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  • The Architecture of Anna Kareninaby Elisabeth Stenbock-Fermor

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1975; US$ 90.00

    When criticized about the lack of architecture in Anna Karenina , connecting the themes of Levin and Anna Karenina, Tolstoj disagreed: ?The arches of the vault are brought together in such a way that it is even impossible to notice where the keystone is.? This book explores the architecture, attempting to trace the pattern of the invisible pillars... more...

  • Reference Guide to Russian Literatureby Neil Cornwell

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 350.00

    First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Russian Literature and the Classicsby Peter I. Barta; David H. J. Larmour; Paul Allen Miller

    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...

  • Russian Mirrorby Melissa T. Smith

    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...

  • Your Murdererby Vassily Aksyonov; Daniel Gerould; Jadwiga Kosicka

    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...

  • Auszeitby Nathalie Kellenberger; Jacqueline Stahl

    boox-verlag 2014; US$ 7.99

    Auszeit - eine szenische Lesung. Entstanden ist dieses Buch in enger Zusammenarbeit von Nathalie Kellenberger und Jacqueline Stahl zum Projekt SINN. SINN beinhaltet eine neue Form der Lesung als erlebtes Wort. Die fünf Sinne anzusprechen steht im Zentrum der Idee. kulinarisch, musikalisch und literarisch wird das Publikum Teil des Geschehens. das... more...

  • After Lermontovby Mikhail Lermontov; Peter France; Robyn Marsack

    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...

  • A New Poetics of Chekhov's Playsby Harai Golomb

    Sussex Academic Press 2014; US$ 79.99

    One century after the death of Anton Chekhov (1860?1904), his plays are celebrated throughout the world as a major milestone in the history of theater and drama. Outside the Russian-speaking community, he is undoubtedly the most widely translated, studied, and performed of all Russian writers. His plays are characterized by their evasiveness: tragedy... more...

  • Chekhov: Shorts (NHB Classic Plays)by Anton Chekhov; Stephen Mulrine

    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...

  • Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn and the Modern Russo-Jewish Questionby Nathan D. Larson

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 25.99

    Will the Russian and Jewish nations ever achieve true reconciliation? Why is there such disparity in the interpretations of Russo-Jewish history? Nobel Laureate Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn has focused on these and other thorny questions surrounding Russia?s Jewish Question for the last ten years, culminating in a two-volume historical essay that is among... more...