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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 18.95
Translated by Norbert Guterman Illustrated with black-and-white line drawings by Alexander Alexeieff Part of the Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library In this most comprehensive collection of classic Russian tales available in English we meet both universal fairy-tale figures?thieves and heroes, kings and peasants, beautiful damsels and terrifying... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2010; US$ 48.00
Exiles cross borders, become non-mainstream individuals and break through barriers of thought and experience. Forced or chosen detachment can lead to originality of vision, awareness of simultaneous dimensions in short a writing that challenges boundaries of genre, monolingualism and national literatures. The writers of the Balkan (Slavic) diaspora... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 35.00
A major reexamination of the novelist Vladimir Nabokov as "literary gamesman," this book systematically shows that behind his ironic manipulation of narrative and his puzzle-like treatment of detail there lies an aesthetic rooted in his intuition of a transcendent realm and in his consequent redefinition of "nature" and "artifice" as synonyms. Beginning... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2007; US$ 56.00
The present volume has as its primary aim readings, from a feminist perspective, of a number of works from Russian literature published over the period in which the woman question rose to the fore and reached its peak. All the works considered here were produced in, or hark back to, a fairly narrowly defined period of not quite 20 years... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2008; US$ 106.40
The present volume has as its central aim a reassessment of the works of Ivan Turgenev for the twenty-first century. Against the background of a decline in interest in nineteenth-century literature the articles gathered here seek to argue that the period in general, and his work in particular, still have much to offer the modern sensibility. The volume... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2013; US$ 94.00
One of the most famous quotations in the history of Russian literature is Fedor Dostoevskii?s alleged assertion that ?We have all come out from underneath Gogol?s Overcoat?. Even if Dostoevskii never said this, there is a great deal of truth in the comment. Gogol certainly was a profound influence on his work, as were many others. Part of this book?s... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1984; US$ 60.00
This book is not only a major twentieth-century contribution to Dostoevsky?s studies, but also one of the most important theories of the novel produced in our century. As a modern reinterpretation of poetics, it bears comparison with Aristotle. more...
- University Press of America 2010; US$ 29.99
This book presents the life and writings of Armenian poet Hmayeak Shems (1896-1952). The Armenian Genocide of 1915 devastated Shems, who lost his family and home and wandered for years in exile. Yet from debilitating isolation, Shems found a lyrical mastery of Armenian identity and modern spirit. Illuminated by his poetry, this biography chronicles... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95
Addressing all readers who value the beauty of language, Anna Balakian examines the work of five twentieth-century poets--Yeats, Valry, Rilke, Stevens, and Guilln--to show how the linguistic richness of the symbolist tradition continued well into the modern period. These writers, all of whom learned the poetry of language from Mallarm, compensated... more...