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  • Geschichte der preussischen Denkmalpflege 1815 bis 1860by Andreas Meinecke

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 277.00

    This volume compiles 300 source documents on the development of Prussian monument preservation in the first half of the 19th 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...

  • Literarische Spaziergänge durch Tübingenby Andreas Rumler

    Konrad Theiss Verlag 2013; US$ 32.96

    Die Liste der Geistesgrößen, die in Tübingen ihre Lebensspuren hinterließen, liest sich wie ein Who?s Who der Literatur und Philosophie. Mit Blick auf den Neckar, zurückgezogen und geistig umnachtet, verbrachte Hölderlin 36 Jahre in seinem Tübinger Turmzimmer. Goethe logierte beim Verleger Cotta. Hegel beklagte den Stumpfsinn des Evangelischen Stifts.... 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...

  • After Lermontovby Mikhail Lermontov; Peter France; Robyn Marsack

    Carcanet Press Ltd. 2014; US$ 20.99

    Bursting into print with an impassioned poem on the death of Pushkin, Mikhail Lermontov attracted unfavorable attention from the authorities while enjoying a high reputation in literary circles and beyond. He was of Scottish descent, and this bilingual volume celebrates him with new translations by 14 translator-poets, mostly Scottish. Although Lermontov... more...

  • A New Poetics of Chekhov's Playsby Harai Golomb

    Sussex Academic Press 2014; US$ 44.99

    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$ 13.11

    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 time, ‘but I do enjoy vaudevilles.?... 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...

  • Was wäre wennby Hans-Peter von Peschke

    Konrad Theiss Verlag 2014; US$ 41.20

    ?Was wäre passiert, wenn Caesar das Attentat überlebt hätte? Wie hätte sich die mittelalterliche Welt verändert, wenn die Mongolen Europa überrannt hätten?? Wäre der Erste Weltkrieg genauso verlaufen, wenn Franz Ferdinand das Attentat von Sarajewo überlebt hätte? Und welche Auswirkungen hätte eine Niederlage der deutschen Nationalelf im Jahr 1954 auf... 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...