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  • 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...

  • 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$ 19.99

    The fast and easy way to learn to speak Russian With Russia in line to host the World Cup in 2018, the WinterOlympics in 2014, as well as a Formula 1 Grand Prix, interest inRussia is on the rise. Russian For Dummies is an excellentresource for students, tourists, and businesspeople looking for anintroduction 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$ 63.92

    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...

  • Translator Self-Training--Russianby Morry Sofer

    Taylor Trade Publishing 2011; US$ 9.99

    Designed to improve translation skills in Russian. 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...