Textbooks

M. Zoshchenko, selected and annotated for English-speaking students by Lesli LaRocco and Slava Paperno

$17.95
0-89357-206-3
114
1990
Paperback

These short stories by Mikhail Zoshchenko, a classic of Soviet satire, were collected from various early editions. They include such gems as "Rodnye Liudi", "Seren'kii kozlik", "Bania," and other stories. No changes were made in the text. All idiomatic, elliptical, colloquial, or difficult phrases are explained in the footnotes. Standard literary equivalents are provided for all colloquial expressions. A glossary...

Boris Zhitkov, annotated and edited by Richard L. Leed and Lora Paperno.

$17.95
0-89357-183-0
128
1988
Paperback

This book of readings is intended for students of Russian who have had at least one semester of study. It has a glossary and notes on facing pages and a complete glossary at the end. The copiously illustrated text of this book is a copy of portions of the 1939 edition. The original book was intended as a children's encyclopedia...

Charles E. Townsend and Veronica N. Dolenko

$3.95
0-89357-177-6
39
1987
Paperback

This new version of the Instructor's Manual is now available from Slavica. It contains comments and suggestions on how to use the text, as well as answers to the exercises. (Supplied free to teachers adopting Continuing With Russian.)

Charles E. Townsend and Eric S. Komar

$34.95
0-89357-291-8
375
2000
Paperback

A new, substantially reworked, thoroughly reorganized, and greatly expanded version of Charles Townsend's classic textbook for graduate students. Its chapters have been radically resequenced, and many of the sections within them have been redesigned or even moved to other chapters in an effort to make both the discussions of individual areas and the overall order of presentation more logical and...

$32.95
0-89357-264-0
310
1996
Paperback

Townsend and Janda's book provides a thorough description of the phonology and inflection of Late Common Slavic with copious background on its precursors and a detailed survey of its stages of development. The comparative approach is blended in from the beginning, with particular attention paid to Russian, Polish, Czech, Serbo-Croatian, and Bulgarian continuations in both phonology and inflection. Nine chapters...

Twenty short stories glossed and annotated by Oscar E. Swan

$29.95
0-89357-326-4
244
2006
Paperback

Mirosław Żuławski. Opowieśći mojej żony/Tales of My Wife is a glossed reader containing 20 short stories by the late Polish writer and diplomat Mirosław Żulławski. Loosely connected to the nostalgia-enhanced but true history of a Polish family over four generations, first in the Przemyśl area under Austro-Hungary and eventually in Warsaw during and after World War II, each "tale" takes...

$27.95
0-89357-323-X
ca. + 215
2006
Paperback

The Will to Chance: Necessity and Arbitrariness in the Czech Avant-Garde from Poetism to Surrealism is the first monograph study on the Czech avant-garde that positions the Czech movements of poetism and surrealism at the radical center of debates on what the avant-garde was, is, and can be. It is motivated by post-structuralist theory to ascertain what indeed constitutes the...

Oscar E. Swan

$32.95
0-89357-165-2
370
1986
Paperback

This book is a sequel to and continuation of the author's immensely successful First Year Polish. It is intended for use in the late second through the third year of language study. For additional materials, visit the author's website at: http://lektorek.org
The text is also suited for independent study. Upon completing this course, the student should have...

$34.95
0-89357-108-3
354
1983
Paperback

The first edition of this book met with instant success; the new edition has been completely rewritten, with much material added, and a wealth of photographs, graphic material, and songs have been added. First Year Polish is intended for use in both high school and college courses and for individualized instruction. The book is written for persons with little or...

Oscar E. Swan and Sylvia Galova-Lorinc

$39.95
978-0-89357-214-3
522
1990
Paperback

This book, the first modern, full course of Slovak for English speakers, is intended for the first year of language study at the college level. It is also suitable for self study when used in combination with accompanying tapes. For additional materials related to this title, visit the author's website at: http://lektorek.org Each lesson, designed to be covered in...

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