Tine Roesen is Assistant Professor of Russian Studies at Aarhus University in Denmark. She obtained her PhD from Copenhagen University in 2001; her research project was a narratological analysis of Dostoevsky’s early works. She has published several articles on Russian literature and is the co-editor (with Ingunn Lunde) of the volume Landslide of the Norm: Language Culture in Post-Soviet Russia (2006). Currently, she is an active partner in the Bergen-based project The Future of Russian: Language Culture in the Era of New Technology and her research interests include Russian literature and literary sociology, writers’ blogs and social network sites. She is also a literary critic for the Danish newspaper Information, and has translated several essays and books into Danish, among them novels by Vladimir Sorokin and Aleksey Slapovsky.
Since its launch in 2008, the Russian project Snob, involving a printed magazine and a website, has fascinated observers as the first example of a self-proclaimed Russian elite network, joining … Read More