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- Infobase Publishing 2003; US$ 54.00
-- Brings together the best criticism on the most widely read poets, novelists, and playwrights. -- Presents complex critical portraits of the most influential writers in the English-speaking world -- from the English medievalists to contemporary writers. Known best for his novel The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Kundera is also an established poet,... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 1995; US$ 8.99
Eugene Onegin is the master work of the poet whom Russians regard as the fountainhead of their literature. Set in 1820s Russia, Pushkin's novel in verse follows the fates of three men and three women. It was Pushkin's own favourite work, and this new translation conveys the literal sense and the poetic music of the original. - ;Eugene Onegin... more...
- Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 8.99
The Father; A Dream Play; Miss Julie; The Ghost Sonata; The Dance of Death `Ibsen can sit serenely in his Doll's House,' Sean O'Casey remarked, `while Strindberg is battling with his heaven and his hell.'Strindberg was one of the most extreme, and ultimately the most influential theatrical innovators of the late nineteenth century.... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 18.95
The essential companion to Stieg Larsson's bestselling trilogy and director David Fincher's 2011 film adaptation Stieg Larsson's bestselling Millennium Trilogy? The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The Girl Who Played with Fire, and The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest ?is an international phenomenon. These books express Larsson's lifelong war against... more...
- John Blake 2011; US$ 15.99
As Nordic Noir takes off, there is one standout character who has been fascinating critics and readers alike for almost 20 yearsthis book traces the evolution of Kurt Wallander and the enormous impact he has had In the two decades since he first appeared in Henning Mankel's novel Faceless Killers, the sad Swedish detective Kurt Wallander... more...
- Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 44.99
Alexander Pushkin (1799-1837) is Russia's greatest poet, a 'founding father' of modern Russian literature, and a major figure in world literature. His poetry and prose changed the course of Russian culture, and his works inspired operas by Musorgsky and Tchaikovsky (as well as Peter Shaffer's Amadeus). Ceaselessly experimental, he is... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2011; US$ 9.36
Hauptbeschreibung Aus dieser noch zu Lebzeiten Tolstois entstandenen Biographie gehen unverkennbar der hohe Status und die große Reputation hervor, die einer der wichtigsten Schriftsteller aller Zeiten schon früh genoss. Stets aus der Sicht des Literaturliebhabers und trotzdem mit der nötigen kritischen Distanz beschreibt Erich Berneker einerseits... more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2012; US$ 39.95
The Making of the New Negro examines black masculinity in the period of the Harlem Renaissance, a cultural movement that spanned the 1920s and 1930s in America and was marked by an outpouring of African American art, music, theater and literature. The Harlem Renaissance, or New Negro Movement, began attracting extensive academic attention in the... more...
- BRILL 2011; US$ 159.00
The monograph explores traditions of expressing the body and sexuality (designated as "silence" and "burlesque") throughout Russia's literary history, with a particular focus on how these traditions affect the literary modernization during the Silver Age (1890-1921) and subsequent émigré writing. more...