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- Orion 2011; US$ 10.99
Isaiah Berlin's classic essay on Tolstoy - an exciting new edition with new criticism and a foreword. 'The fox knows many things, but the hedgehog knows one big thing.' This fragment of Archilochus, which gives this book its title, describes the central thesis of Isaiah Berlin's masterly essay on Tolstoy. There have been various interpretations... more...
- Melville House 2012; US$ 10.00
...perhaps I was not living as I ought. Renowned as the greatest short story writer ever, Anton Chekhov was also a master of the novella, and perhaps his most overlooked is this gem, My Life ?the tale of a rebellious young man so disgusted with bourgeois society that he drops out to live amongst the working classes, only to find himself confronted... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2010; US$ 159.95
This work is the first English translation of a selected collection of short stories by Arkady Averchenko (1881-1925), the prolific writer of satirical and humorous prose in prerevolutionary Russia. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00
A clearly written, insightful study of Nabokov the novelist, providing an expert analysis of the 17 novels he wrote during a career spanning more than 50 years: one of the most impressive, challenging, and controversial literary achievements of our time. more...
- Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 22.99
Zitovás literary analysis starts at the interface of Czech and German literature in the first half of the twentieth century. Thomas Mann?s novel Joseph and His Brothers is set in comparative relation to Ivan Olbracht?s prose texts Nikola ?uhaj loupe?ník and Golet v údolí. Olbracht translated three volumes of Mann?s Joseph?s tetralogy parallel to the... more...
- Copyright Group 2013; US$ 3.99
Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy was born on September 9th 1828 into Russian nobility but abandoned his title and through his interpretation of the ethical teachings of Jesus became a fervent Christian anarchist and pacifist. His writings on non-violence were to have a profound impact on Gandhi and Martin Luther King. His reputation for many people... more...
- Lehigh University Press 2015; US$ 74.99
This new translation is the first and only fully annotated version of Evgeny Zamiatin?s classic novel We in English. The annotations scrutinize Zamiatin?s use of language, suggest many previously unacknowledged sources for his playfulness, and provide commentary about the broad array of diverse allusions in the novel. more...
- Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 4.99
Produit d'une société dont l'histoire est caractérisée par une suite de ruptures brutales, la littérature russe est née de la première de ces ruptures, celle qui, dans les dernières années du premier millénaire, fait de la Russie païenne évangélisée par Byzance l'un des grands États de la ? more...
- John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 1967; US$ 5.99 US$ 5.50
The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background. The latest generation of titles in this series also feature glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format. In CliffsNotes on War and Peace, you discover Leo Tolstoy's masterpiece... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 1999; US$ 3.49
"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...