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  • Geschichte der preussischen Denkmalpflege 1815 bis 1860by Andreas Meinecke

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 307.00

    This volume compiles 300 source documents on the development of Prussian monument preservation in the first half of the 19 th century in the Prussian provinces of Brandenburg, the Rhineland, and Saxony. It presents major institutional processes and key projects from the time of King Friedrich Wilhelm III and King Friedrich Wilhelm IV.... more...

  • Your Murdererby Vassily Aksyonov; Daniel Gerould; Jadwiga Kosicka

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.00

    From Russia comes this ironic, satirical, multi-layered, modern pop-art parable by Vassily Aksyonov. Your Murderer is a richly grotesque hodgepodge of different linguistic levels that defies all rules and mixes a powerful cocktail out of traditional slogans, invented obscentities, foreign words and phrases, terminology from sports and heavy drinking,... more...

  • Complete Poetry, Translations & Selected Proseby Bernard Spencer; Peter Robinson

    Bloodaxe Books 2014; US$ 17.50

    Bernard Spencer (1909-63) was a distinctive voice in 20th-century English poetry, and a central figure in the Personal Landscape group of wartime Cairo writers. He spent much of his life working for the British Council, in Greece, Egypt, Italy, Spain, Turkey and Austria, the settings for many of his poems. He was among the first translators of George... more...

  • New Poetics of Chekhov's Playsby Harai Golomb

    Sussex Academic Press 2014; US$ 34.99

    One century after the death of Anton Chekhov (1860-1904), his plays are celebrated throughout the world as a major milestone in the history of theater and drama. Outside the Russian-speaking community, he is undoubtedly the most widely translated, studied, and performed of all Russian writers. His plays are characterized by their evasiveness: tragedy... more...

  • Chekhov: Shorts (NHB Classic Plays)by Anton Chekhov; Stephen Mulrine

    Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 10.99

    This collection features Chekhov’s best-known short plays in brand new translations: three farces, two comic duologues and a monologue, all of them referred to by Chekhov as ‘vaudevilles’ and all written in the late 1880s before any of his great full-length plays. ‘I don’t much care for theatre,’ he wrote at the... more...

  • Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn and the Modern Russo-Jewish Questionby Nathan D. Larson

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 25.99

    Will the Russian and Jewish nations ever achieve true reconciliation? Why is there such disparity in the interpretations of Russo-Jewish history? Nobel Laureate Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn has focused on these and other thorny questions surrounding Russia?s Jewish Question for the last ten years, culminating in a two-volume historical essay that is among... more...

  • Russian Social Science Readerby E. L. Johnson; R. E. F. Smith; C. V. James

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Russian Social Science Reader is one of a series designed for non-linguists who need knowledge of the Russian language in order to pursue their interests in fields other than language or literature. The purpose of this book is to provide real assistance to the trained social scientist who, having already mastered his own discipline, is willing to devote... more...

  • Dutch Contributions to the Fifteenth International Congress of Slavistsby Egbert Fortuin; Peter Houtzagers; Janneke Kalsbeek; Simeon Dekker

    Editions Rodopi 2014; US$ 76.00

    This volume, Dutch Contributions to the Fifteenth International Congress of Slavists (Minsk, 2013) presents a comprehensive overview of current Slavic linguistic research in the Netherlands, and covers its various linguistic disciplines (both synchronic and diachronic linguistics, language acquisition, history of linguistics) and subdomains (phonology,... more...

  • The Mannequins' Ballby Daniel Gerould; Bruno Jaslenski

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    This play, by Futurist poet Bruno Jasienski, is an outstanding example of the joining of left-wing politics and avant-garde interest in human mechanization that characterized the experimental theatre of Poland in the inter-war years. Stalinism and the purges cut short Jasienski's career and prevented productions of his play for many years - except... more...

  • Catscha sil capricorn en Cavreinby Leo Tuor

    Chasa Editura Rumantscha 2010; US$ 17.99

    Leo jagt den Steinbock. Und nimmt den Leser mit nach Cavrein; Jagdtrieb und Steilhänge treffen auf immerwährende Ansichten zu Leben und Tod. Tuor flechtet philosophische Gedanken, Alltagssorgen und Jagdwahrnehmungen auf spannende Weise und mit feinem Humor. Mit einem Begleitwort von Göri Klainguti und Illustrationen von Bryan Cyril Thurston. more...