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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 47 new and published books in the subject of Russian & Slavic — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Cognitive Poetics and Cultural Memory

    Russian Literary Mnemonics

    By Mikhail Gronas

    In this volume, Gronas addresses the full range of psychological, social, and historical issues that bear on the mnemonic existence of modern literary works, particularly Russian literature. He focuses on the mnemonic processes involved in literary creativity, and the question of how our memories...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Myth of the Russian Intelligentsia

    Old Intellectuals in the New Russia

    By Inna Kochetkova

    Russia is one of the few countries in the world where intellectuals existed as a social group and shared a unique social identity. This book focuses on one of the most important and influential groups of Russian intellectuals - the 1960s generation of shestidesyatniki - often considered the...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Gender and Sexuality in Russian Civilisation

    Edited by Peter I. Barta

    Series: Routledge Harwood Studies in Russian and European Literature

    Gender and Sexuality in Russian Civilisation considers gender and sexuality in modern Russia in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Chapters look individually at gender and sexuality through history, art, folklore, philosophy or literature,but are also arranged into sections according to...

    Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Vernaculars of Communism

    Language, Ideology and Power in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe

    Edited by Petre Petrov, Lara Ryazanova-Clarke

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Russia and Eastern Europe

    The political revolutions which established state socialism in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe were accompanied by revolutions in the word, as the communist project implied not only remaking the world but also renaming it. As new institutions, social roles, rituals and behaviours emerged, so...

    Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Mikhail Bakhtin

    By Alastair Renfrew

    Series: Routledge Critical Thinkers

    Mikhail Bakhtin was one of the twentieth century’s most influential literary theorists. This accessible introduction to his thought begins with the questions ‘Why Bakhtin?’ and ‘Who was Bakhtin?’, before dealing in detail with his ideas on authorship and subjecthood, language, dialogism,...

    Published November 20th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Dostoevsky and The Idea of Russianness

    A New Perspective on Unity and Brotherhood

    By Sarah Hudspith

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    This book examines Dostoevsky's interest in, and engagement with, "Slavophilism" - a Russian mid-nineteenth century movement of conservative nationalist thought. It explores Dostoevsky's views, as expressed in both his non-fiction and fiction, on the religious, spiritual and moral ideas which he...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Routledge Library Editions: Tolstoy and Dostoevsky

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Tolstoy and Dostoevsky

    This varied set presents a rich selection of renowned and lesser-known treatments of the Russian masters – considered by some the greatest novelists of all time – from the 1920s through to the ‘90s. Routledge Library Editions: Tolstoy and Dostoevsky includes works of accessible biography, lucid...

    Published August 8th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Tolstoy's 'What is Art?'

    By Terry Diffey

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Tolstoy and Dostoevsky

    With its demand that works of art be judged according to the their morally didactic content, Tolstoy’s reviled aesthetics has seemed to exclude from the canon far too many works widely accepted as masterpieces, including Shakespeare and Beethoven. This book, first published in 1985, argues that...

    Published August 8th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Tolstoy: An Approach bound with Dostoevsky: A Study

    By Janko Lavrin

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Tolstoy and Dostoevsky

    This volume contains two concise works by the innovative twentieth-century literary critic Janko Lavrin, offering accessible and thoughtful introductions to the two greatest Russian novelists. It provides a perfect point of access into the often bewildering world of Russian literature, and the...

    Published August 8th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Tolstoy

    By Ernest Joseph Simmons

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Tolstoy and Dostoevsky

    Tolstoy’s fame as one of the world’s greatest novelists has never been in doubt, but the importance of his views on the social, moral and religious issues of his time is not so widely recognised. This study, first published in 1973, presents an introduction to the historical and cultural background...

    Published August 8th 2014 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Hungarian Folktales: The Art of Zsuzsanna Palk-

    To Be Published June 29th 2015
  2. Politics, Identity, and Mobility in Travel Writing
    Edited by Miguel A. Cabañas, Jeanne Dubino, Veronica Salles-Reese, Gary Totten
    To Be Published July 17th 2015
  3. Turgenev and the Context of English Literature 1850-1900
    By Glyn Turton
    To Be Published July 31st 2015
  4. Gogol
    By Janko Lavrin
    To Be Published August 24th 2015
  5. An Introduction to the Russian Novel
    By Janko Lavrin
    To Be Published August 24th 2015

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