Ani Kokobobo

akokobobo@ku.edu
Articles by Ani Kokobobo

Try a Little Tenderness: An Immigrant Story

All I have left from the first 14 years of my life is an envelope of old photographs.

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Immigrant Stories: A New Rubric at All the Russias

It seems like a good time to take pride in the diverse immigrant roots of our field by gathering immigrant stories.

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How Tolstoy’s ‘War and Peace’ Can Inspire Those Who Fear Trump’s America

I can’t see Tolstoy wearing a pink pussy hat.

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Candid about the Camera: Tolstoy Scholars on Adapting Anna Karenina

Tolstoy can be so unforgiving with his ladies.

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Dostoevsky, Demons, and The Donald

It’s never a good sign when real life resembles a Dostoevsky novel.

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 Marital Happy Endings and Cultural Politics in a Contemporary Australian Adaptation of Anna Karenina

In our time, there is a definite expectation that people know what they want and ensure their own happiness.

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Love (Not Death): A Postmodern Tolstoy in Joe Wright’s Anna Karenina

Despite flaws of both execution and interpretation, this most recent adaptation displays a genuinely intelligent understanding Tolstoy’s novel.

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