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- John Blake Publishing 2011; US$ 10.19
In the Man Who Left Too Soon, top crime fiction journalist Barry Forshaw gives us a fascinating insight into the life and works of this difficult, brilliant and multifaceted man. His best-selling books are violent, terrifying, brilliantly written and have sold millions of copies around the world, but Stieg Larsson was not there to witness any of their... 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...
- Traugott Bautz 2009; US$ 17.64
Das Buch zeichnet zunächst möglichst genau die außergewöhnliche Biographie des im Jahr 1605 in Schweden geborenen Dichters und Abenteurers Lars Wivallius nach. Bereits zu Lebzeiten war dieser sowohl für sein dichterisches Können als auch sein abenteuerliches Leben berühmt und berüchtigt. So zog er während des 30jährigen Krieges unter falschem Namen... more...
- Ivan R. Dee 2001; US$ 17.99
A major achievement?Callow examines Chekhov's life within the context of the evolution of his art, making the reader acutely aware of the hidden ground from which his work sprang and on which his life stood. A beautifully written biography by a novelist, poet, and biographer. more...
- Scarecrow Press 2012; US$ 94.99
The Historical Dictionary of Russian Literature contains a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 100 cross-referenced entries on significant people, themes, critical issues, and the most significant genres that have formed Russian Literature. This book is an excellent access... more...
- Lexington Books 2007; US$ 34.99
The book shows how three of Russia's most important twentieth century poets used autobiographical prose to defend poetry and the poet in an era when poetry was under attack. It juxtaposes these autobiographies with each other and with the culturo-political events that followed Russia's 1917 October Revolution in a way that has never previously been... 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...
- Profile Books 2010; US$ 14.66
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...
- Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 69.30
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...