Boris M. Proskurnin


Address
15 Bukireva, Perm 614990, Russia
Perm State University
Faculty of Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures
World Literature and Culture Department
 
Phone, Fax, e-mail
+7 (342) 239-62-90, +7 (342) 239-66-37, +7 (342) 237-16-11, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
Date of Birth
25.01.1951
 
Educational Background
Perm State University, Faculty of Philology.
Post-graduate study, Faculty of Philology, V.I. Lenin Moscow State Pedagogical Institute.
Doctorate Course, Moscow Pedagogical State University.
 
Аcademic Degrees and Titles
1982 – Candidate of Philology, V.I. Lenin Moscow State Pedagogical Institute.
1990 – Reader, Department of Foreign Literature, Perm State University.
1997 – Doctor of Philology, Moscow Pedagogical State University.
1999 – Professor, Department of Foreign Literature, Perm State University.
 
Stages of Professional Career
1973 – Assistant Lecturer, Department of Foreign Literature, Perm State University.
1984 – Senior Lecturer, Department of Foreign Literature, Perm State University.
1990 – Reader, Department of Foreign Literature, Perm State University.
1994 – present time – Head of Department of Foreign Literature, Perm State University
1998 – Professor, Department of Foreign Literature, Perm State University.
2003 – present time – Dean of Faculty of Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures, Perm State University.
 
Membership in Academic Councils, other State and Public Associations
January, 23, 2001 – January, 18, 2005 – member of Candidate Dissertation Council К 212.189.02, Perm State University.
2008 – present time – member of Doctoral Dissertation Council D 212.283.01, Ural State Pedagogical University.
Member of Russian Association of English Literature Teachers.
Honorary Member of Senior Common Room of Magdalen College (Oxford University, Great Britain).
 
Research Project Management
1. 1994 – present time – supervising of the scientific trend “Artistic regularities of the world literary process”.
2. 1994-1997 – International Project “Regional Centre for English History, Culture and the XIX century Literature Studies (“Victorian Centre”)”.
3. 2003-2005 – Grant of Russian Foundation for Humanities № 03-04-00196а “George Eliot. Art of novel and philosophic context”.
4. 2005-2012 – International Project “Contemporary British literature in Russian universities”.
 
Participation in International Projects
1. 1994-1997 – International Project “Regional Centre for English History, Culture and the XIXth century Literature Studies (“Victorian Centre”)”.
2. 2002-2005 – International Project “The Reception of H.G. Wells in Europe”.
3. 2005-2012 – International Project “Modern British literature in Russian universities”.
4. 2011-2013 – International Project “The Reception of George Eliot in Europe”.
5. November, 2001 – Course of lectures “Russian-Foreign Literary Relations and Typological Convergences” (University of Tübingen, FRG).  
 
Current Research Activities
Investigation of the problems of development of the English novel of the XIX-XX centuries in the context of the world literary process dynamics. Innovative investigation of the Victorian Age as a sociocultural phenomenon in the history of Great Britain of the XIX-XX centuries. Investigation of the problems of World Literature teaching at schools and universities.
 
Academic and other Awards
2003 – Badge “Honorary Lecturer of Higher Professional Education of the Russian Federation”.
 
Total Number of Publications
Scientific articles – 200.
Monographs – 3.
Study Guide (with the visa of Education and Methodic Association for Pedagogical Education) – 1.
Study Guides – 7.
 
Selected Publications 
1. Proskurnin B.M. English political novel of the XIX century: Sketches of genesis and evolution. Monograph / Perm State University. Perm, 2000. 285 p. (In Russian)
2. Proskurnin B.M. George Eliot and her novel “The Mill on the Floss” // Foreign literature of the XIXth century: Study Guide. Moscow: Flinta-Science, 2002. pp. 422 – 440. (In Russian)
3. Proskurnin B.M. Dynamics of characterology in literature of the turn of the centuries (preliminary notes in the aspect of Historical Poetics) // Philological Notes. Iss. 1. / Perm State University. Perm, 2002. pp. 270 -282. (In Russian)
4. Proskurnin B.M. George Eliot and intellectualization of English fiction (main aspects of the problem) // Philological Notes. Iss. 2. Inter-university collection of papers / Perm State University. Perm, 2003. pp. 88 – 107. (In Russian)
5. Proskurnin B.M. Why it is necessary to study the works of George Eliot, or New approaches to the English Victorian literature as a sociocultural entity // Problems of literary education: Proceedings of the IX All-Russian Scientific and Practical Conference “Urgent Problems of Philological Education: science – university - school”. Yekaterinburg: Ural State Pedagogical University, 2003. pp. 184 – 193. (In Russian)
6. Proskurnin B.M., Yashenkina R.F. History of foreign literature of the XIXth century: West European realistic fiction. Study Guide. 2nd Edition. Moscow: Flinta-Science, 2004. (3rd Edition. 2006; 4th Edition, corrected and enlarged, 2008) 418 p. (In Russian)
7. Proskurnin B.M. Why George Eliot is underestimated in modern Russia, or The importance of the foreign point of view on the Russian Anglistics Studies // Questions of literature. March-April, 2005. № 2. pp. 261-274. (In Russian)
8. Proskurnin B.M. Literary text and literary work: where the first ends and the second starts (towards the question of literary analysis completeness) // Problems of language functioning in different spheres of verbal communication (devoted to Professor M.N. Kozhina’s 80-th anniversary): Proceedings of International Scientific Conference. Ed. by M.P. Kotyurova / Perm State University. Perm, 2005. pp. 330-336. (In Russian)
9. Proskurnin B.M. Dynamics of artistic psychologism in the world literature at the turn of the XIX-XXth centuries // Anglistika: Book of articles on Russian and British literature and culture. Iss. 10. Moscow: Moscow Pedagogical State University, 2005. pp. 33-52. (In Russian)
10. Lyubimova A., Proskurnin B. H.G. Wells in Russian Literary Criticism, 1890s – 1940s// The Reception of H.G. Wells in Europe / Edited by Patrick Parrinder and John S. Partington. London; New York: Thoemmes Continuum, 2005. pp. 63 – 73. (In English)
11. Proskurnin B.M. Ideas of time and George Eliot’s mature novels. Monograph / Perm State University. Perm, 2005. 144 p. (In Russian)
12. Proskurnin B.M. George Eliot and David Herbert Laurence: how far is the distance between Victorian and Modernist literature? // Philological Sciences. Iss. 5. – Skopje, Perm, Ljubljana, Zagreb, 2007. Vol. 2. pp. 60 – 70. (In Russian)
13. Proskurnin B.M. The dynamics of artistic psychologism in the world literature in the late19th-the early 20th century // Spectre. Journal of Institute for Macedonian Literature. Skopje. 2007. Iss. 49. pp. 93 – 107. (In Macedonian)
14. Proskurnin B.M. Life as text and text as life in Martin Amis’s novel “Notes of Rachel” // Foreign languages and literatures / Perm University Herald. Iss. 5 (21). Perm, 2008. pp. 40-48. (In Russian)
15. Proskurnin B.M. George Eliot and English literature of the XXth century // English literature from the XIX to the XX century, from the XX to the XXI century. Problem of literary epochs interaction. Monograph. Moscow: A.M. Gorky World Literature Institute, the Russian Academy of Sciences, 2009. pp. 43 – 83. (In Russian)
16. Proskurnin B.M., Yashenkina R.F. On history of foreign literature. Foreign poetry, the 1830s-1870s (Heinrich Heine, Charles Baudelaire, Walt Whitman). Texts of lectures. Study Guide / Perm State University. Perm, 2010. 154 p. (In Russian)
17. Proskurnin B.M. Realism? Neo-romanticism? Modernism? On Joseph Conrad’s “Lord Jim” // Perm University Herald. Russian and Foreign Philology. 2010. №2 (8). pp. 119 – 125. (In Russian)
18. Proskurnin B.M. Unity in diversity: on the urgent problems of comparative typological investigation of world literature // Perm State University Herald. Russian and Foreign Philology. 2010. №4 (10). pp. 219 – 222. (In Russian)
19. Proskurnin B.M. Realism? Modernism? Post-modernism? Post-post-modernism? Speculations on  modern British fiction // Perm University Herald. Russian and Foreign Philology. 2010. № 6 (12). pp. 209 – 214. (In Russian)

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