Compiled during my own work on Tertz's Fantastic Stories (here and a non-academic review here).
This was some of the first major academic research I did, and Tertz (along with Gogol) was one of the primary reasons I decided to learn Russian, so he has a special place in my heart.
Dalton, Margaret. Andrei Siniavsky and Julii Daniel', Two Soviet 'Heretical' Writers. Würzberg: Jal, 1973.
Kolonosky, Walter. Literary Insinuations: Sorting out Sinyavsky’s Irreverence. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2003.
Lourie, Richard. Letters to the Future: An Approach to Sinyavsky-Tertz. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1975.
Nepomnyashchy, Catharine Theimer. Abram Tertz and the Poetics of Crime. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1995.
Artz, Martine. “Interpretations of Pchenc, One of the Fantastic Stories of Andrej Sinjavskij/Abram Terc.” Dutch Contributions to the Eleventh International Congress of Slavists, Bratislava, August 30-September 9, 1993. Ed. Willem G Weststeijn. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 1994. 13-22.
Carrington, Ildikó de Papp. “Demons, Doubles, and Dinosaurs: Life before Man, The Origin of Consciousness, and 'The Icicle'.” Essays on Canadian Writing 33 (1986): 68-88.
Cheaure, Elisabeth. Abram Terc (Andrej Sinjavskij): vier Aufsätze zu seinen “Phantastischen Erzählungen.” Heidelberg: Winter, 1980.
Cornwell, Neil. “At the Circus with Olesha and Siniavskii.” Slavonic and East European Review 71.1 (1993): 1-13.
Durkin, Andrew R. “Narrator, Metaphor, and Theme in Sinjavskij's Fantastic Tales.” Slavic and East European Journal 24 (1980): 133-144.
Haber, Erika. “In Search of the Fantastic in Tertz's Fantastic Realism.” Slavic and East European Journal 42.2 (1998): 254-267.
---. “The Fantastic Form of Terc's Early Fiction.” Russian, Croatian and Serbian, Czech and Slovak, Polish Literature 47.2 (2000): 135-158.
Kolonosky, Walter. “Inherent and Ulterior Design in Sinjavskij's "Pxenc".” Slavic and East European Journal 26.3 (1982): 329-337.
Morsberger, Grace Anne. “'The Icicle' as Allegory.” Odyssey: A Journal of the Humanities 4.2 (1981): 15-18.
Nepomnyashchy, Catharine Theimer. “Andrei Sinyavsky's 'You and I': A Modern Day Fantastic Tale.” Ulbandus Review 2.2 (1982): 209-230.
Peterson, Ronald E. “The Writer as Alien in Sinjavskij's 'Pkhens'.” Wiener Slawistischer Almanach 12 (1983): 47-53.
Airaudi, Jesse T. “Fantasia for Sewercovers and Drainpipes: T.S. Eliot, Abram Tertz, and the Surreal Quest for pravda.” Modes of the Fantastic Selected Essays from the Twelfth International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts. Ed. Robert A Latham. Westport, CT: Greenwood, 1995. 21-27.
Artz, Martine. Fantasy and Reality in Abram Terc's Early Prose: A Documentary-Narratological Study. Diss. University of Amsterdam, 2005.
Aucouturier, Michael. “Writer and Text in the Works of Abram Terc (An Ontology of Writing and a Poetics of Prose).” Trans. Alexandre Guerard. Fiction and Drama in Eastern and Southeastern Europe: Evolution and Experiment in the Postwar Period. Ed. Henrik Birnbaum & Thomas Eekman. Columbus, OH: Slavica, 1980. 1-10.
Brown, Deming. “The Art of Andrei Siniavsky..” Slavic Review 29.4 (1970): 663-681.
Clowes, Edith W. “Kafka and Russian Experimental Fiction in the Thaw, 1956-1965.” Modern Language Review 89.1 (1994): 149-165.
Cohen, Gordon, and Donald Fanger. “Abram Tertz: Dissidence, Diffidence, and Russian Literary Tradition.” Soviet Society and Culture: Essays in Honor of Vera S. Dunham. Ed. Terry L. Thompson and Richard Sheldon. Boulder and London: Westview Press, 1988. 162-77.
Dunham, Vera S. “Serenity: A Note on Sinyavsky’s Style.” The Third Wave: Russian Literature in Emigration. Ed. Olga Matich and Michael Heim. Ann Arbor: Ardis, 1984. 110-17.
Fanger, Donald. “Conflicting Imperatives in the Model of the Russian Writer: The Case of Tertz/Sinyavsky.” Literature and History: Theoretical Problems and Russian Case Studies. Ed. Gary Saul Morson. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1986. 111-24.
Fenander, Sara. “Author and Autocrat: Tertz's Stalin and the Ruse of Charisma.” Russian Review 58.2 (1999): 286-297.
Gifford, Henry. “Andrey Sinyavsky: The Voice and the Chorus.” Encounter 42.2 (1974): 34-39.
Holmgren, Beth C. “First-Person Liberties: The persona in the work of Witold Gombrowicz and Abram Terc.” Ph.D. diss., Harvard University, 1987.
---. “The Transfiguring of Context in the Work of Abram Terts.” Slavic Review: American Quarterly of Soviet and East European Studies 50.4 (1991): 965-977.
Karpov, Anatolii S. “Le Realisme fantastique dans les premiers ecrits en prose d'Abram Terz.” Canadian Slavonic Papers/Revue Canadienne des Slavistes 43.2-3 (2001): 227-234.
Kolonosky, Walter. “Andrei Sinyavsky: Puzzle Maker.” Slavic and East European Journal 42.3 (1998): 385-388.
McLean, Hugh. “Abram Tertz and His Translators.” Slavic and East European Journal 8.4 (1964): 434-40.
Nussbaum, Andrew J. “Literary Selves: The Tertz-Sinyavsky Dialogue.” Autobiographical Statements in Twentieth-Century Russian Literature. Ed. Jane Gary Harris. Princton: Princeton University Press, 1990. 238-59.
Sinyavsky, Andrei. “'I' and 'They': An Essay on Extreme Forms of Communication under Conditions of Human Isolation.” Survey: A Journal of East & West Studies 100-101 (1977): 278-287.
Skillen, Daphne Helen. The Prose Fiction of Andrej Sinjavskij. M.A. thesis, University of Colorado, 1976.
Szarycz, Ireneusz. “Sinyavsky and Vonnegut: The Themes of Displacement and Alienation.” Twentieth-Century Russian Literature: Selected Papers from the Fifth World Congress of Central and East European Studies. Ed. Karen L. Ryan & Barry P. Scherr. New York: Macmillan, 2000. 164-179.
Woronzoff, Alexander. “The Writer as Artist and Critic: The Case of Andrej Sinjavskij.” Russian Language Journal 37 (1983): 139-45.
Wozniak, Anna. “Skomorosheskii glum v proze Abrama Tertsa.” Roczniki Humanistyczne: Annales de Lettres et Sciences Humaines/Annals of Arts 50.7 (2002): 53-71.