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Kempgen, Sebastian; Kosta, Peter; Berger, Tilman; Gutschmidt, Karl: Die slavischen Sprachen / The Slavic Languages. Halbband 1De Gruyter 2009; US$ 517.00
The handbook is intended to present a well balanced general view of the current state of Slavic linguistics and the Slavic languages with regard to their synchronic and diachronic description. In contrast to previous undertakings of a similar nature, this handbook is not intended to be a grammar with chapters on individual languages. Its length, the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1999; US$ 39.95
Olga Mukhina is one of the most talented, young playwrights in Russia. Born in Moscow in 1970, she has already garnered enviable praise from critics and audiences throughout Russia and Europe since her first play, Tanya-Tanya , was performed in 1996. Tanya-Tanya is an atmospheric, poetic tale that observes three couples at a suburban Moscow home... more...
- Continuum International Publishing 1997; US$ 170.00
So far, in the West, the dissemination of Bakhtinian thought has proceeded with little or no awareness of contemporary approaches to Bakhtin in his homeland. This collection offers unprecedented access to leading Russian research in juxtaposition with important Western scholarship on Bakhtin. Taking its cue from Bakhtin as founder of dialogical criticism,... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2007; US$ 56.00
The present volume has as its primary aim readings, from a feminist perspective, of a number of works from Russian literature published over the period in which the woman question rose to the fore and reached its peak. All the works considered here were produced in, or hark back to, a fairly narrowly defined period of not quite 20 years... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 99.95
This book examines the significance of religion in the work of the Twentieth-Century philosopher Mikhail Bakhtin, Exploring Bakhtins contribution to debates on methodology in the study of religion, this book argues that his use of religious terminology is derived from his source material in philosophy of religion and not from his confessional... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2004; US$ 158.00
This collection of twenty-nine research papers is dedicated to the eminent Balticist, Slavicist and Indo-Europeanist, William R. Schmalstieg in commemoration of his seventy-fifth birthday. It contains contributions by specialists of mainly Baltic and Indo-European linguistics which are reflective of Schmalstieg's own scholarly interests over the decades... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
Soviet literature in general and Soviet children?s literature in particular have often been labeled by Western and post-Soviet Russian scholars and critics as propaganda. Below the surface, however, Soviet children?s literature and culture allowed its creators greater experimental and creative freedom than did the socialist realist culture for adults.... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 34.00
A comprehensive account of the lives and works of Russia's women writers from the Middle Ages to the present. Contributors have addressed the surprising contexts within which women's writing has been produced. The volume is supported by extensive reference features including a bibliography and guide to writers and their works. more...
- Profile 2010; US$ 23.98
A hundred years ago in November 1910 Count Leo Tolstoy died on a remote Russian railway station, attended by the worlds media, taken ill as he was finally attempting to escape his decadent (as he saw it), aristocratic family life.Tolstoy has been universally recognised as a colossus of world literature whether by his contemporaries or critics.... more...