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...
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...
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...
The purpose of this book is to allow students of Russian in their first and second years of study to read -- and to enjoy! -- authentic, unabridged, and unsimplified Russian literature. Works chosen for the collection give their reader insight into Russian life from the early 1930s to the end of the 1980s and their difficulty is appropriate for...
Foreign accounts of Muscovy have long been recognized as fundamental historical sources. Generally speaking, they relate two kinds of evidence for those interested in early modern affairs. First, the accounts provide ample information about Muscovite society itself. Works such as Herberstein's seminal Rerum moscoviticarum (Vienna, 1549) offer modern historians rich data about Muscovite social, cultural, political, and military practices. The...
The twenty chapters of this volume are revised versions of essays published during the last twenty-five years in a variety of journals and collections. They are studies of works belonging to five different genres and written by fourteen Russian and Soviet writers, poets and dramatists ranging from Pushkin to Akhmatov. Most of the chapters are devoted to individual works; the...
This volume continues and supplements the Comprehensive Bibliography of Yugoslav Literature in English 1593-1980, published by Slavica in 1984 (see above). It is an exhaustive listing not only of translations of literature, but also of all criticism in English pertaining to the literatures of the peoples of Yugoslavia. Part One, Translations, is divided into two sections: Folk Literature and Individual...
UCLA Slavic Studies Volume 11
J. J. Hamm
Inaugural Address: Oxonium Docet 9
General and Comparitive
Toward a Sociolinguistic Interpretation of the Origins of the Slavonic Literary Languages 13
The Slavonic Language Community as a Genetic and Typological Class 21
The Role of the Buda University Press in the Development of Orthography...
The first edition of this book met with instant success; the new edition has been completely rewritten, with much material added, and a wealth of photographs, graphic material, and songs have been added. First Year Polish is intended for use in both high school and college courses and for individualized instruction. The book is written for persons with little or...
Papers on the occasion of the Ninth International Congress of Slavists, Kiev, September, 1983
The Advent and Demise of Serbian Church Slavic 9
Mestnye i khronologicheskie raznovidnosti drevnerusskoi kul'tury i ikh vnutrennie i vneshnie sviazi 19
Kharakter i vozniknovenie svobodnogo stikha v poezii slavian 65
Michael S. Flier
The Origin of the Desinence ovo...
UCLA Slavic Studies no. 1
The papers appearing in this volume were originally presented at an international conference, held at UCLA in the spring of 1978. Covering a wide range of countries, authors, and topics, they focus on the postwar literary evolution of prose and drama in Eastern and Southeastern Europe. In particular, some of the contributors analyze the continuation...