Serbian literature is a branch of the large tree that grew on the rocky and often bloody Balkan Peninsula during the last millennium. Its initial impulse came from the introduction of Christianity in the ninth century among the pagan Slavic tribes, which had descended from the common-Slavic lands in Eastern Europe. The first written document, the beautifully ornamented Miroslav Gospel,...
This volume continues and supplements the Comprehensive Bibliography of Yugoslav Literature in English 1593-1980, published by Slavica in 1984, and the First Supplement to the Comprehensive Bibliography (published by Slavica in 1989). Its arrangement and contents are essentially the same as the First Supplement.
"...outstanding for their thoroughness and craft." (SR)
"It is an essential reference work for anyone involved...
This volume continues and supplements the Comprehensive Bibliography of Yugoslav Literature in English 1593-1980, published by Slavica in 1984 (see above). It is an exhaustive listing not only of translations of literature, but also of all criticism in English pertaining to the literatures of the peoples of Yugoslavia. Part One, Translations, is divided into two sections: Folk Literature and Individual...
This bibliography is a record of three hundred and eighty-eight years of translations and criticism of Yugoslav literatures in English. It covers all literature that has been written within the boundaries of Yugoslavia and abroad. It is an all-inclusive rather than selective bibliography. The book is a greatly revised, supplemented, and updated version of Yugoslav Literature in English: A Bibliography...
Uncensored? Reinventing Humor and Satire in Post-Soviet Russia is a wide-ranging scholarly analysis of humor and satire in Russia during the regimes of Boris Yeltsin and Vladimir Putin. The volume brings together an international group of emerging scholars and established authorities in the fields of Russian humor, satire, and popular culture, who explore a broad range of post-Soviet media and...
Foreword by R. C. Elwood 5
Editorial Board 6
Introduction by Arnold McMillin 7
Ewa M. Thompson
V. B. Shklovskii and the Russian Intellectual Tradition 11
J. J. van Baak
On the "Inconclusiveness" of World-Pictures in Russian Avant-Garde Prose 22
Efraim Sicher The "Color" of Judaism: Timespace Oppositions in the Synaesthesia of Osip Mandel'shtam's Shum vremeni 31
R. L. Busch
The Contexts of Bulgakov's Master...
Contains translations of the works of a variety of medieval Serbian writers with notes and text sources, an introductory essay on medieval Serbian literature, a note on the language, a short bibliography and 8 photographs. "The book is well conceived and contains a wealth of information. The authors, although not native speakers of English, have succeeded in translating the texts...
Robert Mann reexamines the hypothesis that the Slovo o polku Igoreve is the work of a highly literate poet and concludes that the Slovo is more likely the text of a 12th-century court song. This study introduces a large number of new folkloric parallels showing that ancient Slavic wedding ritual and wedding song motifs served as a primary model for...
Where was the Center of the Moravian State?
The Avant-Garde in Russia and the West
Unheard Music: Literary Refrains in the Film A Forgotten Melody for the Flute
Andrew R. Durkin
The Generic Context of Rural Prose: Turgenev and the Pastoral Tradition
Stylistic and Syntactic Innovation in Slavic Prose of the Early...