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  • The Routledge Companion to Russian Literatureby Neil Cornwell

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 43.95

    The Routledge Companion to Russian Literature is an engaging and accessible guide to Russian writing of the past thousand years. The volume covers the entire span of Russian literature, from the Middle Ages to the post-Soviet period, and explores all the forms that have made it so famous: poetry, drama and, of course, the Russian novel. A particular... 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...

  • The Cambridge Introduction to Russian Literatureby Caryl Emerson

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 28.00 US$ 22.96

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

  • St. Petersburgby Harold Bloom

    Infobase Publishing 2005; US$ 48.00

    Often called the Venice of the north, St. Petersburg has remained the crown jewel of the Russian artistic scent. Writers covered include Fyodor Dostoevsky, Nikolai Gogol, and Aleksandr Pushkin. 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...

  • 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$ 90.00

    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...

  • Russian Literatureby Andrew Baruch Wachtel; Ilya Vinitsky

    Wiley 2013; US$ 74.95 US$ 64.96

    For most English-speaking readers, Russian literature consists of a small number of individual writers - nineteenth-century masters such as Dostoevsky, Tolstoy and Turgenev - or a few well-known works - Chekhov's plays, Brodsky's poems, and perhaps Master and Margarita and Doctor Zhivago from the twentieth century. The medieval period, as well as the... more...

  • Opuscula II und IIIby Ulrich Klein; Hellmut Flashar

    De Gruyter 1990; US$ 77.00

    Die "Mirabilia" nehmen unter den kleineren Traktaten des Corpus Aristotelicum, die durchweg nicht Aristoteles zum Verfasser haben, sondern aus dem Bereich seiner Schule stammen, eine Sonderstellung ein. Die Schrift gehört zu Gattung der Paradoxographie, die als selbständige Literaturform durch Kallichamos in Alexandrien begründet wurde,... more...

  • Literatur um 1900by Philip Ajouri

    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...