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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Carcanet 2011; US$ 10.91
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...
- Atlantic Books 2009; US$ 12.99
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 dead... more...