Wilson Center Experts

Fidelis Odun Balogun

Research Grant
Kennan Institute

Expertise:
Russia and Eurasia
;
Russia
Affiliation:
Senior Lecturer, Department of English and Literature, University of Benin
Wilson Center Project(s):
African and Russian Literatures: Influences and Confluences
Term:
Oct 01, 1986
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Mar 01, 1987

Project Summary

investigation of the influence of African literature on Russian writers; using a comparative textual analysis this study will establish the motivations behind translations and adaptations, their accuracy and artistry, and the nature and extent of the mutual literary influences and confluences