Sobol, Valeria

Valeria Sobol is Associate Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.  In addition to Febris Erotica, she is the author of articles on eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Russian literature on topics ranging from Russian Sentimentalism to Herzen, Tolstoy, and Chekhov.  She is currently co-editing a volume of essays entitled Interpreting Emotions in Russia and Eastern Europe.

On Rorotoko:

On her book Febris Erotica: Lovesickness in the Russian Literary Imagination
(Our Cover Feature of September 16, 2009)