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  • Pushkin's Lyric Intelligenceby Andrew Kahn

    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...

  • Graf Leo Tolstoiby Erich Berneker

    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...

  • The Making of the New Negroby Anna Pochmara; Jacques Thomassen; Lena Tsipouri; Vanja Stenius

    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...

  • Libertinage in Russian Culture and Literatureby Alexei Lalo

    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...

  • Continuedby Piotr Sommer; August Kleinzahler

    Wesleyan University Press 2010; US$ 12.99

    Spontaneous, colloquial, and anti-conventional verse from a celebrated Polish writer . more...

  • Slavic Gender Linguisticsby Margaret H. Mills

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1999; US$ 165.00

    This edited volume offers the first comprehensive collection devoted to the study of Slavic gender linguistics by a team of international Slavic linguists. It features eleven highly-original, data-driven contributions representing a variety of approaches to this understudied and underrepresented area of contemporary Slavic linguistics. For those working... more...

  • A History of Russian Symbolismby Ronald E. Peterson

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1993; US$ 165.00

    The era of Russian Symbolism (1892-1917) has been called the Silver Age of Russian culture, and even the Second Golden Age. Symbolist authors are among the greatest Russian authors of this century, and their activities helped to foster one of the most significant advances in cultural life (in poetry, prose, music, theater, and painting) that has ever... more...

  • Russian Literature and Psychoanalysisby Daniel Rancour-Laferriere

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1989; US$ 234.00

    This is a collection of psychoanalytical essays on a broad spectrum of well-known Russian authors, such as Puskin, Dostoevsky, Gogol, Belyj, Tjutcev, Axmatova, and Nabokov. The volume includes some reprints, among which a contribution by Sigmund Freud on Dostoevsky and Parricide'. The majority of the contributions are original publications by present-day... more...

  • Adam Mickiewicz - Die Bedeutung der Sprache für die polnische Nationby Georg Hajdas

    Tectum Verlag 2011; US$ 22.89

    Hauptbeschreibung Adam Mickiewicz (1798 - 1855) war Kenner der deutschen und der bedeutendste Repräsentant der polnischen Romantik. Er verwob die abendländische Geistesgeschichte mit universellen Symbolen durch seine Interpretation der Sprache in der Spannung zwischen Identität und Differenz. Er gilt bis heute als der bedeutendste Nationaldichter... more...

  • New Collected Poemsby Tomas Transtromer; Robin Fulton

    Bloodaxe Books 2011; US$ 16.03

    Tomas Tranströmer won the 2011 Nobel Prize in Literature. He is Sweden?s most important poet. This book includes all the poems he has written during the past forty years, including those from the Bloodaxe Collected Poems of 1987, as well as three later collections, For Living and Dead (1989), The Sad Gondola (1996) and The Great Enigma (2004), and... more...