Literature

$27.95
978-089-357-346-1
viii + 154
2008

День без вранья (A Day without Lying) draws readers into the everyday existence of a twenty-something Muscovite who has decided to live a single day without telling any lies. Yet the events of this day - from his unruly French class to the evening he spends with his girlfriend and her parents - seriously challenge his resolve to avoid lying....

by Seth L. Wolitz Edited by Brian Horowitz & Haim Gottschalk

$44.95
978-0-89357-386-7
442
2014

Yiddish Modernism: Studies in Twentieth-Century Eastern European Jewish Culture is a presentation of what enters into the construction of Yiddish modernism, with “Yiddish modernism” being a working term. In 25 articles published over the course of more than three decades of research, Seth L. Wolitz engagingly illustrates the renaissance of Jewish plastic arts, literature, poetry, drama, and music through a...

$24.95
978-0-89357-406-2
x + 104
2013

The poetry of Georgia, a country of ancient culture in the South Caucasus, is the crown jewel of its exceptionally rich literary heritage. Secular poetry, having emerged from the fusion of folk poems and religious hymns and homilies of the early Christian era over a thousand years ago, remained a dominant genre of Georgia literature well into the twentieth century....

Edited by Carol Apollonio and Angela Brintlinger

$39.95
978-0-89357-392-8
384
2012

One hundred fifty years after his birth, Anton Chekhov remains the most beloved Russian playwright in his own country, and in the English-speaking world he is second only to Shakespeare. His stories, deceptively simple, continue to serve as models for writers in many languages. In this volume, Carol Apollonio and Angela Brintlinger have brought together leading scholars from Russia and...

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978-0-89357-387-4
376
2012

Colleagues and former studens of Nina Perlina, Professor Emerita of Slavic Languages and Literature at Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, have assembled a volume of essays reflecting her research and teaching foci: the Petersburg theme in Russian literature., from Pushikin, Gogol, and especially Dostoevsky, through Nabokov, and into the Siege of World War II; and studies in the thought of Mikail...

Elizabeth Ginzburg

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978-0-89357-371-3
xi + 249
2012

Just as the key to Fedor Tjutchev’s life is his poetry, the key to his euphonious lyrics is sound. Tjutchev’s poetry demonstrates how he greatly extended the field of poetic sound form, much beyond the accomplishments of his predecessors. This study develops an original, functional approach to the structural role of assonance as expressed in his works. The functional approach...

Edited by Svitlana Kukharenko and Peter Holloway

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978-0-89357-393-5
vii + 255
2012

This collection of essays is offered with sincere gratitude and appreciation to Natalie Kononenko, Professor and Kule Chair of Ukrainian Ethnography, University of Alberta, Canada and one of the leading Slavic folklorists in North America. The essays in the volume have been contributed by Kononenko’s students, as well as colleagues and friends from various countries. The name of the volume,...

Yordan Yovkov Translated from Bulgarian by John Burnip

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254
1990

Yordan Yovkov (1880-1937) is universally regarded as one of the two best Bulgarian prose writers of the twentieth century. Although he spent most of his adult life in cities, his stories are about the villages and the mountains. The two books translated here both appeared in 1927 and immediately established Yovkov as a major writer. Two years later they brought...

$34.95
978-0-89357-240-2
368
1993

The twenty chapters of this volume are revised versions of essays published during the last twenty-five years in a variety of journals and collections. They are studies of works belonging to five different genres and written by fourteen Russian and Soviet writers, poets and dramatists ranging from Pushkin to Akhmatov. Most of the chapters are devoted to individual works; the...

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131
1982

Contents

Preface     5

I. Gogol's Symbolism     7

II. "Ivan Fyodorovich Shpon'ka and His Aunt" and Gogol's First Volume     17

III. "Old-World Landowners"     44

IV. "The Nose"     63

V. "The Overcoat"     88

VI. "The Carriage"     113

Conclusion     125

Select Bibliography.     129

An "Outstanding Academic Book" selection for 1982 by Choice. 74

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