Foreword: Eric Hayot
Eric Hayot is Distinguished Professor of Comparative Literature and Asian Studies at Pennsylvania State University. He is the author of Chinese Dreams (Michigan, 2004), The Hypothetical Mandarin (Oxford, 2009), On Literary Worlds (Oxford, 2012), and The Elements of Academic Style (Columbia, 2014).
Edited: Ilya Kliger
Ilya Kliger is Associate Professor of Russian and Slavic Studies at New York University. He is the author of The Narrative Shape of Truth: Veridiction in Modern European Literature (Penn State University Press,
2011), as well as articles dealing with the history and theory of the novel in Russia and France, literary theory, and narratology. Currently, he is working on a book on the tragic social imaginary in the age of Russian Realism.
Edited: Boris Maslov
Boris Maslov is Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature at the University of Chicago. He has published articles on Homer and Archaic Greek lyric, the reception of the Pindaric ode, history of comparative literature, and historical semantics of Greek and Russian. He is the author of the forthcoming book, Pindar and the Emergence of Literature.