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  • Why I Don't Write Children's Literatureby Gary Soto

    ForeEdge from University Press of New England 2015; US$ 12.99

    The beloved writer returns to entertain in a fresh collection of essays more...

  • One Evening in October I Rowed Out on the Lakeby Tua Forsström; David McDuff

    Bloodaxe Books 2015; US$ 13.05

    ?Tua Forsström is a visionary Finland-Swedish poet who has become Finland?s most celebrated contemporary poet. Her poetry draws its sonorous and plangent music from the landscapes of Finland, seeking harmony between the troubled human heart and the threatened natural world. One Evening in October I Rowed Out on the Lake is her first new collection... more...

  • Andrey Belyby Gerald Janecek

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Andrey Bely, novelist, essayist, theoretician, critic, and poet, was a central figure in the Russian Symbolist movement of the 1920s, the most important literary movement in Russia in this century. Bely articulated a Symbolist aesthetic and originated a new approach to the study of Russian metrics and versification, giving rise to a new scholarly... more...

  • Literature And Spiritby David Patterson

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    "If Bakhtin is right," Wayne C. Booth has said, "a very great deal of what we western critics have spent our time on is mistaken, or trivial, or both." In Literature and Spirit David Patterson proceeds from the premise that Bakhtin is right. Exploring Bakhtin's notions of spirit, responsibility, and dialogue, Patterson takes his reader from the narrow... more...

  • Exileby David Patterson

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    The life of a human community rests on common experience. Yet in modem life there is an experience common to all that threatens the very basis of community -- the experience of exile. No one in the modem world has been spared the encounter with homelessness. Refugees and fugitives, the disillusioned and disenfranchised grow in number every day. Why... more...

  • Parenthesis and Ellipsisby Marlies Kluck; Dennis Ott; Mark de Vries

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    This volume presents a cross-section of research addressing the interaction of two prominent areas in linguistic theory: parenthesis and ellipsis. The contributions address various theoretical questions raised by 'incomplete' parenthetical constituents, covering a diverse empirical domain and various subfields of linguistics. more...

  • Coreferenceby Agata Savary; Maciej Ogrodniczuk; Magdalena Zawislawska; Katarzyna Glowinska; Mateusz Kopec

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 126.00

    The book presents work on coreference understanding, annotation and resolution of a slavic language which can be applied to natural language processing in computers and software using English and other languages. By presenting the steps of building a coreference-related component of the NLP toolset, the volume serves as a reference book... more...

  • Russian Peasant Lettersby Olga T Yokoyama

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2015; US$ 61.85

    Around 1880, two teenagers left their village on the Kama river, 1000 km east of Moscow. Their father wanted them to earn cash in Siberia and send it home. The result: scores of letters over a period of 16 years (1881-1896). The parents, two brothers and a sister reported on harvests and family finances, on marriages, births, and deaths, asked for... more...

  • Tolstoyby A. N. Wilson

    Atlantic Books Ltd 2014; US$ 14.57

    In this biography of Count Lev Nikolaevich Tolstoy, A.N. Wilson narrates the complex drama of the writer's life: his childhood of aristocratic privilege but emotional deprivation, his discovery of his literary genius after aimless years of gambling and womanizing, and his increasingly disastrous marriage. Wilson sweeps away the long-held belief... more...

  • Geschichte der Abderitenby Klaus Manger

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 349.00

    Volume 16.1 contains the final book version of the Abderites , one of the earliest serialized novels in German literature. When compared with the serial version of the novel, as presented in Volume 11.1, the book version provides a glimpse into the process of revision. Thus, for the first time, both the work in progress and the final... more...