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  • Boris Godunov and Other Dramatic Worksby Alexander Pushkin; James E. Falen; Caryl Emerson

    Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 8.99

    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. - ;'The people are silent'. So ends Pushkin's great historical drama Boris Godunov, in which Boris's... more...

  • Strindberg on Drama and Theatreby Egil Törnqvist; Birgitta Steene

    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...

  • Geschrift eener bejaarde vrouwby André Hanou

    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...

  • St. Petersburgby Harold Bloom

    Infobase Publishing 2005; US$ 48.00

    Often called the Venice of the north, St. Petersburg has remained the crown jewel of the Russian artistic scent. Writers covered include Fyodor Dostoevsky, Nikolai Gogol, and Aleksandr Pushkin. more...

  • God and Man According to Tolstoyby Alexander Boot

    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...

  • Complex Emotions and Grammatical Mismatchesby Katarzyna Dziwirek; Barbara Lewandowska-Tomaszczyk

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 182.00

    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...

  • The Cherry Orchardby Anton Chekhov; Sharon Marie Carnicke

    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...

  • Die polnische Dichterin Maria Pawlikowska-Jasnorzewska: Hauptmotive in ihrer Lyrikby Eliza Stehr

    Diplomica Verlag 2010; US$ 8.45

    Gegenstand dieses Buches ist die Darstellung der Hauptmotive im lyrischen Werk Maria Pawlikowska-Jasnorzewskas, die in der polnischen Literatur des 20. Jahrhunderts einen hohen Stellenwert einnimmt. In ihrem Schaffen spiegelt sich unter anderem die neue Stellung der Frau in der polnischen Gesellschaft nach dem Ersten Weltkrieg wider. Der Natur in allen... more...

  • Das Theater des Daniil Charms als Strukturtyp des 'anderen' Theatersby Larsen Sechert

    Diplomica Verlag 2010; US$ 12.20

    Charms und die Oberiuten strebten nach einer Sprache (ohne Worte), die jenseits von Verstand und Rationalität lag und die Wirklichkeit als Ganzes zu verstehen vermochte. Nicht nur auf der Bühne und in seinen Texten parodierte Charms banale Alltäglichkeiten, pseudophilosophischen Tiefsinn, leere Rhetorik, Didaktik und Streitigkeiten um nichts; auch... more...

  • The Possessedby Elif Batuman

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2010; US$ 16.99

    1. In his review of The Possessed for The New York Times , Dwight Garner called the book "crucially and fundamentally . . . an examination of this question: How do we bring our lives closer to our favorite books?" To what extent have you brought your life closer to your favorite books? How did Elif Batuman's literary obsessions bring her closer... more...