David L. Cooper PhD

 David Cooper

Contact Information

2014 FLB
707 S Mathews Ave
M/C 173
Urbana, IL 61801

Office Hours

  • M, Th 11-12
Director of Undergraduate Studies, Assoc. Prof.
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Additional Campus Affiliations

Research Interests

  • Czech literature
  • Forgery and mystification
  • History of translation
  • Russian literature
  • Nationalism in literature

Grants

  • National Council for Eurasian and East European Research, Title VIII National Research Competition Grant

Courses

  • SLAV 430 History of Translation
  • SLAV 452 Eastern Europe and EU Integration
  • SLAV 576 Methods in Slavic Grad Study
  • RUSS 511 Russian Literature 1800-1855
  • SLAV 477 Post-communist Fiction
  • SLAV 120 Russian & E Euro Folktales

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Two Purportedly Medieval Czech Poems Delos: A Journal of Translation and World Literature 33 1 2018, p. 75-89.
Padělky jako romantická forma autorství: Rukopisy královédvorský a zelenohorský ze srovnávací perspektivy Česká literatura 1 2012, p. 26-44.
Competing Languages of Czech Nation-Building: Jan Kollár and the Melodiousness of Czech Slavic Review 67 2 2008, p. 301–20.
Narodnost' avant la lettre? Andrei Turgenev, Aleksei Merzliakov, and the National Turn in Russian Criticism Slavic and East European Journal 52 3 2008, p. 351–69.
Vasilii Zhukovskii as a Translator and the Protean Russian Nation Russian Review 66 2 2007, p. 185–203.

Book Contributions

The Classical Form of the Nation: The Convergence of Greek and Folk Forms in Czech and Russian Literature in the 1810s The Voice of the People: Writing the European Folk Revival, 1761-1900 edited by Michael Perraudin, edited by Matthew Campbell. The Classical Form of the Nation: The Convergence of Greek and Folk Forms in Czech and Russian Literature in the 1810s Edited by Michael Perraudin, Edited by Matthew Campbell, London Anthem Press 2012.
Vasilii Zhukovskii as a Translator and the Protean Russian Nation Contexts, Subtexts, and Pretexts: Literary Translation in Eastern Europe and Russia Vasilii Zhukovskii as a Translator and the Protean Russian Nation 2011.
The Rukopis Královédvorský and the Formation of Czech National Literary History Between Texts, Languages, and Cultures: A Festschrift for Michael Henry Heim edited by Craig Cravens, edited by Masako Fidler, edited by Susan Kresin. The Rukopis Královédvorský and the Formation of Czech National Literary History Edited by Craig Cravens, Edited by Masako Fidler, Edited by Susan Kresin, Bloomington, IN Slavica 2008, p. 157-67.

Books

Creating the Nation: Identity and Aesthetics in Early Nineteenth-century Russia and Bohemia DeKalb Northern Illinois University Press 2010.

Edited Books

Traditional Slovak Folktales; Collected by Pavol Dobšinský 2001.

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