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- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 587.00
The novel A Child of Our Times represents Horváth?s literary legacy. Just as the novel was going to press, the author was killed by a falling tree branch during a thunderstorm on the Champs Elysées.This volume explains the genesis of the novel from two early precursors and through three different drafts and includes a definitive final version. more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 99.99
This translation of Likhachev?s Poetika Drevnerusskoy Literatury (The Poetics of Early Russian Literature), is a study of medieval Russian literature, as contrasted with modern literature in its narrative methods, use of symbols, and depictions of time, space and situation. The gradual emergence of realism and the principle of a single author is outlined... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 89.95
This vibrant anthology of radio plays features works by one of Poland's 'angry young men' playwrights. Ireneusz Iredynski made his début in literature as a Polish 'angry young man' in the late 1950s. He moved with great versatility from verse to stage plays, film-scripts and plays for radio. While some of the plays in this collection seem to present... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2014; US$ 7.95
First published in her Chekhov: Four Plays and Three Jokes , Sharon Marie Carnicke's eye-opening translation of Three Sisters appears in this edition with a new Introduction that expands upon her discussion in Four Plays & Three Jokes of Chekov's innovative dramaturgy--especially as seen in this subtle "melodrama turned inside out." more...
- The History Press 2014; US$ 7.28
The world was stunned when Karol Wojtyla became the first non-Italian pope for 450 years. As Pope John Paul II he revolutionised the office, galvanising the faithful, fighting totalitarianism and inspiring millions. In the process, he dismayed many with his autocratic style and inflexible stance on issues such as contraception and women priests. This... more...
- Sussex Academic Press 2014; US$ 79.99
One century after the death of Anton Chekhov (1860?1904), his plays are celebrated throughout the world as a major milestone in the history of theater and drama. Outside the Russian-speaking community, he is undoubtedly the most widely translated, studied, and performed of all Russian writers. His plays are characterized by their evasiveness: tragedy... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
The Routledge Intermediate Polish Reader presents twenty readings graded on the basis of complexity of vocabulary, grammar and syntax. The spectrum of carefully selected texts introduce learners to a good representation of modern Polish writing Each text is supported by a short introduction and author biography, a glossary, grammar explanations... more...
- Atlantic Books Ltd 2014; US$ 16.03
More than a memoir, My Crazy Century explores the ways in which the epoch and its dominating totalitarian ideologies impacted the lives, character, and morality of Klíma's generation. Klíma's story begins in the 1930s, in the Terezin concentration camp outside of Prague, where he was forced to spend almost four years of his childhood. He reveals... more...
- Wallstein Verlag 2014; US$ 27.76
»Schrift und Volk« - unter diesem Titel zeichnet Berthold Auerbach im Vorfeld der Märzrevolution von 1848 »Grundzüge der volksthümlichen Literatur« und bereitet damit den programmatischen Realismus der 1850er Jahre vor. Auerbachs umfangreiche Abhandlung wird in diesem Band zusammen mit kleineren Schriften präsentiert. Sie erhellen die Stellung seiner... more...