Dr Mark Stanley Swift

MA (Iowa), PhD (Bryn Mawr)

Biography

  • Senior Lecturer
  • Undergraduate Adviser European Studies

Publications

SWIFT, M.S. (2013) ‘Chekhov’s Restatement of Gospel Truths,’ The New Zealand Slavonic Journal, vol. 45., 91–107, 2011.

SWIFT, M.S. (2016) “Психопатология как характеристика героя в творчестве А. П. Чехова” (“Psychopathology as characterisation in works of A. P. Chekhov”). In A. S. Sobennikov (ed.), Filosofiia A. P. Chekhova: materialy tret’ei mezhdunarodnoi nauchnoi konferentsii. Irkutsk and Port Baikal, Russian Federation, 28 June–2 July 2015. Irkutsk, Irkutsk State University Press, pp. 207–223, 2016.

SWIFT, M.S. (2004) Biblical Subtexts and Religious Themes in Works of Anton Chekhov. Berlin, Peter Lang, xii + 197, ISBN 0-8204-3875-8.

Research | Current

Biblical themes and religious thought in Russian literature and contemporary society. Russian classical literature, notably the prose works of Anton Chekhov. Contemporary Russian literature, notably the prose of Viacheslav P’etsukh.

Teaching | Current

EUROPEAN 100 Thinking Europe

RUSSIAN 100 Beginners' Russian 1

RUSSIAN 101 Beginners' Russian 2

RUSSIAN 200 Intermediate Russian 1

RUSSIAN 201 Intermediate Russian 2

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Swift, M. S. (2009). "Dushechka": rasskaz o liubvi neustoichivoi lichnosti. In P. N. Dolzhenkov (Ed.) Dialog s Chekhovym: Sbornik nauchnikh trudov v chest' 70-letiia V.B. Kataev (pp. 85-99). Moscow: Moscow State University Press.
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/15316
  • Swift, M. S. (2008). Chekhov's 'Ariadna': A portrait of psychopathy and sin. Slavonic and East European Review, 86 (1), 26-57.
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/15296

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Office hours

Semester Two 2016: Tuesday 3-4; Thursday 2-3

Primary location

ARTS 2 - Bldg 207
Level 5, Room 505
18 SYMONDS ST
AUCKLAND 1010
New Zealand

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