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...
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...
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....
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...
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...
Richard Stites: Festival and Revolution: The Role of Public Spectacle in Russia, 1917-1918; Gabriele Gorzka: Proletarian Culture in Practice: Workers' Clubs, 1917-1921; Felix Patrikeeff: Russian and Soviet Economic Penetration of North-Eastern China, 1895-1933; Ben-Cion Pinchuk: Sovietization of the Shtetl of Eastern Poland, 1939-1941; Michal Reiman: The Russian Revolution and Stalinism: A Political Problem and Its Historiographic Content; Pierre Brouï: Party...
Themes in Southeast European Historiography 11
Paul E. Michelson
Themes in Modern and Contemporary Romanian Historiography 27
Wolfgang Z. Rubinsohn
Hellenism in Recent Soviet Perspective 41
Stephen R. Burant
Knights and Peasants: The Mythical Bases of Polish Radical Ideology, 1832-1863 67
Michael Palairet Farm Productivity under Ottoman Rule and Self-Government in Bulgaria c. 1860-1890 89...
Yale Russian and East European Publications
Foreword, Thomas Eekman xi
1. Marko Marulic 1
2. Ivan Aralica about the Humanist Antun Vrancic 17
3. Ignjat Durdevic 32
4. The Croatian Sources of Paisii's History 39
5. Rude Boshkovic on American Independence 52
6. The Peasants as Depicted by Serbian "Realist" Writers 57
Contributions by eminent American and European scholars for the sixtieth birthday of a noted Soviet medievalist; the studies are primarily in the field of history. Also contains a study of Zimin's work and a complete bibliography of his publications. Contents: Daniel Clarke Waugh: A. A. Zimin's Study of the Sources for Medieval and Early Modern Russian History; Bibliography of the...
In Crime and Punishment, Dostoevsky is very attentive to his characters' experience of time. This study elaborates this explicit psychological information into a useful textual (rather than extra-textual) criterion for interpreting the deepest layers of meaning in the novel: those ontological and religious presuppositions upon which the action turns and which it is designed to demonstrate. The study includes discussions...