Brasol, Boris, 1885-

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1885-03-31
Death 1963-03-19
Gender:
Male
Americans
Russian, English

Biographical notes:

Russian author, criminologist, lawyer, and lecturer. Died, 1963.

From the description of Boris Brasol papers, 1919-1954. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80911016

Biographical Note

  • 1885, Mar. 31: Born, Poltava, Russia
  • 1908: B.L., University of Petrograd, Petrograd, Russia
  • 1910 - 1916 : Prosecuting attorney in the Russian Ministry of Justice
  • 1912: Studied forensic science, Lausanne University, Lausanne, Switzerland
  • 1914 - 1916 : Served as second lieutenant, Imperial Russian Guard, on the Polish front
  • 1916: Russian representative in the United States, Interallied Conference
  • 1917: Stayed in the United States as an emigrant following the October Revolution in Russia
  • 1918 - 1963 : Practised law, New York, N.Y., specializing in Russian law, while pursuing a career as a literary critic and criminologist
  • 1920: Published Socialism vs. Civilization. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons
  • 1921: Published The World at the Cross Roads. Boston: Small, Maynard and Co.
  • 1922: Published The Balance Sheet of Sovietism. New York: Duffield
  • 1927: Published Elements of Crime. New York: Oxford University Press
  • 1934: Published The Mighty Three: Poushkin, Gogol, Dostoievsky. New York: William Farquhar Payson
  • 1938: Published Oscar Wilde: the Man, the Artist, the Martyr. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons
  • 1949: Translated Fyodor Dostoyevsky's The Diary of a Writer. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons
  • 1963, Mar. 19: Died, New York, N.Y.

From the guide to the Boris Brasol Papers, 1919-1954, (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

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Subjects:

  • Criminal investigation
  • Jews
  • Jews--United States
  • Criticism
  • Soviet literature
  • Criminal investigation--Europe
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  • Antisemitism--United States
  • Zionism
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  • Antisemitism

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  • Critic
  • Authors
  • Criminologists

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