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  • Russian Mirrorby Melissa T. Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    The three playwrights presented together in this volume On the Road to Ourselves ), Elena Gremina ( Behind the Mirror ) and Olga Mikhailova ( Russian Dream ). The selected plays contain many elements which will appeal to Western directors and audiences: well-drawn characters, engaging plots, lively wit. Central to the three plays selected in this... more...

  • Endarkenmentby Arkadii Dragomoshchenko; Eugene Ostashevsky; Lyn Hejinian; Genya Turovskaya; Bela Shayevich; Jacob Edmond

    Wesleyan University Press 2014; US$ 20.99

    Major collection by a contemporary Russian avant-garde master more...

  • Your Murdererby Vassily Aksyonov; Daniel Gerould; Jadwiga Kosicka

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.00

    From Russia comes this ironic, satirical, multi-layered, modern pop-art parable by Vassily Aksyonov. Your Murderer is a richly grotesque hodgepodge of different linguistic levels that defies all rules and mixes a powerful cocktail out of traditional slogans, invented obscentities, foreign words and phrases, terminology from sports and heavy drinking,... more...

  • Contemporary Approaches to Baltic Linguisticsby Peter Arkadiev; Axel Holvoet; Björn Wiemer

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    The series publishes state-of-the-art work on core areas of linguistics across theoretical frameworks as well as studies that provide new insights by building bridges to neighbouring fields such as neuroscience and cognitive science. The series considers itself a forum for cutting-edge research based on solid empirical data on language... more...

  • Complete Poetry, Translations & Selected Proseby Bernard Spencer

    Bloodaxe Books 2014; US$ 23.99

    Bernard Spencer (1909-63) was a distinctive voice in 20th-century English poetry, and a central figure in the Personal Landscape group of wartime Cairo writers. He spent much of his life working for the British Council, in Greece, Egypt, Italy, Spain, Turkey and Austria, the settings for many of his poems. He was among the first translators of George... more...

  • The Routledge Intermediate Polish Readerby Aniela Grundy; Oscar Swan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    The Routledge Intermediate Polish Reader is designed for intermediate students of Polish and includes a wide range of graded texts. The readings are taken from an assortment of contemporary Polish writing, including extracts from modern literature and articles from magazines and newspapers. The texts have been specifically selected to ensure... more...

  • Ireneusz Iredynskiby Kevin Windle

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    This vibrant anthology of radio plays features works by one of Poland's 'angry young men' playwrights. Ireneusz Iredynski made his début in literature as a Polish 'angry young man' in the late 1950s. He moved with great versatility from verse to stage plays, film-scripts and plays for radio. While some of the plays in this collection seem to present... more...

  • New Poetics of Chekhov's Playsby Harai Golomb

    Sussex Academic Press 2014; US$ 34.99

    One century after the death of Anton Chekhov (1860-1904), his plays are celebrated throughout the world as a major milestone in the history of theater and drama. Outside the Russian-speaking community, he is undoubtedly the most widely translated, studied, and performed of all Russian writers. His plays are characterized by their evasiveness: tragedy... more...

  • Chekhov: Shorts (NHB Classic Plays)by Anton Chekhov

    Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 14.99

    This collection features Chekhov's best-known short plays in brand new translations: three farces, two comic duologues and a monologue, all of them referred to by Chekhov as 'vaudevilles' and all written in the late 1880s before any of his great full-length plays. 'I don't much care for theatre,' he wrote at the time, 'but I do enjoy vaudevilles.'... more...

  • Polish Romantic Dramaby Harold B. Segel

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    This is the first volume in English to be devoted entirely to Polish Romantic drama. It contains translations of three major plays: Forefathers; Eve, Part III, by Adam Mickiewics; The Un-Divine Comedy by Zygmunt Krasinski; and Fantazy by Juliusz Slowacki. In his highly informative introduction, Professor Segel discusses the plays against the... more...