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  • Tolstoyby Rosamund Bartlett

    Profile Books 2010; US$ 14.66

    In November 1910, Count Lev Tolstoy died at a remote Russian railway station attended by the world's media. He was eighty-two years old and had lived a remarkable and long life during one of the most turbulent periods of Russian history. Born into a privileged aristocratic family, he seemed set to join the ranks of degenerate Russian noblemen,... more...

  • Wiener Slavistisches Jahrbuch. Neue Folge 1 (2013)by Wiesbaden Harrassowitz

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 51.10

    An der Schnittstelle zwischen den Kulturen mehrerer Areale in Ost-, Mittel- und Südosteuropa kann die Wiener Slavistik auf eine lange Tradition als Begegnungsstätte internationaler Forschungsinitiativen sowie als bedeutender Standort der universitären Bildung weltweit zurückblicken. Ihr Publikationsorgan, das Wiener Slavistische Jahrbuch, wurde bereits... more...

  • Wörterbuch der Kollokationen im Deutschenby Uwe Quasthoff

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 266.00

    Collocations are frequently occurring combinations of words with a semantic motivation behind the link (e.g. brush teeth, dark night, high forehead etc.). This innovative dictionary registers for each base-word all the collocators possible in German, together, where appropriate, with their meanings and instances of their use. This productive... more...

  • "das Wort will Fleisch werden"by Simon Wortmann

    J.B. Metzler'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2011; US$ 63.69

    Ästhetik des Performativen bei Heine und Nietzsche. Die Studie untersucht die narrativen Strategien, mit denen beide im Medium der jeweils eigenen Schreibart Körperlichkeit präsentieren und vergleicht diese miteinander. So werden die Spuren entschlüsselt, die das ?Wort, das Fleisch werden will? (Heine), in ihren Texten hinterlässt.   Biographische... 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...

  • Aleksandr Vampilov: The Major Playsby Alma Law

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 79.95

    First Published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Alphabet of Masksby Dmitri Birman; Antonina W. Bouis; Bela Shayevich

    Enigma Books 2011; US$ 19.00

    A new poet from Russia describes life that will surprise and enchant. A new voice from the long Soviet silence. more...

  • Andrey Belyby Gerald Janecek

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Andrey Bely, novelist, essayist, theoretician, critic, and poet, was a central figure in the Russian Symbolist movement of the 1920s, the most important literary movement in Russia in this century. Bely articulated a Symbolist aesthetic and originated a new approach to the study of Russian metrics and versification, giving rise to a new scholarly... more...

  • 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...

  • Art in the Light of Conscienceby Marina Tsvetaeva; Angela Livingstone

    Bloodaxe Books 2015; US$ 13.05

    ?Marina Tsvetaeva (1892-1941) was one of the four great Russian poets of the 20th century, along with Akhmatova, Mandelstam and Pasternak. She also wrote outstanding prose. Endowed with ‘phenomenally heightened linguistic sensitivity? (Joseph Brodsky), Tsvetaeva was primarily concerned with the nature of poetic creation and what it means to be a poet.... more...