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- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
This intensive foundation course in Russian is designed for students with no previous knowledge of the language. Developed primarily for classroom use, the course offers an original and distinctive approach to language learning, presenting Russian in context offering access to Russian life, culture, history and society. Using authentic language... 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95
Russian Translation: Theory and Practice is a comprehensive practical course in translation for advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students of Russian. The course aims to provide intensive exposure with a view to mastering translation from Russian into English while carefully analyzing the specific problems that arise in the translation process.... more...
- OUP Oxford 2008; US$ 45.00
Juri Apresjan unites theoretical linguistics and lexicography to produce a series of dazzling insights into lexical analysis which will be of equal interest to lexicologists, lexicographers, and those concerned with semantic and lexical theory. - ;This book unites lexicography with theoretical linguistics. The two fields tend to ignore each other;... more...
- Lexington Books 2013; US$ 69.99
Dostoevsky?s Political Thought explores Dostoevsky as a political thinker from his religious and philosophical foundation to nineteenth-century European politics and how themes that he had examined are still relevant for us today. Looking at the range of his works, these contributors provide a unique perspective of helping readers understand Dostoevsky... 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...
- 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...
- 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...