Louise McReynolds (NHC Fellow, 1995–96; 1999–00)

Project Title, 1995–96

Russia at Play: Leisure-time Activities and Social Change in Late Imperial Russia

University of Hawaii

Project Title, 1999–00

Russia at Play: Leisure-time Activities and Social Change in Late Imperial Russia

University of Hawaii

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Fellowship Work Summary, 1995–96

Louise McReynolds finished translating Evdokia Nagrodskaia’s 1910 novel, The Wrath of Dionysus, which will be be published by Indiana University Press. For her book, Russia at Play: Leisure-Time Activities and Social Change in Late Imperial Russia, she drafted the first four chapters.

Fellowship Work Summary, 1999–00

Louise McReynolds finished a draft of her book, Russia at Play: Leisure-Time Activities in Late Imperial Russia. She wrote an article entitled “Spectacular Masculinity: Wrestlers as Icons in Turn-of-the-Century Russia,” and finished another article that will appear in a volume she is co-editing with Joan Neuberger of the University of Texas, entitled Melodrama in Russia (Duke University Press, forthcoming).