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Slavic philology and languages (General)

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

    Enigma Books 2011; US$ 18.99

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

  • Graf Leo Tolstoiby Erich Berneker

    Diplomica Verlag 2011; US$ 9.36

    Hauptbeschreibung Aus dieser noch zu Lebzeiten Tolstois entstandenen Biographie gehen unverkennbar der hohe Status und die große Reputation hervor, die einer der wichtigsten Schriftsteller aller Zeiten schon früh genoss. Stets aus der Sicht des Literaturliebhabers und trotzdem mit der nötigen kritischen Distanz beschreibt Erich Berneker einerseits... more...

  • Understanding Morphological Rulesby Stela Manova

    Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 209.00

    This valuable contribution to the field analyzes morphological and morphonological phenomena from a number of distinct Slavic languages. It does so in an innovative manner, yet also positions the analysis in the context of current morphological debates. more...

  • Libertinage in Russian Culture and Literatureby Alexei Lalo

    BRILL 2011; US$ 159.00

    The monograph explores traditions of expressing the body and sexuality (designated as "silence" and "burlesque") throughout Russia's literary history, with a particular focus on how these traditions affect the literary modernization during the Silver Age (1890-1921) and subsequent émigré writing. more...

  • 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...

  • 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$ 90.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • Russian For Dummiesby Andrew Kaufman; Serafima Gettys

    Wiley 2012; US$ 24.99 US$ 19.99

    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...

  • "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...