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- Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 9.99
Rather than a conventional chronology of Russian literature, this book explores the place and importance of literature of all sorts in Russian culture. The book uses the figure of Pushkin, 'the Russian Shakespeare', as a recurring example, as his work influenced every Russian writer who came after him, whether poets or novelists. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 83.95
Russian: From Intermediate to Advanced is a vibrant and modern course designed to help students achieve advanced proficiency in Russian. Offering a flexible modular approach structured around contemporary themes, the course further develops reading, listening, speaking, and writing skills while also expanding the student?s cultural literacy.? Key... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Campus Verlag 2011; US$ 23.34
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...
- 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...
- Frank & Timme 2015; US$ 37.71
Bereits kurz nach der Machtübernahme durch die Bolschewiki wurde in Petrograd der Verlag Vsemirnaja literatura gegründet. Sein Anliegen bestand darin, die ?Meisterwerke der Weltliteratur? in russischer Übersetzung herauszugeben. Das umfangreiche Programm des nur wenige Jahre existierenden 'Vsemirnaja literatura' übernahm später der Verlag 'Academia'.... more...
- tredition 2015; US$ 4.65
This is the first of three collected English translations of poems and prose by Nikola ?op. This collection contains works written between 1926 and 1939. In the second book, you will find collected translations of works published between 1941 and 1943. During the German bombing of Belgrade on 6 April 1941, ?op was severely injured, which left him bedridden... more...
- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 182.00
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... more...