David Cooper

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Personal profile

Office Phone

(217) 244-4666

Office Address

2014 FLB
707 S Mathews Ave
M/C 173
Urbana, IL 61801

Research Interests

Czech literature
Forgery and mystification
History of translation
Russian literature
Nationalism in literature

Grants

National Council for Eurasian and East European Research, Title VIII National Research Competition Grant

Teaching

SLAV 430 History of Translation
SLAV 452 Eastern Europe and EU Integration
SLAV 576 Methods in Slavic Grad Study
RUSS 511 Russian Literature 1800-1855
SLAV 477 Post-communist Fiction
SLAV 120 Russian & E Euro Folktales

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Research Output

Autor–překladatel–padělatel: Translace a mystifikace v Hankově Prostonárodní srbské múze a Puškinových Písních západních Slovanů

Translated title of the contribution: Author-translator-forger: Translation and Mystification in Hanka’s Prostonárodní Srbská muza and Pushkin’s Pěsni zapadnych SlavjanCooper, D., 2014, Historické fikce a mystifikace v české kultuře 19. století . Hrdina, M. & Piorecká, K. (eds.). Academia, p. 59-69

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Padělky jako romantická forma autorství: Rukopisy královédvorský a zelenohorský ze srovnávací perspektivy

Translated title of the contribution: Forgery as a romantic form of authorship: The Czech manuscripts in comparative perspectiveCooper, D., Apr 3 2012, In : Ceska Literatura. 60, 1, p. 26-44 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  • Review: D. Dobiáš's Rukopisy Královédvorský a Zelenohorský

    Cooper, D., 2012, In : Ceska Literatura. 60, 2

    Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

    Review: V. Macura's The Mystifications of a Nation: The “Potato Bug” and Other Essays on Czech Culture

    Cooper, D., 2012, In : Central Europe. 10, 2, p. 145-146 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

    The classical form of the nation: The convergence of Greek and folk forms in Czech and Russian literature in the 1810s

    Cooper, D. L., Jan 1 2012, The Voice of the People: Writing the European Folk Revival, 1760-1914. London: Anthem Press, p. 35-48 14 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  • Activities

    • 5 Invited talk
    • 5 Oral presentation
    • 1 Editorial activity

    Gogol in Translation

    David Cooper (Speaker)

    Nov 2014

    Activity: Talk typesOral presentation

    Translation, Mystification, and Memory: The Case of the Czech Forged Manuscripts

    David Cooper (Keynote speaker)

    Sep 30 2015

    Activity: Talk typesInvited talk

    Mystifications and Related Rituals in Czech Nation-building

    David Cooper (Speaker)

    Nov 2013

    Activity: Talk typesOral presentation

    Honors & Recognition