Maria Carlson

Maria Carlson
  • Professor Emerita

Contact Info

Wescoe Hall, 2139
1445 Jayhawk Boulevard
Lawrence, KS 66045


Slavic folklore; Russian Silver Age literature and thought


Research Interests

  • Russian cultural and intellectual history and non-Marxist thought

  • Russian occult movements and speculative mysticism

  • East Slavic folklore, Slavic mythology, neo-paganism

  • Literature, art, thought, and culture of the Russian Silver Age (1885-1922), with comparative European dimension

  • The work of Andrei Bely (1880-1934)


Teaching Interests

  • Russian intellectual history

  • Main Currents of Russian Though

  • Slavic folklore and mythology

  • Russian symbolism

  • Russian Modernist poetry

  • Soviet literature

  • The Devil in Russian and European culture

  • The 18th century

  • Andrei Belyi

  • Mikhail Bulgakov&rsquo

  • S Master i Margarita

  • Russian art and culture

  • Interdisciplinary studies