V. Ulea (Vera Zubarev) is a poet and a literary critic, the editor
of a Russian language journal,
tvelwe books including,
Rhapsody (2007) and bilingual "Treatise
About Angels", (Zurich, 2003) which won The Top Book Award
of the International Book
Fair "Green Wave" (Odessa, 2004)
A Concept of Dramatic Genre and. the Comedy of a New Type.
University Press, 2002). Applying
systems theory to the comedies of Chekhov, Balzac, Kleist, Moliere,
and Shakespeare, A Concept of Dramatic Genre approaches dramatic genre from the point of view of the degree of
richness and strength of a character’s potential. Its main focus is
to establish a methodology for analyzing the potential from
multidimensional perspectives, using systems thinking. The whole
concept is an alternative to the Aristotelian plot-based approach
and is applied to an analysis of western and eastern European
authors as well as contemporary American film.
About Angels, About God,
About Poetry: A Theologico, Poetico Treatise. (Livingston Press,
Approach to Literature: Mythopoetics of Chekhov's Four Major Plays
1997). In this literary analysis Zubarev introduces a systems comprehensive
approach to a literary work.
V. Ulea teaches at the
of Pennsylvania Russian literature,
and culture. Her courses include
"That Enigmatic Russian Soul," "Fate and Chance in Literature and
"Art of Decision Making,"
Organizational Dynamics program), "Chekhov
on Stage and Screen.",
Her English poetry
has been published in The Literary Review (in translation),
in Princeton Arts Review, The Neovictorian/Cochlea,
The Eclectic Muse,
Portals, Mind Matters, and other magazines.
Together with Vad Chariton she has produced
CDs of her
Russian and English poetry.
She wrote and directed her first feature film
"Four Funny Families"
Read more about her films
Read more about Vera Zubarev in
"Dictionary About Russian Women Writers"
Literature about Vera Zubarev