Laura Janda and Steven Clancy

xvi + 304 + CD-ROM

A decade of research on Russian case semantics has come together in a valuable new pedagogical tool through the work of Laura Janda and Steven Clancy. The Case Book for Russian, a textbook and exercises, presents the Russian case system in terms of structured semantic wholes. This method of explanation is easily accessible to students and provides a coherent conceptual...

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


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.


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


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


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...