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2019

Talasbek Asemkulov, translated by Shelley Fairweather-Vega

$29.95
978-0-89357-500-7
ix + 209
2019

 

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“He could not have said exactly what he was hearing. A baby’s sweet babbling? A hesitant declaration of love? He does not know. But the sound moves him as if he might discover in it something eternally important, something unlike he has ever known before, something that is, at the same...

Arthur Bullard, Edited and annotated by David W. McFadden

$29.95
978-0-89357-484-0
xiv + 174
2019

Arthur Bullard’s The Russian Pendulum (1919) is a personal and political analysis of the Russian Revolution, from the Revolution of 1905 through the beginning of the Civil War in 1918. It reflects Bullard’s own perspective, as an advocate for change in Russia with American help. Bullard’s experience as an advisor to Colonel House and Woodrow Wilson as a key staffer for...

James J. Pennington, Victor A. Friedman, and Lenore A. Grenoble (eds.)

$44.95
978-0-89357-497-0
460
2019

A collection of articles on Brian Joseph's primary research themes from his career spanning over 40 years:

Historical linguistics
Language contact
Indo-European
Greek linguistics
Albanian linguistics
Balkan linguistics
Sanskrit
Morphology
South Slavic
Endangered Languages
Dialectology
Sociolinguistics

 

2018

By Aleksander Wat, Translated by Frank L. Vigoda, Edited and with and Introduction by Gwido Zlatkes

$44.95
978-0-89357-492-5
xiv + 435
2018

Aleksander Wat. This extraordinary poet can be seen against the background of three periods of the 20th century. Born in 1900 to a Jewish merchant family in Warsaw, he became an anarchist and futurist, edited a communist journal, and was imprisoned by the Polish police. At the beginning of WWII he was arrested by the Soviets and spent several years...

$29.95
978-0-89357-486-4
209
2018

The 2018 volumes 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.

 

For the second volume on literature, please see the link here...

$29.95
978-0-89357-488-8
224
2018

The 2018 volumes 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.

 

For the first volume on linguistics, please see the link here...

$34.95
978-0-89357-485-7
xviii+209
2018

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...

Donald Thompson, edited by David H. Mould 

$29.95
978-0-89357-483-3
xxviii + 219
2018

Pioneer war photographer Donald Thompson arrived in Petrograd on the eve of the February Revolution of 1917. Since the outbreak of World War I, Thompson had worked on every front in Europe, shooting motion-picture footage and stills for US and British newspapers and magazines, carefully fashioning his reputation as a free spirit who defied danger, death, the elements, and the...

$44.95
978-0-89357-472-7
xvii+486
2018

Hilary Bird’s Introduction to Estonian Literature is truly a pioneering work, and a welcome contribution for anyone with an interest in the lively and flourishing literature of this small but culturally vibrant country. Ms. Bird’s coverage is not merely of the modern writers, some of whose work is available in English translation, but also of literature in the Estonian language...

Yakov Leshchinsky, translated by Robert Brym

$29.95
978-0-89357-482-6
xiv + 139
2018

At the turn of the 20th century, the Russian Empire's 5.2 million Jews were in crisis. Having quintupled in number since 1800, they were substantially impoverished and crammed into Russia's 25 westernmost provinces. Some pinned their hopes on emigration, others on being granted permission to live in the Russian interior. Some labored with hand tools in dingy workshops, but most...

Edited by Steven L. Franks, Vrinda Chidambaram, Brian D. Joseph, and Iliyana Krapova

$39.95
978-0-89357-490-1
2018

As demonstrated by the diverse contributions to this volume, Catherine Rudin occupies a special position in Bulgarian linguistics. Since her 1982 Indiana University dissertation, she has come to be known as the doyenne of Bulgarian generative syntax. Her extensive work on the syntax of Bulgarian,
both in the context of grammatical theory and in comparison with other languages of...

Yevsey Tseytlin, translated by Alexander Rojavin

$29.95
978-0-89357-475-8
207
2018

Yevsey Tseytlin’s Long Conversations in Anticipation of a Joyous Death  came about as the result of an unusual experiment. The subject of this book is unusual and deceptively simple: two authors, one young, one old and ailing, maintain a conversation over a period of five years. The setting is the city Vilnius—known before World War II as the “Jerusalem of...

by Bohumil Hrabal, Translated by Timothy West

$19.95
978-089357-480-2
i-x + 109
2018

“Some texts, after I’ve written them, have woken me up in the night so that I break out in a sweat and jump out of bed.” With this confession Bohumil Hrabal concludes Murder Ballads and Other Legends, a genre-bending collection of stories published at the height of the legendary author’s fame in the 1960s. Decades after escaping the Nazis as...

$34.95
978-0-89357-458-9
xvi + 453
2018

 


This is the true story of three young Czech men whose daring exploits of anti-Communist resistance and 1953 flight to West Berlin set off the largest manhunt in the history of the Eastern Bloc. To this day, whether the Mašín brothers were heroes or murderers is a point of contention that continues to divide the country.

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$29.95
978-0-89357-462-8
2018

 


Dmitry Prigov (1940–2007), the most prominent figure in Moscow Conceptualism, is not well known in the West because of a lack of English translations of his work and scholarship in English. This collection of articles by some of the most devoted experts on his work aims to change that by providing detailed discussions in English of Prigov’s broad-based...

John Reed

edited and annotated by William Benton Whisenhunt

$34.95
978-0-89357-459-7
2018

Of all of the books by American witnesses of the Russian Revolution, John Reed's Ten Days That Shook the World was and still is the best known. Even though Reed arrived in Russia in September 1917 and left in the spring of 1918, his enthusiastic account focuses on the ten key days of the revolution itself, bringing to life the...

Steven M. Dickey and Mark R. Lauersdorf (eds.)

$39.95
978-0-89357-491-8
xii + 410
2018
This volume of essays honors Marc L. Greenberg for his distinguished contributions to research in the field of Slavic linguistics, as well as for his efforts in support of foreign languages in American higher education, most notably as a professor and administrator at the University of Kansas over the course of his career. The title of this volume, V zeleni drželi...

2017

Anastasia Makarova, Stephen M. Dickey and Dagmar Divjak (eds.)

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978-0-89357-478-9
2017

This collection of articles written by colleagues, friends, and students of Laura A. Janda is presented in honor of her contributions to Slavic and Cognitive Linguistics. Topics covered in the volume range from theoretical contributions in Cognitive Linguistics and analyses of particular language phenomena in Slavic linguistics to the conceptualization of movement in Athabaskan and cinematic space of the...

$24.95
978-0-89357-466-6
xiii + 185
2017

 

"There are stories that could have taken place anywhere - of love and hate, beauty and ugliness, illness and music - stories distinctly and intriguingly Slovak..."

 


 

Into the Spotlight features the best of what Slovak literature has to offer today. The sixteen authors presented here have all been shortlisted for, and many have won, some of...

Edward Alsworth Ross, edited by Rex A. Wade

$29.95
978-0-89357-470-3
xx + 160 pp.
2017
Edward Alsworth Ross, one of the founders of the academic field of sociology, spent July–December 1917 traveling across the Russian Empire and talking to the people there. As he states in his brief introduction, “I have taken it as my business to describe impartially the major social changes going on in Russia … in the latter half of 1917, and...

Princess Julia Cantacuzène Countess Spéransky née Grant

Edited by Norman E. Saul

$29.95
978-0-89357-460-4
xxii + 170
2017

Born in the White House in 1876, Julia Grant, granddaughter of President Ulysses S. Grant, had a life of adventure that included her marriage into the Cantacuzène family in 1900, and a move to Russia.  Her book gives the reader a firsthand account of Russia during World War I and recounts her travels across the empire, where she saw the...

edited by Michael S. Flier, Valerie Kivelson, Erika Monahan, and Daniel Rowland

$39.95
978-0-89357-481-9
viii + 416
2017

 

Seeing Muscovy Anew: Politics—Institutions—Culture: Essays in Honor of Nancy Shields Kollmann brings together nineteen thought-provoking essays from an international group of specialists in medieval and early modern Russian and Ukrainian studies to honor the inspiring scholarship of Nancy Shields Kollmann. The contributions are grouped into thematic categories that reflect Kollmann’s wide-ranging interests: 1) the politics of rule, 2) conflicted belief,...

Louise Bryant, edited by Lee A. Farrow

$29.95
978-0-89357-469-7
xix + 148
2017

Louise Bryant and her husband John Reed were among a relatively small group of Americans who participated in one of the most important events of the twentieth century, the Russian Revolution of 1917. As first-hand observers, they attended meetings of the revolutionaries, were present at the Winter Palace as it was under attack, and witnessed the surrender of the palace guards. Over...

$39.95
978-0-89357-477-2
xiii + 346
2017

Read our interview with Steve Franks about this book.


This truly fascinating work deals with fundamental theoretical issues regarding the architecture of the grammar, the nature of the Move operation, and the mapping of syntactic structures to morphology and phonology. It makes bold, far-reaching, and thought-provoking proposals backed up by extremely interesting and rich data. This is a book which...

$44.95
978-0-89357-468-0
687
2017

This volume is a tribute to Theofanis G. Stavrou, Professor of Russian and Near Eastern History and Director of Modern Greek Studies at the University of Minnesota. A generous and penetrating scholar, as well as an award-winning teacher and mentor, Professor Stavrou is well known for his infectious enthusiasm for collaborative scholarship and wide-ranging expertise in Russian history and culture,...

Ernest Poole

Edited and annotated by Norman E. Saul

$29.95
978-0-89357-474-1
xxix + 117
2017

Chicago native, political activist, and journalist Ernest Poole (1880-1950) provides a distinctive view of the Bolshevik Revolution in his work, The Village: Russian Impressions. This work is unusual in the library of American accounts of Revolutionary Russia because he addresses the world of the Russian peasants, far away from the revolutionary centers of Petrograd and Moscow. He associated with a...

2016

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2016

Agreement in Contemporary Standard Russian was a tremendous book for its time. It provides a host of sensible descriptive generalizations about difficult cases of agreement for gender and number, and the statistical surveys that have been published in Russia and the Soviet Union in more recent years generally confirm the validity of Crockett’s earlier, more intuitive generalizations.

Slavica would like...

$34.95
978-0-89357-401-7
xiv + 319
2016

This is the first of three volumes which comprise a set of Anna Lisa Crone's Collected Writings. Volume 1 collects her solo writings on Russian poetry, including an excerpt from her monograph on Gavrila Deržavin.

Anna Lisa Crone had a 30-year career as a scholar and teacher of Russian literature, mentoring dozens of graduate and undergraduate students at the...

$34.95
978-0-89357-412-3
viii + 297
2016

The second volume of Anna Lisa Crone’s Collected Writings collects her work on Russian philosophical literature, above all on Vasilij Rozanov, reprinting inter alia her long-out-of-print 1978 monograph based on her Harvard Ph.D. dissertation.

Anna Lisa Crone had a 30-year career as a scholar and teacher of Russian literature, mentoring dozens of graduate and undergraduate students at the University of...

$34.95
978-0-89357-455-0
ix + 235
2016

The third volume of Anna Lisa Crone’s Collected Writings includes works which did not fit neatly into the thematics of the first two volumes. It features four outstanding jointly-authored works (among them a chapter from the book My Petersburg, Myself), as well as her previously unpublished 1969 Harvard M.A. thesis on Gončarov.

Anna Lisa Crone had a 30-year career...

Richard D. Brecht and James S. Levine, eds.

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467
2016

Case in Slavic was the third and final monumental collection of articles on Slavic morphosyntax published by Slavica. This is more overtly theoretical than the earlier volumes, albeit reflecting a democratic range of theories. Exploring these three anthologies along with the quinquennial volumes of American Contributions to the International Congress of Slavists, not coincidentally also published by Slavica since 1978,...

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436
2016

Common Slavic: Progress and Problems in its Reconstruction is an extraordinarily valuable annotated literature review. It is dated only in the sense that the literature surveyed is now fifty years older. There is nothing dated about the commentary on the literature, and given the relatively moderated pace of progress in historical Slavic linguistics in this era of intense focus on...

Gwido Zlatkes, Paweł Sowiński, and Ann M. Frenkel, eds.

$39.95
978-0-89357-457-4
xiii + 511
2016

 

“We envied the Russians their samizdat...and then we went a few steps further.”

– Adam Michnik

 


 

 

Duplicator Underground is the first comprehensive in-depth English-language discussion of Polish independent publishing in the 1970s and 1980s. This anthology provides wide-ranging analyses of uncensored publishing and printing in communist Poland between 1976 and 1989. It gives a broad overview, historical explanation, and assessment of the...

Myroslava T. Znayenko

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221
2016

Gods of the Ancient Slavs when it was published provided a valuable and comprehensive review of the literature on Slavic mythology, with extensive notes and bibliography, making it a superlative springboard for further research and interpretation in this interdisciplinary crossroads of Slavic history and philology. In granting permission to post this scanned version of the text, the author expressed the...

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208
2016

Issues in Russian Morphosyntax was the second of Slavica’s three noteworthy collections of articles on Slavic syntax.  In his introduction to this reissue, Slavica director George Fowler writes that this title contains a number of rich articles that were essential in the formation of his morphosyntactic mirovozrenie.

Slavica would like to express its sincere thanks to Michael Flier and Richard...

By Valentin Rasputin, Translated by Margaret Winchell

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978-0-89357-454-3
286
2016

For more about Ivan's Daughter, read our interview with translator Margaret Winchell. 


As E. L. Doctorow noted, “The historian will tell you what happened. The novelist will tell you what it felt like.” Understanding present-day Russia requires a grasp of the country’s history. While the facts may be plain, what life was actually like for the citizens of...

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170
2016

Lord Novgorod the Great: Essays in the History and Culture of a Medieval City-State is one of several major works Henrik Birnbaum produced as part of his extensive research in this area, including a second book with Slavica in 1996 (Novgorod in Focus, still in print as of this writing). Two other books appeared with other publishers, so this...

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322
2016

Medieval Slavic Texts, Volume 1 is a collection of medieval texts, reprinted for students of Slavic philology, and representing a wide range of genres, language variants, and orthographic systems. As the title implies, the original intention was to continue the series with later texts, but this never actually happened. Nevertheless, this collection provides a selection of useful texts in accessible...

$32.95
978-0-89357-456-7
2016

 

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...

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316
2016

Morphosyntax in Slavic was the first of three major collections of articles on Slavic morphosyntax which helped define the research agendas of Slavic linguists during the period when syntactic theory was becoming more highly constrained and therefore more complex than it had been during the first two decades of Chomskyan theory. Even today they are splendid examples of linguistic argumentation...

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288
2016

Unlike the other titles we are releasing as part of this jubilee series, Ol’ga Freidenberg’s Works and Days is not out of print, so if you want to own the printed book, don’t hesitate to order it. However, the book has never been distributed widely in Russia, where its primary readership is actually located, so this seemed like an...

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454
2016

The Origins of the Slavs: A Linguist’s View is a deep philological investigation into the identification of the original homeland where the Slavic languages and ethnicities coalesced as distinct from other Indo-European peoples. Zbigniew Gołąb, Professor of Slavic Linguistics at the University of Chicago, surveys a huge range of data and contributes numerous original analytical points of his own.

Slavica...

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141
2016

Recent Advances in the Reconstruction of Common Slavic (1971–1982) continues the work of the original Common Slavic: Progress and Problems in its Reconstruction in annotating the literature on comparative/historical Slavic linguistics. Although the literature goes back over 40 years, much of it is still au courant, and the commentaries are incisive and helpful even to the 21st-­‐‑century reader. No further...

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978-0-89357-450-5
235
2016

This collection of essays pays tribute to Radmila  (Rajka) Jovanović Gorup’s different areas of expertise and demonstrates the diapason of her scholarly and personal impact on the Slavic and linguistics scholarly communities. The essays cover a range of topics of contemporary scholarship, ranging from sociolinguistics to Danube studies and Serbian postmodern art. They represent a cross-section of scholarly debates on...

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103
2016

A Short Dictionary of 18th-Century Russian is one of several useful philological tools Slavica has published in its fifty years. A similar tool we reprinted in hard copy form is the 2012 corrected reprint of Horace Lunt’s A Concise Dictionary of Old Russian: 11th–17th Centuries, edited by and with additional material developed by Oscar Swan; information at https://slavica.indiana.edu/bookListings/linguistics/Concise_...

$39.95
978-0-89357-446-8
viii + 434
2016

This book provides some of the fruits of a career teaching Slavic linguistics and phonological theory. Bill Darden was trained in both Prague-School linguistics and generative phonology, and integrates both in his work. He was among the early proponents of the relevance of phonemics and the distinction between morphophonology and phonology in generative phonology. He uses his knowledge of Slavic history to...

Albert Rhys Williams

Edited and introduced by William Benton Whisenhunt

$29.95
978-0-89357-464-2
xxiv + 199
2016
Through the Russian Revolution by Albert Rhys Williams, a Congregationalist pastor-turned-labor-organizer-and-journalist, offers readers a first-hand account of the exciting and confusing events of the Russian Revolution from June 1917 to August 1918. Williams, a lifelong defender of the Soviet system, documented his first adventure in Russia at its most chaotic moments. There he formed a lasting impression of what he...

2015

By Boris Poplavsky, Translated by John Kopper

$24.95
978-0-89357-453-6
xxvi + 172
2015

This is the first title in Slavica's new imprint, Three String Books. Three String Books is an imprint of Slavica Publishers devoted to translations of literary works and belles-lettres from Central and Eastern Europe, Russia, and the other successor states of the former Soviet Union. Apollon Bezobrazov is a novel by a “recovered Surrealist.” Making an uncharacteristic detour into prose...

$34.95
978-0-89357-444-4
xvi + 227
2015

City of Memory brings together 122 poems written by 21 authors in the last quarter century. These writers draw upon the deep-rooted tradition of Polish literature established by poets like Kochanowski, Norwid, and Herbert, whose worldviews and aesthetics they often challenge. Experimenting with new verse forms and literary conventions, individual poets marvel at the beauty of the surrounding scenery, express...

$39.95
978-0-89357-452-9
x + 394
2015

Over his distinguished career, Barry Scherr has contributed prolifically and insightfully to Russian literary scholarship. His work is remarkable both for its depth and its breadth. His book on Russian poetry covered the entire verse tradition and placed him at the forefront of scholarship on Russian poetics. In the decades since that book appeared, he has continued to explore questions...

$36.95
978-0-89357-422-2
300
2015

How did Russian workers develop the revolutionary outlook and the level of political consciousness and organizational experience that made them the crucial political and social force in the revolutions of 1905 and 1917? Creating a Culture of Revolution offers an alternative reading of the revolutionary workers’ movement, with circle activity and propaganda literature at the center of a developing “culture...

$34.95
978-0-89357-410-9
xviii+188
2015

In terms of the morphosyntax, semantics, and pragmatics of its verbal system, Macedonian differs significantly from both Bulgarian and from Bosnian / Croatian / Montenegrin / Serbian (BCMS). Macedonian is closer to Bulgarian than to BCMS both in its preservation of the aorist/imperfect aspectual opposition and in its encoding of speaker attitude in the verb (a phenomenon sometimes labeled evidential)....

$34.95
978-0-89357-445-1
xii + 228
2015

An important part of Balkan folk literature, oral ballads of the Muslims in Bosnia-Herzegovina are part of the European tradition of ballads. One of the broad themes that one encounters repeatedly in Bosnian Muslim oral ballads is the stepping outside of boundaries by the protagonist. In order to protect his honor, to be faithful to his religion, or to be...

$39.95
978-0-89357-443-7
xxvi + 361
2015

Time machines do not exist, but books are good substitutes. This book takes you two thousand years back in time and explains how the Russian language came to be the way it is by reviewing all major changes in the grammar and sound system. In addition to chapters on syntax, morphology, and phonology, the book offers brief introductions to Russian...

Cynthia M. Vakareliyska

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978-0-89357-447-5
vi + 91
2015

Thirty-five years after the publication of Charles Gribble’s monumental Russian Root List, Slavica Publishers offers Cynthia M. Vakareliyska’s Lithuanian Root List, the first list of common Lithuanian roots that contains their English meanings. Modeled on the Russian Root List, the Lithuanian Root List also provides the most common Lithuanian prefixes and suffixes, together with their English meanings. Cynthia M. Vakareliyska is Professor of Linguistics and member of the Russian, Eurasian, and East European...

$37.95
978-0-89357-420-8
xii + 272
2015

World War I’s Eastern Front was located in the midst of the Russian Pale of Settlement, where up to a third of the urban population was Jewish. The war resulted in thousands of civilian deaths and severe damage to the entire region’s economy. Urban populations suffered the worst from artillery shell-ing, requisitions, and outright robbery. In addition, each retreating army...

$34.95
978-0-89357-417-8
vi+306
2015

This volume presents eleven articles on Slavic linguistics and accentology in honor of Professor Emeritus Ronald F. Feldstein of Indiana University. Ronald Feldstein has been a leading practitioner in historical and comparative Slavic linguistics, with a special focus on accentology, since the early 1970s, and his career has intersected with many prominent Slavists as students and colleagues. The book also...

Nikolai Iakovlevich Danilevskii, Translated and Annotated by Stephen M. Woodburn

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978-0-89357-449-9
189
2015

"Woodburn has done us a service by translating 'Woe to the Victors!' "


In the decade after Nikolai Danilevskii (1822–85) published Russia and Europe (1869), the book for which he is best known, international events focused public attention on his ideas. He had argued that Russia should stop trying to be part of Europe, because Slavic civilization had different...

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978-0-89357-421-5
2015

Workers and Unity examines the history of St. Petersburg workers, the Metalworkers’ Union, and Russian Social Democracy from 1906–14. Tracing the formation of workers’ associations and analyzing the activities of legal and SD activists inside Russia, the author rehabilitates not only Menshevism but also Liquidationism. She argues that at a time when Leninists had almost no links inside Russia, Menshevik...

2014

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978-0-89357-418-5
381
2014

A simple tailor, the protagonist of the great Yiddish author Sholem Aleichem’s last theatrical drama, suddenly becomes rich, but loses his money on account of an obscure cinema deal. The author’s son-in-law and assistant, Y.D. Berkowitz, insisted that the issue of moviemaking be removed from the plot. It seems he tried, among other things, to conceal his father-in-law’s “cinema obsession,”...

Charles E. Gribble

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978-0-89357-448-2
195
2014

The Forms of Russian gives a thorough account of Russian morphology and morphophonemics pitched at intermediate to advanced learners of Russian, and is especially suited for a course in the structure of Russian for Russian majors and beginning graduate students. It has two principal goals: 1) to give an explicit description of many aspects of Russian declension and conjugation (including...

Masako Ueda Fidler

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978-0-89357-411-6
239
2014

The first systematic view of onomatopoeia focuses on the relationship between onomatopoeia and grammar in Czech. It demonstrates that onomatopoeia as a linguistic device can add a special dimension and depth to the progression of text, such as the type of sound source, volume, size, path, property of movement, tactile nature of the moving object, and the landing site. The...

Edited by Michael S. Flier, David J. Birnbaum, and Cynthia Vakareliyska

$39.95
978-0-89357-398-0
385
2014

Horace Gray Lunt (1918–2010), one of the leading Slavic philologists of his time, spent his entire academic career at Harvard University (1949–89), where he helped to train generations of graduate students in Slavic philology and linguistics, many of whom went on to occupy college and university posts throughout the United States. The present volume, Philology Broad and Deep, contains twenty-one essays...

Barry P. Scherr, James Bailey, and Vida T. Johnson, Eds.

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978-0-89357-407-9
425
2014

During a distinguished academic career at Belgrade University, UCLA, and Harvard University, Kiril Taranovsky became extraordinarily influential for his contributions to verse theory and for studies devoted to Russian poets, especially those of the Silver Age. His statistical approach to versification led to fundamental findings that have become integral to the understanding of the nature and the history of rhythm...

by Seth L. Wolitz Edited by Brian Horowitz & Haim Gottschalk

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978-0-89357-386-7
442
2014

Yiddish Modernism: Studies in Twentieth-Century Eastern European Jewish Culture is a presentation of what enters into the construction of Yiddish modernism, with “Yiddish modernism” being a working term. In 25 articles published over the course of more than three decades of research, Seth L. Wolitz engagingly illustrates the renaissance of Jewish plastic arts, literature, poetry, drama, and music through a...

2013

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978-0-89357-413-0
vi + 115
2013

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.

$34.95
978-0-89357-405-5
xvii + 250
2013

This volume presents an analysis of clause structure in Bulgarian, with special focus on several interrelated areas: complementizers and complementation, wh-movement constructions including a variety of relative and interrogative clauses, and the structure of the left periphery of the clause including topic, focus, and dislocation positions. The basic proposal consists of a partially nonconfigurational, V-initial S constituent, with functional projections...

Horowitz, Brian and Ginsburg, Shai

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978-0-89357-390-4
vi + 204
2013

In Bounded Mind and Soul, twelve leading scholars grapple with questions about the complex relationship between Israel and Russia. What are their mutual interests? What are the areas of conflict? And how has the immigration of more than one million Jews from the former Soviet Union affected Israeli culture, society, and politics? These essays range from studies of literature and...

$29.95
978-0-89357-397-3
xviii + 184
2013

Horace G. Lunt’s Concise Dictionary of Old Russian is a “bridge” dictionary spanning the lexical territory between Old Church Slavic and Modern Russian. For all its 40-plus years, it remains the best available short dictionary (some 5,500 entries) for providing access to some seven centuries of Russian literary production, including especially the standard texts that are read in courses covering...

$34.95
978-0-89357-396-6
x + 196
2013

This text presents a systematic approach to understanding the patterns and alternations in the sounds and structures of Russian. The approach is “usage- based” as found in the theoretical works of Ronald Langacker, Joan Bybee, and others. Rather than positing abstract underlying forms along with ordered rules to derive the actual spoken occurrences, this model is exemplar- based. Variations of...

$24.95
978-0-89357-406-2
x + 104
2013

The poetry of Georgia, a country of ancient culture in the South Caucasus, is the crown jewel of its exceptionally rich literary heritage. Secular poetry, having emerged from the fusion of folk poems and religious hymns and homilies of the early Christian era over a thousand years ago, remained a dominant genre of Georgia literature well into the twentieth century....

$29.95
978-0-89357-415-4
x + 218
2013

In “The Other” in Translation: A Case for Comparative Translation Studies, Alexander Burak brings theorists and practitioners together and discusses ways of resolving specific translation problems on the basis of middle-range theories (Robert Merton’s term) relating to word and sentence semantics and text pragmatics. The middle-range solutions are considered from the perspectives of neutralization, domestication (naturalization), contamination, foreignization, and stylization...

$27.95
978-0-89357-416-1
xvi + 154
2013

The second revised edition of this innovative book teaches the user to read Bulgarian by taking advantage of the similarities between Bulgarian and Russian. Fifty-one sections explaining the structure of the Bulgarian language are reinforced by thirty-six reading selections, fourteen of them new. The book can be used with a teacher or for self instruction. Persons without a knowledge of...

Nikolai Iakovevich Danilevskii, translated and annotated by Stephen M. Woodburn

$39.95
978-0-89357-400-0
xliii + 464
2013

Out of print in Russia for almost a century, since 1991 Russia and Europe has appeared in at least eight new editions totaling more than 100,000 copies. As Russians have re-­‐‑evaluated their place in the world in the post-­‐‑Soviet era, this book has become part of that conversation. “Nikolai Danilevskii’s Russia and Europe is without question one of the most...

Edited by Felicitas Fischer von Weikersthal, Frank Grüner, Susanne Hohler, Franziska Schedewie, and Raphael Utz

$39.95
978-0-89357-408-6
X + 343
2013

This volume focuses on the Revolution of 1905 as a critical juncture in modern Russian history and offers a fresh approach by treating the revolution as a transnational and transcultural phenomenon. In five sections, “Shifting Identities,” “Revolution and Civil Society,” “Center and Peripheries,” “The Revolution in Media and Culture,” and “The International Dimension and Flows of Concepts and Ideas,” the...

$29.95
978-0-89357-414-0
xii + 254
2013

The stories in this collection are intended for intermediate to advanced students of Russian who already have a good knowledge of basic Russian grammar and wish to expand their vocabulary, develop their skills in reading, as well as in speaking and writing. This annotated reader, therefore, is quite suitable as a textbook for courses devoted to reading Russian literature in...

$39.95
978-0-89357-395-2
xvi + 376
2013

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...

Laura A. Janda, Anna Endresen, Julia Kuznetsova, Olga Lyashevskaya, Anastasia Makarova, Tore Nesset, and Svetlana Sokolova

$34.95
978-0-89357-409-3
xvi + 212
2013

In this monograph the authors assert that Russian verbal prefixes always express meaning, even when they are used to form the perfective partners of aspectual pairs. The prefixes in verbs like написать/na-pisat' 'write' and сварить/s-varit' 'cook' have semantic purpose, even though the corresponding imperfective verbs писать/pisat' 'write' and варить/varit' 'cook' have the same lexical meanings. This suggests a new hypothesis,...

2012

By Agnessa Mironova-Korol as told to Mira Yakovenko, translated by Rose Glickman

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978-0-89357-394-2
xvii + 222
2012

There are many fine works that offer harrowing accounts of the fate of Stalin's innocent victims. This book is different. Agnessa was the beautiful, strong-willed, frivolous, and loving wife of a regional boss of Stalin's secret police who shut her eyes to the murderous activities of her husband. She offers a unique account of what it was like to be...

Edited by Carol Apollonio and Angela Brintlinger

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384
2012

One hundred fifty years after his birth, Anton Chekhov remains the most beloved Russian playwright in his own country, and in the English-speaking world he is second only to Shakespeare. His stories, deceptively simple, continue to serve as models for writers in many languages. In this volume, Carol Apollonio and Angela Brintlinger have brought together leading scholars from Russia and...

Eidted by Brian J. Boewck, Russel E. Martin and Daniel Rowland

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978-0-89357-404-8
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2012

This collection of essays is offered with sincere gratitude and admiration to Donald Ostrowski, Instructor in Extension Studies at Harvard University and one of the most important scholars of Ukraine, Russia, and Eurasia in the last half century. This volume takes its name from the famous Latin phrase from Peter Abelard's Sic et Non: Dubitando enim ad inquisitionem venimus; inquirendo...

Olga Miseka Tomic

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2012

A Grammar of Macedonian is the first comprehensive reference grammar to this language couched in the framework of generative grammar. The author has ensured cross-framework accessibility of the data by the constrained use of technical terminology and frequent reference to non-generative grammars of Macedonian, in particular to the works of Blaže Koneski and Zuzanna Topolinjska. The volume focuses on the...

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376
2012

Colleagues and former studens of Nina Perlina, Professor Emerita of Slavic Languages and Literature at Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, have assembled a volume of essays reflecting her research and teaching foci: the Petersburg theme in Russian literature., from Pushikin, Gogol, and especially Dostoevsky, through Nabokov, and into the Siege of World War II; and studies in the thought of Mikail...

Edited by Svitlana Kukharenko and Peter Holloway

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978-0-89357-393-5
vii + 255
2012

This collection of essays is offered with sincere gratitude and appreciation to Natalie Kononenko, Professor and Kule Chair of Ukrainian Ethnography, University of Alberta, Canada and one of the leading Slavic folklorists in North America. The essays in the volume have been contributed by Kononenko’s students, as well as colleagues and friends from various countries. The name of the volume,...

Genevra Gerhart, with Eloise M. Boyle

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978-0-89357-380-5
xxx + 513
2012

This book is an attempt at the impossible: to describe for non-Russians what Russian common knowledge might be. It is the Russian obvious—that is ob+via, in the road, in the way: what you might trip over if you ignore it or don’t see it. It is the information one Russian assumes another has when they are talking together. It is...

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241
2012

Alexander Rabinowitch is a towering figure among historians of the Russian Revolution and its aftermath. Distinguished by an unrivaled mastery of published and archival materials, a compelling narrative style and demythologizing interpretations, his books are the essential account of events that truly changed the world. During his remarkable career, Rabinowitch has also trained and mentored many graduate students who themselves...

Elizabeth Ginzburg

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978-0-89357-371-3
xi + 249
2012

Just as the key to Fedor Tjutchev’s life is his poetry, the key to his euphonious lyrics is sound. Tjutchev’s poetry demonstrates how he greatly extended the field of poetic sound form, much beyond the accomplishments of his predecessors. This study develops an original, functional approach to the structural role of assonance as expressed in his works. The functional approach...

2011

Edited By: Henry R. Cooper, Jr.

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978-0-89357-391-1
340
2011

As a result of the slow dissolution and then violent collapse of the Yugoslav federation, the individualities of its literary traditions have come to the fore once again. This anthology, featuring excerpts from the works of 66 writers, spans 10 centuries of Croatian literature. With its overview of Croatian literary history, explanatory footnotes, and brief biographical sketches for each author,...

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978-0-89357-377-5
364
2011

UCLA Slavic Studies no. 7 Russia’s first narrative history, The Book of Degrees of the Royal Genealogy (Kniga stepennaia tsarskogo rodosloviia), was produced in the Kremlin scriptorium of the Moscow metropolitans during the reign of Ivan IV (1533–84). A collaborative project to prepare a new critical edition in three volumes, based on the text of the earliest surviving copies with...

Translated by Elaine Rusinko, with Bogdan Horbal and Slavomir Olejar. Edited by Elaine Rusinko

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322
2011

Carpatho-Rusyn literature, which dates back to the sixteenth century, emerged as a distinct creative movement only after the revolutions of 1989 in Eastern Europe, where the ancestral Rusyn homeland straddles the borders of five countries: Ukraine, Poland, Slovakia, Hungary, and Romania. For much of the twentieth century, however, Rusyns did not officially exist, since Soviet-dominated governments stubbornly denied the existence...

Priscilla Hunt and Svitlana Kobets, eds.

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413
2011

This richly illustrated volume’s innovative intersciplinary approaches and engagement with the newest scholarly literature presents a new basis for exploration of holy foolishness in Russia as a unique expression of national identity. Its articles elucidate the genesis, nature, and development of the foolishness in the medival period and its on-going significance as a broadly cultural and religious paradigm. Sweeping in...

$32.95
978-0-89357-388-1
vi + 219
2011

This volume exploits the analytical category of "space" to unify the various disciplinary approaches and thematic concentrations applied here to the dynamics of historical memory within and between the Germans and Poles. This category has proven tremendously useful in memory studies, yet it has thus far been considered almost exclusively in its intuitive, geographical and physical dimensions. The editors reject...

Lada Panova with Sarah Pratt, eds. Compiled and introduced by Lada Panova

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978-0-89357-382-9
337
2011

UCLA Slavic Studies no. 8 This interdisciplinary and bilingual collection of critical essays and materials brings together Kuzmin scholars from three countries (the United States, Russia, and Israel) to provide a multi-­‐‑ faceted portrait of Mikhail Kuzmin (1872–1936), a key but underestimated figure of Russian modernism whose artistic output reflects the rich variety of a latter-­‐‑day Renaissance man. The articles...

Edited by: Nikolaos Chrissidis, Cathy Potter David Schimmelpenninck Van Der Oye and Jennifer Spock

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978-0-89357-379-9
276
2011

Paul Bushkovitch's scholarship on the political, religious, and cultural history of Russia has enriched the field for over 35 years. This volume celebrates Bushkovitch's contributions by bringing together a series of essays by his students. Focusing on the themes of religion and identity, they investigate an array of topics that reflects Bushkovitch’s own scholarly range, among them Russian Orthodoxy's energetic...

$34.95
978-0-89357-384-3
x + 361
2011

The principal idea behind this book is that lexis and grammar make up a single coherent structure. It is shown that the grammatical patterns of the different classes of Russian nominals are closely interconnected. They can be described as reflecting a limited set of semantic distinctions which are also rooted in the lexical-semantic classification of Russian nouns. The presentation focuses...

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287
2011

What You Always Wanted to Know about Russian Grammar (*But Were Afraid to Ask) begins where textbooks and conventional grammars leave off: with the perplexing, poorly explained, often maddening aspects of Russian that drive English-speaking students and even their teachers and professors crazy! The author provides authoritative and thoroughly researched answers to 65 thorny questions submitted over a 10-year period...

2010

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978-0-89357-365-2
xvi + 322
2010

The purpose of this dictionary is primarily to supply complete information on the inflection of common Russian words in an accessible format for beginning students. In addition, a certain amount of information is given on pronunciation, syntax, collocations, and meaning. This dictionary presents inflectional information in two formats: (1) a succinct display of key forms much as in conventional dictionaries...

Sophia Lubensky and Irina Odintsova with interactive software by Slava Paperno

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978-0-89357-374-4
610
2010

This innovative suite of instructional material for advanced students of Russian is aimed at fostering their transition from slow, controlled speech to native-like fluency. The driving methodology is lexicalist-oriented, implying an emphasis on the situated internalization of vocabulary, so that grammar skills develop naturally with the repeated use of particular words and phrases in combination. The textbook centers around authentic...

Nikolay Leskov. Translated by Margaret Winchell

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393
2010
"I believe that thanks to this translation The Cathedral Clergy will have an uplifting effect on the English reader as well." —Review in Canadian Slavonic Papers

Nikolay Leskov, a contemporary of Tolstoy and Dostoyevsky, has remained largely unknown in the West. A master storyteller and connoisseur of language, Leskov drew on his provincial background and extensive travels throughout the...

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978-0-89357-318-8
163
2010

The Escaped Mystery explores the poetry of Momčilo Nastasijević, whose poetic achievement is described by E.D. Goy as “one of the greatest, if not the greatest, in the Serbian language of the twentieth century.” Although his output was small, Nastasijević was the supreme modernist Yugoslav poet of his time and is deeply respected by leading modern Serbian poets, such as...

Gary Marker, Joan Neuberger, Marshall Poe, and Susan Rupp, eds.

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397
2010

In a career spanning nearly four decades Daniel Kaiser has produced a wealth of studies illuminating otherwise little understood aspects of society and culture in medieval and early modern Russia. He pioneered the use of anthropology in the study of Russian law, and he has stood at the forefront of applying statistical methods to the study of daily life in...

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978-0-89357-351-5
162
2010

Political Humor Under Stalin is an anthology of jokes, wisecracks, and satire from the Soviet 1930's and '40s that provides a glimpse of everyday dissembling and dissent in one of the modern world's most repressive societies. More than merely a joke book, it offers no less than a folkloric counter narrative to the "official" history of the USSR, as well...

Tom Priestly and Bruce Derwig with Benoît Brière

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978-0-89357-299-0
112
2010

This book presents a systematic approach to the spelling and pronunciation of Contemporary Standard Russian. Beginning with the standard orthography, three transcriptions are derived: the first is appropriate for grammatical (morphological) analysis, the second and third for phonology and phonetics. Students start with what they know--the spelling--and, by using ordered sets of rules, they learn to rewrite Russian words in...

$39.95
978-0-89357-297-6
xx+503
2010

A practical reference guide to the sounds, internal structure, and grammatical forms ofRussian inflected words, intended for both advanced students of the language and for prospective teachers of it. Alongside explicit structural descriptions of Russian inflectional categories, types, subtypes, and irregularities, reference is made to most words with regard to which questions concerning stress or inflection are apt to arise....

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978-0-89357-370-6
176
2010

This book is the first interdisciplinary and cross-cultural study of the most original and controversial turn-of-the-century Russian writer and thinker, Vasily Rozanov. Once described as the Russian Freud, Rozanov developed a unique methodology for his writing, a methodology based on the interpretation of cultural history through the lens of sexuality. As such, he can be viewed as a Russian Foucault...

2010

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310
2010

DURING THE SOVIET YEARS, Fyodor Dostoevsky was the most troublesome of the nineteenth-century Russian novelists. Religious, opinionated, conservative, and chauvinistic, his work challenged the atheistic and communist foundation of the Soviet state. With the collapse of the Soviet Union, Dostoevsky rapidly became the most popular Russian classic. Taking advantage of the freedoms that came with glasnost, Russian scholars have produced...

2009

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978-0-89357-349-2
305
2009

In this unique book Brian Horowitz, Sizeler Family Chair Professor at Tulane University, articulates what is hidden in plain view: namely that many Jews in late-tsarist Russia were in love with its culture. Although they despised its government, large numbers of Jews eagerly joined Russian culture as members of the Russian cultural elite and participants in a distinct Russian-Jewish intelligentsia....

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978-0-89357-347-8
316
2009

In the mid-1930s, when the Soviet regime established Birobidzhan as the “Soviet Jewish state” with Yiddish as its official language, the local Yiddish theater assumed new prominence. In Search of Milk and Honey focuses on the theater’s role as the standard bearer and guiding spirit of this controversial exercise in nation building. The reconstruction of the ideological and cultural impulses...

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0-89357-342-3
656
2009

An Introduction to Proto-Indo-European and the Early Indo-European languages is intended to supply the reader with what Oswald Szemerényi has termed the “basic equipment” for any in-depth study of Indo-European: namely, some knowledge of Gothic, Latin, Ancient Greek, Old Church Slavic, Sanskrit, and Hittite. The first chapter provides an introduction to synchronic and diachronic terminology and method as well as...

Steven Franks, Vrinda Chidambaram, and Brian Joseph, eds.

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978-0-89357-364-5
2009

For nearly fifty years E. Wayles Browne has been a unique and almost irreplaceable intellectual resource for specialists in Slavic linguistics, working on a myriad of topics in a variety of languages and from a range of theoretical perspectives. He has been a subtle yet persistent force in bringing Slavic puzzles to the attention of the larger world of linguists...

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978-0-89357-366-9
189
2009

The Gulag, a network of labor camps across the former Soviet Union, first came to the attention of the English-speaking world in 1974, with the translation of Alexander Solzhenitsyn’s Gulag Archipelago. Author Anne Applebaum estimates that as many as 18 million people passed through the Gulag between 1929 and 1953. And, as Lynne Viola has documented in her Unknown Gulag,...

Edited, translated, and annotated by John S. Miletich Illustrated by Rosalie Miletich Introductory essays by Ivo Frangeš and Ivan Slamnig

$24.95
978-0-89357-356-0
N/A
2009

Love Lyric and Other Poems of the Croatian Renaissance: A Bilingual Anthology is a revised and expanded edition of The Lute and the Lattice: Croatian Poetry of the 15th and 16th Centuries, first published in The Bridge (Zagreb), volume 25 (1971). The original Croatian poems have been added in order to create a bilingual edition. The earlier translations have been...

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209
2009

Allan K. Wildman’s wide-ranging intellectual curiosity and lively personality influenced all who knew him. His interests ranged across workers, intellectuals, soldiers, and peasants, and across broad time periods. His students have built upon that to offer this collection of stimulating essays. The volume begins with a biographical sketch by two former colleagues and continues with eight essays by Wildman’s former...

Valerie Kivelson, Karen Petrone, Nancy Shields Kollmann, and Michael S. Flier (eds.)

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337
2009

Daniel Rowland’s writings on the political, visual, and religious culture of Muscovy have profoundly influenced a generation of American and foreign specialists in early Russian history. Inspired by his work, the essays in this volume reflect the dynamism of this field as it reinvents itself using the creative tools of cultural history. Transcending older East-West comparisons and the Cold War...

Anna Timofeyeva-Yegorova

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213
2009

Born in a tiny village amidst revolution and civil war, Anna Yegorova came of age during the grimmest years of Soviet power. An optimistic and resolute young patriot, she saw hope and vision in the nascent superpower's ideology. She volunteered to help build Moscow. And she took to the skies and learned to fly. But when Germany's 1941 invasion shook...

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978-0-89357-369-0
239
2009

Charles Halperin’s classic work of medieval Russian history, The Tatar Yoke, presented for the first time a comprehensive analysis of all major texts of Old Russian literature pertaining to Russo-Tatar relations. Halperin integrated the findings both of textologists and literary specialists about the history and evolution of the monuments and of orientalists about the Golden Horde. From these varied disciplinary...

Josephine Pasternak-Ramsay & Rimgaila Salys

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978-0-89357-317-1
296
2009

The Russian Poet and Philosopher Josephine Pasternak (1900–93) published two collections of verse during her lifetime, and her philosophical treatise Indefinability was brought out posthumously in 1998. Josephine belonged to a famous Moscow Family: her older brother was the poet and novelist Boris Pasternak and her father Leonid was a well-known early 20th-century painter. She left Russia in 1921 to...

2008

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2008

Contents Ronelle Alexander

Rhythmic Structure Constituents and Clitic Placement in Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian     1

Christina Y. Bethin

On Quantity Dissimilation in East Slavic     21

Daniel E. Collins

Purging Greek in the Legend of Salonica: A Medieval Slavic Myth of Language     39

Andrii Danylenko

The New Ukrainian Standard Language of 1798: Tradition vs. Innovation     59

Katarzyna Dziwirek

A Folk Classification of Polish Emotions: Evidence from...

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270
2008

Contents Sharon Lubkemann Allen

Navigating Past/Present: Modes of Mapping Cultural Memory in Post-Modern Russian and Luso-Brazilian Fiction     1

Todd Patrick Armstrong

“Training for Brightness” in Hanna Krall’s Sublokatorka: Polish and Jewish Identities in Post-War Poland     25

Julian W. Connolly

The Middle Way: Berberova between Bunin and Nabokov     41

Sibelan E. S. Forrester

Mother as Forebear: How Lidiia Chukovskaia’s Sof´ia Petrovna Rewrites Maksim Gor´kii’s...

Craig Cravens, Masako U. Fidler, and Susan Kresin (eds.)

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2008

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From the editors: Czech studies in the United States would be inconceivable without Mike’s pioneering work, both his methodologically groundbreaking textbook and his numerous translations of Czech literature, including works by Karel Čapek, Bohumil Hrabal, Milan Kundera, Jan Neruda, and others. These translations often serve as an entry point to Czech culture, both for our students and for the general...

Maria Bloshteyn and Alexander Galich

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978-0-89357-338-6
238
2008

Alexander Galich, born Alexander Arkadievich Ginzburg in 1918 ("Galich" is a literary pseudoym he assumed in 1947), is best known as the cult author of poem-songs surreptitiosly disseminated throughout the Soviet Union in the millions as part of the magnitizdat phenomenon. Dress Rehearsal was written by Alexander Galich in 1973, only a year before his forced emigration from the Soviet...

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978-089357-348-5
309
2008

Everyday Life and the "Reconstruction" of Soviet Russia During and After the Great Patriotic War, 1943–1948 reminds us of how little we know about the end of the war and the immediate post-war era in the Soviet Union. Jones uses the case of Rostov-on-Don, totally devastated by the vast battles that raged around it, to reveal how people and party...

Hilde Hoogenboom, Catharine Theimer Nepomnyashchy, and Irina Reyfman (eds.)

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357
2008

From the Introduction: This volume honors the extraordinary life, path-breaking career, and pioneering scholarship of a truly modest woman—Professor Marina Viktorovna Ledkovsky, Barnard College emerita. Born into the old noble families of the Nabokovs, the Falz-Feins, the von Korffs, and the Fasolts, Marina Viktorovna grew up in Berlin, where, during World War II, she went to university, was arrested and...

Sue Brown and Adam Przepiorkowski

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ca. 280
2008

Negation in Slavic joins the ranks of recent studies on negation in its attempt to deepen our understanding of negation phenomena, and is unique in its breadth and diversity of approach. What began as the proceedings of the Workshop on the Syntax and Semantics of Negation held during the 32nd Annual Poznan' Linguistics Meeting developed into a refereed volume of...

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490
2008

This double volume covers the periods from 1918 to 1939 and from 1945 to 2000 and constitutes the sixth and last part of the history and anthology of Polish literature from its beginnings to the year 2000. The task of making a comprehensive selection of authors and their works, particularly for the period from 1945 to 2000, was particularly difficult...

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146
2008

Ján Kollár, famed poet, romantic nationalist, and Lutheran pastor for the Slovak community in Budapest, took the Slavic world by storm in the early nineteenth century with his idea of Slavic Reciprocity. Kollár conceived of Russians, Poles, Czechs, and South Slavs as tribes of one great Slavic nation, destined for a glorious future if they would but unite. Kollár's ideals...

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978-0-89357-359-1
513
2008

This volume is respectfully and affectionately presented to Robert O. Crummey on the occasion of the fortieth anniversary of the publication of his famous compilation Rude & Barbarous Kingdom: Russia in the accounts of Sixteenth-Century English Voyagers (1968). It contains cutting-edge explorations by leading international scholars of the themes that he himself has done so much to elucidate over a...

Harvey Goldblatt, Giuseppe Dell'Agata, Krassimir Stantchev, and Giorgio Ziffer (eds.)

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0-936586-15
xi + 380
2008

Yale Russian and East European Publications NO. 15 A collection of essays celebrating the work of Riccardo Picchio in the field of Slavic literary studies.

 

Contents:

Preface by Harvey Goldblatt     XI

Giovanna Brogi Bercoff

Amor sacro e amor profano nell'antica Novgorod     1

Marina Ciccarini &Giovanni Maniscalco Basile

Traduzione e trascrizione un caso estremo di traducibilitá     15

Denis Crnkovic

Rhythmical Figures in the...

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252
2008

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,...

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978-0-89357-350-8
2008

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...

Bronislava Volkova & Clarice Cloutier

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978-0-89357-362-1
488
2008

Up the Devil's Back: An Anthology of 20th Century Czech Poetry presents 65 selected Czech poets in English translation, together with their biographies. Co-translated and edited by Bronislava Volková (Professor of Czech literature, Comparative literature and Jewish studies at Indiana University) and Clarice Cloutier (Professor of Central European literature and culture at New York University [Prague campus] and Lecturer at...

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310
2008

From the introduction: The rituals of wedding, delivery, and funeral provide us with an insight into how multiple strains of Russian culture from the October Revolution to the present have managed to coexist and evolve. All three rituals exhibit traces of the nineteenth-century rural folk behaviors considered to be essential for proper transition into a new social status. In addition,...

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978-089-357-346-1
viii + 154
2008

День без вранья (A Day without Lying) draws readers into the everyday existence of a twenty-something Muscovite who has decided to live a single day without telling any lies. Yet the events of this day - from his unruly French class to the evening he spends with his girlfriend and her parents - seriously challenge his resolve to avoid lying....

2007

Henry Cooper and Ivan Mladenov

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978-0-89357-329-4
333
2007

Over the centuries Bulgaria has been many things: a brilliant medieval empire (even two!), an abject, all-but-forgotten Ottoman province, a struggling kingdom, a docile satellite and now a democratic member of NATO ad a new member in the European Union as of 2007. Its writers have enormously rich material with which to work in chronicling their national life, and their...

Vasa Mihailovich, Branko Mikasinovich

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978-0-89357-320-1
309
2007

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,...

Michael C. Finke, Julie de Sherbinin (eds.)

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2007

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No major Russian author has been more thoroughly translated into American culture than the master of the short story, playwright, and socially committed physician Anton Chekhov (1860–1904). Chekhov’s writings and his person have had an exceptionally strong hold on the American imagination since the first British translations of his work crossed the Atlantic in the early twentieth century. Many distinguished...

Catherine O'Neil, Nicole Boudreau, and Sara Krive (eds.)

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978-0-89357-341-6
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2007

This Festschrift is presented as a mark of esteem and appreciation to Anna Lisa Crone in recognition of her considerable contributions to Slavic Studies as a scholar, teacher, dissertation adviser, and colleague. In three books and numerous articles, Professor Crone has demonstrated her ability to envision first, how literary works are made, and second, how that craftedness contributes to our...

Tatiana Spektor and Byron Lindsey

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206
2007

Vladimir Makanin impels the Russian tradition at once in two established directions: back to its sympathy for the "little people" in al their social exigencies and forward into a new life fraught with doubt, bad memories (and bad teeth), and yet the need for self assertion and new forms of expression. In terms of fiction, his works, whatever the precise...

$39.95
978-0-89357-316-4
443
2007

The language of tombstones tells the story of Czech immigrants in Texas, from its beginnings in the social and economic upheavals of 19th- and early 20th-century Bohemia and Moravia to its end in the era of opportunity and mobility that followed World War II. The linguistic and material data of tombstones is interwoven with records of the Texas Czech community...

$49.95
978-0-89357-327-0
xxv + 736
2007

The new edition of A Supplementary Russian-English Dictionary (ASRED 2) follows the same principles outlined in the first edition of 1992 and, likewise, contains important words and expressions not found in either of the two dictionaries most often used in the U.S. It is primarily designed as a companion and supplement to these, although it may also be used independently....

Jan Perkowski

$44.95
978-0-89357-332-4
618
2007

This omnibus volume collects under a single cover the entire oeuvre of writings by Jan Louis Perkowski on the vampire theme in mythology and folklore, including his three previously published monographs (Vampires, Dwarves, and Witches Among the Ontario Kashubs, 1972; Vampires of the Slavs, 1976; and The Darkling: A Treatise on Slavic Vampirism, 1989), in addition to 18 previously uncollected...

$34.95
978-089357-339-3
290
2007

An exploration of the extent to which worker religious identity was trans–formed by the experience of urban factory life, Working Souls also examines how the spiritual needs and demands of working-class laity precipitated changes in the practice of Orthodoxy, enabling the faith to “survive” in the urban factory environment—not just as a remnant of rural consciousness and practice, but as...

2006

Howard Aronson, Donald Dyer, Victor Friedman, Daniela Hristova, and Jerrold Sadock (eds.)

$34.95
978-0-89357-330-0
245
2006

Contributions to the Study of Linguistics and Languages in Honor of Bill J. Darden on the Occasion of His Sixty-Sixth Birthday.

 

"Howard Aronson tells a story from the days when Bill Darden was a graduate student at the University of Chicago. When Howie taught Bill in his Introduction to Slavic Linguistics, a course in which Howie masterfully guided beginning...

Keith Langston

$37.95
978-0-89357-282-2
314
2006

The Čakavian dialects are known for their complex prosodic systems and have long been recognized as an important source of information for the historical reconstruction of Common Slavic accentuation. The study of the interactions of tone, quantity, and stress in the phonology and morphology of these dialects can also shed light on the evolution and behavior of pitch accent systems...

Laura Janda and Steven Clancy

$59.95
978-0-89357-334-8
xiv + 376 and CD-ROM
2006

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

$49.95
978-0-89357-328-7
590
2006

This combined reprint incorporates both volumes of an original two-volume Slavica reprint of the original work, published in Sofia in 1964 and 1968 under the title Български език, първа част and втора част, with Milka Marinova listed first among the authors of the first volume and Hubenova listed first among the authors of the second. This volume still represents the...

Božidar Vidoeski

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978-0-89357-315-7
185
2006

Božidar Vidoeski (1920–1998) was the father of Modern Macedonian dialectology. Not only did he publish numerous studies of individual dialects but also broader syntheses that superseded all previous attempts and that remain to this day the foundations of Slavic dialectology on Macedonian linguistic territory. The present collection contains translations of eight of Vidoeski's most important general Macedonian dialectological works, as...

$31.00
978-0-89357-335-5
168
2006

The seven related articles in this volume of Indiana Slavic Studies doubly counter the dominant focus in Polish Studies scholarship on "Literature penned by Great Men." This anthology turns the spotlight elsewhere—on the careers, works, and reception of Polish women in the visual and performing arts. The subject of our collection, in both senses, in the Polish woman who has...

$35.00
978-0-89357-336-2
198
2006

Books, Bibliographies, and Pugs offers a selection of new research in Library and Information Science, with special emphasis on the Russian and East European area, but also extending as far as Turkey and the Pacific Rim. The volume is presented with warm affection by its contributors to honor Murlin Croucher upon the occasion of his retirement. Murlin Croucher began his...

Olga Mesropova

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978-0-89357-324-9
163
2006

This cinema based language textbook introduces high-intermediate and advanced students of Russian to eleven prominent Russian films of the 1990s. The chapters of the volume focus on the films' vocabulary, contents, and cultural implications, while stimulating classroom discussions within and beyond the context of each film. Throughout the book students are encouraged to draw parallels between Russian cinema and other...

Michael David-Fox, Peter Holquist, and Alexander Martin (eds.)

$39.95
978-0-89357-333-1
364
2006

Articles originally published in the journal Kritika: Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History. A portion of the editors' introduction states:

"With their broad range of thematic foci and theoretical approaches, the contributors to this volume have captured some of the richness and dynamism of a growing scholarly field. The demonstrate the possibilities opened up by the disintegration of the Soviet...

Edited, translated, and with commentary by Michael J. Mikos

$44.95
978-0-89357-325-6
xii + 388
2006

The penultimate volume in Professor Michael Mikos's award-winning multi-volume survey of Polish literature in translation is devoted to two separate periods: Realism and "Young Poland", together spanning the years from 1865-1918. The annotated translations are accompanied by two critical introductions to each period, as well as biographical notes on the writers represented.

Charles Townsend, Earnest Scatton, and Robert Rothstein

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978-0-89357-337-9
240
2006

Studia Caroliensia offers a selection of new research in Slavic linguistics and folklore in honor of Professor Charles E. Gribble. Gribble has touched the lives of literally thousands of students, professional colleagues, and lovers of Slavic languages and cultures, both directly through his own teaching, research, and publications, and indirectly through his labors as head of Slavica Publishers. Now Professor...

Twenty short stories glossed and annotated by Oscar E. Swan

$34.95
978-0-89357-326-3
244
2006

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...

$32.95
978-0-89357-323-2
ca. + 215
2006

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...

2005

Written by Robert A. DeLossa, R. Robert Koropeckyj, Robert Romanchuk, and Alexandra Isaivych Mason

$64.95
978-0-89357-319-5
xvi + 521
2005

Ukrainian language study changed dramatically when Ukraine became an independent state in 1991. Rozmovljajmo! (Let's Talk!) is the first textbook to fully embrace the new realities of the Ukrainian landscape and to incorporate the latest advances of the communication-focused classroom. Mainly geared toward college-level work, Rozmovljajmo! can also be used for advanced high-school learners. At the core of the book...

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978-0-89357-275-4
249
2005

Although punctuation is crucial to even basic written literacy in any European language, Russian language textbooks designed for English speakers routinely fail to provide even basic information on this important facet of written Russian. This new, user-friendly textbook is the first pedagogical description of Russian punctuation ever written for English-speaking students. Designed for the advanced beginner or intermediate student, it...

$34.95
978-0-89357-322-5
246
2005

Couched in the recent Minimalist theory of syntax, A Syntax of Serbian: Clausal Architecture builds a skeleton of functional projections for Serbian, arguing that their inventory is limited to morphologically manifested categories in Serbian—Polarity, Aspect, Agreement, and Tense—each of which can project two layers: a subject layer and an object layer. It is in this functional skeleton that the central...

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978-0-89357-273-0
250
2005

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...

2004

Edited by Michael David-Fox, Peter Holquist, and Marshall Poe

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978-0-89357-321-8
261
2004

Almost 15 years have passed since what is still known in Russia as "the collapse of communism." This second volume of essays by prominent scholars examines the effect of the "archival revolution" and the post-Soviet methodological flux on various subfields of Russian and Soviet history from a variety of viewpoints-Russian, American, and European. In addition to the traditional chronological subdivisions...

$33.00
(ISSN) 0073-6929
204
2004

Contents

From the Series Editor     i

Frontispiece    ii

Bill Johnston

Preface     1

Kathleen Cioffi

Introduction     3

Timothy Wiles

Mrożek's Plays and the Everyday Absurd in Cold War Poland: The Satirical Short Plays and Tango     15

Halina Stephen

Discovering America in Contemporary Polish Drama     41

Beth Holmgren

The Polish Actress Unbound: Tales of Modrzejewska/Modjeska     57

Elwira Grossman

From (Re)creating Mythology to (Re)claiming Female Voices: Amelia Hertz and Anna...

Edited by Celia Hawkesworth and Ranko Bugarski

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978-0-89357-298-3
325
2004

Contents

Prelude by Ranko Bugarski: Overview of the linguistic aspects of the disintegration of former Yugoslavia Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
Milorad Radovanovic: From Serbo-Croatian to Serbian: external and internal language developments
Ljubomir Popovic: From standard Serbian through Serbo-Croatian to standard Serbian
Dubravka Valic Nedeljkovic: Education and mass media in the languages of ethnic communities in Vojvodina
Robert Greenberg: From Serbo-Croatian...

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978-0-89357-313-3
385
2004

My Petersburg/Myself is a study of the peculiar identification between Petersburg writers and urban space at the end of the imperial Petersburg tradition in Russian letters, a phenomenon unique in its complexity and intensity. Be it a private room, an imperial square or street, or an architectural monument, Petersburg writers from the beginning of the twentieth century and beyond expressed...

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978-0-89357-314-0
xvi + 270
2004

Too often the Russian Idea has been discussed in terms of political backlash to democratic reforms of the early 1990s. In Russia itself this Idea stimulated vigorous discussion of issues narrowly connected with rediscovering Russian identity in the post-perestroika transition. Articles translated for the present collection fall into two major groups, those addressing specific aspects of the Russian Idea: linguistic,...

2003

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978-0-89357-310-8
216
2003

Contents

CHRISTINA Y. BETHIN: Prosodic Effects in Czech Morphology     9

STEPHEN M. DICKEY AND JULIE HUTCHESON: Delimitative Verbs in Russian, Czech and Slavic     23

EVA ECKERT: Life of a Language in Emigration: Taking the National Revival a Step Further, from the Czech Lands to Texas     37

MASAKO U. FIDLER: A Pragmatic Feature of [Nonserious] and Power in Czech     51

MICHAEL S. FLIER: Innovation in...

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978-0-89357-311-9
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2003

Contents

ELLEN CHANCES: Tarkovskii's Film The Sacrifice and its Russian Liteary Roots     9

E.W. CLOWES: Berdiaev's Samopoznanie: Philosophical Autobiography as Creative Act     21

JULIAN W. CONNOLLY: Metamorphosis of a Dreamer: From Dostoevskii's "White Nights" to Nabokov's The Eye     31

JOSEPH L. CONRAD: Devils and Devilry in Chekhov's Vory     39

CRAIG CRAVENS: A Proliferation of Prolixity: The Multiple Narrators of Jaroslav Hašek's The Good Soldier...

$38.95
978-0-89357-309-6
334
2003

A fascicle of the four-volume Anthology of South-Slavic Literatures.

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978-0-89357-312-6
370
2003

Monastic Traditions represents the "Selected Proceedings" of the Fourth International Hilandar Conference, held 14Ð15 August 1998, on the campus of The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, as part of the worldwide commemoration of the 800th anniversary of the founding of Hilandar Monastery on Mount Athos, Greece. Of the 21 papers and abstracts represented in this volume, 13 are directly related...

Michael David-Fox, Peter Holquist, and Alexander Martin (eds.)

$34.95
978-0-89357-306-5
238
2003

Articles originally published in the journal Kritika: Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History. A portion of the editors' introduction states:

"Just as resistance as a historical phenomenon can appear in a wide variety of historical circumstances, resistance as a methodological tool can appear in very different kinds of historiographical approaches. The essays in this volume provide ample illustration of these...

2002

$29.95
978-0-89357-305-8
iv + 224
2002

The purpose of the present collection is to underscore the vital role that parody, satire and intertextuality have played historically and continue to play in Russian literature and culture. Not intended as a comprehensive treatment, Against the Grain instead incorporates essays that treat specific writers and works and selected themes. For that reason and because of limitations of space, the...

Laura Janda and Steven Clancy

$59.95
978-0-89357-307-2
xvi + 304 + CD-ROM
2002

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...

$32.95
978-0-89357-290-7
vi + 204
2002

In 987 or 988 AD, the Kievan prince Vladimir Sviatoslavich chose to adopt the Christian religion for his people, a move that earned him a permanent place in the history of the East Slavs, the peoples that now inhabit Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus. Enlightener of Rus' is the most detailed survey in any language of literary perceptions of Vladimir from...

$39.95
978-0-89357-296-9
496
2002

This guide to contemporary Polish language and its usage is primarily intended for English-speaking learners of Polish. It is a practical grammar, designed to facilitate the learning of forms and to explain their uses in a way that is accessible to the non-specialist. At the same time, this book aims to be a fairly complete and reliable technical guide to...

$33.00
(ISSN) 0073-6929
308
2002

It may be stated without fear of contradiction that Professor Charles E. Townsend of Princeton University has been the most influential writer on Russian and Slavic grammar in the United States. Every graduate student devours his Russian Word-Formation, and returns to it over and over through his or her academic career. Many Slavists have studied Czech or Common Slavic from...

$34.95
978-0-89357-300-3
xxiii + 228
2002

This dictionary, containing approximately 5000 Slovene words and their English translations, was written for users at all levels. Entries include the most commonly encountered words in Slovene, as well as numerous additional words which display irregularities in their inflection. The work is based on the contemporary Slovene language, with the five-volume dictionary published by the Slovene Academy of Arts and...

Sabrina P. Ramet, James R. Felak and Herbert J. Ellison, eds.

$37.95
978-0-89357-284-6
289
2002

Nationalism has been a driving force in the still unfinished era of nation-building in East Central Europe. Conventionally traced to the late Enlightenment and the French Revolution, the rise of nationalism colored nineteenth-century understandings of democracy and provided fuel for aspirations to political independence. This volume brings together scholars from eight countries and focuses on nation-building and nationalism in East-Central...

$34.95
978-0-89357-303-4
241
2002

New Labor History marks a first return to labor and workers' history in the Russian field after a decade when most historians turned to other issues. In this collection, established scholars join with younger researchers to bring new materials, innovative methods, and fresh interpretations to bear on the study of the workers' role in late tsarist and revolutionary history (1840-1918)....

$34.95
978-0-89357-304-1
vi + 288
2002

The name and scholarly writings of Ol'ga Mikhailovna Freidenberg (1890 thorugh 1955) remained poorly known in Russia and in the West for a long time, and it is only recently that her life and works have begun to attract the attention of scholars in the Humanities. Experts in Classical studies find in her writings an encouraging approach to the genesis...

Edited, translated, and with commentary by Michael J. Mikos

$37.95
978-0-89357-281-5
215
2002

The period of Romanticism has a special meaning for the Polish people. In spite of political and military defeats suffered between 1772 and 1863, and, most tragically, the loss of independence, Poland "had not lost her life yet." Considerable credit for her survival and subsequent rebirth must be given to Adam Mickiewicz, Juliusz Slowacki, Zygmunt Krasinski, and Cyprian Norwid, the...

Edited by Eloise M. Boyle and Genevra Gerhart

$54.95
978-0-89357-287-7
726 + CD-ROM
2002

The Russian Context defines Russian culture by describing the limits of the common (high) culture as it is referred to in everyday language. By high culture we mean literature, art, science, history, and we also include proverbs, government, and geography. This is not, however, the history of historians, the science of scientists, or the art of art critics. It is...

Olga Kagan, Tatiana Akishina, and Richard Robin

$49.95
978-0-89357-301-0
2002

The rapid growth in the number of Russian heritage students in our high schools and colleges represents an underserved and underutilized national language resource. By "heritage speaker" we mean those who grew up with Russian in North America without a native Russian's full educational or cultural background. Because of their different proficiency profiles, heritage speakers have special learning needs which...

$32.95
978-0-89357-308-9
227
2002

Although seemingly immodest in the expanse of thematic purview it suggests, A World of Slavic Literatures: Essays in Comparative Slavic Studies in Honor of Edward Mozejko is actually but a partial indicant of the scope of Mozejko's contribution to Slavic scholarship in a number of disciplines. It is the breadth of this contribution, if unfortunately not its complete depth, which...

2001

$24.95
183-231-1246-0
272
2001

From the Archives of Polish Emigration Series, a joint publication of Nicholas Copernicus University and the Department of Slavic Languages and the East Central Eruopean Center of Columbia University Slavica has obtained a very limited quantity of this collection of essays devoted to the prominent Polish emigre writer Jozsef Wittlin, commemorating the centennial of Jozsef Wittlin's birth and the twentieth...

$34.95
978-0-89357-295-2
vi + 258
2001

This is a revisionist study of Derzhavin's poetic art and his contribution to the emerging importance of the role of "leading poet" in Russian culture and throughout the Russian Empire. As such, it returns to the 18th century and endeavors to remove the long shadow Pushkin and Pushkin scholarship have cast over Derzhavin the artist and cultural phenomenon. Through internal...

$30.00
(ISSN) 0073-6929
386 (Vol. 12)
2001

Professor Emeritus Howard I. Aronson of the University of Chicago has been celebrated for his linguistic scholarship on Balkan and South Slavic linguistics, as well as his groundbreaking work on Georgian grammar and language instruction (including his two textbooks with Slavica). This Festschrift honors his Balkan and South Slavic persona with a collection featuring a virtual Who's Who of North...

Slava Paperno, Alice Stone Nakhimovsky, Alexander Nakhimovsky and Richard L. Leed

$52.95
978-0-89357-294-5
viii + 340
2001

Designed for students who have had at least one year of Russian, this textbook is appropriate for the 3rd, 4th, or 5th semester and can be covered in one or two semesters. It is the middle course of the series of Russian textbooks produced by the Upstate New York writing team from Cornell and Colgate universities (Beginning Russian and Advanced...

Gary Browning, David K. Hart, and Raisa Solovyova

$39.95
978-0-89357-302-7
vi + 314
2001

Students learning Russian require more time for grammar than students of most other languages. Developing an adequate vocabulary presents an even greater challenge. But in vocabulary acquisition, students of Russian have an impressive potential advantage. With training, students can build a large vocabulary based on a relatively few very productive word elements – roots, prefixes, and suffixes. In Russian the...

2000

$24.95
978-0-89357-283-9
120
2000

This reader for intermediate-advanced students is drawn from the "juicy" material of tabloid journalism; subjects range from the incredible and ridiculous to the horrendous and outrageous. The language is highly provocative, peppered with social stereotypes, and frequently characterized by "tongue-in-cheek" understatement. It abounds in quips and expressions which are representative of the everyday banter of relaxed conversation. Students of Russian...

$34.95
978-0-89357-288-4
224
2000

This monograph offers a comprehensive treatment of the evolution of an important part of Common Slavic morphology from Indo-European. It argues that shortly before the earliest written attestations, Slavic nominal declension underwent a massive morphological restructuring, which has been neglected, or only partially glimpsed, by scholars in the field. Several problematic items in this field may be explained as the...

Charles E. Townsend and Eric S. Komar

$39.95
978-0-89357-291-4
375
2000

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...

Howard I. Aronson and Dodna Kiziria

$49.95
978-0-89357-278-5
459
2000

This book is intended for students who have completed the equivalent of a first-year Georgian course. Designed to be used either in the classroom or for self-instruction, the book presupposes only a command of basic Georgian grammar and a basically passive recognition of basic Georgian vocabulary. The philosophy of the course is to expose the student to a rich and...

Edited by Radmila J. Gorup and Bogdan Rakic

$37.95
978-0-89357-289-1
250
2000

The texts published in this collection, ranging from poetry in Professor Vasa D. Mihailovich's native Serbian language to essays dealing with literary works written in and about exile, from works on traditional Serbian poetry to studies on the Serbian language and poetry in English translation, amply illustrate the wide range of literary activities in which Mihailovich has himself participated over...

John Dingley and Leon Ferder

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978-0-89357-285-3
275
2000

It is no exaggeration to state that Professor Dean S. Worth has been the most influential Slavic linguist in America of the first generation of scholars trained by Roman Jakobson. In addition to an extraordinary range of publications, he helped train several successive generations of younger Slavists, many of whom have helped establish graduate programs and further disseminated his influence...

Stephen Blackwell, Michael Finke, Nina Perlina and Yekaterina Vernikov

$35.00
(ISSN) 0073-6929
448
2000

This volume honors the contributions of Vadim Liapunov to the Russian/Slavic field. Best known for his translations and scholarship on Bakhtin, he has also trained several generations of productive scholars. This collection spans the breadth of Vadim Liapunov's intellectual interests, with thematic sections entitled Translation; Philosophical Aesthetics, Cultural and Linguistic Studies; The Age of Pushkin, On Realism, Beyond the Silver...

F.P. Sorokoletov and R.V. Odekov

Edited by Frank Gladney

$44.95
5-288-02493-6
570
2000

Originally a publication of Saint Petersburg State University This reverse-alphabetized 240,000-word list, compiled from the multi-volume Slovar' russkix narodnyx govorov, encompasses not only the volumes published to date, but also the entire working files of the compilers at the Russian Academy of Sciences. Alphabetized from the end of the word, it provides an unparalleled tool for the linguistic investigation of...

$49.95
978-0-89357-292-1
704
2000

This collection of essays surveys recent methodological developments in the art and science of teaching Slavic languages and cultures. The volume includes 37 contributions spanning the full range of Slavic language study and reflecting the rich diversity of approaches in this field. The volume has three principal goals:  in the keynote papers, to illuminate for all Slavists the current sitution...

$34.95
978-0-89357-276-1
ca. 220
2000

The grammar has three primary purposes. First, it may serve as a practical handbook, presenting the essential linguistic facts of contemporary Bulgarian to the foreign language learner who seeks to deepen his understanding of Bulgarian beyond the bare bones of the language textbook and classroom. Second, it is a comprehensive reference grammar, providing information about the structure of synchronic Bulgarian...

1999

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978-0-89357-280-8
216
1999

I. The Un/Sayable

1. Renate Lachmann The Semantic Construction of the Void

2. Jurij Lotman The Truth as Lie in Gogol's Poetics

3. Mikhail N. Epshtein The Irony of Style: The Demonic Element in Gogol's Concept of Russia

4. Christopher Putney Gogol's Theology of Privation and the Devil in Ivan Fedorovič Špon'ka

5. Susi Frank Negativity Turns Positive: Mediations Upon...

OUT OF PRINT
$34.95
978-0-89357-279-2
263
1999

Currently no content available for this book.

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978-0-89357-272-3
245
1999

The Third Supplement to a Comprehensive Bibliography of Former Yugoslav Literature in English extends the project begun in 1976 with a preliminary volume-reprinted totally in 1984-and followed with the First Supplement in 1988 and the Second Supplement in 1992. The Third Supplement has added the word "Former" to Yugoslav Literature because of the political changes in the 1990s. This volume...

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978-0-89357-277-8
240
1999

Texts handed down from generation to generation in manuscript form must be asked the fundamental question "Of two readings, which is more likely to have been corrupted into the other?" This question, which can be traced at least as far as Erasmus of Rotterdam's critical commentaries on the Gospels, examines directionality of change in text transmission, paramount to all other...

1998

$44.95
978-0-89357-274-7
631
1998

Contents

Part I: Literature

CAROL J. AVINS

Jewish Ritual and Soviet Context in Two Stories of Isaac Babel     11

ELLEN CHANCES

Reflections of Contemporary Russian Society, Culture, and Values in Iurii Mamin's Film, Window to Paris     21

EDITH W. CLOWES

Zakhoder vs. Disney: Two Cartoon Adaptations of A.A. Milne's Winnie the Pooh, or American Popular Culture in Post-Soviet Russia and the Question...

$44.95
978-0-89357-249-5
510
1998

CONTENTS

Foreword     9

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

EFIM ETKIND

Derzhavin's Secular Dilogy     51

DAVID M. BETHEA

Pushkin's Pretenders: From the Poet in Society to the Poet in History     61

MARK ALTSHULLER

Aleksandr...

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978-0-89357-271-6
248
1998

1. O.O. Potebnja's Conception of Russian Morphosyntax Viewed in its Historical Context

2. V. Jagic's Contribution to Slavic Syntax

3. A.M. Peskovskij's Vision of Russian Syntax.

4. S. Ivsic's Contribution to Slavic Comparative Linguistics

5. Baudouin de Courtenay as Perceived by American Linguists (R. Jakobson and E. Stankiewicz) Assessments of Roman Jakobson's Scholarship

6. Jakobson's Contribution to Slavic Accentology

7....

1997

Edited by Olga T. Yokoyama and Emily Klenin

$34.95
978-0-89357-269-3
391
1997

Contains a selection of work by one of the most important Slavic linguists of the past thirty years, along with introductions to the individual sections by other eminent specialists. While the material is primarily Slavic, most of the articles treat it in such a way that the results are of at least as much interest to general linguists as to...

Terje Mathiassen

$34.95
978-0-89357-270-9
236
1997

This is a "twin" to the Short Grammar of Lithuanian available from Slavica. For the first time, we have modern structural reference grammars of both modern Baltic languages written according to the same scheme, so comparisons between the two languages are easy. A Short Grammar of Latvian contains all of the basic grammar of Latvian: phonology, morphology, syntax, with material...

1996

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978-0-89357-264-8
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1996

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...

Henrik Birnbaum

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978-0-89357-261-7
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1996

Contents

Forward, by V.L. Yanin           9

Prefatory Note           11

1.  Novgorod Between East and West          15

2.   When and How Was Novgorod Converted to Christianity?          41

3.  Medieval Novgorod: Political, Social and Cultural Life in an Old Russian Urban Community     ...

Edited, translated, and with commentary by Michael J. Mikos

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978-0-89357-266-2
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1996

Polish Baroque and Enlightenment Literature (covering the period from the late sixteenth to the early nineteenth centuries) follows Professor Mikos's well-received Polish Renaissance Literature, published by Slavica in 1995. As was the case with the Renaissance volume, this is the first collection of texts in English devoted solely to the rich literature, both prose and poetry, of the Polish Baroque...

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978-0-89357-263-1
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1996

In the novel Envy Jurij Ol