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- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 277.00
This volume compiles 300 source documents on the development of Prussian monument preservation in the first half of the 19 th century in the Prussian provinces of Brandenburg, the Rhineland, and Saxony. It presents major institutional processes and key projects from the time of King Friedrich Wilhelm III and King Friedrich Wilhelm IV.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.95
Russian Literature and the Classics attempts to fill a gap. To date there has been no book-length, systematic study of the impact of antiquity on Russian literature and culture. While by no means claiming to offer a comprehensive approach, the authors focus on various aspects of the influence which the Classics have had on Russian literature at particularly... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95
The three playwrights presented together in this volume On the Road to Ourselves ), Elena Gremina ( Behind the Mirror ) and Olga Mikhailova ( Russian Dream ). The selected plays contain many elements which will appeal to Western directors and audiences: well-drawn characters, engaging plots, lively wit. Central to the three plays selected in this... more...
- Konrad Theiss Verlag 2013; US$ 33.55
Die Liste der Geistesgrößen, die in Tübingen ihre Lebensspuren hinterließen, liest sich wie ein Who?s Who der Literatur und Philosophie. Mit Blick auf den Neckar, zurückgezogen und geistig umnachtet, verbrachte Hölderlin 36 Jahre in seinem Tübinger Turmzimmer. Goethe logierte beim Verleger Cotta. Hegel beklagte den Stumpfsinn des Evangelischen Stifts.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.00
From Russia comes this ironic, satirical, multi-layered, modern pop-art parable by Vassily Aksyonov. Your Murderer is a richly grotesque hodgepodge of different linguistic levels that defies all rules and mixes a powerful cocktail out of traditional slogans, invented obscentities, foreign words and phrases, terminology from sports and heavy drinking,... more...
- Bloodaxe Books 2014; US$ 17.50
Bernard Spencer (1909-63) was a distinctive voice in 20th-century English poetry, and a central figure in the Personal Landscape group of wartime Cairo writers. He spent much of his life working for the British Council, in Greece, Egypt, Italy, Spain, Turkey and Austria, the settings for many of his poems. He was among the first translators of George... more...
- Carcanet Press Ltd. 2014; US$ 20.99
Bursting into print with an impassioned poem on the death of Pushkin, Mikhail Lermontov attracted unfavorable attention from the authorities while enjoying a high reputation in literary circles and beyond. He was of Scottish descent, and this bilingual volume celebrates him with new translations by 14 translator-poets, mostly Scottish. Although Lermontov... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 13.11
This collection features Chekhov?s best-known short plays in brand new translations: three farces, two comic duologues and a monologue, all of them referred to by Chekhov as ‘vaudevilles? and all written in the late 1880s before any of his great full-length plays. ‘I don?t much care for theatre,? he wrote at the time, ‘but I do enjoy vaudevilles.?... more...