Anthony David Peach BRIGGS

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1938-03-04
Education King Edward VII Sch Sheffield, Trinity Hall Cambridge (MA), Univ of London (PhD)
Books & Publications Mayakovsky, A Tragedy (1979), Alexander Pushkin: A Critical Study (1983), A Wicked Irony (Lermontov's A Hero of Our Time) (with Andrew Barratt, 1989), The Wild World (Pushkin, Nekrasov, Blok) (1990), Eugene Onegin (1992), Mikhail Lermontov: Commemorative Essays (1992), Alexander Pushkin (1997), Omar Khayyam (1998), English Sonnets (1999), Shakespeare's Love Poetry (1999), Alexander Pushkin: a Celebration (1999), Love, Please! (2001), Tolstoy's War and Peace (trans, 2005), Remember: Poems of Childhood (2005), Tolstoy's The Death of Ivan Ilyich and Other Stories (trans, 2008), Tolstoy's Resurrection (trans, 2009), Tolstoy's A Confession, and What is Religion? (trans, 2009), Leo Tolstoy, a Biography (2009), Dostoevsky, a Biography (2011), Five Russian Dog Stories (2012)
Recreations Mozart, housebuilding and restoration, country walking with large dogs
Clubs
Style Prof Anthony Briggs
Career Nat Serv 1956-58, trained as Russian interpreter CSC interpretership 1958; Univ of Bristol 1968-87: lectr in Russian, sr lectr, reader, head Russian Dept; prof of Russian language and lit Univ of Birmingham 1987-99; memb Br Assoc for Slavonic and E Euro Studies
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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