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  • Slavic Gender Linguisticsby Margaret H. Mills

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1999; US$ 165.00

    This edited volume offers the first comprehensive collection devoted to the study of Slavic gender linguistics by a team of international Slavic linguists. It features eleven highly-original, data-driven contributions representing a variety of approaches to this understudied and underrepresented area of contemporary Slavic linguistics. For those working... more...

  • Languages in Contactby Uriel Weinreich; Ronald I. Kim; William Labov

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 149.00

    The appearance of Uriel Weinreich's Languages in Contact: Findings and Problems (1953) marked a milestone in the study of multilingualism and language contact. Yet until now, few linguists have been aware that its main themes were first laid out in Weinreich?s Columbia University doctoral dissertation of 1951, Research Problems in Bilingualism with... more...

  • A History of Russian Symbolismby Ronald E. Peterson

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1993; US$ 165.00

    The era of Russian Symbolism (1892-1917) has been called the Silver Age of Russian culture, and even the Second Golden Age. Symbolist authors are among the greatest Russian authors of this century, and their activities helped to foster one of the most significant advances in cultural life (in poetry, prose, music, theater, and painting) that has ever... more...

  • Russian Literature and Psychoanalysisby Daniel Rancour-Laferriere

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1989; US$ 234.00

    This is a collection of psychoanalytical essays on a broad spectrum of well-known Russian authors, such as Puskin, Dostoevsky, Gogol, Belyj, Tjutcev, Axmatova, and Nabokov. The volume includes some reprints, among which a contribution by Sigmund Freud on Dostoevsky and Parricide'. The majority of the contributions are original publications by present-day... more...

  • Russian For Dummiesby Andrew Kaufman; Serafima Gettys

    Wiley 2012; US$ 24.99

    The fast and easy way to learn to speak Russian With Russia in line to host the World Cup in 2018, the Winter Olympics in 2014, as well as a Formula 1 Grand Prix, interest in Russia is on the rise. Russian For Dummies is an excellent resource for students, tourists, and businesspeople looking for an introduction to this popular and complex language.... more...

  • Bride of Iceby Marina Tsvetaeva; Elaine Feinstein

    Carcanet 2011; US$ 21.80

    When Elaine Feinstein first read the poems of Marina Tsvetaeva in Russian in the 1960s, the encounter transformed her. 'What drew me to her initially,' she writes, 'was the intensity of her emotions, and the honesty with which she exposed them.' Her translations, first published to great acclaim in 1971, introduced Tsvetaeva to English readers. It... more...

  • Translator Self-Training--Russianby Morry Sofer

    Taylor Trade Publishing 2011; US$ 9.99

    Designed to improve translation skills in Russian. more...

  • Slavic Prosodyby Christina Y. Bethin

    Cambridge University Press 1998; US$ 67.00

    Slavic Prosody, first published in 1998, is about the Slavic languages and how they have changed over time. more...

  • Three Sistersby Anton Chekhov; Paul Schmidt

    Theatre Communications Group 1993; US$ 13.95

    This refreshingly clear and colloquial adaptation was the basis for the Wooster Group's acclaimed production Brace Up! more...

  • The Dancer from Khivaby Bibish

    Atlantic Books Ltd 2009; US$ 13.11

    In a narrative that flows like a late-night confession, Bibish recounts her story... Born into an impoverished family in a deeply religious village, Bibish was named 'Hadjarbibi' in honour of her grandfather's hadj, his pilgrimage to Mecca. But her holy name could not protect her when, at the age of eight, she was brutally abused, and left for... more...