Daria A. Kirjanov received her PhD. In Russian literature from Yale University and has taught Russian language, literature and culture since 1990. She is the author of the book Anton Chekhov and the Poetics of Memory (2000) , as well as numerous papers and articles about Russian literature. Before entering full-time academia, Daria was the costume designer for The Freelance Players, a children’s theater based in Brookline, Massachusetts. She also co-founded and acted in Garage 59, a women’s theater company in Boston. She currently teaches in the Department of Slavic Languages at the University of Pennsylvania.
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