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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Selected Poemsby Marina Tsvetaeva

    Bloodaxe Books 2015; US$ 15.99

    During the Stalin years Russia had four great poets to voice the feelings of her oppressed people: Pasternak, Akhmatova, Mandelstam and Marina Tsvetayeva. The first two survived the terror, but Mandelstam died in a camp and Tsvetayeva was driven to hang herself in 1941. This comprehensive selection of Tsvetayeva's poetry includes complete versions... more...

  • Art in the Light of Conscienceby Marina Tsvetaeva

    Bloodaxe Books 2015; US$ 15.99

    ?Marina Tsvetaeva (1892-1941) was one of the four great Russian poets of the 20th century, along with Akhmatova, Mandelstam and Pasternak. She also wrote outstanding prose. Endowed with ‘phenomenally heightened linguistic sensitivity’ (Joseph Brodsky), Tsvetaeva was primarily concerned with the nature of poetic creation and what it means... more...

  • A History of Russian Literary Theory and Criticismby Evgeny Dobrenko; Galin Tihanov

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2011; US$ 29.95

    This volume assembles the work of leading international scholars in a comprehensive history of Russian literary theory and criticism from 1917 to the post-Soviet age. By examining the dynamics of literary criticism and theory in three arenas—political, intellectual, and institutional—the authors capture the progression and structure of Russian literary... more...

  • Songs of the Serbian Peopleby Milne Holton; Vasa D. Mihailovich

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2014; US$ 24.95

    In the early nineteenth century, Vuk Karadzic, a Serb scholar and linguist, collected and eventually published transcriptions of the traditional oral poetry of the South Slavs.  It was a monumental and unprecedented undertaking.  Karadzic gathered and heard performances of the rich songs of Balkan peasants, outlaws, and professional singers... more...

  • An Introduction to the Russian Novelby Janko Lavrin

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    In this book, first published in 1943, Janko Lavrin provides an overview of the development of the Russian novel by placing the great Russian novelists – Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, Turgenev, Gorky, Gogol – in relation to their native literature and their social, political and cultural backgrounds. An Introduction to the Russian Novel will appeal particularly... more...

  • Colloquial Russianby Svetlana le Fleming; Susan E. Kay

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Colloquial Russian: The Complete Course for Beginners has been carefully developed by an experienced teacher to provide a step-by-step course to Russian as it is written and spoken today. Combining a clear, practical and accessible style with a methodical and thorough treatment of the language, it equips learners with the essential skills needed... more...

  • Colloquial Sloveneby Marta Pirnat-Greenberg

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 79.95

    Colloquial Slovene: The Complete Course for Beginners has been carefully developed by an experienced teacher to provide a step-by-step course to Slovene as it is written and spoken today. Combining a clear, practical and accessible style with a methodical and thorough treatment of the language, it equips learners with the essential skills needed... more...