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  • The Mannequins' Ballby Daniel Gerould; Bruno Jaslenski

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00

    This play, by Futurist poet Bruno Jasienski, is an outstanding example of the joining of left-wing politics and avant-garde interest in human mechanization that characterized the experimental theatre of Poland in the inter-war years. Stalinism and the purges cut short Jasienski's career and prevented productions of his play for many years - except... 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 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...

  • Completion, Volume 2/Part 1by Jindrich Toman; Stephen Rudy

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 210.00

    The present volume, the ninth in the series, continues De Gruyter Mouton's project of completing Roman Jakobson's Selected Writings. It covers the period between 1916 and 1943, offering texts that have not been reprinted since their original appearance. The range of genres is considerable - linguistic and literary studies are flanked by reviews, conference... more...

  • Wandel der Sinngenese in der russischen Literatur von der Romantik bis zur Postmoderneby Marianna Leonova

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 83.91

    Wandel der Sinngenese in der russischen Literatur von der Romantik bis zur Postmoderne: Eine strukturelle Typologie more...

  • Brüchige Zugehörigkeitenby Gabriele Rosenthal; Viola Stephan; Niklas Radenbach

    Campus Verlag 2011; US$ 27.97

    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...

  • 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...

  • Oranges and Snowby Charles Simic; Milan Djordjevic

    Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 19.95

    Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Charles Simic has done more than anyone since Czeslaw Milosz to introduce English-language readers to the greatest modern Slavic poets. In Oranges and Snow , Simic continues this work with his translations of one of today's finest Serbian poets, Milan Djordjevic. An encounter between two poets and two languages, this bilingual... 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...