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  • 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

    Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 14.99

    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 time, 'but I do enjoy vaudevilles.'... more...

  • Polish Romantic Dramaby Harold B. Segel

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    This is the first volume in English to be devoted entirely to Polish Romantic drama. It contains translations of three major plays: Forefathers; Eve, Part III, by Adam Mickiewics; The Un-Divine Comedy by Zygmunt Krasinski; and Fantazy by Juliusz Slowacki. In his highly informative introduction, Professor Segel discusses the plays against 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...

  • Grammatical Relations and their Non-Canonical Encoding in Balticby Axel Holvoet; Nicole Nau

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 165.00

    This paper is a first report on an ongoing project aiming at building up a database of non-canonical argument marking in Lithuanian in contrast to other languages with relatively rich systems of morphological cases. The language with which we begin the comparison is Icelandic. The overarching aim consists not only in a unified inventorisation of relevant... more...

  • Catscha sil capricorn en Cavreinby Leo Tuor

    Chasa Editura Rumantscha 2010; US$ 13.99

    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...

  • Colloquial Czechby James Naughton

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 82.95

    Colloquial Czech provides a step-by-step course in Czech as it is written and spoken today. Combining a user-friendly approach with a thorough treatment of the language, it equips learners with the essential skills needed to communicate confidently and effectively in Czech in a broad range of situations. No prior knowledge of the language is required.... more...

  • Basic Polishby Dana Bielec

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 60.95

    Basic Polish presents concise explanations of grammar with related exercises, to build confidence in using the modern language. Assuming no previous knowledge of Polish, the book’s step-by-step approach guarantees a thorough grounding in the basics of grammar. Each of the forty units introduces particular grammar points. Clear and concise explanations... more...

  • A Typological Perspective on Latvian Grammarby Andra Kalnaca

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 0.00

    Theoretical studies of Latvian grammar have a great deal to offer to contemporary linguistics. Although traditionally Lithuanian has been the most widely studied Baltic language in diachronic and synchronic linguistics alike, Latvian has a number of distinctive features that can prove valuable both for historical, and perhaps even more... more...

  • The Government Inspector: Full Text and Introduction (NHB Drama Classi)by Nikolai Gogol

    Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 6.99

    Drama Classi series The world's great plays at a great little price. Each pocket-sized volume contains: a full introduction an author biography notes on historical and theatrical context a plot synopsis key dates a further reading list a glossary of unusual words and phrases (English-language texts) The Government Inspector is a classic... more...