As the founding director of the National Heritage Language Resource Center and the Heritage Language Journal, Olga Kagan has been a core figure in the development of the field of heritage language studies. By promoting both the creation of a foundational research base and specialized pedagogical training, she has played a seminal role in establishing effective methodologies that address the...
This book is not about “things you always wanted to know about Polish but were afraid to ask,” but rather about “things about Polish you never imagined could be so interesting until Professor Rothstein began to talk about them.”
- Oscar E. Swan
The present volume is a continuation to Rothstein’s first collection, Two Words...
Since July 2004 Robert Rothstein has been writing about Polish language, literature and folklore for the Boston-based biweekly Biały Orzeł/White Eagle. Inspired by the calender, by items in the Polish press, by his experience learning and teaching the Polish language, by new acquisitions for his home library, by questions from readers and by serendipity, he has explored, among other things,...
The 2013 volume of American contributions to the quintennial series of international congresses bringing together the world's Slavists provides a representative sampling of current trends in Slavic literature, linguistics, and philology as practiced in the United States.
Here is the story of Vasily’s Island, the largest of the islands that make up St. Petersburg. While small in size, it has played a substantial role in several aspects of the city’s life since its founding in 1703, becoming above all its intellectual and educational center. Although little more than a glorified sandbar in the early eighteenth century, Vasily’s...
Editor's Preface: ix
Krystyna Pomorska as Scholar: A Quest for Structure xi
A Tribute to Krystyna Pomorska
Elzbieta Chodakowska Ettinger
Reflections on the Life of a Friend 3
"The Boiler" by Zofia Nalkowska (trans. from Polish) 5
A Translation of a Poem by Boris Pasternak on Chopin's Third Piano Sonata in Memoriam Krystyna Pomorska...
Thompson Bradley taught Russian language and literature at Swarthmore College from 1962 to 2001. He has had a tremendous and continuing influence on colleagues, friends, students, and comrades in political organizing and action. This Festschrift honors his passion and dedication with contributions from three disciplines that most concerned him: literature, history, and politics. In each case, they include both scholarship...
This publication was to honor the late Professor Jurij Lotman on the occasion of his sixtieth birthday.
I. Semioticheskie voprosy kul'tury.
A. H. Gurevich:
"Videnie Turkillia": K probleme sootnosheniia uchenoi i fol'klornoi tradicii v srednevekovoi kul'ture
B. F. Egorov:
Ap. Grigor'ev v Peterburge
V. M. Zhivov:
Istoriia russkogo prava kak lingvo-semioticheskaia problema
Content Edna Andrews: A Synchronic Semantic Analysis of the Preverbs o- and ob- in Modern Serbo-Croatian; Sam Beck: Ethnicity, Class, and Public Policy: Tsiganii/Gypsies in Socialist Romania; Masha Belyavski-Frank: On the Status of Three Modal Auxiliaries in Balkan Slavic and Romance; Gary Bevington: On Classifying Albanian Verbs; Henry R. Cooper, Jr.: Andric's Four-and-a-Half Novels Reexamined; Dimitrije Djordjevic: Foreign Influences on...
Letter from James H. Billington 13
Letter from Strobe Talbott 15
A Bibliography of the Publications by Charles A. Moser 77
Charles Moser: Translations of Russian and Bulgarian Poetry 27
ALEXANDER M. SCHENKER
The Trinitarian Symbolism in Vita Methodii 43
Derzhavin's Secular Dilogy 51
DAVID M. BETHEA
Pushkin's Pretenders: From the Poet in Society to the Poet in History 61