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Star Status: Rennes and Spitzbergen (1839)

Wendy S. Mercer

in The Life and Travels of Xavier Marmier (1808-1892): Bringing World Literature to France

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263884
eISBN:
9780191734830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263884.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

On 18 September 1838, while Marmier was still in Sweden, he was appointed, in his absence, to the newly created chair of Foreign Literature at the University of Rennes. This was one of a number of ... More


Spitzbergen

Maya Plisetskaya

in I, Maya Plisetskaya

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300088571
eISBN:
9780300130713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300088571.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Dance

In this chapter, Maya Plisetskaya recalls how her father, who was working for Arktikugl (Arctic Coal), was appointed in 1932 by Otto Yulyevich Shmidt to be general consul to Spitzbergen in Norway and ... More


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