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xiii, 260 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
  • "On Petersburg" / Vladimir Nabokov
  • Introduction / by Olga M. Cooke
  • "Bely's Petersburg and the end of the Russian novel" / Carol Anschuetz
  • "Andrey Bely's astral novel: a theosophical reading of Petersburg" / Maria Carlson
  • "Synesthesia as apocalypse in Andrey Bely's Petersburg" / Charlene Castellano
  • "Kinship and figure in Andrey Bely's Petersburg" / Jacob Emery
  • "Metafiction in Andrey Bely's novel Petersburg" / Roger Keys
  • "Petersburg as a historical novel" / Timothy Langen
  • "Andrey Bely between Conrad and Chesterton" / Aleksandr V. Lavrov
  • "The bomb, the baby, the book" / Magnus Ljunggren
  • "'Know thyself': from the temple of Apollo at Delphi to the pages of Petersburg" / Anna Ponomareva
  • "Fragmentary 'prototypes' in Andrey Bely's novel Petersburg" / Ada Steinberg
  • "The enchanted point of Petersburg" / Adam Weiner
  • "Reality and appearance in Petersburg and the Viennese secession" / Judith Wermuth-Atkinson.
Green Library
510 pages ; 22 cm
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
75 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
336 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 30 cm
Green Library

5. The Hamburg score [2017]

xi, 240 pages ; 22 cm.
Green Library
1054 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm.
Green Library

7. Kongrevova raketa [2017]

351 pages ; 21 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
949 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
605 pages ; 24 cm.
Green Library
655 pages : illustration ; 25 cm
Hoover Library
273 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
  • * Preface*LITERATURE* The War of Discourses: Lolita and the Failure of a Transcendental Project* The Poetics of the ITR Discourse: In the 1960s and Today* The Progressor between the Imperial and the Colonial* Cycles and Continuities in Contemporary Russian Literature* Fleshing/Flashing the Discourse: Sorokin's Master Trope* Pussy Riot as the Trickstar* The Formal Is Political*FILM* Post-Soc: Transformations of Socialist Realism in the Popular Culture of the Late 1990s-Early 2000s* War as the Family Value: My Stepbrother Frankenstein by Valery Todorovsky* A Road of Violence: My Joy by Sergei Loznitsa* In Denial: The Geographer Drank His Globe Away by Aleksandr Veledinsky* Lost in Translation: Short Stories by Mikhail Segal* Works Cited.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781618115584 20170306
Postmodern Crises collects previously published and yet unpublished Mark Lipovetsky's articles on Russian literature and film. Written in different years, they focus on cultural and aesthetic crises that, taken together, constitute the postmodern condition of Russian culture. The reader will find here articles about classical subversive texts (such as Nabokov's Lolita), performances (Pussy Riot), and recent, but also subversive, films. Other articles discuss such authors as Vladimir Sorokin, such sociocultural discourses as the discourse of scientific intelligentsia; post-Soviet adaptations of Socialist Realism, and contemporary trends of "complex" literature, as well as literary characters turned into cultural tropes (the Strugatsky's progressors). The book will be interesting for teachers and scholars of contemporary Russian literature and culture; it can be used both in undergraduate and graduate courses.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781618115584 20170306
Green Library

12. Rapture : a novel [2017]

l, 188 pages ; 22 cm.
  • Introduction: The Golden Excrement of the Avant-Garde Rapture Notes.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780231180832 20170626
The draft dodger Laurence yearns to take control of his destiny. Having fled to the highlands, he asserts his independence by committing a string of robberies and murders. Then he happens upon Ivlita, a beautiful young woman trapped in an intricately carved mahogany house. Laurence does not hesitate to take her as well. Determined to drape his young bride in jewels, he plots ever more daring heists. Yet when Laurence finds himself casting bombs alongside members of a revolutionary cell, he must again ask: is he a free man or a pawn of history? Rapture is a fast-paced adventure-romance and a literary treat of the highest order. With a deceptively light hand, Iliazd entertains questions that James Joyce, Virginia Woolf, and Thomas Mann once faced. How does the individual balance freedom and necessity, love and death, creativity and sterility? What is the role of violence in human history and culture? How does language both comfort and fail us in our postwar, post-Christian world? Censored for decades in the Soviet Union, Rapture was nearly lost to Russian and Western audiences. This translation rescues Laurence's surreal journey from the oblivion he, too, faces as he tries to outrun fate.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780231180832 20170626
Green Library
ix, 217 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • List of illustrations Preface Acknowledgements Note on text/translation List of abbreviations Introduction: Movement and exuberant modernism Chapter 1 The sixth sense The senses Muscular feeling and kinaesthesia Chapter 2 Search for deeper knowledge The kinaesthetic intellect 'The higher sensitivity' Kinaesthesia and synaesthesia Chapter 3 Expression in dance The new dance The Russian Hellenes 'Ach, the devil take it, they're dancing here again' Chapter 4 Speaking movement The perfect language: Andrei Bely on gesture The dance-word: the creative union of Esenin and Duncan Word plasticity: the budetliane and the bare-footed Chapter 5 By 'the fourth way' The mystic arts From Dalcroze to Gurdjieff 'Presence' Chapter 6 Thinking with the body Mayakovsky dances the fox-trot Brik-dance Who thought up biomechanics? Chapter 7 Art as bodily knowledge Technique Kinaesthesia in culture Further reading Notes Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781350014312 20170612
The touch and movement senses have a large place in the modern arts. This is widely discussed and celebrated, often enough as if it represents a breakthrough in a primarily visual age. This book turns to history to show just how significant movement and the sense of movement were to pioneers of modernism at the turn of the 20th century. It makes this history vivid through a picture of movement in the lives of an extraordinary generation of Russian artists, writers, theatre people and dancers bridging the last years of the tsars and the Revolution. Readers will gain a new perspective on the relation between art and life in the period 1890-1920 in great innovators like the poets Mayakovsky and Andrei Bely, the theatre director Meyerhold, the dancer Isadora Duncan and the young men and women in Russia inspired by her lead, and esoteric figures like Gurdjieff. Movement, and the turn to the body as a source of natural knowledge, was at the centre of idealistic creativity and hopes for a new age, for a 'new man', and this was true both for those who looked forward to the technology of the future and those who looked back to the harmony of Ancient Greece. The book weaves history and analysis into a colourful, thoughtful affirmation of movement in the expressive life.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781350014312 20170612
Green Library
xx, 217 pages ; 24 cm
  • Foreword: The ghosts of history redux: intertextuality, rewriting, adaptation / by Jozefina Komporaly
  • Introduction: The Russian and French masters. The political ghosts and ideological phantasms of Nic Ularu's The cherry orchard, a sequel
  • Adapting Moliáere and Jules Verne to Soviet censorship: Mikhail Bulgakov's A cabal of hypocrites and The crimson island
  • Gyèorgy Spirâo's The impostor: rethinking Moliáere's Tartuffe for communist Hungary
  • Shakespeare in Central and Eastern Europe. Stalinist "traitors" and "saboteurs": Matâeèi Vișniec's Richard III will not take place or scenes from the life of Meyerhold
  • Staging Hamlet as political no exit in Gâeza Beremâenyi's Halmi
  • Nedyalko Yordanov's The murder of Gonzago: reading Bulgaria's communist political culture through Shakespeare's Hamlet
  • Inserting god into politics. Specters of state power, history, and politics of the stage: Vlad Zografi's Peter or the sun spots
  • Inserting god into the communist personality cult: Stefan Tsanev's The other death of Joan of Arc
  • Conclusion.
Exploring theater practices in communist and post-communist Hungary, Romania and Bulgaria, this book analyzes intertextuality or "inter-theatricality" as a political strategy, designed to criticize contemporary political conditions while at the same time trying to circumvent censorship. In the Soviet bloc the theater of the absurd, experimentation, irony, and intertextual distancing (estrangement) were much more than mere aesthetic language games, but were planned political strategies that used indirection to say what could not be said directly. Plays by Romanian, Hungarian and Bulgarian dramatists are examined, who are "retrofitting" the past by adapting the political crimes and horrifying tactics of totalitarianism to the classical theatre (with Shakespeare a favorite) to reveal the region's traumatic history. By the sustained analysis of the aesthetic devices used as political tools, Orlich makes a very strong case for the continued relevance of the theater as one of the subtlest media in the public sphere. She embeds her close readings in a thorough historical analysis and displays a profound knowledge of the political role of theater history.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9789633861165 20170717
Green Library
21, 4, 6, 308 pages : portraits ; 24 cm.
East Asia Library
284 pages ; 18 cm.
Green Library
223 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm
""Peindre. Un homme a passé sa vie à peindre. Et quand je dis sa vie entendez bien. Le reste est gesticulation. Peindre est sa vie. Que peint-il ? Des fruits, des fleurs, l'entrée d'un roi dans une ville ? Tout ce qui s'explique est autre chose que la vie. Que sa vie. Sa vie est peindre. Inexplicablement." écrit le poète Louis Aragon. Lorsque Marc Chagall disparaît le 28 Mars -1985, la reconnaissance de son oeuvre est universelle. Peu de personnes cependant ont en mémoire les liens indéfectibles qu'il a toujours entretenus avec la poésie, en écrivant lui-même, gravant ou peignant au contact des écrivains et poètes de son temps. Sur les chemins de la poésie et dans ce "grand jeu de la couleur" dont a parlé son ami André Malraux, il aura forgé une oeuvre atypique, intense et généreuse. L'exposition, présentée au Fonds Hélène & Édouard Leclerc pour la Culture, réunit des oeuvres majeures provenant de musées internationaux et de collections privées. Ces oeuvres illustrent le thème de la Bible et les événements qui ont marqué la vie de Chagall: la révolution, la guerre, l'exil... ainsi que des textes essentiels du passé qui lui ont servi d'appui pour de grands livres illustrés: Jean de La Fontaine, Gogol... Des écrivains ou poètes dont Chagall fut l'ami proche, Guillaume Apollinaire, André Malraux, Louis Aragon... disent également d'autres rencontres d'exception qu'il fit en son temps."--Page 4 of cover.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
789 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), portraits, facsimiles ; 21 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
511 pages, 28 unnumbered pages of plaes : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
  • O rossiĭskom germanofilʹstve
  • Ob izdatelʹstve "Panteon"
  • O t͡seli͡akh "Panteona"
  • O planakh "Panteona"
  • O rezulʹtatakh "Panteona"
  • Ob ot͡senkakh "Panteona" sovremennikami
  • O finale "Panteona."
  • О российском германофильстве
  • Об издательстве "Пантеон"
  • О целях "Пантеона"
  • О планах "Пантеона"
  • О результатах "Пантеона"
  • Об оценках "Пантеона" современниками
  • О финале "Пантеона."
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
572 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
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  • Literaturot͡sentrizm i vyzovy intermedialʹnosti : slovo i...
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