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- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 210.00
The present volume, the ninth in the series, continues De Gruyter Mouton's project of completing Roman Jakobson's Selected Writings. It covers the period between 1916 and 1943, offering texts that have not been reprinted since their original appearance. The range of genres is considerable - linguistic and literary studies are flanked by reviews, conference... more...
- Dundurn 2013; US$ 63.99
This bundle of titles in the Quest Biography series entertainingly presents a variety of influential Canadian lives that have shaped the future of a nation and often of the world. In this volume we find politicians, explorers, famous authors, a humanitarian, and a filmmaker. more...
- Dundurn 2013; US$ 63.99
This bundle of titles in the Quest Biography series entertainingly presents a variety of influential Canadian lives that have shaped the future of a nation and often of the world. In this volume we find politicians, philosophers, explorers, a sports star, famous artists, and a pioneering feminist. more...
- Penguin Group US 2002; US$ 10.00
Anton Chekhov wrote that "narrative is my legal wife and drama a flamboyant, rowdy, impudent, exhausting mistress." At a time when the Russian stage was dominated by farces, formulaic melodramas, and vaudevilles, Chekhov created plays that focused on characters grappling with moral questions. His works baffled his audiences, but his sensitive explorations... more...
- Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 19.95
Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Charles Simic has done more than anyone since Czeslaw Milosz to introduce English-language readers to the greatest modern Slavic poets. In Oranges and Snow , Simic continues this work with his translations of one of today's finest Serbian poets, Milan Djordjevic. An encounter between two poets and two languages, this bilingual... more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 3.99
Books for All Kinds of Readers Read HowYouWant offers the widest selection of on-demand, accessible format editions on the market today. Our 7 different sizes of EasyRead are optimized by increasing the font size and spacing between the words and the letters. We partner with leading publishers around the globe. Our goal is to have accessible editions... 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...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1999; US$ 125.00
This book is a sociolinguistic examination of the Russian speech of the American “Third Wave”, the migration from the Soviet Union which began in the early 1970s under the policy of détente. Within the framework of bilingualism and language contact studies, it examines developments in emigré Russian with reference to the late... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2010; US$ 149.00
The complex diachronic and synchronic status of the concepts be and have can be understood only with consideration of their full range of constructions and functions. Data from modern Slavic languages (Russian, Czech, Polish, Bulgarian) provides a window into zero copulas, non-verbal have expressions, and verbal constructions. From the perspective... more...
- OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 134.99
The role of structural case in syntax is arguably one of the most controversial topics in syntactic theory with important implications for semantic theory. This book focuses on some of the most puzzling case marking patterns in the Slavic languages and ties these patterns to different types of aspectual phenomena, showing that there is after all a... more...