Elena Petrushanskaya Averbakh

Elena Petrushanskaya Averbakh

Moscow State Institute for Arts Studies

Elena Petrushanskaya Averbakh is Chief Research Fellow at the Department of Media Arts of the Moscow State Institute for Arts Studies (Gosudarstvennyj institut Iskusstvoznaniia) (since 1993). She is author of a number of monographs: The Birth of Sound Image: the Poetics of Phonography in the cinema, radio and TV (1985, 1999); The Musical World of Joseph Brodsky (2004, 2007); Mikhail Glinka and Italy (2009),; The Adventures of the Russian Opera in Italy (2018). Furthermore, she has published over 120 research papers devoted to the relationship between music and literature, mass media and twentieth century artistic culture, music for the cinema and TV series. She is also the author of a preface to a collection of works by Shostakovich.

Clusters of mythological traces in the works of Russian women: from the ideas of composers to popular literature