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  • Russian Literatureby Catriona Kelly

    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...

  • Russianby Olga E. Kagan; Kudyma S. Anna; Frank J. Miller

    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 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$ 23.34

    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...

  • 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...

  • Sowjetische Übersetzungskultur in den 1920er und 1930er Jahrenby Tatiana Bedson; Maxim Schulz

    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...

  • Miraculumby Adrian S. Kostré; Nikola ?op; W. H. Auden; Sonia Bicanic; B. S. Brusar; Keith Doubt; Oliver Elton; Katia Grubi?ic; Omer Had?iselimovic; Marina Jela?; Zvonimir Radeljkovic; Ivo ?oljan; Janet Tu?kan

    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...

  • Oranges and Snow: Selected Poems of Milan Djordjevi?by Milan Djordjevic; Charles Simic

    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...