Elena Fratto

Slavic Languages and Literatures
231 East Pyne Building

Elena Fratto is an Assistant Professor in Princeton's Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures. Her research unfolds at the intersection of theories of narrative and the health and environmental humanities in late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Russia and Western Europe. She is the author of Medical Storyworlds: Health, Illness, and Bodies in Russian and European Literature at the Turn of the Twentieth Century (Columbia UP, 2021), co-editor of Russian Literature of the Anthropocene, a special double issue of Russian Literature (June-July 2020), editor of Narrative and Medicine, special issue of Enthymema (December 2016), and co-editor of Russian Literature, Medicine, and the Visual and Performing Arts, a forthcoming SEEJ Forum. She has also published on Russian Formalism, literature and science, and the post-Soviet Kitsch aesthetics. Her current book project is titled Metabolic Modernisms: Energy Transformations in Early Twentieth-Century Russia.