Professor Angela Livingstone

Emeritus Professor
Department of Literature, Film, and Theatre Studies
Professor Angela Livingstone



Angela Livingstone joined the Department of Literature at University of Essex in 1966 and remained there (as lecturer, reader, professor) until her retirement in 1997. She was Head of Department 1992-95. She has published 14 books and 70 articles, mostly about 20th-century Russian literature, especially concentrating on the work of Boris Pasternak, Marina Tsvetaeva and Andrei Platonov. While retired, she has continued writing and translating.


  • BA Cambridge,

  • MA Cambridge,

  • PhD Cambridge,


Books (7)

Livingstone, A., A Hundred Years of Andrei Platonov

Cvětaeva, MI. and Livingstone, A., (2010). Art in the Light of Conscience Eight Essays on Poetry. Bloodaxe Books Limited. 1852248645. 9781852248642

Livingstone, A., (2008). The marsh of gold: Pasternak's writings on inspiration and creation. Academic Studies Press. 9781934843239

Livingstone, A., (2004). Poems from Chevengur Transposition of Fifty Passages from Andrei Platonov's Novel Chevengur

T͡Svetaeva, M. and Livingstone, A., (2000). The Ratcatcher A Lyrical Satire. Northwestern University Press. 0810118165. 9780810118164

Livingstone, A., (1989). Pasternak:Doctor Zhivago. CUP Archive. 0521316987. 9780521316989

Livingstone, A., (1984). Lou Andreas-Salomé



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