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...