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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 135.00
Considers gender and sexuality in Russia in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Chapters examine gender and sexuality through history, art, folklore, philosophy or literature, and are also grouped according to the arguments they develop. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 26.95
Drawing on newly declassified government files, this is the dramatic story of how a forbidden book in the Soviet Union became a secret CIA weapon in the ideological battle between East and West. In May 1956, an Italian publishing scout took a train to a village just outside Moscow to visit Russia?s greatest living poet, Boris Pasternak. He left... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99
Russian Tales of Demonic Possession: Translations of Savva Grudtsyn and Solomonia provides detailed introductions and full translation of the seventeenth-century Tale of Savva Grudtsyn and Tale of the Demoniac Solomonia as well as of Aleksey Remizov?s modernist re-workings of the two tales, The Demoniacs . These works provide insight... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 41.95
Gerald Janecek describes the experiments in visual, literature conducted from 1900 to 1930, the heyday of the Russian Avant Garde. Focusing on an aspect of Russian literary history that has previously been almost ignored, he shows how Russian writers of this period tried unusual methods to make their texts visually interesting or expressive. The book... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2007; US$ 124.99
Despite constant hindrance from government interference and control, the Russian theater has produced many memorable playwrights, schools of thought, and plays, whose influence can be seen throughout the world. Nikolai Gogol''s The Inspector, Maksim Gor'kii's The Lower Depths, and Anton Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard remain staples of repertories in... more...
- Lexington Books 2007; US$ 34.99
The book shows how three of Russia's most important twentieth century poets used autobiographical prose to defend poetry and the poet in an era when poetry was under attack. It juxtaposes these autobiographies with each other and with the culturo-political events that followed Russia's 1917 October Revolution in a way that has never previously been... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 1999; US$ 21.00
"Crime and Punishment has upon most readers an impact as immediate and obvious and full as the news of murder next door," wrote critic R. P. Blackmur. "One almost participates in the crime.., it is the murder that only by some saving accident we did not ourselves commit." In the whole literature of the ambivalent relationship between man and the crimes... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 51.95
Lev Nikolaevich Tolstoy (1828-1910). The greatest Russian writer. Writings include Anna Karenina, War and Peace . Volume covers the period 1852-1910. Extras: Appendix of Russian literary and historical references. more...
- Penguin Group US 2003; US$ 20.00
Clarence Brown's marvelous collection introduces readers to the most resonant voices of twentieth-century Russia. It includes stories by Chekhov, Gorky, Bunin, Zamyatin, Babel, Nabokov, Solzhenitsyn, and Voinovich; excerpts from Andrei Bely's Petersburg, Mikhail Bulgakov's The Master and Margarita, Boris Pasternak's Dr. Zhivago, and Sasha Solokov's... more...