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  • The Poetry of Jaroslav Seifertby George Gibian; Ewald Osers

    Catbird Press 1998; US$ 8.99

    This is the best translated and largest edition of poetry by the Czechs' only Nobel Prize–winning poet, Jaroslav Seifert (he won the prize in 1984 and died in 1986). The poetry is surprising in its simplicity, sensual, thoughtful, moving, comic in turns. Author Milan Kundera has called this collection “the tangible expression of the nation?s genius.?... more...

  • Literature in Post-Communist Russia and Eastern Europeby Rajendra Anand Chitnis

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    This book considers Russian, Czech and Slovak fiction in the late communist and early post-communist periods. It focuses on the most innovative trend to emerge in this period, on those writers who, during and after the collapse of communism, characterised themselves as 'liberators' of literature. It shows how these writers in their fiction and critical... more...

  • Linguistic Authority, Language Ideology, and Metaphorby Neil Bermel

    De Gruyter Mouton 2007; US$ 196.00

    How does a country find itself 'at war' over spelling? This book focuses on the linguistic history of a nation at the crossroads of Europe. Bermel explores the way various factors ? including linguistic theory, cultural authority, political ideology in the communist and post-communist era, and a long tradition of language intervention ? contributed... more...

  • Narrating Post/Communismby Natasa Kovacevic

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95

    The transition of communist Eastern Europe to capitalist democracy post-1989 and in the aftermath of the Yugoslav wars has focused much scholarly attention - in history, political science and literature - on the fostering of new identities across Eastern European countries in the absence of the old communist social and ideological frameworks. This... more...

  • South Slavic Discourse Particlesby Mirjana N. Dedaic; Mirjana Mi?kovic-Lukovic

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2010; US$ 143.00

    Discourse particles, discourse markers and pragmatic markers refer to phenomena that linguists have begun to probe only since the mid-1980s. Long-ignored in traditional linguistics and textbook grammars, and still relegated to marginal status in South Slavic, these linguistic phenomena have emerged as invaluable devices for cutting-edge theories... more...

  • The Left Peripheryby Anne Sturgeon

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2008; US$ 158.00

    This study of the interaction of syntax, pragmatics, and prosody in left peripheral positions focuses on two left dislocation constructions in Czech, Hanging Topic Left Dislocation and Contrastive Left Dislocation. The structure of the left periphery is delineated through a thorough description and analysis of these constructions with respect to their... more...

  • Lady Cadogan's Solitaireby Lady Adelaide Cadogan; Lady Adelaide Cadogan

    Scott & Nix, Inc. 2011; US$ 7.99

    The completely redesigned classic Lady Cadogan's Solitaire ?the first and most authoritative collection of rules of solitaire games ever published?includes easy-to-follow instructions and diagrams for fascinating solitaire variations, including: The Beautiful One Kings Over Queens The Four Corners The Mill The Blockade The Clock ...and... more...

  • Comparative Slavic Studies. The Cyrillo-Methodian Traditionby

    De Gruyter Mouton 1985; US$ 196.00

    pt. 1. Comparative Slavic studies--the Cyrillo-Methodian tradition--pt. 2. Medieval slavic studies. more...

  • Complete Czechby David Short

    Hodder Education 2010; US$ 35.18

    The best-selling complete course for a fun and effective way to learn Czech. This ISBN is for the paperback book. The corresponding audio support (ISBN: 9781444107012) is also available. The book and audio support can also be purchased as a pack (ISBN: 9781444106916). more...

  • Yet Another Europe after 1984by Leonidas Donskis

    Editions Rodopi 2012; US$ 59.00

    Much of the debates in this book revolves around Milan Kundera and his 1984 essay “The Tragedy of Central Europe.” Kundera wrote his polemical text when the world was pregnant with imminent social and political change, yet that world was still far from realizing that we would enter the last decade of the twentieth century with the Soviet... more...