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- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99
Renaissance of Classical Allusions in Contemporary Russian Media takes a unique perspective on Russian media, culture, and society by bridging linguistic anthropology and media studies. Svitlana Malykhina analyzes the role of classical allusions in media as a vehicle for either indoctrination or resistance. She explores how media language reflects... more...
- Cybereditions 2001; US$ 17.95
Brian Boyd's classic study explores the relationship between the obvious dazzle of Nabokov's style and the unsuspected depths of his thought before focusing on his richest and most surprising novel. This 'stunning', 'magnificent' first book by 'the great man of Nabokov studies', which 'provides not only the best commentary on Ada , but also a... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 130.00
The prose writings of Vladimir Nabokov form one of the most intriguing oeuvres of the twentieth century. His novels, which include Despair, Lolita and Pale Fire , have been celebrated for their stylistic artistry, their formal complexity, and their unique treatment of themes of memory, exile, loss, and desire. This collection of essays offers readings... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 1999; US$ 21.00
"Crime and Punishment has upon most readers an impact as immediate and obvious and full as the news of murder next door," wrote critic R. P. Blackmur. "One almost participates in the crime.., it is the murder that only by some saving accident we did not ourselves commit." In the whole literature of the ambivalent relationship between man and the crimes... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1998; US$ 26.00
A comprehensive account of classic Russian fiction of the past two hundred years. more...
- Editions Rodopi 2010; US$ 48.00
Exiles cross borders, become non-mainstream individuals and break through barriers of thought and experience. Forced or chosen detachment can lead to originality of vision, awareness of simultaneous dimensions in short a writing that challenges boundaries of genre, monolingualism and national literatures. The writers of the Balkan (Slavic) diaspora... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1978; US$ 46.00
This study describes and evaluates the main trends in Soviet Russian prose and poetry since the death of Stalin in the light of the cultural, ideological, social and political developments of the past quarter-century. more...