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Studies on Akunin

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Monographs

 

Barker, Adele Marie, ed. Consuming russia : Popular culture, sex, and society since gorbachev. Durham, [N.C.]: Duke University Press, 1999.

Brooks, Jeffrey. When russia learned to read : Literacy and popular literature, 1861-1917. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1985.

Doroshevich, V. M. "Gulag" tsarskoi Rossii. Moskva: EKSMO-PRESS, 2001.

Friedberg, Maurice. A decade of euphoria : Western literature in post-stalin russia, 1954-64. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1977.

Jakubowski, Maxim. The mammoth book of the world's best crime stories. [Philadelphia, PA]: Running Press, 2009.

Koshko, A. F. Korol’ syska, Arkhiv russkogo syska. Moskva: EKSMO-Press, 2001.

Lovell, Stephen. The russian reading revolution : Print culture in the soviet and post-soviet eras, Studies in russia and east europe. New York: St. Martin's Press in association with School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University of London, 2000.

Maksimov, S. Katorga imperii, Arkhiv russkogo syska. Moskva: EKSMO-Press, 2002.

McKenna, Kevin J., Rimma Baykova, James L. Rice, Andrew Donskov, Rebecca Hogan, John Kohan, and Wolfgang Mieder. Proverbs in russian literature: From catherine the great to alexander solzhenitsyn, Supplement series of proverbium vol. 3. Burlington, VT: University of Vermont, 1998.

Nikitin, N. V. Prestupnyi mir i ego zashchitniki :B rasskazy o samykh gromkikh ugolovnykh protsessakh rossii kontsa xix-nachala xx veka, Starye russkie advokaty. Moskva: "Sovremennik", 1996.

Olcott, Anthony. Russian pulp : The detektiv and the russian way of crime. Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2001.

Putilin, I. D., I. Shurygina, M. V. Shevliakov, and Roman Dobryi. Russkii syshchik i.D. Putilin. 2 vols, Tainy istorii. Vek xix. Moskva: TERRA : Knizhnaia lavka--RTR, 1997.

Putilin, I. D. Shevliakov M. V. Zapiski nachal’nika sankt-peterburgskogo syska, Russkii sherlok kholms; arkhiv russkogo syska; variation: Putilin, i. D.; (ivan dmitrievich).; russkii sherlok kholms. Moskva: EKSMO-Press, 2001.

Staniukovich, A. K. , and Akunin B. Fandorinskaia moskva. Moskva: Zakharov, 2008.

 

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Journal articles

 

Adamovich, Marina, and Inc M.E. Sharpe. "Judith with the head of holofernes: Pseudoclassicism in russian literature during the 1990s." Russian Studies in Literature 38, no. 1 (2001): 85-99.

Aron, Leon. "A champion for the bourgeoisie." National Interest 75 (2004): 149-57.

Artbitman, Roman. "Bumazhnyi oplot prianichnoi derzhavy." Znamia 7 (1999): 217-19.

Babenko, N. ""Chaika" borisa akunina: Lingvopoetika remake'a i retake'a " Baltiiskii filologicheskii kur’er (Kaliningrad) 5 (2005): 77-96.

Baer, Brian James. "Engendering suspicion: Homosexual panic in the post-soviet 'detektiv'." Slavic Review 64, no. 1 (2005): 24-42.

Baraban, Elena v. "A country resembling russia: The use of history in boris akunin's detective novels." Slavic and East European Journal 48, no. 3 (2004): 396-420.

Basinskii, Pavel, and Aleksandr Melikhov. "Pisatel' nashego vremeni: Tri portreta." Neva 2 (2002): 188-203.

Bocharov, K. "Orkestr v kustakh " Knizhnoe obozrenie 14 (2000): ?

Bugoslavskaia, O. "Vzroslye i deti " Znamia 10 (2005): 217-20.

Demickeva, E. S. "Postmodernistskie interpretatsii gamletovskogo siuzheta v sovremennoi russkoi literature " Izvestiia Volgogradskogo gosudarstvennogo pedagogicheskogo universiteta. Seriia: Filolologicheskie nauki (Volgograd) 2 (2007): 120-24.

Desiatov, Viacheslav. "Na beregu pustynnykh voln: Akunin, pelevin i nabokov v 2008." Nabokov Online Journal 2 (2008).

Desiatov, V. V. "Pod znakom osirotevshikh ("azazel’" b. Akunina i antiutopii v. Nabokova)." Dialog kul’tur (Barnaul)  (2004): 158-61

———. "Pod znakom osirotevshikh: ("azazel’" b.Akunina i antiutopii v. Nabokova) " Vestnik Barnaulskogo gosudarstvennogo pedagogicheskogo universiteta. Seriia: Gumanitarnye nauki 4 4 (2004): 49-51.

Desyatov, Vyacheslav. "'On a deserted, wave-swept shore...': Akunin, pelevin, and nabokov in 2008." Nabokov Online Journal 3 (2009).

Dubin, S., and B. Akunin. "Detektiv, kotoryi ne boitsia byt’ chtivom " Novoe literaturnoe obozrenie 41 (2000): 412-14.

Epov, S. "O romanakh borisa akunina " Sibir’ (Irkutsk) 3 (2002): 185-93.

Faibisovich, Semen. "Dva esse." Znamia 11 (2007): 186-96.

Fedosov, Oleg. "Iazykovoe vyrazhenie emotsii v romane b. Akunina 'azazel''." Studia Russica 20 (2003): 82-91.

Ganapol'skaia, E.V. "Pushkin, bibliia i ostap bender v tekste sovremennogo rossiiskogo detektiva                                                         " Problemy istorii, filologii, kul'tury 18 (2007): 256-64  

Glebova, O. "Chekhovskaia "chaika" v kontekste sovremennoi populiarnoi literatury: "Chaika" borisa akunina " Literatura = Literatura (Vilnius) 47, no. 5 (2005): 203-16.

Gritsenko, A. "Poshchechina khristianstvu, ili slon v posudnoi lavke " Litros: literaturnyi al'manakh 7 (2006): 209-13.

Ilyina, Natalia, and Arkadi Adamov. "Detective novels: A game and lie." Soviet literature 3 (1975): 142-50.

Isakova, O. ""Chaika" b. Akunina i nekotorye problemy poetiki postmodernizma " Molodye issledovateli Chekhova 5 (2005): 53-64.

Khimick, V. V. ""Detskaia kniga" b. Akunina: Strategiia i taktika igry " Mirovaia slovesnost’ dlia detei i o detiakh 11 (2006): 96-110.

Latynina, A. "Entomologiia roda fandorinykh " Novyi Mir 8 (2005): 147-54.

———. "Khristos i mashina vremeni " Novyi mir 8 (2003): 148-53.

Latynina, Alla. "Kogda dostoevskii byl ranennyi i ubityi nozhom na postu." Novyi Mir 10, no. 978 (2006): 146-53.

Lesin, E. "Fandorin i fantomas " Knizhnoe obozrenie 14 (2000): 16.

Lourie, R. "If pushkin had written mysteries " New York times book review  (2003): 8.

Lur’e, L. "Boris akunin kak uchitel’ istorii " Iskusstvo kino 8 (2000): 53-56.

Mal’tseva, O. A. "Situatsiia intertekstual’nosti v p’ese b. Akunina "chaika" " Vestnik Orenburgskogo gosudarstvennogo pedagogicheskogo universiteta 5 (2001): 216-22.

Marten, A. "Inkvizitor i akunin " Nauka i religiia 1 (2006): 26-58.

Men’kova, N. N. ""Iazykovaia lichnost’ borisa akunina" " Voprosy filologicheskikh nauk 1 (2004): 7-9.

———. "Iazykovaia lichnost’ glavnogo geroia romana b. Akunina "altyn-tolobas" nikolasa fandorina." Voprosy gumanitarnykh nauk 1 (2004): 178-79.

Mesropova, Olga. "The comedy of female sleuths: Televising daria dontsova's ironic detectives." Russian Review 65, no. 2 (2006): 267-82.

Miasnikov, Viktor. "The street epic." Russian Studies in Literature 38, no. 3 (2002): 10-24.

Nikolaeva, L. V., and I. I. Il’ina. "Boris akunin: Bibliografiia " Bibliografiia = Bibliography 2 (2004): 72-79.

Potanina, N. "Dikkensovskii kod 'fandorinskogo proekta'." Voprosy Literatury 1 (2004): 41-48.

Prokhorov, Iu. E. "Eshche raz o kontsepte: Lingvokul’turologicheskie rassuzhdeniia." Izvestiia Ural'skogo gosudarstvennogo universiteta 9 (2005): 216-23.

Prokhorova, T., and V. Shamina. "'Dekorator' akunina, ili fenomen kollektsionirovaniia v proze postmoderna." Voprosy Literatury 5 (2008): 185-200.

Rabinovich, E., and A. Bliumbaum. ""Detektiv napominaet nam, chto pochem" " Kriticheskaia massa 1 (2002): 45-50.

Rabotnov, Nikolai. "Nikeliruem zoloto: O literaturnykh variatsiiakh na temy literaturnoi klassiki." Znamia 2 (2006): 185-96.

Ranchin, Andrei. "Romany b. Akunina i klassicheskaia traditsiia: Povestvovanie v chetyrekh glavakh s preuvedomleniem, neliricheskim otstupleniem i epilogom." Novoe Literaturnoe Obozrenie 67, no. 3 (2004): 235-66.

Rebel’, G. "Zachem akuninu "besy"?: (khudozhestvennaia apologiia liberalizma v romane b. Akunina "pelagiia i belyi bul’dog")." Filolog 5 (2004).

———. "Zachem akuninu f.M., a dostoevskomu - akunin? ." Druzhba narodov 2 (2007): 201-10.

Rodina, S. "Virtual’nye miry borisa akunina " Literaturnaia Rossiia 34 (2002): 10.

Rogacheva, E. V. "Siuzhet "mirovogo zagovora" v romanakh u. Eko "maiatnik fuko" i b. Akunina "azazel’" " Filologicheskii diskurs 3 (2002): 205-10.

Ropotkin, K. "Leskov v eshche bolee udobnoi upakovke." Novyi mir 8 (2000): 224-25.

Russell, Robert. "Red pinkertonism: An aspect of soviet literature of the 1920s." Slavonic and East European Review 60, no. 3 (1982): 390-412.

Samarin, I. U. "Fandorin kak predstavitel’ gaagskogo tribunala " Litros: literaturnyi al'manakh 2 (2002): 286-88.

———. "Fandorin kak predstavitel’ gaagskogo tribunala " Literaturnaia Rossiia 14 (2002): 6-7.

Savel’eva, V. V. ""Chaika" b. Akunina - "chisto angliiskoe ubiistvo"." Russkaia rech’ 6 (2002): 36-41.

Shamanskii, D. V. "Plusquamperfect (o tvorchestve b.Akunina)." Mir russkogo slova 1 (2002): 73-79.

Shamina, V. B. "Chekhovskaia "chaika" v interpretatsii t. Uil’iamsa i b. Akunina." Russkaia slovesnost’ 6 (2007): 2-6.

Shcheglova, Evgeniia. "Zerkalo literaturnoi kontrrevoliutsii: Boris akunin." Voprosy Literatury 4 (2009): 62-80.

Slavnikova, O. "Partiia liubitelei " Oktiabr' 9 (2000): 178-84.

Somova, A. E. "Tema detstva v tvorckestve b. Akunina " Mirovaia slovesnost’ dlia detei i o detiakh 11 (2006): 234-36.

Tseplakov, Georgii, and Liv Bliss. "Talent and the widow's mite of project literature." Russian Studies in Literature 45, no. 2 (2009): 75-93.

Tsiplakov, G. "Bitva za goru middl. Kto est’ kto v aktual’noi russkoi proze dlia srednego klassa " Znamia 8 (2006): 183-96.

Tsiplakov, Georgii. "Evil arising on the road and the tao of erast fandorin." Russian Studies in Literature 38, no. 3 (2002): 25-61.

———. "Zlo, voznikaiushchee v doroge, i dao erasta fandorina." Novyi Mir 11, no. 919 (2001): 159-81.

Verkhoturtseva, O. E. "Tipologiia zhenskikh obrazov v romanakh b.Akunina." Uchenye zapiski Shadrinskogo gosudarstvennogo pedagogicheskogo instituta 9 (2005): 53-62.

Vishevskii, A. "Znachenie nariada: Anatolii vishevskii inspektiruet garderob erasta fandorina  " Kriticheskaia massa 1 (2005): 49-54.

Vishevsky, Anatoly. "Answers to eternal questions in soft covers: Post-soviet detective stories." Slavic and East European Journal 45, no. 4 (2001): 733-39.

 

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Book chapters

 

Aiupova, E. I. "Otsenochnaia semantika v gruppe naimenovanii rebenka : (na materiale romana b. Akunina "vneklassnoe chtenie") " In Russkaia i sopostavitel’naia filologiia : Sist.-funktsion. Aspekt 14-18. Kazan’, 2003.

Bushmanova, I. L. "Faktory literaturnogo uspekha romana borisa akunina "azazel’" " In Nauchnyi potentsial goroda - xxi veku 40-43. Samara, 2004.

Danilova, N. V. "Traditsii i inovatsii b.Akunina v sozdanii antroponimichekogo prostranstva romana "azazel'"." In Russkii mir v dukhovnom soznanii narodov rossii, 38-41. Tiumen', 2008.

De Lotto, Ch. "Literaturnye igry, ili igra v literaturu b. Akunina " In Xx vek i russkaia literatura, 302-15. Moskva, 2002.

Dorofeeva, M. A. "Traditsii zhanra uta-monogatari v romane b. Akunina 'almaznaia kolesnitsa'." In Sovremennaia russkaia literatura: Problemy izucheniia i prepodavaniia v 2 chastiakh. V.2, edited by M. P. Abasheva, V. E. Kaĭgorodova and N. B. Lapaeva, 57-59. Moskva: Izdatel'stvo Moskovskogo Universiteta, 2005.

Dronseika, R. P. "Prostranstvenno-vremennye aspekty proizvedenii b.N. Akunina " In Xi pushkinskie chteniia t. 2., 147-52. SPb, 2006.

Fedorova, A. "Aspekty postmodernistskoi praktiki v romanakh borisa akunina " In Problemy russkoi i zarubezhnoi literatury 111-16. Moskva, 2006.

Gertseva, V. ""Chaika" b. Akunina v aspekte postmodernizma " In Problemy russkoi i zarubezhnoi literatury 39-42. Moskva, 2006.

Gonckarova, E. I. "Bond. Erast bond : ("almaznaia kolesnitsa" b. Akunina i "zhivesh’ lish’ dvazhdy" ia. Fleminga) " In Russkii postmodernizm 184-87. Barnaul, 2006.

Goriacheva, M. O. "Chernyi monakh a.Chekhova i b.Akunina " In Vek posle chekhova s. 54-56, 54-56. Moskva, 2004.

Guliaeva, I. B. "Alliuzii i reministsentsii v romanakh b. Akunina " In Rossiia i mir: Vchera, segodnia, zavtra : Obrazovanie i gumanitarnoe znanie 241-53. Moskva, 2006.

———. "Konflikt lichnogo i gosudarstvennogo kak metasiuzhet detektivnykh romanov b. Akunina " In Khudozhestvennyi tekst i kul’tura, 242-45. Vladimir, 2006.

Ingemansson, A., and I. V. Kirillova. "Intertekstual’nost’ v "fandorinskom tsikle" b. Akunina : (na primere romana "azazel’") " In Izmeniaiushchaiasia rossiia - izmeniaiushchaiasia literatura: Khudozhestvennyi opyt khkh - nachala xxi vekov 385-89. Saratov, 2006.

Kirillova, I. V. "B. Akunin i f.M. Dostoevskii: K probleme intertekstual’nosti v romane "azazel’" " In Tatishchevskie chteniia: Aktual’nye problemy nauki i praktiki gumanitarnye nauki i obrazovanie: Opyt, problemy, perspektivy. V.3, 105-09. Tol’iatti, 2004.

Kirillova, I. V., and A. R. Ingemansson. "Intertekstual’nost’ v romane b. Akunina "turetskii gambit" " In Problemy shkol’nogo i vuzovskogo analiza literatunogo proizvedeniia v zhanrovo-rodovom aspekte 210-19. Ivanovo, 2006.

Klioutchkine, Konstantine. "Boris akunin (grigorii shalvovich chkhartishvili)." In Russian writers since 1980, edited by Marina Balina and Mark Lipovetsky, 3-10. Detroit, MI: Gale, 2004.

Kolosova, N. A. "Sposoby sozdaniia mifologicheskogo prostranstva v literaturnom proekte b. Akunina "prikliucheniia erasta fandorina" " In Chelovek. Istoriia. Kul’tura 4, 63-70 Saratov, 2005.

Kostova-Panaiotova, M. "V zerkale kontsa : ("chaika" borisa akunina) " In Dialozi s chekhov, 315-20. SPb, 2004.

Kreknina, L. I. "Istoricheskii detektiv b. Akunina : Zhanrovaia poetika " In Postmodernizm: Pro et contra 115-18. Tiumen’, 2002.

Kuchina, T. G. "Diskursivnyi kollazh kak faktor idiostilia v proze b. Akunina " In Russkoe literaturovedenie v novom tysiacheletii v.2, 101-04. Moskva, 2003.

Kulakova, N. "Lermontovskie motivy v romane b.Akunina "azazel’" " In Lermontovskii tekst v prostranstve vremeni 55-57. Piatigorsk, 2002.

Litovskaia, Mariia. "Maska i dusha: Soznanie zhenshchiny xix veka v proze b. Akunina." In Zhenskii vyzov: Russkie pisatel'nitsy xix-nachala xx veka, edited by Evgeniia Stroganova and Elizabet Shore, 61-74. Tver', Russia: Liliia Print, 2006.

Markasov, M. Iu. "Poetika 'vtorichnogo' teksta v shkol'nom kurse: Analiz p'esy borisa akunina 'chaĭka'." In Sovremennaia russkaia literatura: Problemy izucheniia i prepodavaniia v 2 chastiakh. V.2, edited by M. P. Abasheva, V. E. Kaĭgorodova and N. B. Lapaeva, 145-49. Moskva: Izdatel'stvo Moskovskogo Universiteta, 2005.

Metelishchenkov, A. A. "Proza b. Akunina kak model’ produktivnogo literaturovedeniia " In Russkaia literatura xx veka : Itogi i perspektivy izucheniia : Sbornik nauchykh trudov, 263-68. Moskva, 2002.

Nepomnyashchy, Catharine Theimer. "Markets, mirrors, and mayhem: Aleksandra marinina and the rise of the new russian detektiv." In Consuming russia : Popular culture, sex, and society since gorbachev, edited by Adele Marie Barker, 161-91. Durham: Duke University Press, 1999.

Netesova, O. V. "Chekhov i akunin. Tvorcheskaia interpretatsiia p’esy "chaika" " In Problemy tselostnogo analiza khudozhestvennogo proizvedeniia vyp. 3, 77-88. Borisoglebsk, 2003.

Nikitina, T. Iu, and Iu. Iu Tarasiuk. ""Provintsial’nyi detektiv" b. Akunina: Intertekstual’nost’ kak realizatsiia avtorskoi strategii  " In Ot teksta k kontekstu vyp. 5., 143-51. Ishim, 2006.

Osetrova, Iu R. "Kontsepty "vezenie", "schast’e", "udacha" v proze b. Akunina " In Problemy filologii i prepodavaniia filologicheskikh distsiplin 96-98. Perm', 2005.

Ostrenko, I. A. "Vremia i mesto v "detskoi knige" b. Akunina " In Xi pushkinskie chteniia. V.1, 68-72 SPb, 2006.

Polikarpova, E. S. ""Chaika" b. Akunina. Opyt analiza postmodernistskoi p’esy." In Khudozhestvennyi iazyk epokhi 236-45. Samara, 2002.

Potanina, N. L. "Anglomaniia b. Akunina: Faktor uspekha?" In Mezhkul’turnaia kommunikatsiia i problemy natsional’noi identichnosti 529-86 Voronezh, 2002.

Sukhanova, I. A. "Intertekstual’naia rol’ antroponimov v "provintsial’nom detektive" b. Akunina  " In Kul’tura. Literatura. Iazyk. V.2, 84-89. IAroslavl’, 2006.

Sviderskaia, V. L. "Pretsedentnye imena liubovnoi tematiki v khudozhestvennoi literature." In Kontsept i kul’tura, 682-92. Kemerovo, 2006.

Taianova, T. A. "Mezhdu masskul’tovym i elitarnym: "Zvezda" borisa akunina." In Iazykoznanie i literaturovedenie v sinkhronii i diakhronii. V.1, 492-93. Tambov, 2006.

Tarasov, M. I. "Boris akunin kak khoroshii pisatel’. K probleme sistematizatsii ckastnykh znackenii kategorii tochki zreniia " In Khudozhestvennyi tekst i tekst v massovykh kommunikatsiiakh. V.3, pt.2 88-91. Smolensk, 2006.

Tripol’skaia, T. A. "Dinamicheskie protsessy v leksikone iazykovoi lichnosti  " In Slovo. Semantika. Tekst 102-09. SPb, 2002.

Tumakova, E. V. "Proshloe i nastoiashchee moskvy skvoz' prizmu glagol'nykh novoobrazovaniĭ v romanakh b. Akunina: 'Prikliucheniia ėrasta fandorina' i 'prikliucheniia magistra'." In Gorod kak kul'turnoe prostranstvo, edited by N. P. Dvortsova, 263-69. Tiumen', Russia: Ėkpress, 2003.

Volkova, N. "Postskriptum k postmodernizmu: Variant b. Akunina." In Sovremennaia russkaia literatura: Problemy izucheniia i prepodavaniia, 172-76. Perm', 2003.

Zlotnikova, T. S. "Chekhovskii diskurs khudozhestvennykh praktik xx veka " In Sovremennye transformatsii rossiiskoi kul’tury 467-80. Moskva, 2005.

Zorkaia, N. M. "Fenomen erasta fandorina : "Masskul’t" dlia intellektualov i estetov source." In Massovaia kul’tura na rubezhe vekov, 105-14. SPb: Dmitrii Bulanin, 2005.

 

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Newspaper articles

 

"Criminal masterminds." The Herald (Glasgow), August 15, 2005.

Binyon, TJ. "A criminal talent." The Evening Standard (London), May 12, 2003.

Carpinter, Bernard. "Game master." The Dominion Post (Wellington, New Zealand), June 26, 2004.

Dabby, Layla. "Akunin has devoted fans in russia: Now, english readers can see why." The Gazette (Montreal, Quebec), September 20, 2003.

Finn, Peter. "A case of crime and reward: Mystery writer a star in russia." The Washington Post, April 23 2006.

———. "Origin of fake books is ukrainian mystery." The Washington Post, October 10, 2005.

Genis, Alexander. "Akunin's secret." Moscow Times, May 21, 2003.

Groskop, Viv. "Elegant and masterful russian sherlock." Sunday Express (UK), August 7, 2005.

Harding, Luke. "Move over tolstoy: Detective tales of tsarist era take russia by storm: Author who spotted a gap in the market sells millions of novels to country's emerging middle class." The Guardian (London), September 19, 2007.

Herman, Carol. "Fandorin in moscow; slavic sleuth still suave and indomitable." The Washington Times, May 7, 2006.

Hobson, Charlotte. "He wore a corset of durable whalebone." The Daily Telegraph (London), April 26, 2003.

Jakeman, Jane. "The riddler of russia: Boris akunin's tsarist-era whodunits have delighted readers across." The Independent (London), August 12, 2005.

Liakhovich, Oleg. "Boris akunin: Murder by cliches." Moscow Times, March 9, 2005.

Mainville, Michael. "Mysteries for the middle class: Boris akunin, one of the most widely read writers in russia today, attributes his popularity to being neither high-brow nor low-brow." The Gazette(Montreal, Quebec), July 17, 2004.

Martin, Andrew. "Rescued from a tight spot." The Daily Telegraph (London), February 19, 2005.

Maslin, Janet. "Mystery on the high seas and in the human heart." The New York Times, April 26, 2004.

Minzesheimer, Bob. "Will a literary sleuth translate well here?" USA Today, May 13, 2003.

Naparstek, Ben. "Boris akunin;  russia's crime lord." The Advertiser (Australia), September 23, 2006.

———. "Sleuth of the highbrow." Canberra Times (Australia), August 5, 2007 2007.

Polshikova, Lyudmila. "Boris akunin wins over nation's reading public." The St. Petersburg Times, November 17, 2000.

Reich, Rebecca. "Akunin's plot thickens." The St. Petersburg Times, June 18, 2004.

———. "Middlebrow." The Moscow Times, June 4, 2004 2004.

Simmons, Clive. "Thrills with class." The Courier Mail (Australia), January 10, 2009.

Whittell, Giles. "A russian's revolution." The Times (London), August 6, 2005.

Zolotov, Andrei Jr. "A televised treat for fans of fandorin." The Moscow Times, March 8, 2002.

 

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Interviews

 

"Tak veselee mne i interesnee vzyskatel’nomu chitateliu.” Nezavisimaia gazeta,

            December 23, 1999. http://exlibris.ng.ru/printed/person/1999-12-23/1_akunin.html

“Boris Akunin nachal sochiniat’, chtoby razvlech’ zhenu.” Argumenty i fakty, November 1, 2000.

“Chelovek proekta.” Itogi, January, 2000. http://www.ozon.ru/context/detail/id/196489/

“Razvlechenie dlia vzyskatel’nogo chitatelia.” Moskovskie novosti, October 10, 2000.

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Dissertations

 

Baraban, Elena V. "Russia in the prism of popular culture: Russian and american detective fiction and thrillers of the 1990s." NQ86029, The University of British Columbia (Canada), 2003.

Kilfoy, D. "When and where? Time and space in boris akunin's "azazel'" and "turetskii gambit"." MR35266, University of Waterloo (Canada), 2007.

Krasil'nikova, Elena Pavlovna. "Intertekstual'nye sviazi p'es b. Akunina i a.P. Chekhova "chaika": Avtoreferat dissertatsii kandidata filologicheskikh nauk." Eletskii Gosudarstvennyi Universitet imeni I.A. Bunina, 2008.

Men'kova, Natal'ia Nikolaevna. "Iazykovaia lichnost' pisatelia kak istochnik rechevykh kharakteristik personazhei: Po materialam b. Akunina: Avtoreferat dissertatsii kanditata filologicheskikh nauk." Rossiiskii universitet druzhby narodov (RUDN), 2005.

 

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