Ani Kokobobo

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences - School of Languages, Literatures & Cultures - Department of Slavic Languages & Literatures
Associate Professor
Primary office:
Wescoe Hall
Room 2134
University of Kansas
1445 Jayhawk Boulevard
Lawrence, KS 66045-7590


Curriculum Vitae [PDF]

19th-century Russian literature; Balkan realism

Research Interests

  • Nineteenth-century Russian literature
  • The Russian grotesque
  • The Russian fin de siè
  • Cle
  • Tolstoy
  • Dostoevsky
  • Russian social history
  • Religion in literature
  • Russian perceptions of the North Caucasus
  • Representations of violence and pain in literature
  • Balkan modernism
  • Ismail Kadare
  • Digital humanities.

Selected Publications

Kokobobo, A. (2018). Russian Grotesque Realism: The Great Reforms and Gentry Decline , Columbus, Ohio: Ohio State University Press.

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