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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.
Celebrating the one-hundredth anniversary of Andrey Bely's Petersburg, this volume offers a cross-section of essays that address the most pertinent aspects of his 1916 masterpiece. The plot is relatively a simple one: Nikolai Apollonovich is ordered by a group of terrorists to assassinate his father, the prominent senator, Apollon Apollonovich Ableukhov. Nevertheless, Bely's polyphonic, experimental prose invokes such diverse themes as: Greek mythology, the apocalypse, family dynamics, psychology, Russian history, theosophy, revolution, and European literary influences. Considered by Vladimir Nabokov to be one of the twentieth century's four greatest masterpieces, Petersburg is the first novel in which the city is the hero. Frequently compared to Joyce's Ulysses, no novel did more to help launch modernism in turn-of-the century Russia.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781618115751 20170829
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510 pages ; 22 cm
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
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75 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
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336 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 30 cm
Green Library

5. The Hamburg score [2017]

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

7. Kongrevova raketa [2017]

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351 pages ; 21 cm.
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425 pages, 20 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 22 cm
  • Publikat͡sii: Iz dnevnikov 1974-1975 / Lev Losev
  • Otvety na anketu (publ. Galiny Glushanok) / Lev Losev
  • Otvety na voprosy zhurnala "22" / Lev Losev
  • "Vozdukh sokhranennyĭ i vozdukh vorovannyĭ": kulʹturnai͡a izoli͡at͡sii͡a pisateleĭ-ėmigrantov (publ. I͡A. Klot͡sa) / Lev Losev
  • Stikhi: "Pereplavil ne v zoloto, v nikelʹ..." / Mikhail Eremin
  • Zapozdaloe posvi͡ashchenie Lʹvu Losevu / Bakhyt Kenzheev
  • Lev Vladimirovich / Shana Smit
  • nʹi͡u-khemshir / Alekseĭ T͡Svetkov
  • Vospominanii͡a: Lev Losev i Iosif Brodskiĭ (na fotografii͡akh) / Solomon Volkov
  • Zametki o Lʹve Loseve / Sergeĭ Gandlevskiĭ
  • Veshchʹ iz i͡azyka / Aleksandr Genis
  • Bolʹshe chem edinit͡sa / Igorʹ Efimov
  • Perekhod granit͡sy / Olʹga Isaeva
  • Lesha v Skinnerville / Dzheĭms L. Raĭs
  • Chelovek zhivet igrai͡a / Alekseĭ Samoĭlov
  • Kak on skazal / Vladimir Frumkin
  • Statʹi: Nechustvitelʹnyĭ Losev / Andreĭ Arʹev
  • Gimn deĭstvitelʹnoĭ svobody: obrashchenii͡a k poėticheskoĭ tradit͡sii OBĖRIU v blokadnykh tekstakh / Polina Barskova
  • Udvoennai͡a auditorii͡a i dvoĭnoe videnie: ėzopovskie glubiny "Dvukh tramvaev" Osipa Mandelʹshtama / Sara Pankenʹer Velʹd
  • Sinekdokhos / Ilʹi͡a Vinit͡skiĭ
  • Losev, Brodskiĭ, Uolkott, Khini, Ėliot, Oden, Ĭeĭts, Vertov, Lenin i Khodzha Nasredin / Mikhail Gronas
  • "Pushkinskie mesta" Lʹva Loseva i ikh okrestnosti / Aleksandr Zholkovskiĭ
  • Darvinovskai͡a ėstetika Brodskogo / Ėndri͡u Kan
  • Lev Losev i vopros o literature russkoĭ ėmigrat͡sii
  • Ellipsis i alli͡uzii͡a: izgnanie i i͡azykovye strategii v poėzii Lʹva Loseva (na materiale stikhotvoreniĭ iz knigi "Chudesnyĭ desant") / Genri V. Pikford
  • Eremin, povtor, zagadka / Stefani Sandler
  • Igra so shprit͡sem / Roman Timenchik
  • T͡Svetaevskai͡a optika Brodskogo / Kėtrin Chipiela
  • Vkus i͡azyka izgnanʹi͡a: stolknovenie Lʹva Loseva s angliĭskim / Barri P. Sherr.
  • Публикации: Из дневников 1974-1975 / Лев Лосев
  • Ответы на анкету (публ. Галины Глушанок) / Лев Лосев
  • Ответы на вопросы журнала "22" / Лев Лосев
  • "Воздух сохраненный и воздух ворованный": культурная изоляция писателей-эмигрантов (публ. Я. Клоца) / Лев Лосев
  • Стихи: "Переплавил не в золото, в никель..." / Михаил Еремин
  • Запоздалое посвящение Льву Лосеву / Бахыт Кенжеев
  • Lev Vladimirovich / Шана Смит
  • нью-хемшир / Алексей Цветков
  • Воспоминания: Лев Лосев и Иосиф Бродский (на фотографиях) / Соломон Волков
  • Заметки о Льве Лосеве / Сергей Гандлевский
  • Вещь из языка / Александр Генис
  • Больше чем единица / Игорь Ефимов
  • Переход границы / Ольга Исаева
  • Леша в Скиннервилле / Джеймс Л. Райс
  • Человек живет играя / Алексей Самойлов
  • Как он сказал / Владимир Фрумкин
  • Статьи: Нечуствительный Лосев / Андрей Арьев
  • Гимн действительной свободы: обращения к поэтической традиции ОБЭРИУ в блокадных текстах / Полина Барскова
  • Удвоенная аудитория и двойное видение: эзоповские глубины "Двух трамваев" Осипа Мандельштама / Сара Панкеньер Вельд
  • Синекдохос / Илья Виницкий
  • Лосев, Бродский, Уолкотт, Хини, Элиот, Оден, Йейтс, Вертов, Ленин и Ходжа Насредин / Михаил Гронас
  • "Пушкинские места" Льва Лосева и их окрестности / Александр Жолковский
  • Дарвиновская эстетика Бродского / Эндрю Кан
  • Лев Лосев и вопрос о литературе русской эмиграции
  • Еллипсис и аллюзия: изгнание и языковые стратегии в поэзии Льва Лосева (на материале стихотворений из книги "Чудесный десант") / Генри В. Пикфорд
  • Еремин, повтор, загадка / Стефани Сандлер
  • Игра со шприцем / Роман Тименчик
  • Цветаевская оптика Бродского / Кэтрин Чипиела
  • Вкус языка изгнанья: столкновение Льва Лосева с английским / Барри П. Шерр.
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949 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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605 pages ; 24 cm.
Green Library
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264 pages ; 21 cm.
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655 pages : illustration ; 25 cm
Hoover Library
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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

14. Rapture : a novel [2017]

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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
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xix, 278 pages ; 24 cm.
  • IntroductionForms of Time-Space (Chronotope) in PoetryPart One. Beyond Barriers: Avant-Gardе and Futurism1. Forms of Chronotope in Avant-Garde Poetry 2. "The King of Time" and "The Slave of Time": Velimir Khlebnikov and Vladimir Mayakovsky Part Two. Chronotopes of Reality and History in the Poetry of Osip Mandelstam, W. B. Yeats, and Ezra Pound 1. Nature and "The Artifice of Eternity": The Relation to Nature and Reality for Yeats, Pound, and Mandelstam 2. "Sailing to Byzantium"-"Sailing after Knowledge": Byzantium as a Symbol of Cultural Heritage in Mandelstam, Yeats, and Pound3. Fear and Awe: Osip Mandelstam's "The Slate Ode" Part Three. T. S. Eliot: "Liberation from the Future as Well as the Past" 1. The Waste Land as a Human Drama Revealed by Eliot's Dialogic Imagination2. "Liberation from the Future as well as the Past": Time-Space and History in Four QuartetsPart Four. Joseph Brodsky: "The River of Time" or "What Gets Left of a Man" Part Five. John Ashbery: "Time Is an Emulsion" Part Six. Charles Bernstein: "Of Time and the Line"Abbreviations BibliographyIndex.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781618116260 20170925
This book explores the changing perception of time and space in avant-garde, modernist, and contemporary poetry. The author characterizes the works of modern Russian, French, and Anglo-American poets based on their attitudes towards reality, time, space, and history revealed in their poetics. The author compares the work of major Russian innovative poets Osip Mandelstam, Velimir Khlebnikov, Vladimir Mayakovsky, and Joseph Brodsky with that of W. B. Yeats, T. S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, and, in spite of the postmodernist "estrangement" of reality, the author proves that similar traces can be found in the work of contemporary American poets John Ashbery and Charles Bernstein. Both affinities and drastic differences are revealed in the poets' attitudes towards time-space, reality, and history.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781618116260 20170925
Green Library
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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
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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
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541 pages ; 21 cm
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317 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm
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21, 4, 6, 308 pages : portraits ; 24 cm.
East Asia Library

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