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  • Russian For Dummiesby Andrew Kaufman; Serafima Gettys; Nina Wieda

    Wiley 2011; US$ 24.99 US$ 19.99

    Russian is spoken by nearly 450 million people, and demand for Russian-speakers is growing. This introductory course includes an audio CD with practice dialogues-just the ticket for readers who need basic Russian for business, school, or travel. Serafima Gettys , PhD (Newark, CA), is Coordinator of the Foreign Language Program at Lewis University.... more...

  • The Slavic Languagesby Roland Sussex; Paul Cubberley

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 56.00

    This 2006 book presents a survey of all aspects of the linguistic structure of the Slavic languages. more...

  • Parameters of Slavic Morphosyntaxby Steven Franks

    Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 139.99

    Focusing on issues of case theory and comparative grammar, this study treats selected problems in the syntax of the Slavic languages from the perspective of Government-Binding theory. Steven Franks seeks to develop parametric solutions to related constructions among the various Slavic languages. A model of case based loosely on Jakobson's feature system... more...

  • Interval of Freedomby George Gibian

    University of Minnesota Press 1960; US$ 67.50

    When Boris Pasternak’s Doctor Zhivago was published in Europe and America in 1957 and 1958, the Western world was astonished and elated. But Doctor Zhivago is not the only significant literary work to come out of Soviet Russia recently. During four extrao 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...

  • St. Petersburgby Harold Bloom

    Infobase Publishing 2005; US$ 48.00

    Often called the Venice of the north, St. Petersburg has remained the crown jewel of the Russian artistic scent. Writers covered include Fyodor Dostoevsky, Nikolai Gogol, and Aleksandr Pushkin. more...

  • Dutch Contributions to the Fourteenth International Congress of Slavists: Linguisticsby Peter Houtzagers; Janneke Kalsbeek; Jos Schaeken

    Editions Rodopi 2008; US$ 162.40

    This volume contains articles by 17 slavists from the Low Countries. Although they are all about Slavic linguistics, they cover a wide range of subjects and their theoretical implications are often not restricted to slavistics alone. Most contributions deal with Russian or Slavic in general, but South and West Slavic are also represented. The reader... more...

  • The Cherry Orchardby Anton Chekhov; Sharon Marie Carnicke

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2010; US$ 6.95

    Drawn from Sharon Marie Carnicke?s volume of Chekhov, Four Plays and Three Jokes (Hackett), this edition of The Cherry Orchard features Carnicke's groundbreaking translation of a play that has been called "Chekhov's ultimate theatrical coup d'état."**Donald Rayfield, The Cherry Orchard: Catastrophe and Comedy more...

  • A Comprehensive Russian Grammarby Terence Wade; David Gillespie

    Wiley 2011; US$ 57.95

    The third edition of Terence Wade’s A Comprehensive Russian Grammar , newly updated and revised, offers the definitive guide to current Russian usage. Provides the most complete, accurate and authoritative English language reference grammar of Russian available on the market Includes up-to-date material from a wide range of literary and... more...

  • Das Theater des Daniil Charms als Strukturtyp des 'anderen' Theatersby Larsen Sechert

    Diplomica Verlag 2010; US$ 11.83

    Charms und die Oberiuten strebten nach einer Sprache (ohne Worte), die jenseits von Verstand und Rationalität lag und die Wirklichkeit als Ganzes zu verstehen vermochte. Nicht nur auf der Bühne und in seinen Texten parodierte Charms banale Alltäglichkeiten, pseudophilosophischen Tiefsinn, leere Rhetorik, Didaktik und Streitigkeiten um nichts; auch... more...