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Slavic philology and languages (General)

  • 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 Frequency Dictionary of Russianby Serge Sharoff; Elena Umanskaya; James Wilson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    A Frequency Dictionary of Russian is an invaluable tool for all learners of Russian, providing a list of the 5,000 most frequently used words in the language and the 300 most frequent multiword constructions. The dictionary is based on data from a 150-million-word internet corpus taken from more than 75,000 webpages and covering a range... more...

  • Wiener Slavistisches Jahrbuch. Neue Folge 1 (2013)by Wiesbaden Harrassowitz

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 62.15

    An der Schnittstelle zwischen den Kulturen mehrerer Areale in Ost-, Mittel- und Südosteuropa kann die Wiener Slavistik auf eine lange Tradition als Begegnungsstätte internationaler Forschungsinitiativen sowie als bedeutender Standort der universitären Bildung weltweit zurückblicken. Ihr Publikationsorgan, das Wiener Slavistische Jahrbuch, wurde bereits... more...

  • Ein Kind unserer Zeitby

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 587.00

    The novel A Child of Our Times represents Horváth?s literary legacy. Just as the novel was going to press, the author was killed by a falling tree branch during a thunderstorm on the Champs Elysées.This volume explains the genesis of the novel from two early precursors and through three different drafts and includes a definitive final version. more...

  • The Poetics of Early Russian Literatureby D.S. Likhachev; Christopher M. Arden-Close

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 99.99

    This translation of Likhachev?s Poetika Drevnerusskoy Literatury (The Poetics of Early Russian Literature), is a study of medieval Russian literature, as contrasted with modern literature in its narrative methods, use of symbols, and depictions of time, space and situation. The gradual emergence of realism and the principle of a single author is outlined... more...

  • Three Sistersby Anton Chekhov; Sharon Marie Carnicke

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2014; US$ 7.95

    First published in her Chekhov: Four Plays and Three Jokes , Sharon Marie Carnicke's eye-opening translation of Three Sisters appears in this edition with a new Introduction that expands upon her discussion in Four Plays & Three Jokes of Chekov's innovative dramaturgy--especially as seen in this subtle "melodrama turned inside out." more...

  • A New Poetics of Chekhov's Playsby Harai Golomb

    Sussex Academic Press 2014; US$ 79.99

    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...

  • Endarkenmentby Arkadii Dragomoshchenko; Eugene Ostashevsky; Lyn Hejinian; Genya Turovskaya; Bela Shayevich

    Wesleyan University Press 2014; US$ 20.99

    Major collection by a contemporary Russian avant-garde master more...

  • Schriften zur Literaturby Berthold Auerbach; Marcus Twellmann; Marcus Twellmann

    Wallstein Verlag 2014; US$ 27.61

    »Schrift und Volk« - unter diesem Titel zeichnet Berthold Auerbach im Vorfeld der Märzrevolution von 1848 »Grundzüge der volksthümlichen Literatur« und bereitet damit den programmatischen Realismus der 1850er Jahre vor. Auerbachs umfangreiche Abhandlung wird in diesem Band zusammen mit kleineren Schriften präsentiert. Sie erhellen die Stellung seiner... more...

  • Das 20. Jahrhundertby Helmut Altrichter; Viktor Ischtschenko

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 42.00

    Vom aufgeklärten Absolutismus des 18. Jahrhunderts über die politische, wirtschaftliche und gesellschaftliche Dynamik des 19. bis in das Zeitalter der Weltkriege, Revolutionen und Diktaturen ? immer war das Verhältnis zwischen Deutschen und Russen ein Schlüsselthema der europäischen Geschichte. Dem katastrophalen Tiefpunkt dieses Verhältnisses ? dem... more...