DSc in Philology

Director of Research, IWL RAS.

Head of the Centre "Dostoevsky and World Culture", IWL RAS. 

Head of the Research Committee for Dostoyevsky’s Artistic Heritage within the Scientific Council for the History of World Culture RAS.

Scientific Advisor of the annual International Readings “F.M. Dostoevsky in the Perception 21st-Century Readers” in Staraya Russa.

Member of the International Dostoevsky Society.

Member of the Board of the Russian Dostoevsky Society.


PhD Thesis: A Typology of Value Orientations in the Work of F.M. Dostoevsky (1992)

DSc Thesis: The Artistic Reality of the Word: the Ontology of the Word in the Work of F.M. Dostoevsky as the Fundament of Realism in a Higher Sense (2000)

Research interests: Theory of Culture, Theory of Literature, Philosophy, Religious Studies, Dostoevsky's Works, Russian Literature of the 19th and 20th Centuries, Contemporary Literary Process


Selected scientific publications:



  • Dostoevskii kak filosof i bogoslov: khudozhestvennyi sposob vyskazyvaniia [Dostoevsky Philosopher and Theologian: the Artistic Way of Expression]. Moscow, Volodei Publ., 2019. 336 p. Read online
  • Sviashchennoe v povsednevnom: dvusostavnyi obraz v proizvedeniiakh Dostoevskogo [The Sacred in the Ordinary: the Two-Folded Image in the Works of F.M. Dostoevsky]. Moscow, IWL RAS Publ., 2015. 528 p. Read online
  • Kasatkina, Tat'jana. Dostoevskij. Il sacro nel profano. Prefazione di Uberto Motta, traduzione a cura di Elena Mazzola. Milano, BUR Saggi, 2012. 314 p.
  • Kasatkina, Tat’jana. È Cristo che vive in te. Dostoevskij. L’immagine del mondo e dell’uomo: l’icona e il quadro. Prefazione di Julián Carrón, traduzione a cura di Elena Mazzola. Castel Bolognese, ITACA, 2012. 112 p.
  • Dostoevsky as the Fundament of "Realism in a Higher Sense"]. Moscow, IWL RAS Publ., 2004. 480 p.
  • Kharakteriologiia Dosotevskogo [Characterology of Dostoyevsky]. Moscow, Naslediie Publ., 1996. 336 p. Read online
  • O tvoriashchei prirode slova. Ontologichnost' slova v tvorchestve F.M. Dostoevskogo kak osnova "realizma v vyschem smysle" [On the Poietic Nature the Word. The Ontology of the Word in the Work of F.M. 


Curatorial Works

  • Roman F.M. Dostoevskogo "Brat'ia Karamazovy": Sovremennoe sostoianie izucheniia [Dostoevsky's Novel The Brothers Karamazov: Current State of Research]. Moscow, Nauka Publ., 2007. Read online
  • Dostoevskii i XX vek [Dostoevsky and the 20th Century]. Moscow, IWL RAS Publ., Moscow, 2007. Vol. 1 (Read online) Vol. 2 (Read online)
  • Dostoevskii: Dopolneniia k kommentariiu [Dostoevsky: Addenda to the Commentary]. Moscow, Nauka Publ., 2005.
  • Roman F.M. Dostoevskogo "Idiot": Sovremennoe sostoianie izucheniia [F.M. Dostoevsky's Novel The Idiot: Current State of Research: Collected Works by Russian and Foreign Scholars]. Moscow, Nasledie Publ., 2001. 560 p. Read online
  • Literaturavedenie kak problema [Literary Studies as a Problem]. Moscow, Nasledie Publ., 2001. 557 p. Read online


Web of Science / Scopus publications

  • "The Two-Fold Image and Philosophy of Personality in the Works of F.M. Dostoevsky". Studies in East European Thought, no.72, 2020, pp. 217-226. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11212-020-09374-2 
  • "The Problem of Access to a Writer’s Philosophy and Theology: The Unavoidability of Philology. Apollon and the Mouse in F.M. Dostoevsky’s Notes from Underground". Russian Studies in Literature, vol. 55, issue 2: Russian Classics, 2019, pp. 72-90. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/10611975.2019.1740048
  • "Zachem Dostoevskii izdaval 'Dnevnik pisatelia i pochemu ego chitaiut molodye liudi v XXI veke" ["Why Dostoevsky Published A Writer's Diary and Why Joung People from the 21st Century Read it"]. Novyi mir, no. 6, 2019, pp. 178-187.
  • "Problemy real'nogo kommentariia" ["Commenting Realia: Problems"]. Novyi mir, no. 7, 2018, pp. 181-198. Read online
  • "'Mujique Marei': análise contextual e close reading". RUS. Revista de Literatura e Cultura Russa, vol. 9, no. 11, 2018, pp. 23-39. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11606/issn.2317-4765.rus.2018.145858
  • "O sub''ekt-sub''ektnom metode chteniia" ["About the Reading Method From Subject to Subject"]. Novyi mir, no. 1, 2017, pp. 126-144. Read online
  • "Problema dostupa k filosofii i bogosloviia pisatelia. Neizbezhnost' filologii. Apollon i mysh' v 'Zapiskakh iz podpol'ia" ["The Problem of the Access to a Writer's Philosophy and Theology. The Inevitability of Philology. Apollon and the Mouse in Notes from Underground"]. Novyi mir, no. 9, 2017, pp. 140-153. Read online
  • "Chto schitat' sobytiem biografii? Istoriia liubvi k Madonne: Pushkin, Dostoevskii, Blok" ["What can be Defined as a Biographical Event? Love Story for the Madonna: Pushkin, Dostoevsky, Blok"]. Voprosy literatury, no. 2, 2016, pp. 44-78.


Complete bibliography (In Russian)

Official Page IWL RAS (In Russian)