Articles in academic journals and collections:

"Judaic Spiritual Traditions in the Poetry of Pasternak and Mandel'shtam," trans. from Russian by Ruth Rischin, Symposium. A Quartely Journal in Modern Literatures. Issue on Judaic Literature. Identity, Displacement, and Destruction. Vol. 52, No. 4, Winter 1999, pp. 205-231.

"On hyperauthorship: Hypotheses on Potential Identities of Araki Yasusada," Sycamore Review (Purdue University), Vol. 10, No. 1 Winter/Spring 1998, pp. 71-81.

Commentary and Hypotheses, in Doubled Flowering: From the Notebooks of Araki Yasusada. Ed. and Trans. by Tosa Motokiyu, Oji Norinaga, and Okura Kyojin. New York: Roof Books, 1997, pp. 134-147.

"Daniil Andreev and the Mysticism of Femininity," The Occult in Russian and Soviet Culture, ed. by Bernice Glatzer Rosenthal. Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 1997, 325-355.

"Fugitive Russian Sects: A Handbook for Beginners," transl. by Eve Adler, New England Review (Middlebury Series, VT), vol.18, No.2, Spring 1997, 70-100.

"Symposion and Russian Filosofia," in SYMPOSION. A Journal of Russian Thought, Los Angeles: Charles Schlacks, Jr., Publisher, University of Southern California, vol. 1, 1996, 3-7.

"The Phoenix of Philosophy: On the Meaning and Significance of Contemporary Russian Thought," ibid., 35-74.

"Hyper in 20th Century Culture: The Dialectics of Transition from Modernism to Postmodernism" (transl. from Russian by Slobodanka Vladiv-Glover, revised and extended by the author), Postmodern Culture. An Electronic Journal of Interdisciplinary Criticism. Published by North Carolina State University, Oxford University Press, and the University of Virginia's Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities. V.6 N.2. January 1996, 61 paragraphs. Reprinted in Left Curve (Oakland, CA), No.21, 1997, 5-16.

"Response: 'Post' and Beyond," in Slavic and East European Journal, vol.39, No.3, Fall 1995, 357-366.

"Ivan Soloviev's Reflections on Eros," inPostcommunism and the Body Politics, a special issue of Genders 22, ed. by Ellen Berry, New York and London: New York University Press, 1995, 252-264.

"The Origins and Meaning of Russian Postmodernism, " in Re-entering the Sign: New Critical Languages from Russia, ed. by Ellen Berry and Anesa Miller-Pogacar, University of Michigan Press, 1995, 25-47.

"A Catalog of the New Poetries," ibid., 208-211.

The Russian Philosophy of National Spirit: Conservatism and Traditionalism [book format] Washington, D.C.: National Council for Soviet and East European Research, 1994, 23 pp.

The Significance of Russian Philosophy [book format], Washington, D.C.: National Council for Soviet and East European Research, 1994, 10 pp.

"Good-bye to Objects, or, the Nabokovian in Nabokov," in A Small Alpine Form: Studies in Nabokov's Short Fiction, ed. by Gene Barabtarlo and Charles Nicol, New York: Garland Publishers (Garland Reference Library of the Humanities, Vol. 1580), 1993, 217-224.

"Things and Words: Towards a Lyrical Museum, in Tekstura: Russian Essays on Visual Culture, ed. and transl. by Alla Efimova and Lev Manovich, with preface by Stephen Bann. Chicago and London: Chicago University Press, 1993, 152-172.

"After the Future: On the New Consciousness in Literature," in Late Soviet Culture: From Perestroika to Novostroika, ed. by Thomas Lahusen with Gene Kuperman (transl.). Durham and London: Duke University Press, 1993, 257-287; first published in The South Atlantic Quarterly, Duke UP, Spring 1991, Vol. 90, No. 2, 409-444

"Symposium on Russian Postmodernism" (with Jerome McGann, Marjorie Perloff et al.), Postmodern Culture, University of North Carolina, January 1993, Vol.3, No.2.

Afterword, in Third Wave: The New Russian Poetry, ed. by Kent Johnson and Stephen M. Ashby, transl. by Anesa Miller-Pogacar. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1992, 271-286.

"Labor of Lust," Common Knowledge, Oxford University Press, 1992, Vol. 1, No. 3, 91-107 (partly transl. by Andrew Wachtel).

"Tom Wolfe and Social(ist) Realism," Common Knowledge, 1992, Vol.1, No. 2, 1992, 147-160.

Other articles:

"Letter to Tosa Motokiyu" [on hyperauthorship], Denver Quartely, University of Denver, vol. 31, No. 4, Spring 1997, pp. 100-105.

"Some Speculations on the Mystery of Araki Yasusada," Witz (Studio City, California), Vol. 5, No. 2, Summer 1997, 4-13.

Postmodernism and Communism. //Slovo/Word, # 19, New York, 1996, s. 32-63 [parallel texts in Russian and English].

"After the Carnival" [on the writer Venedikt Erofeev, parallel texts in Russian and English], in The End of the 20th Century, a special issue of Slovo/Word, No. 16, New York, 1995, 50-81.

"Materialism, Sophiology, and the Soul of Russia: Daniel Andreev and Russian Feminine Mysticism." Urania (Moscow), No.4, 1993, pp. 19-22; No.5, 1994, 21-25.

"Kabakov," in Place Displacement Travel Exile, a special issue of Five Fingers Review, San-Francisco, No.12, 1993, 127-134.

"A Philosophical Renaissance in Contemporary Russia," The Eurasian Report. Washington: The Center for American-Eurasian Studies and Relations. 1992, Vol. 2, No. 2, 15-18.

"Apocalypse Now?" Frontier. Religion East & West (Keston Research), Oxford (UK) July-August 1991, 12-14.

[Call for Papers]. //Common Knowledge. New York, Oxford University Press. Spring 1991, Vol.1, No.1, pp.7-8.[Call for Papers]. //Common Knowledge. New York, Oxford University Press. Spring 1991, Vol.1, No.1, pp.7-8.

On Faith and the "Museum of Language". A conversation between Mikhail Epstein, Mark Nowak and others. // Cyanosis. (Santa Roza, CA), 1991, No.1, p.17-21

"Avant-Garde Art and Religious Consciousness," in Vanishing Points: Spirituality and the Avant-Garde, a special issue of Five Fingers Review. San Francisco, 1991, No. 10, 165-180.

"'Like a Corpse I Lay In the Desert. . .'" (On New Moscow Poetry), in Mapping Codes: A Collection of New Writing from Moscow to San Francisco, a special issue of Five Fingers Review, San Francisco, 1990, No. 8/9, 162-167.

"Bearers of Mass Consciousness," in Novostroika, London: The Institute of Contemporary Arts Documents, 8. 1989, 21-22.

"Exposing the Quagmire" (Conceptualism in Russian Poetry), Times Literary Supplement, London, 1989, April 7-13.


Ellen E.Berry, Kent Johnson, Anesa Miller-Pogacar, "Postcommunist Postmodernism --- An Interview with Mikhail Epstein," Common Knowledge, Oxford University Press, 1993, Vol. 2, No.3, 103-118.

Sally Laird, "Life after Utopia: New Poets in Moscow," an interview with M.Epstein, Index on Censorship, London, January 1988, 12-14.



[Included are those works that have not been reproduced in M. Epstein's books published in Russian]

Russkaia kul'tura na rasput'e. Sekuliarizatsiia i perekhod ot dvoichnoi modeli k troichnoi (Russian Culture on Crossroads. Secularization and Transition from the Dual Model to the Triple Onel). Zvezda (S.-Petersburg), 1999, No. 1, pp. 202-220; No. 2, 20 pp.

K filosofii vozmozhnogo. Vvedenie v postkriticheskuiu epokhu (Toward the Philosophy of the Possible. Introduction to the Post-Critical Epoch). Voprosy filosofii, 1999, No. 2.

Kriticheskaia universal'nost', ili Filosofiia posle Kongressa (Critical Universality, or Philosophy after the Congress). Vestnik Rossiiskogo filosofskogo obshchestva. Rossiiskaia akademiia nauk. Moscow, #3 (7), 1998, 57-64.

Ivan Solovyov. Messianskie rechi (Messianic Discourses). Publication and preface by Mikhail Epstein. Oktiabr (Moscow), 1998, No.7, 148-167.

Informatsionnyi vzryv i travma postmodernizma. K voprosu ob osnovnom zakone istorii (The Informational Explosion and the Trauma of Postmodernism). Russkii zhurnal/ Pushkin (Moscow), October 1998, 14 pp.

"Iz totalitarnoi epokhi - v virtual'nuiu. K otkrytiiu Knigi knig" (From Totalitarianism to Virtuality. Toward the Opening of the Book of Books) Pushkin (Moscow),#2(8), May 15 1998 ("Net culture" section), 4-5.

"Internet kak slovesnost'" (Internet as Verbal Art). Pushkin (Moscow),#1 (6-7), May 1, 1998, 44-46.

"Sinyavsky kak Myslitel'" (Sinyavsky as a Thinker). Zvezda (S.-Petersburg), 1998, No. 2, 151-171.

"Samoochishchenie. Gipoteza o proiskhozhdenii kul'tury" (Self-Cleaning. A Hypothesis on the Origins of Culture). Voprosy filosofii (Moscow), 1997, No. 5, 72-79.

" " Nabroski k ekologii teksta (" " Toward the ecology of text). Kommentarii. Moscow-St.-Peterburg, No. 13, 1997, 3-41.

[Rukopis'] (A Manuscript) Znamia, No. 10, 1996, 236-237.

"Post-ateizm, ili Bednaia religiia" (Post-atheism, or Minimal Religion). Oktiabr (Moscow), 1996, No.9, 158-165.

"Istoki i smysl russkogo postmodernizma" (The genesis and significance of Russian postmodernism). Zvezda (S.-Petersburg), 1996, No.8, 166-188.

"Poeziia kak sostoianie. Iz stikhov i zametok Ivana Solovyova. Publikatsiia i predislovie Mixaila Epshteina" (Poetry as a condition. From the poems and notes of Ivan Solovyov. Publication and preface by Mikhail Epstein). Novyi mir, No. 8, 1996, 230-240.

"Mednyi vsadnik i zolotaia rybka. Poema-skazka Pushkina" (The Bronze Horseman and the Golden Fish. The Epic Poem--the Fairy Tale by Pushkin). Znamia, No. 6, 1996, 204-215.

"Proto-, ili Konets postmodernizma" (Proto-, or The End of Postmodernism) Znamia, No. 3, 1996, 196-209.

"Ironiia stilia: Demonicheskoe v obraze Rossii u Gogolia" ("Irony of Style: The Demonic in Gogol's Image of Russia" Novoe literaturnoe obozrenie (Moscow), No. 19 (1996), 129-147.

Beseda o postmodernizme s Andreem Bitovym (A Conversation on Postmodernism with Andrei Bitov. Slovo/Word, No. 19, New York, 1996, 72-79.

"Ot modernizma k postmodernizmu. Dialektika "giper" v kul'ture XX veka" (From Modernism to Postmodernism. The Dialectics of "Hyper" in 20th Century Culture), Novoe literaturnoe obozrenie (Moscow), No. 16 (1995), 32-46.

Vozmozhnye miry Epshteina (The Possible Worlds of Epstein). Interview (by Ira Vrubel'-Golubkina, Aleksandr Gol'dshtein, Mikhail Grobman, recorded by A.Gol'dshtein). Zerkalo, No. 129, Tel Aviv, October 1995, 18-24.

"Poety - rifmy. Lermontov i Pasternak: mudrost' leta. Gel'derlin i Batiushkov: svet bezumiia" (Poets-rhymes. Lermontov and Pasternak: The Wisdom of Summer. Holderlin and Batiushkov: The Light of Madness). Slovo/Word (New York), No. 15, 1994, 93-97; Strelets (Paris-Moscow-New-York). 2 (74), 1994, 198-207.

"Esse ob esse" (An Essay on Essay), Opyty. Zhurnal Esseistiki, Publikatsii, Retsenzii, Khroniki. No. 1. St.-Petersburg-Paris, 1994, 23-26.

"Roza Mira i Tsarstvo Antikhrista: o paradoksakh russkoi eskhatologii" (The Rose of the World and the Kingdom of the Antichrist: On the Paradoxes of Russian Eschatology), Kontinent (Moscow-Paris), No.79, 1994 (1), 283-332.

"Pustota kak priem. Slovo i izobra'enie u Ilyi Kabakova" (Emptiness as a Device: Verbal and Visual Representations in Ilya Kabakov), Oktiabr' (Moscow), 1993, No.10, 177-192.

"Katalogi" ("Catalogues"). Dar. Kul'tura Rossii. 1992, No. 1, pp. 68-71.

"O materii i materinstve" ("\On the Materiality and Motherhood). Strelets. Paris-Moscow-New York. 1992, No. 1, pp. 232-244.

"Uchenie Iakova Abramova v izlozhenii ego uchenikov" (The Teachings of Yakov Abramov in the Interpretation of His Disciples), in LOGOS. Leningradskie mezhdunarodnye chteniia po filosofii kul'tury (Leningrad International Readings on Philosophy of Culture), Leningrad University Press, 1991, 211-254.

"Ideologiia i iazyk: postroenie modeli i osmyslenie diskursa" (Ideology and Language: the Construction of a Model and the Interpretation of a Discourse), Voprosy iazykoznaniia (Moscow), 1991, No. 6, 19-33.

"Razmyshleniia Ivana Solovieva ob Erose" (Ivan Solovyov's Reflections on Eros). Chelovek. Moscow: Nauka, 1991, No. 1, 195-212.

"Portret kritika" (The Portrait of the Critic. Gogol's "The Portrait" in Belinsky's Evaluation). Vzgliad. Kritika. Polemika. Publikatsii. Moscow: Sovetskii Pisatel', 1991, 477-485.

"Tsadik i talmudist. Sravnitel'nyi opyt o Pasternake i Mandel'shtame (Tsaddique and Talmudist. A Comparative Essay on Pasternak and Mandelshtam). 22 (Moskva-Ierusalim), No. 77, 1991, June-July, 186-209; Strelets (Paris-New-Jork-Moskva), 65. 1991, No. 1, 242 - 257.

"Oblomov i Korchagin" (Oblomov and Korchagi"). Vremia i My, New York, 1990, No. 109, 141-160.

"Govorit' na iazyke vsekh kul'tur" (To Speak the Language of All Cultures). Nauka i zhizn', Moscow, 1990, No. 1, 100-103.

"Staroobriadcheskii dnevnik" (Old-Believers' Journal), Simvol, No. 21. Paris, La Bibliotheque Slave de Paris, July 1989, 99-156.

"Opyty v zhanre 'Opytov'" (Essays in the Genre of Montaigne's 'Essays'), Zerkala [al'manakh], Moscow: Moskovskii Rabochii, l989, 296-3l5.

"Lenin - Stalin, " Rodnik, Riga, l989, No. 6, pp. 32-39; Strelets, New York, l989, No. 3, 238-257.

"Blud truda" (The Lechery of Labor), Syntaksis, Paris, l989, No. 25, 45-58.

"Chto takoe metabola? O tret'em trope" (What is Metabole? On the Third Trope), in Stilistika i poetika: Tezisy vsesoiuznoi nauchnoi konferentsii (Stylistics and Poetics), vypusk 2. Moscow: Institut russkogo iazyka AN SSSR, 1989, 75-80.

Proshchanie s predmetami, ili Nabokovskoe v Nabokove (Good-bye to Objects, or, the Nabokovian in Nabokov // Strelec (New-Jork), 1989, No. 2, s. 311-316.

"Sposoby vozdeistviia ideologicheskogo vyskazyvaniia" (The Modes of Influence of Ideological Discourse), in Obraz cheloveka dvadtsatogo veka. Moscow: Akademiia nauk SSSR, Institut nauchnoi informatsii po obshchestvennym naukam, l988, l67-2l6.

"Operativnost pechati - sredstvo intensifikatsii i integratsii nauchnogo myshleniia" ("The Mobility of Press as a Way to Intensification and Integration of Scientific Thinking"). Uskorenie i perestroika v sisteme nauchno-tekhnicheskoi informatsii SSSR. Moscow: Nauka, 1988, 52-58.

"Teoreticheskie fantazii" (Theoretical Fantasies) Iskusstvo Kino (Art of Cinema). Moscow, l988, No. 7, 69-8l.

"Teoriia iskusstva i iskusstvo teorii" (The Theory of Art and the Art of Theory), Voprosy literatury, l987, No. l2, l8-34.

"Zakony svobodnogo zhanra. Esseistika i esseizm v kul'ture Novogo vremeni" (The Laws of a Free Genre: Essays and Essayism in the Culture of Modernity), Voprosy literatury (Moscow), No. 7, 1987, 120-152.

"Pokolenie, nashedshee sebia. O novoi poezii vos'midesiatykh godov" (A Generation That Found Itself: The New Poetry of the l980s), Voprosy literatury, l986, No. 5, 40-72.

"Realogiia - nauka o veshchakh" (Realogy - a science of things). Dekorativnoe iskusstvo (Moscow), 1985, No.6, 21-22,44.

"O znachenii detali v strukture obraza. Perepischiki u Gogolia i Dostoevskogo" (On the Meaning of Detail in the Structure of Image: Scribes in Gogol and Dostoevsky), Voprosy literatury, 1984, No. 12, 134-145.

"Mif i chelovek. O khudozhestvennykh vozmozhnostiakh sovremennoi prozy" (Myth and Man: On the Artistic Possibilities of Contemporary Prose) (co-authored with H.Iukina-Epstein), Novyi Mir, l98l, No. 4, 236-248 (trans. into German, Kunst und Literatur, Berlin, 1982, No. 5).

"Igra v zhizni i v iskusstve" (The Principle of Play in Life and Art), Sovremennaia dramaturgiia, Moscow, 1982, No. 2, 244-254.

"Literaturnoe proizvedenie i ego kriticheskoe istolkovanie" (A Literary Work and Its Critical Interpretation), in Aktual'nye problemy metodologii literaturnoi kritiki. Printsipy i kriterii. Moscow: Nauka, l980, 302-320.

"Obrazy detstva" (Images of Childhood) (co-authored with H. Iukina-Epstein), Novyi Mir, l979, No. l2, 242-257 (trans. into German, Kunst und Literatur, Berlin,1980, No. 6).

"Poetika zimy" (The Poetics of Winter), Voprosy literatury, 1979, No. 11, 171-204 (with Helen Iukina-Epstein).

"Analitizm i polifonizm vo frantsuzskoi proze. Stili Stendalia i Bal'zaka" (Analytic and Polyphonic Principles in French Prose: The Styles of Stendhal and Balzac), in Teoriia literaturnykh stilei. Tipologiia stilevogo razvitiia XIX veka (The Theory of Literary Styles. The Typology of Stylistic Development of the 19th Century), Moscow: Nauka, 1977, 230-277 (transl. into German, Kunst und Literatur, Berlin, 1978, No. 7).

"Ot slova k zhizni. O literaturno-teoreticheskikh sbornikakh 'Kontekst'" (From Word to Life: on the literary-theoretical books of the series "Context"), Novyi mir, 1977, No. 6, 272-278 (trans. into German, Kunst und Literatur, Berlin, 1978, No. 1).

"Dialektika znaka i obraza v poeticheskikh proizvedeniiakh Aleksandra Bloka" (The Dialectics of Sign and Image in Alexander Blok's Poetic Works), in Semiotika i iskusstvo (Semiotics and Art), Moscow: Nauka, l977, 338-357.

"Vsechelovechnost' russkoi klassiki" (The All-Encompassing Humanism of the Russian Classics), Novyi mir, 1976, No. 4, 265-270.

"Mezhdu simvolom i real'nost'iu" ("Between the Symbol and Reality," review), Voprosy Literatury, 1973, No. 6, 243-253.


"Aforistika" (Aphoristic Literature), Kratkaia literaturnaia entsiklopediia v 9 tt. [KLE]. (Concise Literary Encyclopedia, in 9 volumes), Moscow: Sovetskaia entsiklopediia, 1962-1978, Vol. 9, 1978, 82-85.

"Analiz literaturnogo proizvedeniia" (Analysis of a Literary Work), KLE, Vol.9, 54-56.

"Angazhirovannaia literatura" (Literature of Engagement), KLE, Vol.9, 58-59.

"Fabula" (Plot), KLE, Vol.7, 1972, 873-874.

"Khronika" (Chronicle), KLE, Vol. 8, 1975, 333-334.

"Konflikt khudozhestvennyi"(The Conflict in Art), Bol'shaia Sovetskaia Entsiklopediia v 30 tt. [BSE] (Great Soviet Encyclopedia), 3rd ed., Vol.13, 1973, 238-240.

"Interpretatsiia literaturnogo proizvedeniia" (Interpretation of a Literary Work), KLE, Vol.9, 330-332.

"Mifologizm v literature 20 veka" (Mythological Trends in the Literature of the 20th Century), Literaturnyi Entsiklopedicheskii Slovar' [LES] (Literary Encyclopedic Dictionary). Moscow: Sovetskaia Entsiklopediia, 1987, 224-225.

"Novella" (Short Story), BSE, Vol.18, 1974, 174-175.

"Obraz khudozhestvennyi" (The Image in Art), LES, 252-257.

"Psikhoanaliz v literaturovedenii" (Psychoanalysis in Literary Scholarship), BSE, Vol. 21, 1975, 552-3; reprinted in KLE, Vol.9, 650-651; LES, 311-312.

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