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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...

  • 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...

  • Brüchige Zugehörigkeitenby Gabriele Rosenthal; Viola Stephan; Niklas Radenbach

    Campus Verlag 2011; US$ 23.32

    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...

  • 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...

  • Why I Don't Write Children's Literatureby Gary Soto

    ForeEdge from University Press of New England 2015; US$ 12.99

    The beloved writer returns to entertain in a fresh collection of essays more...

  • Great Short Stories of Fyodor Dostoyevskyby Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky

    ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 3.99

    Books for All Kinds of Readers Read HowYouWant offers the widest selection of on-demand, accessible format editions on the market today. Our 7 different sizes of EasyRead are optimized by increasing the font size and spacing between the words and the letters. We partner with leading publishers around the globe. Our goal is to have accessible editions... more...

  • Sociocultural Perspectives on Language Change in Diasporaby David R. Andrews

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1999; US$ 125.00

    This book is a sociolinguistic examination of the Russian speech of the American “Third Wave”, the migration from the Soviet Union which began in the early 1970s under the policy of détente. Within the framework of bilingualism and language contact studies, it examines developments in emigré Russian with reference to the late... more...

  • The Chain of Being and Having in Slavicby Steven J. Clancy

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2010; US$ 149.00

    The complex diachronic and synchronic status of the concepts be and have can be understood only with consideration of their full range of constructions and functions. Data from modern Slavic languages (Russian, Czech, Polish, Bulgarian) provides a window into zero copulas, non-verbal have expressions, and verbal constructions. From the perspective... more...

  • Case and Aspect in Slavicby Kylie R. Richardson

    Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 134.99

    The role of structural case in syntax is arguably one of the most controversial topics in syntactic theory with important implications for semantic theory. This book focuses on some of the most puzzling case marking patterns in the Slavic languages and ties these patterns to different types of aspectual phenomena, showing that there is after all a... more...