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  • Strong Opinionsby Vladimir Nabokov

    Penguin Books Ltd 2012; US$ 16.91

    Nabokov begins his Strong Opinions : 'I think like a genius, I write like a distinguished author, and I speak like a child.' In the interviews collected here - covering everything from his own burgeoning literary celebrity to Kubrick's Lolita to lepidoptery - he is never casual or off-guard. Instead he insisted on receiving questions in advance... more...

  • We Modern Peopleby Anindita Banerjee

    Wesleyan University Press 2013; US$ 19.99

    How science fiction forged a unique Russian vision of modernity distinct from Western models more...

  • Tolstoy's Art and Thought, 1847-1880by Donna Tussing Orwin

    Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 36.50 US$ 29.20

    "My aim is to present Tolstoy's work as he may have understood it himself," writes Donna Orwin. Reconstructing the intellectual and psychic struggles behind the masterpieces of his early and middle age, this major study covers the period during which he wrote The Cossacks , War and Peace , and Anna Karenina . Orwin uses the tools of biography,... more...

  • Gender and Sexuality in Russian Civilisationby Peter I. Barta

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Gender and Sexuality in Russian Civilisation considers gender and sexuality in modern Russia in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Chapters look individually at gender and sexuality through history, art, folklore, philosophy or literature,but are also arranged into sections according to the arguments they develop. A number of chapters... more...

  • CliffsNotes on Tolstoy's Anna Kareninaby Marianne Sturman

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 1999; US$ 5.60

    CliffsNotes on Anna Karenina delves into the complex web of relationships in Tolstoy?s epic novel. As the characters unfold, this novel draws you into the lives of Karenin, Anna, and others as they struggle through the seemingly hopeless marriage patterns of urban society. Do romantic relationships make us stronger or weaker as individuals? With... more...

  • CliffsNotes on Dostoevsky's Crime and Punishmentby James L Roberts

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2011; US$ 5.60

    CliffsNotes on Crime and Punishment takes you into a masterpiece of Russian literature, a work published during the time the western world was moving away from romanticism and into a new realistic approach to writing. more...

  • The Possessedby Elif Batuman

    Granta Publications 2011; US$ 11.99

    One of the funniest books ever written about Russian literature ... To call Batuman one of the best writers of her generation is only stating the obvious' ? Benjamin Kunkel, author of Indecision more...

  • Historical Dictionary of Russian Theaterby Laurence Senelick

    Scarecrow Press 2007; US$ 144.99

    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...

  • Autobiographical Statements in Twentieth-Century Russian Literatureby Jane Gary Harris

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 41.95 US$ 33.56

    The fifteen essays in this volume explore the extraordinary range and diversity of the autobiographical mode in twentieth-century Russian literature from various critical perspectives. They will whet the appetite of readers interested in penetrating beyond the canonical texts of Russian literature. The introduction focuses on the central issues and... more...

  • The Racial Imaginary of the Cold War Kitchenby Kate A. Baldwin

    Dartmouth College Press 2015; Not Available

    Race, domesticity, and consumerism in the Cold War era more...