American Contributions to the 12th International Congress of Slavists.

Robert A. Maguire and Alan Timberlake (eds.)
$39.95
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1998
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Contents

Part I: Literature

CAROL J. AVINS

Jewish Ritual and Soviet Context in Two Stories of Isaac Babel     11

ELLEN CHANCES

Reflections of Contemporary Russian Society, Culture, and Values in Iurii Mamin's Film, Window to Paris     21

EDITH W. CLOWES

Zakhoder vs. Disney: Two Cartoon Adaptations of A.A. Milne's Winnie the Pooh, or American Popular Culture in Post-Soviet Russia and the Question of Cultural Hegemony     32

JULIAN W. CONNOLLY

A New "Spirit of Negation": Danilov the Violist and the Image of the Devil in World Literature     41

ANDREW R. DURKIN

Henry James's Response to Pushkin: "Pikovaia dama" and "The Aspern Papers"     52

LYUMBOMIRA PARPULOVA GRIBBLE

Women Authors of the Orthodox Slavs (Ninth-Seventeenth Centuries)     62

ГРИГОРIЙ ГРАБОВИЧ Франко i Мiцкевич: метаморфоэи <<валленродиэму>>     78

JOANNA KOT:Distance Manipulation In Search of a New Russian Modernist Drama     98

THOMAS GAITON MARULLO Hoping against Hope: Bunin, Rolland, and the Franco-Émigré-Soviet "Dialogue"     107

ROBIN FEUER MILLER Dostoevskii and the Homeopathic Dose     118

KATHERINE TIERNAN O'CONNOR Anton Chekhov and D.H. Lawrence: The Art of Letters and the Discourse of Mortality     128

MARIA PAVLOVSZKY

The Artistic Function of Grammar in Prose Texts: The Modal Praticle было in the Prose of Goncharov and Dostoevskii     142

ФЕЛИКС РАСКОЛЬНИКОВ <<Борис Годунов>> в свете исторических воззрений Пушкина     157

THOMAS SEIFRID

The Structure of the Self: Ptebnia and Russian Philosophy of Language, 1860-1930     169

MAXIM D. SHRAYER

Nabokov and Bunin: The Comparative Poetics of Rivalry     182

GRETA N. SLOBIN

Modernism and Women's Prose in Russia and Poland     197

ALFRED THOMAS

From Courtier to Rebel: Ideological Ambivalence in Smil Flaška's The New Council     210

ADAM WEINER

Yeats and Blok in Life and Art     221

 

Part II: Linguistics and Poetics

HENNING ANDERSEN

The Common Slavic Vowel Shifts     239

JOHN F. BAILYN

Modern Syntactic Theory and the History of the Slavic Languages     250

CHRISTINA Y. BETHIN

The Bisyllabic Norm of Late Common Slavic Prosody     271

HENRYK BIRNBAUM

Na peryferii. Najwcześniejsze zaświadczenie dwóch dialektów późnopraslowiańskich     285

ALAN CIENKI

Slavic Roots for 'Straight' and 'Bent': Experiential Gestalts, Conceptual Metaphors, and Cultural Models as Factors in Semantic Change     298

ANDREW R. CORIN

On the Bifurcation of Slavic into Vocalic and Consonantal Languages     314

LAWRENCE E. FEINBERG

The Automorphism of Slavic Declension in Synchronic and Diachronic Perspective     326

GRACE E. FIELDER

Discourse Function of Past Tenses in Pre-Modern Balkan Slavic Prose     344 MICHAEL S. FLIER

The Jer Shift and Consequent Mechanisms of Sharping (Palatalization) in East Slavic     362

GEORGE FOWLER

Voice Relations in Russian and Polish Deverbal Nouns     377

VICTOR A FRIEDMAN

The Grammatical Expression of Presumption and Related Concepts in Balkan Slavic and Balkan Romance     392

FRANK Y. GLADNEY

On Immperfective Accent in Slavic     408

ROBERT D. GREENBERG Towards a New Interpretation of Serbian and Croatian Morphophonemic Patterns     421

LAURA A. JANDA

Linguistic Innovation from Defunct Morphology: Old Dual Endings in Polish and Russian     431

EMILY KLENIN

A Syntax for Poetry: Word Order in Fet     444

GILBERT C. RAPPAPORT

Clitics as Features: A Non-semiotic Approach     460

ROBERT A. ROTHSTEIN

The Metalinguistic Function as an Organizing Principle of the Yiddish Folklore Text     479

ALEXANDER M. SCHENKER

On the Inventory and Structure of Polish Subjectless Clauses     488

ALAN TIMBERLAKE

Linguistic Layering in the Lavrentian Chronicle (The Imprefect Consonantal Augment)     501

GARY H. TOOPS

The Scope of "Secondary" Imperfectivization in Bulgarian, Russian, and Upper Sorbian     515

CHARLES E. TOWNSEND

Comparative Analysis of Relational Adjectives in North Slavic     530

MASAKO UEDA

Hybrid Conditionals in Czech and Russian     540

C.H. VAN SCHOONEVELD

The Plurality Feature as a Lexical Semantic Feature of Four Russian Spatial Adjectives and as a Subclassifier of Parts of Speech in the Definite Article in Slavic     555

Part III: Plenary Reports

ХЕННИНГ АНДЕРСЕН Диалектная дифференццция общеславянского яэыка. Парадокс общих тенденццй развития с различными локальными результатами     565

DEAN S. WORTH

Deržavin's Inexact Rhymes: A Preliminary Survey. Part I: Consonants Rhyming with Zero     601