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  • 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...

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

    Diplomica Verlag 2010; US$ 11.80

    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...

  • New Approaches to Slavic Verbs of Motionby Victoria Hasko; Renee Perelmutter

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2010; US$ 149.00

    This volume unifies a wide breadth of interdisciplinary studies examining the expression of motion in Slavic languages. The contributors to the volume have joined in the discussion of Slavic motion talk from diachronic, typological, comparative, cognitive, and acquisitional perspectives with a particular focus on verbs of motion, the nuclei of the... 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...

  • Pushkin's Lyric Intelligenceby Andrew Kahn

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 44.99

    Alexander Pushkin (1799-1837) is Russia's greatest poet, a 'founding father' of modern Russian literature, and a major figure in world literature. His poetry and prose changed the course of Russian culture, and his works inspired operas by Musorgsky and Tchaikovsky (as well as Peter Shaffer's Amadeus). Ceaselessly experimental, he is... more...

  • Graf Leo Tolstoiby Erich Berneker

    Diplomica Verlag 2011; US$ 9.07

    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...

  • 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...