Literature

$19.95
978-0-89357-169-6
179
1987
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Contents

Introduction     9

Chapter One

The Evolution of the Lyric Hero   14

Stone     17

Tristia     23

Verses 1921-25     30

From Poetry to Prose     34

The End of the Novel     37

Westernizing Buddhism     40

The Nature of the World     43

Chapter Two: The Noise of Time

Literary Reminiscences of Russian Childhoods     49

Music and Memory     63

Thematic Patterns     73

Chapter Three: The Egyptian Stamp

Towards a New Prose     84

The Fire of Time     96...

Milne Holton and Vasa D. Mihailovich

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$20.00
0-936568-11-7
xxxi + 435
1988
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Yale Russian and East European Publications

This historical collection of Serbian poetry in English translation contains 242 poems by 68 poets and covers both oral and written poetry beginning with pre-Christian traditional songs and continuing up to poems written by the young Belgrade poets of today. The anthology is designed to bring a now somewhat obscure and exotic body of...

Hilde Hoogenboom, Catharine Theimer Nepomnyashchy, and Irina Reyfman (eds.)

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978-089357-354-6
357
2008
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From the Introduction: This volume honors the extraordinary life, path-breaking career, and pioneering scholarship of a truly modest woman—Professor Marina Viktorovna Ledkovsky, Barnard College emerita. Born into the old noble families of the Nabokovs, the Falz-Feins, the von Korffs, and the Fasolts, Marina Viktorovna grew up in Berlin, where, during World War II, she went to university, was arrested and...

$32.95
0-89357-314-0
xvi + 270
2004
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Too often the Russian Idea has been discussed in terms of political backlash to democratic reforms of the early 1990s. In Russia itself this Idea stimulated vigorous discussion of issues narrowly connected with rediscovering Russian identity in the post-perestroika transition. Articles translated for the present collection fall into two major groups, those addressing specific aspects of the Russian Idea: linguistic,...

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0-89357-054-0
iv + 164
1978
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An analysis of selected works by Derzhavin, with some biographical details included where they are relevant to the analysis. Contents: I. In Quest of Form; II. First Attempts at Flight; III. The Major Odes; IV. Songs of Simple Pleasures; V. A Poet's View of Verse; VI. Conclusion. Five-page selected bibliography. Index. "...it can be thoroughly recommended as the best general...

$34.95
0-89357-191-1
433
1988
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Contents

Julia Alissandratos

Leskov Versus Flaubert as Connoisseur of a Medieval Narrative Pattern Closely Associated with Hagiography     7

James Bailey

The Russian Variant of the Slavic 5 + 5 Lyric Folk Meter     19

Adele Barker

The Mother's Hold: Case Studies from Russian and Homeric Epic     35

Robert L. Belknap

The Assembly of Literary Plots     53

Joseph Bozhichevic

Slavic "Esperanto" for Slavic Solidarity: Visions of...

Edited by Charles E. Gribble, Robert A. Rothstein, Edythe C. Haber, Hugh M. Olmsted, Robert Szulkin, Charles E. Townsend

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978-0-89357-246-2
313
1994
Cloth

"Alexander Lipson himself and A Russian Course are part of the history of American Slavistics, which In Memoriam continues into many areas of current interest. Besides the expected literary, linguistic and pedagogical issues, it touches on nationalism, the environment, women's studies, sexuality and myth, and living folklore. Together, they add up to lasting contributions and a fitting memorial." (SEEJ) John...

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0-89357-158-X
140
1986
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Fedor Sologub's peculiar masterpiece, The Petty Demon (1907) today provokes the same reactions of irritation and delight as when it first appeared. This first full-length study of The Petty Demon shows that part of the novel's uniqueness can be explained by its particular relation to several historical and literary-historical factors: the era of political reaction during the reigns of Alexander...

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978-0-89357-318-8
163
2010
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The Escaped Mystery explores the poetry of Momčilo Nastasijević, whose poetic achievement is described by E.D. Goy as “one of the greatest, if not the greatest, in the Serbian language of the twentieth century.” Although his output was small, Nastasijević was the supreme modernist Yugoslav poet of his time and is deeply respected by leading modern Serbian poets, such as...

Vasily Gippius

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N/A
224
1963
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From the Brown University Slavic Reprint Series:Originally published in Leningrad in 1924, this is one of the best books ever written about Gogol. With impressive scholarship it gives "in short sketch... all that is basic in Gogol's personal and artistic development." Donald Fanger, the original series editor, notes in his introduction that:

Vasily Gippius' book, for all its physical slightness,...

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