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  • Goethe in East Germany 1949-1989by Daniel Farrelly

    Carysfort Press Limited 1998; US$ 6.99

    The reception of Goethe and his work in the GDR during the post-war years. more...

  • On the Comic and Laughterby Vladimir Propp; Jean-Patrick Debbèche; Paul J. Perron

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2009; US$ 47.95

    The author of the widely acclaimed Morphology of the Folktale has written an original, comprehensive, and exciting study on how humour works, and on everything you wanted to know about the genre, in a clear, approachable, and insightful manner. more...

  • Modernism in Kyivby Irena Makaryk; Virlana Tkacz

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2010; US$ 54.00

    The first book-length examination of this subject, Modernism in Kyiv is a breakthrough accomplishment that will become a standard volume in the field. more...

  • Russian Literature: 1988-1994by Norman N. Shneidman

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2015; US$ 27.95

    The collapse of the Soviet Union brought about radical changes in the Russianliterary world. Focusing on the current Russian literary scene, Russian Literature, 1988-1994 examines these recent changes. more...

  • Russian Literature, 1995-2002by Norman N. Shneidman

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2015; US$ 33.95

    Despite the many challenges besetting it, Shneidman argues convincingly that literary activity in Russia continues to be dynamic and vibrant. more...

  • Greetings, Pushkin!by Jonathan Brooks Platt

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2016; US$ 29.95

    In 1937, the Soviet Union mounted a national celebration commemorating the centenary of poet Alexander Pushkin?s death. Though already a beloved national literary figure, the scale and feverish pitch of the Pushkin festival was unprecedented. Greetings, Pushkin! presents the first in-depth study of this historic event and follows its manifestations... more...

  • Marxism and Formby Fredric Jameson

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 47.95 US$ 43.63

    For more than thirty years, Fredric Jameson has been one of the most productive, wide-ranging, and distinctive literary theorists in the United States and the Anglophone world. Marxism and Form provided a pioneering account of the work of the major European Marxist theorists--T. W. Adorno, Walter Benjamin, Herbert Marcuse, Ernst Bloch, Georg Lukács,... more...

  • Archetypes from Undergroundby Lonny Harrison

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2016; US$ 31.99

    Uncovers archetypal imagery in Dostoevsky?s stories and novels and argues that archetypes bring a new dimension to our appreciation and understanding of his works. Selected texts are analyzed in the light of fresh research in Dostoevsky studies, cultural history, comparative mythology, and depth psychology. more...

  • Count Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy: The Critical Heritageby Mr A V Knowles; A. V. Knowles

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    This set comprises 40 volumes covering 19th and 20th century European and American authors. These volumes will be available as a complete set, mini boxed sets (by theme) or as individual volumes. This second set compliments the first 68 volume set of Critical Heritage published by Routledge in October 1995. more...

  • Crime and Punishmentby Fyodor Dostoevsky; Constance Garnett

    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...