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- Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 8.99
It is impossible to explain why Yevgeny chose Liza Annenskaya, as it is always impossible to explain why a man chooses this and not that woman.'This collection of eleven stories spans virtually the whole of Tolstoy's creative life. While each is unique in form, as a group they are representative of his style, and touch on the central themes... more...
- BenBella Books, Inc. 2011; US$ 14.95
Lisbeth Salander, heroine of Stieg Larsson?s The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and its sequels, is one of the most compelling, complex characters of our time. Is she an avenging angel? A dangerous outlaw? What makes Salander tick, and why is our response to her?and to Larsson?s Millennium trilogy?so strong? In The Psychology of the Girl with the... more...
- Biteback Publishing 2014; US$ 24.78
Klop Ustinov was Britain's most ingenious secret agent, but he wasn't authorised to kill. Instead, he was authorised to tell tall tales, bemusing and beguiling his enemies into revealing their deepest, darkest secrets. From the Russian Revolution to the Cold War, he bluffed and tricked his way into the confidence of everyone from Soviet commissars... more...
- Profile Books 2010; US$ 14.65
In November 1910, Count Lev Tolstoy died at a remote Russian railway station attended by the world's media. He was eighty-two years old and had lived a remarkable and long life during one of the most turbulent periods of Russian history. Born into a privileged aristocratic family, he seemed set to join the ranks of degenerate Russian... more...
- Princeton University Press 1992; US$ 29.95
Kathleen Parth offers the first comprehensive examination of the controversial literary movement Russian Village Prose. From the 1950s to the decline of the movement in the 1970s, Valentin Rasputin, Fedor Abramov, and other writers drew on "luminous" memories of their rural childhoods to evoke a thousand-year-old pattern of life that was disappearing... more...
- De Gruyter Mouton 2009; US$ 545.00
The handbook is intended to present a well balanced general view of the current state of Slavic linguistics and the Slavic languages with regard to their synchronic and diachronic description. In contrast to previous undertakings of a similar nature, this handbook is not intended to be a grammar with chapters on individual languages. Its length, the... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.00
The novel is the story of Dreyer, a wealthy and boisterous proprietor of a men's clothing emporium store. Ruddy, self-satisfied, and thoroughly masculine, he is perfectly repugnant to his exquisite but cold middle-class wife Martha. Attracted to his money but repelled by his oblivious passion, she longs for their nephew instead, the myopic Franz.... more...
- Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 71.87
Besonders in schwierigen gesellschaftlich-politischen Situationen ist die Sprache eines der wichtigsten Mittel zur Durchsetzung von Zielen, und so führt das Bedürfnis der Politik, Interessenkonflikte mit publizistischen Mitteln in der medialen Öffentlichkeit auszutragen, oft zur Verwendung von Feind-, Stigma- und Schlagwörtern. Bezeichnend für den... more...
- John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 1970; US$ 5.99
"I am a sick man . . . I am a spiteful man," the irascible voice of a nameless narrator cries out. And so, from underground, emerge the passionate confessions of a suffering man; the brutal self-examination of a tormented soul; the bristling scorn and iconoclasm of alienated individual who has become one of the greatest antiheroes in all literature.... more...