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  • 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...

  • Russian Literatureby Andrew Baruch Wachtel; Ilya Vinitsky

    Wiley 2013; US$ 74.95

    For most English-speaking readers, Russian literature consists of a small number of individual writers - nineteenth-century masters such as Dostoevsky, Tolstoy and Turgenev - or a few well-known works - Chekhov's plays, Brodsky's poems, and perhaps Master and Margarita and Doctor Zhivago from the twentieth century. The medieval period, as well as the... more...

  • Is Musicby John Taggart

    Copper Canyon Press 2013; US$ 12.99

    Gathering the best work from nearly forty years of a important innovator in American poetry 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...

  • A Hunt for Optimismby Viktor Shklovsky; Shushan Avagyan

    Columbia University Press 2013; US$ 16.00

    Begun in 1929 under the title ?New Prose,? and drastically revised after Vladimir Mayakovsky?s sudden death, A Hunt for Optimism (1931) circles obsessively around a single scene of interrogation in which a writer is subjected to a show trial for his unorthodoxy. Using multiple perspectives, fragments, and aphorisms, and bearing the vulnerability... more...

  • Realismusby Christian Begemann

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 25.89

    Der literarische Realismus war in Deutschland zwischen 1848 und 1890 künstlerisch bestimmend. Der vorliegende Band bietet in 12 Originalbeiträgen namhafter Forscher eine komprimierte Charakteristik der Epoche und stellt Autoren und Werke vor. Der Schwerpunkt liegt dabei auf dem Kanon realistischer Erzähler, die bis heute einem größeren Lesepublikum... more...

  • Colloquial Slovene MP3by Marta Pirnat-Greenberg

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95

    COLLOQUIAL SLOVENE is easy to use and completely up to date! This new edition has been completely rewritten by an experienced teacher to make learning Slovene even easier than before. Ideal for self-study or class use, the course offers you a step-by-step approach to written and spoken Slovene. No prior knowledge of the language is required. more...

  • 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...

  • 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...