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  • The Cherry Orchard, and Other Playsby Anton Pavlovich Chekhov; Julius West

    The Floating Press 1916; US$ 4.95

    The Cherry Orchard was written by Chekhov as a comedy, but directed by Stanislavski as a tragedy on its premier. The play has maintained the dual nature of these intentions ever since. An aristocratic family return to their estate on the eve of auction. Though alternatives present themselves, the family is apathetic and their property is sold. The... more...

  • Medialität der Erinnerungby Alexandra Kleihues

    Wallstein Verlag 2015; US$ 25.62

    Lesarten von Johnsons Romanen. In das Jahr 2014 fallen der 80. Geburtstag und 30. Todestag des Autors. Dokumentarische Verfahren als Mittel zur Erinnerung reagieren auf historische Entwicklungen und die Vielfalt der Medien. Dabei fächert sich der Begriff des »Dokuments« auf in eine Vielzahl medialer Performanzen, die neben Schrift- auch Ton- und Bilddokumente... more...

  • The Seagullby Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

    The Floating Press 2008; US$ 5.99

    The Seagull is the first of Anton Checkov's four full-length plays. It explores the romantic and artistic tension in the relationships between a young woman, a fading older lady, her playwright son and a popular story writer. The play references Shakespeare's Hamlet both in text and content. It has a cast of eclectic characters whose principle... more...

  • Brüchige Zugehörigkeitenby Gabriele Rosenthal; Viola Stephan; Niklas Radenbach

    Campus Verlag 2011; US$ 22.68

    Inhaltsverzeichnis Inhalt Vorbemerkung9 Kapitel 1 Gegenwärtige Probleme der Zugehörigkeit und ihre historische Bedingtheit Gabriele Rosenthal unter Mitarbeit von Viola Stephan11 1.1Die Enkelinnen und Enkel: Zwischen angestrengter Anpassung und provokativer Abgrenzung?11 1.2Eine Studie zu mehreren Generationen: Fragestellungen - interviewte Personen... more...

  • An Outline of Russian Literatureby Maurice Baring

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    Russian authors such as Pushkin, Tolstoy and Dostoyevsky have long been recognized by critics and readers alike as some of the world's most gifted literary artists. However, their complex prose and weighty philosophical ideas can be overwhelming. This in-depth guide to Russian literature is an invaluable tool for readers who are just beginning... more...

  • Why I Don't Write Children's Literatureby Gary Soto

    ForeEdge from University Press of New England 2015; US$ 12.99

    The beloved writer returns to entertain in a fresh collection of essays more...

  • Steampunkby Paul Roland

    Oldcastle Books 2015; US$ 12.99

    Credited with cofounding the movement with his Edwardian/Victorian themed albums, Paul Roland traces the history of the genre, drawing on exclusive quotes from leading writers, artists, musicians, and filmmakers in the field What began in the late 1980s as an underground community of science fiction and fantasy aficionados with a fetish for Victoriana... more...

  • Die slavischen Sprachen / The Slavic Languages. Halbband 1by

    De Gruyter Mouton 2009; US$ 545.00

    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...

  • Sociocultural Perspectives on Language Change in Diasporaby David R. Andrews

    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...

  • The Chain of Being and Having in Slavicby Steven J. Clancy

    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...