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- De Gruyter 2007; US$ 168.00
How does a country find itself 'at war' over spelling? This book focuses on the linguistic history of a nation at the crossroads of Europe. Bermel explores the way various factors ? including linguistic theory, cultural authority, political ideology in the communist and post-communist era, and a long tradition of language intervention ? contributed... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2003; US$ 54.00
-- Brings together the best criticism on the most widely read poets, novelists, and playwrights. -- Presents complex critical portraits of the most influential writers in the English-speaking world -- from the English medievalists to contemporary writers. Known best for his novel The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Kundera is also an established poet,... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 59.30
Hauptbeschreibung Karel Capek (1890-1938), Schriftsteller, Dramatiker, Kritiker und Journalist in einer Person, gehört zu den wichtigsten und bekanntesten Repräsentanten der literarischen Moderne Osteuropas. Weniger bekannt ist hingegen die philosophische Dimension seines facettenreichen Ouvres. Capek studierte Philosophie und Kunstgeschichte in... more...
- Scott & Nix, Inc. 2011; US$ 7.99
The completely redesigned classic Lady Cadogan's Solitaire —the first and most authoritative collection of rules of solitaire games ever published—includes easy-to-follow instructions and diagrams for fascinating solitaire variations, including: The Beautiful One Kings Over Queens The Four Corners The Mill The Blockade The Clock... more...
- Catbird Press 2002; US$ 9.99
Written during and right after World War I, this volume pairs two short story collections from Karel Capek, considered one of the greatest Czech writers. The first collection, ?Wayside Crosses,? presents an agonized and unsuccessful search for God and truth. These metaphysical tales are not about finding God as much as they are about discovering man?s... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 49.95
This book considers Russian, Czech and Slovak fiction in the late communist and early post-communist periods. It focuses on the most innovative trend to emerge in this period, on those writers who, during and after the collapse of communism, characterised themselves as 'liberators' of literature. It shows how these writers in their fiction and critical... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2010; US$ 143.00
Discourse particles, discourse markers and pragmatic markers refer to phenomena that linguists have begun to probe only since the mid-1980s. Long-ignored in traditional linguistics and textbook grammars, and still relegated to marginal status in South Slavic, these linguistic phenomena have emerged as invaluable devices for cutting-edge theories... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2012; US$ 59.00
Much of the debates in this book revolves around Milan Kundera and his 1984 essay The Tragedy of Central Europe. Kundera wrote his polemical text when the world was pregnant with imminent social and political change, yet that world was still far from realizing that we would enter the last decade of the twentieth century with the Soviet... more...