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Jeremy Hicks

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Jeremy Hicks teaches Russian culture and film at the University of London, where he serves as Chair of the Department of Russian. His research focuses on Soviet literature and film of the 1920s-1940s. In addition to his translations of Zoshchenko, Hicks is the author of First Films of the Holocaust: Soviet Cinema and the Genocide of the Jews, 1938-46 (2012) and Dziga Vertov: Defining Documentary Film (2007).

Domestic Bliss

Chtenia: Spring 2017
Zoshchenko addresses the “women’s emancipation” effort that led to the creation of canteens, kindergartens and other social services meant to free women from traditional housework and thereby grant them a happy and dignified life.
Author: Mikhail Zoshchenko
Translator: Jeremy Hicks