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  • The Cambridge Introduction to Russian Literatureby Caryl Emerson

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 28.00

    An engaging overview of the Russian literary tradition, with a glossary and guide to further reading. more...

  • Catscha sil capricorn en Cavreinby Leo Tuor

    Chasa Editura Rumantscha 2010; US$ 17.99

    Leo jagt den Steinbock. Und nimmt den Leser mit nach Cavrein; Jagdtrieb und Steilhänge treffen auf immerwährende Ansichten zu Leben und Tod. Tuor flechtet philosophische Gedanken, Alltagssorgen und Jagdwahrnehmungen auf spannende Weise und mit feinem Humor. Mit einem Begleitwort von Göri Klainguti und Illustrationen von Bryan Cyril Thurston. more...

  • Geschichte der preussischen Denkmalpflege 1815 bis 1860by Andreas Meinecke

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 293.00

    This volume compiles 300 source documents on the development of Prussian monument preservation in the first half of the 19 th century in the Prussian provinces of Brandenburg, the Rhineland, and Saxony. It presents major institutional processes and key projects from the time of King Friedrich Wilhelm III and King Friedrich Wilhelm IV.... more...

  • A History of Russian Literary Theory and Criticismby Evgeny Dobrenko; Galin Tihanov

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2011; US$ 29.95

    This volume assembles the work of leading international scholars in a comprehensive history of Russian literary theory and criticism from 1917 to the post-Soviet age. By examining the dynamics of literary criticism and theory in three arenas?political, intellectual, and institutional?the authors capture the progression and structure of Russian literary... 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...

  • Il centone virgiliano Alcesta dell'Anthologia Latinaby Paola Paolucci

    Georg Olms Verlag 2015; US$ 76.33

    La collana degli Anthologiarum Latinarum parerga si arricchisce ora dell?edizione critica del centone virgiliano Alcesta dell?Anthologia Latina, tràdito dal codex Parisinus Latinus 10318 (Salmasianus). L?accurata edizione critica, condotta con scrupolosa analisi della tradizione ms. e dei contributi filologici editi ed inediti, prodotti dal XVII sec.... more...

  • Interval of Freedomby George Gibian

    University of Minnesota Press 1960; US$ 67.50

    When Boris Pasternak’s Doctor Zhivago was published in Europe and America in 1957 and 1958, the Western world was astonished and elated. But Doctor Zhivago is not the only significant literary work to come out of Soviet Russia recently. During four extrao more...

  • An Introduction to the Russian Novelby Janko Lavrin

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    In this book, first published in 1943, Janko Lavrin provides an overview of the development of the Russian novel by placing the great Russian novelists ? Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, Turgenev, Gorky, Gogol ? in relation to their native literature and their social, political and cultural backgrounds. An Introduction to the Russian Novel will appeal particularly... more...

  • Klassische Moderneby Walter Delabar

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 31.00

    - Die Ankunft in der Moderne: Literatur in der Massengesellschaft, Modernisierung des Literaturbetriebs - Literatur in der gesellschaftlichen Auseinandersetzung: zwischen Kriegserfahrung, Vernunftrepublikanismus und Gesellschaftskritik - Avantgarde und Provokation: Dada und Neue Sachlichkeit, ästhetische Innovationen in Lyrik, Drama und Romanprosa... 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...