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- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 68.95
This is a conversational approach to the teaching and learning of the Tajiki language. It uses authentic language material to help learners as they proceed through its topic-based lessons. Its emphasis on the spoken language promotes oral fluency alongside written skills. Both lessons and appendices present new vocabulary and grammar simply and recycle... more...
- Scribner 2010; US$ 24.00
This is the first-ever English-language edition of the book Leo Tolstoy considered to be his most important contribution to humanity, the work of his life's last years. Widely read in prerevolutionary Russia, banned and forgotten under Communism; and recently rediscovered to great excitement, A Calendar of Wisdom is a day-by-day guide that illuminates... more...
- BRILL 2008; US$ 177.00
Offers a history of the translation, transmission and interpretation of modernist Russian literature in China during the first half of the 20th century. This book shows the crucial role of English, German and Japanese translations in mediating knowledge of Russian literature in China. more...
- Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 89.99
This book provides a detailed study and a novel Minimalist account of copular sentences in Russian, focusing on case marking alternations (nominative vs. instrumental) and drawing a distinction between two types of copular sentences. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
Da! A Practical Guide to Russian Grammar is a concise and contemporary combined reference grammar and workbook for intermediate-level students, and is ideal for use both in the classroom and for self-study. The book contains clear explanations of the core areas of Russian grammar. Each point is illustrated with examples of contemporary language... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2013; US$ 94.00
One of the most famous quotations in the history of Russian literature is Fedor Dostoevskii?s alleged assertion that ?We have all come out from underneath Gogol?s Overcoat?. Even if Dostoevskii never said this, there is a great deal of truth in the comment. Gogol certainly was a profound influence on his work, as were many others. Part of this book?s... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2008; US$ 74.20
In this volume of SSLP the contributions of Dutch scholars working in the field of Slavic literature and culture to the 14th International Congress of Slavists (Ohrid, Macedonia, September 1016, 2008) are brought together. All of them except one (on the Polish poet Cyprian Norwids story Stigma ), deal with Russian literature from the end... more...
Gebrauch der Verbpartikeln bei Migranten mit russisch-deutscher Zweisprachigkeit : Eine Querschnittstudie anhand mündlicher Texte erwachsener SprecherDiplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 27.77
Der Gegenstand der vorliegenden empirischen Untersuchung ist der Gebrauch von Verbpartikeln mit Verben gerichteter Bewegung im Deutschen bei erwachsenen Zweisprachigen mit russischer Erstsprache. In der vorliegenden Querschnittstudie wird generell davon ausgegangen, dass die russisch-deutsch Zweisprachigen eine tendenziell höhere Anzahl an Verbpartikeln... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2014; US$ 83.00
This study explores the history of the language of a manuscript known as Tönnies Fonne?s Russian-German phrasebook (Pskov, 1607). The phrasebook is not, as many scholars have assumed, the result of the efforts of a 19-year-old German merchant, who came to Russia to learn the language and who recorded the everyday vernacular in the town of Pskov from... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 209.00
Soviet language policy provides rich material for the study of the impact of policy on language use. Moreover, it offers a unique vantage point on the tie between language and culture. While linguists and ethnographers grapple with defining the relationship of language to culture, or of language and culture to identity, the Soviets knew that language... more...