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  • 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...

  • Translating Milan Kunderaby Michelle Woods

    Multilingual Matters 2006; US$ 59.95

    Uses archival research to view the cultural scope of the translation issue involving the controversies surrounding Kundera's translated novels. This work focuses on the language of the novels, Kundera's 'lost' works, writing as translation, interpretation, exile, censorship, and the social responses to translated fiction in the Anglophone world. more...

  • Linguistic Authority, Language Ideology, and Metaphorby Neil Bermel

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 210.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • Distanzierte Nähe: Caritas-Sozialarbeit, Kirchgemeinden und Gemeinwesen in Ostdeutschlandby Peter-Georg Albrecht

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2007; US$ 39.99

    Caritas-Sozialarbeit und Kirchgemeindeengagement gehören zusammen. Durch sie kommt 'Kirche zur Welt', wie es sich das Zweite Vatikanum, wie es aktuell die neue päpstliche Enzyklika 'Deus caritas est' wünscht. Die Studie belegt, dass Caritas-Sozialarbeiter und Kirchgemeindemitarbeiter nur bedingt kooperieren können und zeigt neue Perspektiven für die... 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...

  • Political Action in Václav Havel's Thoughtby Delia Popescu

    Lexington Books 2011; US$ 79.99

    Political Action in Vaclav Havel?s Thought: The Responsibility of Resistance , by Delia Popescu, explores the Czech dissident?s theory of individual opposition, resistance to oppression, and individual responsibility. The book contributes to our understanding of both the extreme circumstances of oppression and to the subversive uses of oppression... more...

  • Comparative Slavic Studies. The Cyrillo-Methodian Traditionby Roman Jakobson; Stephen Rudy

    De Gruyter 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...