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- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 31.00
Es ist unbestritten, dass sich die Literatur ab ca. 1880 schneller entwickelte und veränderte als in den Jahrhunderten zuvor. ?Literatur um 1900? bietet eine Einführung in die spannende und vielseitige Zeit der Literaturgeschichte zwischen 1885 und 1920 und beleuchtet die literarischen Strömungen dieser Zeit aus unterschiedlichen Blickpunkten: Literatur... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.00
From Russia comes this ironic, satirical, multi-layered, modern pop-art parable by Vassily Aksyonov. Your Murderer is a richly grotesque hodgepodge of different linguistic levels that defies all rules and mixes a powerful cocktail out of traditional slogans, invented obscentities, foreign words and phrases, terminology from sports and heavy drinking,... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2007; US$ 44.99
Caritas-Sozialarbeit und Kirchgemeindeengagement gehören zusammen. Durch sie kommt 'Kirche zur Welt', wie es sich das Zweite Vatikanum, wie es aktuell die neue päpstliche Enzyklika 'Deus caritas est' wünscht. Die Studie belegt, dass Caritas-Sozialarbeiter und Kirchgemeindemitarbeiter nur bedingt kooperieren können und zeigt neue Perspektiven für die... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2013; US$ 14.95
In the last thirty years of his life, Leo Tolstoy developed a moral philosophy that embraced pacifism, vegetarianism, the renunciation of private property, and a refusal to comply with the state. The transformation in his outlook led to his excommunication by the Orthodox Church, and the breakdown of his family life. Internationally, he inspired a... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 49.00
In this volume, German and Russian historians examine key issues ranging from the time of the German and Russian Revolutions of 1917/18 until the fall of the Berlin Wall. The result of this unique academic cooperation is a history book that is ideal for teaching in schools and universities but will also appeal to a broad segment of the... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2007; US$ 56.00
The present volume has as its primary aim readings, from a feminist perspective, of a number of works from Russian literature published over the period in which the woman question rose to the fore and reached its peak. All the works considered here were produced in, or hark back to, a fairly narrowly defined period of not quite 20 years... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2013; US$ 94.00
One of the most famous quotations in the history of Russian literature is Fedor Dostoevskii?s alleged assertion that ?We have all come out from underneath Gogol?s Overcoat?. Even if Dostoevskii never said this, there is a great deal of truth in the comment. Gogol certainly was a profound influence on his work, as were many others. Part of this book?s... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00
Baltic languages have only marginally featured in the discourse of theoretical linguistics and linguistic typology. The book aims to reconnect Baltic linguistics and the current agenda of the theoretical and typological study of language. The book is intended for a broad linguistic audience, including typologists and theoretical linguists.... more...
- Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 31.95
Modern Russian Stress is a translation from the Russian dealing with pronunciation of Russian words. This guide to pronunciation, particularly on the correct stress given to the modern spoken Russian word, covers the laws of orthoepy. Orthoepy concerns the principles ensuring the unity of sounds that are recognizable in a particular language. This... more...