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  • Why I Don't Write Children's Literatureby Gary Soto

    ForeEdge from University Press of New England 2015; US$ 12.99

    The beloved writer returns to entertain in a fresh collection of essays more...

  • Andrey Belyby Gerald Janecek

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Andrey Bely, novelist, essayist, theoretician, critic, and poet, was a central figure in the Russian Symbolist movement of the 1920s, the most important literary movement in Russia in this century. Bely articulated a Symbolist aesthetic and originated a new approach to the study of Russian metrics and versification, giving rise to a new scholarly... more...

  • Literature And Spiritby David Patterson

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    "If Bakhtin is right," Wayne C. Booth has said, "a very great deal of what we western critics have spent our time on is mistaken, or trivial, or both." In Literature and Spirit David Patterson proceeds from the premise that Bakhtin is right. Exploring Bakhtin's notions of spirit, responsibility, and dialogue, Patterson takes his reader from the narrow... more...

  • Exileby David Patterson

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    The life of a human community rests on common experience. Yet in modem life there is an experience common to all that threatens the very basis of community -- the experience of exile. No one in the modem world has been spared the encounter with homelessness. Refugees and fugitives, the disillusioned and disenfranchised grow in number every day. Why... more...

  • Russian Peasant Lettersby Olga T Yokoyama

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2015; US$ 61.85

    Around 1880, two teenagers left their village on the Kama river, 1000 km east of Moscow. Their father wanted them to earn cash in Siberia and send it home. The result: scores of letters over a period of 16 years (1881-1896). The parents, two brothers and a sister reported on harvests and family finances, on marriages, births, and deaths, asked for... more...

  • Tolstoyby A. N. Wilson

    Atlantic Books Ltd 2014; US$ 14.57

    In this biography of Count Lev Nikolaevich Tolstoy, A.N. Wilson narrates the complex drama of the writer's life: his childhood of aristocratic privilege but emotional deprivation, his discovery of his literary genius after aimless years of gambling and womanizing, and his increasingly disastrous marriage. Wilson sweeps away the long-held belief... more...

  • Geschichte der Abderitenby Klaus Manger

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 349.00

    Volume 16.1 contains the final book version of the Abderites , one of the earliest serialized novels in German literature. When compared with the serial version of the novel, as presented in Volume 11.1, the book version provides a glimpse into the process of revision. Thus, for the first time, both the work in progress and the final... more...

  • Rückkehr in die Fremde?by Birgit Menzel; Christine Engel

    Frank & Timme 2014; US$ 46.65

    Welche spezifischen Chancen und Potenziale haben junge russlanddeutsche SpätaussiedlerInnen heute? Wie kann aus einer bisweilen unfreiwilligen (Re-)Migration und häufig damit verbundenen Identitätskrisen dennoch symbolisches, berufliches und gesellschaftliches Kapital erwachsen? Im vorliegenden Band stellen Autorinnen und Autoren aus verschiedenen... more...

  • The Edinburgh Collectionby Robert Chambers; John Gibson Lockhart; R. L. Stevenson

    Palimpsest Book Production Limited 2014; US$ 4.36

    A Scottish lost treasures collection of three classic works depicting Edinburgh in the 19th century. A mix of fiction and non-fiction bundled by subject matter rather than author, the books create a compelling trilogy. "Palimpsest's eClassics series, Scottish Lost Treasures, shows us how much poorer Britain's cultural heritage would be without Scottish... more...