# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P R S T U V W Y

2015

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

$29.95
978-0-89357-449-9
189
2015
Paperback

"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...

$29.95
978-0-89357-421-5
2015
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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...

2013

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

$29.95
9780893574093
xvi + 212
2013
Paperback

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,...

2011

$29.95
978-0-89357-389-8
287
2011
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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...

2007

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978-089357-339-3
290
2007
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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

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

2002

$28.00
(ISSN) 0073-6929
308
2002
Paperback

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...

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0-89357-308-6
227
2002
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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...

1995

$14.95
0-89357-114-8
85
1995
Paperback

Written to accompany Charles E. Gribble's Russian Root List, this workbook is intended as a study and teaching aid to facilitate the effective learning of roots, prefixes, and suffixes. "V posobii sobran obshirnyi i raznoobraznyi slovarnyi material, kotoryi mozhet byt' ispol'zovan prepodavatelem dlia sostavleniia vsevozmozhnykh uprazhnenii v slovoobrazovanii." (SE)

1991

$34.95
0-89357-212-8
266
1991
Cloth

Bogert's book studies the most culturally and politically influential Yugoslav intellectual of the twentieth century with emphasis on interpreting this many-sided modernist, the most prolific and arguably the most important author writing in Serbo-Croatian in this century, with reference to Central European and South Slavic literary traditions. Informed by recent directions in literary theory and philosophy, cultural and social history,...

1988

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

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

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