Dostoevskii’s Overcoat: Influence, Comparison, and Transposition

Edited by Joe Andrew and Robert Reid

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€99,00
$122.00
ISBN13: 
9789042037939
Publication Date: 
January 2013
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Paperback
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vi, 354 pp.
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ISSN: 
0169-0175
Volume: 
58

Edited by Ben Dhooge, Ghent University and Jürgen Pieters, Ghent University

This essays focus on Nabokov's lectures on European and Russian literature at American universities, and sheds new light on the relationship of his views on aesthetics to the development of his own oeuvre.
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Volume: 
62
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004352865
Expected: 
December 2017
€110,00
$127.00

Edited by Olga Tabachnikova, University of Central Lancashire , UK

This book offers a versatile approach to the enigmatic phenomenon of Russian irrationalism of the last two hundred years and beyond. The 23 chapters look at diverse artistic and cultural forms, including Russian philosophy, theology, literature, music and visual arts.
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Volume: 
61
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004311114
E-ISBN: 
9789004311121
Publication date: 
April 2016
€149,00
$193.00

Edited by Sander Brouwer, University Groningen, the Netherlands

This book analyses the construction of collective identity and nationhood through the representation of a contested past in postsocialist Russian, Polish and Ukrainian films and media.
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Volume: 
60
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004311725
E-ISBN: 
9789004311749
Publication date: 
February 2016
€68,00
$88.00

Henrietta Mondry

Focusing on the correlation between humans and dogs in traditional belief systems and cultural productions, this book shows that the dog incorporates various often-paradoxical meanings – moral, social and philosophical. This study contributes to the unfolding cultural history of human-animal...
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Volume: 
59
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042039025
E-ISBN: 
9789401211840
Publication date: 
February 2015
€99,00
$125.00

Edited by Robert Reid and Joe Andrew

Perhaps more than any other nineteenth-century Russian writer, Dostoevskii’s continuing popularity rests on his contemporary relevance. The prophetic streak in his creativity gives him the same lasting appeal as dystopian novelists such as Zamiatin and Orwell whom he influenced and whose ethical...
Series: 
Volume: 
57
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042035140
Publication date: 
January 2012
€88,00
$109.00

Edited by Robert Reid and Joe Andrew

Turgenev is in many ways the most enigmatic of the great nineteenth-century Russian writers. A realist, he was nevertheless drawn towards symbolism and the supernatural in his later career. Renowned for his authentic depictions of Russian life, he spent long periods in Europe and was more Western...
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Volume: 
56
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042031470
Publication date: 
January 2010
€96,00
$118.00

Edited by Elka Agoston-Nikolova

Exiles cross borders, become non-mainstream individuals and break through barriers of thought and experience. Forced or chosen detachment can lead to originality of vision, awareness of simultaneous dimensions – in short a writing that challenges boundaries of genre, monolingualism and national...
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Volume: 
55
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042030206
Publication date: 
January 2010
€50,00
$61.00

Edited by Dieter De Bruyn and Kris Van Heuckelom

Whatever critical scalpel one selects for dissecting the literary works of Bruno Schulz (1892-1942), there will always be a certain degree of textual resistance which cannot be broken. Or in other words, taking off one of Schulz’s many masks, one will probably never avoid the impression that a...
Series: 
Volume: 
54
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789042026940
Publication date: 
January 2009
€141,00
$174.00

Joost van Baak

The domestic theme has a tremendous anthropological, literary and cultural significance. The purpose of this book is to analyse and interpret the most important realisations and tendencies of this thematic complex in the history of Russian literature. It is the first systematic book-length...
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Volume: 
53
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789042025493
Publication date: 
January 2009
€135,00
$167.00

Janet G. Tucker

Profane Challenge and Orthodox Response in Dostoevsky’s Crime and Punishment presents for the first time an examination of this great novel as a work aimed at winning back “target readers”, young contemporary radicals, from Utilitarianism, nihilism, and Utopian Socialism. Dostoevsky framed the...
Series: 
Volume: 
52
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042024946
Publication date: 
January 2008
€46,20
$57.60
€77,00
$96.00

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