Our research

Russian at Exeter's research is concentrated in Russian literature and cultural history of the twentieth century.

Research interests

  • Russian poetry and especially questions of the canon
  • The poetry of World War II
  • The reception of the Soveit Culture in Britain and Anglo-Soviet relations
  • Literary translation in Russian culture
  • Tolstoi, Dostoevskii and other 19th century authors
  • Gender studies and Russian literature

Research degrees

We attach particular importance to the quality of research supervision and training in research methodology and to the integration of our postgraduates into the Department’s academic and research community. Find out more about an MPhil/PhD in Russian Studies at Exeter.