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- Amsterdam University Press 2007; US$ 34.95
Sweden's August Strindberg (1849-1912) has long been recognised as one of the leading dramatists around the turn of the last century. His electrifying theatre work resonated with the public in his lifetime, and continues to grip playwrights and audien more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2007; US$ 44.25
Hoe voed je een jong meisje op? Welke waarden geef je het mee, welke ervaringen wil je haar laten meemaken? Daarover schrijven onze bekende Elisabeth Wolff en Agatha Deken, in hun nu voor het eerst sinds 1802 heruitgegeven, laatste grote werk: het Geschrift eener bejaarde vrouw. Zij laten zien hoe een bejaarde vrouw terugkijkt op haar leven. De vrouw... more...
- The Floating Press 1916; US$ 4.95
The Cherry Orchard was written by Chekhov as a comedy, but directed by Stanislavski as a tragedy on its premier. The play has maintained the dual nature of these intentions ever since. An aristocratic family return to their estate on the eve of auction. Though alternatives present themselves, the family is apathetic and their property is sold. The... more...
- OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 8.99 US$ 7.73
James E. Falen's verse translation consists of Boris Godunov, A Scene from Faust, the four Little Tragedies and Rusalka. It is accompanied by a penetrating Introduction by Caryl Emerson on Russia's most cosmopolitan playwright. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 110.00
This polemical work treats Tolstoy as one of the midwives of modern counterculture and reassesses his enduring influence. Boot argues that Tolstoy's philosophy was based on a metaphysical blunder and tries to correct preconceived notions of Tolstoy's work. Through a unique examination of Tolstoy's religious beliefs, Boot arrives at the conclusion... more...
- De Gruyter 2010; US$ 210.00
The book offers a comparison of the structure and meaning of emotion concepts in large authentic Polish and English corpora. The authors investigate emotions which enter into relations with complex complements. The book is an excellent didactic tool and serves as reference material for teachers and students of Polish and English, translators,... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2010; US$ 6.95
Drawn from Sharon Marie Carnicke?s volume of Chekhov, Four Plays and Three Jokes (Hackett), this edition of The Cherry Orchard features Carnicke's groundbreaking translation of a play that has been called "Chekhov's ultimate theatrical coup d'état."**Donald Rayfield, The Cherry Orchard: Catastrophe and Comedy more...
- Transworld 2011; US$ 11.27
Seven days. Three killings. And one woman who knows too much... Crime reporter Annika Bengtzon is woken by a phonecall in the early hours of a wintry December morning. An explosion has ripped apart the Olympic Stadium. And a victim has been blown to pieces. As Annika delves into the details of the bombing and the background of the victim,... more...