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  • The Cherry Orchard, and Other Playsby Anton Pavlovich Chekhov; Julius West

    The Floating Press 1916; US$ 4.95

    The Cherry Orchard was written by Chekhov as a comedy, but directed by Stanislavski as a tragedy on its premier. The play has maintained the dual nature of these intentions ever since. An aristocratic family return to their estate on the eve of auction. Though alternatives present themselves, the family is apathetic and their property is sold. The... more...

  • On the Significance of Science and Artby Leo Nickolayevich Tolstoy

    The Floating Press 2010; US$ 3.99

    Although Tolstoy is best known as a master of literary fiction, he was also an important thinker with a voracious and wide-ranging intellect. In this extended look at the intersection between science and art, Tolstoy frames his own creative process in the context of thousands of years of Western philosophy. 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...

  • Russian Peasant Lettersby Olga T Yokoyama

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2015; US$ 63.86

    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...

  • The Seagullby Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

    The Floating Press 2008; US$ 5.99

    The Seagull is the first of Anton Checkov's four full-length plays. It explores the romantic and artistic tension in the relationships between a young woman, a fading older lady, her playwright son and a popular story writer. The play references Shakespeare's Hamlet both in text and content. It has a cast of eclectic characters whose principle... more...

  • An Outline of Russian Literatureby Maurice Baring

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    Russian authors such as Pushkin, Tolstoy and Dostoyevsky have long been recognized by critics and readers alike as some of the world's most gifted literary artists. However, their complex prose and weighty philosophical ideas can be overwhelming. This in-depth guide to Russian literature is an invaluable tool for readers who are just beginning... 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...

  • Brüchige Zugehörigkeitenby Gabriele Rosenthal; Viola Stephan; Niklas Radenbach

    Campus Verlag 2011; US$ 24.08

    Inhaltsverzeichnis Inhalt Vorbemerkung9 Kapitel 1 Gegenwärtige Probleme der Zugehörigkeit und ihre historische Bedingtheit Gabriele Rosenthal unter Mitarbeit von Viola Stephan11 1.1Die Enkelinnen und Enkel: Zwischen angestrengter Anpassung und provokativer Abgrenzung?11 1.2Eine Studie zu mehreren Generationen: Fragestellungen - interviewte Personen... more...

  • Balto-Slavic Accentual Mobilityby Thomas Olander

    De Gruyter Mouton 2009; US$ 168.00

    What is the prehistory of Russian accent alternationsalso found in other Slavic languages and Lithuanian? With this question as its main focus, the volume examines the accentuation systems of a number of Indo-European languages. With its comprehensive history of research it serves as an introduction to the field of Balto-Slavic and Indo-European accentology. more...

  • Die slavischen Sprachen / The Slavic Languages. Halbband 1by

    De Gruyter Mouton 2009; US$ 545.00

    The handbook is intended to present a well balanced general view of the current state of Slavic linguistics and the Slavic languages with regard to their synchronic and diachronic description. In contrast to previous undertakings of a similar nature, this handbook is not intended to be a grammar with chapters on individual languages. Its length, the... more...