Contributors: Translator

James Russell

James R. Russell is Mashtots Professor of Armenian Studies and a faculty

associate of the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies at Harvard. His

most recent books are "Bosphorus Nights: The Complete Lyric Poems of Bedros

Tourian," "Armenian and Iranian Studies," and a translation of the novella "The

Book of Flowers," by the Soviet Armenian writer Derenik Demirchian. His most

recent articles are "Nightingales, nightingales" (in Russian, in the journal

"Rossiya XXI", Moscow) and "The Curving Shore of Space and Time: The Prologue

to Pushkin's 'Ruslan and Ludmila,'" forthcoming in the Journal of Armenian

Studies, Belmont, MA.