David Wells

David Wells

David Wells is a Perth-based Russian literature specialist and librarian. He has published on many aspects of Russian literature with a particular focus on poetry of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Current research interests include eighteenth-century contacts between Russia and Japan, the emergence of the Russian symbolist movement, and the literature of the Crimean War. His most recent book is The Russian Discovery of Japan 1670–1800 (Routledge, 2020).