Peter Petro

Peter Petro

Peter Petro is Professor of Russian and East European literature and Chair of Modern European Studies at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver). He has written Modern Satire: Four Studies (1982), A History of Slovak Literature (1995), and edited Critical Essays on Milan Kundera (1999). He translated Martin Šimečka’s, The Year of the Frog (1993) and Alexej Ful­mek’s Dispatches from the Home Front (2000). Born in Bratislava, he was educated there and in Canada.