from the Russian by Betsy Hulick

The Death of the Vazir-Mukhtar

by Yuri Tynianov, translated from the Russian by Susan Causey and edited by Vera Tsareva-Brauner

The Death of Vazir-Mukhtar

by Yury Tynyanov, translated from the Russian by Anna Kurkina Rush and Christopher Rush

March 25, 2021 issue

Ilya Repin: Ivan the Terrible and His Son Ivan, 1885

Truly Terrible

Ivan the Terrible: Free to Reward and Free to Punish

by Charles J. Halperin

February 27, 2020 issue

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