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Product Description: A compelling study of “new sincerity” as a powerful cultural practice, born in perestroika-era Russia, and how it interconnects with global social and media flows The global cultural practice of a “new sincerity” in literature, media, art, design, fashion, film, and architecture grew steadily in the wake of the Soviet collapse...read more

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9780300213980 | Yale Univ Pr, January 10, 2017, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: A compelling study of “new sincerity” as a powerful cultural practice, born in perestroika-era Russia, and how it interconnects with global social and media flows The global cultural practice of a “new sincerity” in literature, media, art, design, fashion, film, and architecture grew steadily in the wake of the Soviet collapse.

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Product Description: Scholars of modernism have long addressed how literature, painting, and music reflected the radical reconceptualization of space and time in the early twentieth century—a veritable revolution in both physics and philosophy that has been characterized as precipitating an “epistemic trauma” around the world...read more

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9780810134140 | Northwestern Univ Pr, December 15, 2016, cover price $99.95 | About this edition: Scholars of modernism have long addressed how literature, painting, and music reflected the radical reconceptualization of space and time in the early twentieth century—a veritable revolution in both physics and philosophy that has been characterized as precipitating an “epistemic trauma” around the world.

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9780810134133 | Reprint edition (Northwestern Univ Pr, December 15, 2016), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Scholars of modernism have long addressed how literature, painting, and music reflected the radical reconceptualization of space and time in the early twentieth century—a veritable revolution in both physics and philosophy that has been characterized as precipitating an “epistemic trauma” around the world.

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Product Description: How did Kafka become Kafka? This eagerly anticipated third and final volume of Reiner Stach's definitive biography of the writer answers that question with more facts and insight than ever before, describing the complex personal, political, and cultural circumstances that shaped the young Franz Kafka (1883–1924)...read more
By Shelley Frisch (trans)

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9780691151984 | Princeton Univ Pr, November 1, 2016, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: How did Kafka become Kafka?

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Product Description: Born into a Polish szlachta (noble) family, the extraordinary modern novelist Joseph Conrad maintained, even in exile, strong ties to his Polish heritage and culture. Yet the author earned renown by writing in English, often about nautical adventures in remote parts of the world...read more

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9788377847862 | Maria Curie-Sklodowska Univ Pr, November 1, 2016, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: Born into a Polish szlachta (noble) family, the extraordinary modern novelist Joseph Conrad maintained, even in exile, strong ties to his Polish heritage and culture.

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Product Description: Relating the Holocaust to poetic and aesthetic phenomena has often been considered taboo, as only authentic testimony, documents, or at least 'unliterary', prosaic approaches were seen as appropriate. However, from the very beginning of Holocaust literature and culture, there were tendencies towards literarization, poetization, and ornamentalization...read more
By Reinhard Ibler (editor)

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9783838209821 | Ibidem-Verlag Haunschild/Schoen gbr, October 11, 2016, cover price $38.00 | About this edition: Relating the Holocaust to poetic and aesthetic phenomena has often been considered taboo, as only authentic testimony, documents, or at least 'unliterary', prosaic approaches were seen as appropriate.

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Product Description: On a day as any other, a devoted family man leaves his apartment to buy some coffee and goes strangely missing for a number of days. While his wife is desperately looking for him, and trying to understand his disappearance, he finds himself trapped in another woman's dreams...read more
By Jovanka Kalaba (trans)

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9781943150038 | Dalkey Archive Pr, July 22, 2016, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: On a day as any other, a devoted family man leaves his apartment to buy some coffee and goes strangely missing for a number of days.

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Product Description: This book challenges the belief in the purely linguistic nature of contemporary poetry and offers an interpretation of late twentieth-century Russian poetry as a testimony to the unforeseen annulment of communist reality and its overnight displacement by a completely unfathomable post-totalitarian order...read more

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9781628921878 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, December 18, 2014, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: This book challenges the belief in the purely linguistic nature of contemporary poetry and offers an interpretation of late twentieth-century Russian poetry as a testimony to the unforeseen annulment of communist reality and its overnight displacement by a completely unfathomable post-totalitarian order.

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9781501322662 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, June 30, 2016, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: This book challenges the belief in the purely linguistic nature of contemporary poetry and offers an interpretation of late twentieth-century Russian poetry as a testimony to the unforeseen annulment of communist reality and its overnight displacement by a completely unfathomable post-totalitarian order.

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Product Description: In The Woman in the Window: Commerce, Consensual Fantasy, and the Quest for Masculine Virtue in the Russian Novel, Russell Scott Valentino offers pioneering new insights into the historical construction of virtue and its relation to the rapidly shifting economic context in modern Russia...read more

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9780814212677 | Ohio State Univ Pr, October 28, 2014, cover price $54.95 | About this edition: In The Woman in the Window: Commerce, Consensual Fantasy, and the Quest for Masculine Virtue in the Russian Novel, Russell Scott Valentino offers pioneering new insights into the historical construction of virtue and its relation to the rapidly shifting economic context in modern Russia.

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9780814252871 | Reprint edition (Ohio State Univ Pr, June 1, 2016), cover price $21.95 | About this edition: In The Woman in the Window: Commerce, Consensual Fantasy, and the Quest for Masculine Virtue in the Russian Novel, Russell Scott Valentino offers pioneering new insights into the historical construction of virtue and its relation to the rapidly shifting economic context in modern Russia.

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Product Description: The Austrian Empire was not a colonial power in the sense that fellow actors like 19th-century England and France were. It nevertheless oversaw a multinational federation where the capital of Vienna was unmistakably linked with its eastern periphery in a quasi-colonial arrangement that inevitably shaped the cultural and intellectual life of the Habsburg Empire...read more

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9781785331329 | Berghahn Books, June 1, 2016, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: The Austrian Empire was not a colonial power in the sense that fellow actors like 19th-century England and France were.

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Product Description: In spite of the incommensurability of the Holocaust and the dropping of the first atomic bombs, the juxtaposition of Auschwitz and Hiroshima has long been a topic of serious debate. While in public memory on both sides of the Iron Curtain Auschwitz and Hiroshima have become icons of industrialized mass murder, comparative research on this iconization has been dominated by decidedly Western perspectives...read more

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9783825365486 | Universitaetsverlag Winter, June 1, 2016, cover price $68.00 | About this edition: In spite of the incommensurability of the Holocaust and the dropping of the first atomic bombs, the juxtaposition of Auschwitz and Hiroshima has long been a topic of serious debate.

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Product Description: Among the brilliant writers and thinkers who emerged from the multicultural and multilingual world of the Austro-Hungarian Empire were Joseph Roth, Robert Musil, and Ludwig Wittgenstein. For them, the trauma of World War I included the sudden loss of the geographical entity into which they had been born: in 1918, the empire was dissolved overnight, leaving Austria a small, fragile republic that would last only twenty years before being annexed by Hitler’s Third Reich...read more

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9780226054421, titled "Edge of Irony: Modernism in the Shadow of the Habsburg Empire" | Univ of Chicago Pr, May 6, 2016, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Among the brilliant writers and thinkers who emerged from the multicultural and multilingual world of the Austro-Hungarian Empire were Joseph Roth, Robert Musil, and Ludwig Wittgenstein.

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Product Description: The dramatic political struggle of Boris Pasternak and the continued success of his novel. Dr. Zhivago, have often taken center stage in discussions of this writer. Olga Raevsky Hughes chooses instead to focus on the aesthetics underlying Pasternak's snuggles and successes to explore the ways in which his views of art and the artist were applied in his writings...read more

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9780691645261 | Princeton Univ Pr, April 19, 2016, cover price $74.95 | About this edition: The dramatic political struggle of Boris Pasternak and the continued success of his novel.

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Product Description: Studying the nature of symbol in Coleridge's work, Father Barth shows that it is central to Coleridge's intellectual endeavor in poetry and criticism as well as in philosophy and theology. He finds symbol to be an essentially religious reality for Coleridge, one that partakes of the nature of a sacrament, especially sacrament as an encounter between material and spiritual reality...read more

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9780691643946 | Princeton Univ Pr, April 19, 2016, cover price $74.95 | About this edition: Studying the nature of symbol in Coleridge's work, Father Barth shows that it is central to Coleridge's intellectual endeavor in poetry and criticism as well as in philosophy and theology.

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9780691616704 | Princeton Univ Pr, March 8, 2015, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Studying the nature of symbol in Coleridge's work, Father Barth shows that it is central to Coleridge's intellectual endeavor in poetry and criticism as well as in philosophy and theology.

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Product Description: Im Fall der polnischen Literatur aus den Jahren 1914-1920 verbinden sich literarische Texte als Medien des kollektiven Gedachtnisses mit spezifischen Sinnstiftungsstrategien. Kollektiv wichtige Erinnerungsorte werden hier im Zusammenhang mit Machtverhaltnissen, gruppenbezogenen Sinnbedurfnissen und Interessen konstruiert und konstituiert...read more

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9783847105589 | Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht Gmbh & Co, April 1, 2016, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Im Fall der polnischen Literatur aus den Jahren 1914-1920 verbinden sich literarische Texte als Medien des kollektiven Gedachtnisses mit spezifischen Sinnstiftungsstrategien.

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Product Description: Im Vorwort zum ersten Band seiner Zeitschrift Magazin der Spanischen und Portugiesischen Literatur sprach Friedrich Justin Bertuch von den Vermittlern als ""Bienen fremder Literaturen"", welche die Sprachgrenzen |berflögen und literarisches Neuland erschlössen...read more

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9783447105675 | Otto Harrassowitz, May 1, 2016, cover price $84.00 | About this edition: Im Vorwort zum ersten Band seiner Zeitschrift Magazin der Spanischen und Portugiesischen Literatur sprach Friedrich Justin Bertuch von den Vermittlern als ""Bienen fremder Literaturen"", welche die Sprachgrenzen |berflögen und literarisches Neuland erschlössen.

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Product Description: Poor old Gregor. One day he's depressed about his dreary traveling salesman gig, the next, he's roaching around the apartment and disgusting his family. All that's left is creeping the walls and eating garbage. How's his sis ever going to find a sugar daddy with her grotty bro in tow...read more

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9780785825128, titled "Metamorphosis" | Chartwell Books, March 30, 2009, cover price $7.99 | also contains The Metamorphosis, The Metamorphosis | About this edition: This book tells the tale of Gregor Samsa, a young salesman, who wakes up one day to find he has turned into ‘a kind of giant bug’.
9781400047956 | Crown Pub, August 1, 2003, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: In graphic novel format, reworks Kafka's tale of family and alienation featuring traveling saleman Gregor Samsa, who awakens in his family home one morning to find himself turned into a giant bug.
9780884114505, titled "Metamorphosis" | Amereon Ltd, October 1, 1983, cover price $20.95 | About this edition: When Gregor Samsa awakens one morning, he discovers that he has changed into a giant dung beetle
9780814901298, titled "Metamorphosis" | Vanguard Pr, June 1, 1946, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: When Gregor Samsa awakens one morning he discovers that he has changed into a large dung beetle

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9781532857126 | Createspace Independent Pub, April 24, 2016, cover price $6.99 | also contains The Metamorphosis, The Metamorphosis | About this edition: Experience the Absurdist Genius of Franz Kafka's Greatest Work Some mornings are better than others.
9781530179572, titled "Metamorphosis" | Createspace Independent Pub, February 23, 2016, cover price $9.99 | also contains The Metamorphosis, The Metamorphosis | About this edition: The Metamorphosis is a novella by Franz Kafka, first published in 1915.
9781530179930, titled "Metamorphosis" | Original edition (Createspace Independent Pub, February 23, 2016), cover price $11.95 | also contains The Metamorphosis, The Metamorphosis | About this edition: The Metamorphosis is a novella by Franz Kafka, first published in 1915.
9781530180035, titled "Metamorphosis" | Original edition (Createspace Independent Pub, February 23, 2016), cover price $14.99 | also contains The Metamorphosis, The Metamorphosis | About this edition: The Metamorphosis is a novella by Franz Kafka, first published in 1915.
9781530180127, titled "Metamorphosis" | Original edition (Createspace Independent Pub, February 23, 2016), cover price $11.75 | also contains The Metamorphosis, The Metamorphosis | About this edition: The Metamorphosis is a novella by Franz Kafka, first published in 1915.
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Miscellaneous:

9780307717009 | Crown Pub, September 8, 2009, cover price $10.95 | also contains The Metamorphosis, The Metamorphosis

Miscellaneous:

9781605149011, titled "Metamorphosis" | Unabridged edition (Findaway World Llc, May 1, 2008), cover price $34.99 | also contains The Metamorphosis, The Metamorphosis | About this edition: Gregor Samsa wakes up one morning to find he has been transformed into a gigantic insect.
9781605143873, titled "Metamorphosis" | Unabridged edition (Findaway World Llc, May 1, 2008), cover price $29.99 | also contains The Metamorphosis, The Metamorphosis | About this edition: A classic allegory where Gregor Samsa wakes from troubled dreams, to find himself transformed into a horrible vermin

CD/Spoken Word:

9781520000718 | Unabridged edition (Dreamscape Media Llc, February 23, 2016), cover price $39.99 | also contains The Metamorphosis, The Metamorphosis | About this edition: The Metamorphosis is a serious of stories that follow the life of Gregor Samsa, a traveling salesman.
9781520000756 | Mp3 una edition (Dreamscape Media Llc, February 23, 2016), cover price $29.99 | also contains The Metamorphosis, The Metamorphosis | About this edition: The Metamorphosis is a serious of stories that follow the life of Gregor Samsa, a traveling salesman.
9789626342862, titled "Metamorphosis" | Unabridged edition (Naxos Audio Books, May 1, 2003), cover price $17.98 | About this edition: A seemingly typical man wakes up one morning to discover that he has been transformed into a gigantic insect, and must deal with the depression over his new physical alteration, as well as the rejection of his family.

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9789626347867, titled "Metamorphosis" | Abridged edition (Naxos Audio Books, June 1, 2003), cover price $13.98
9780736622295, titled "Metamorphosis" | Unabridged edition (Books on Tape, December 1, 1992), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: THE METAMORPHOSIS begins as its protagonist, Gregor Samsa, wakes up one morning to find that he has become a huge insect.
9780881423747, titled "Metamorphosis" | Soundelux Audio Pub, January 1, 1986, cover price $5.98

Reinforced:

9780606039796 | Demco Media, September 1, 1989, cover price $14.50 | also contains The Metamorphosis, The Metamorphosis | About this edition: Writings by and about Kafka and textual notes accompany his translations of his early-twentieth-century work

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9781435277663 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, May 16, 2008), cover price $14.95 | also contains The Metamorphosis, The Metamorphosis
9780808509721 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Writings by and about Kafka and textual notes accompany this translation of his early-twentieth-century work

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Product Description: Der Band widmet sich den Wechselbeziehungen, Wechselwirkungen, aber auch Analogien und auffälligen Divergenzen zwischen Kunst, Literatur und Wissenschaft im Wien der Jahrhundertwende sowie in der ukrainischen Moderne und Avantgarde...read more
By Johann Sonnleitner (editor)

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9783631666166 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, April 20, 2016, cover price $58.95 | About this edition: Der Band widmet sich den Wechselbeziehungen, Wechselwirkungen, aber auch Analogien und auffälligen Divergenzen zwischen Kunst, Literatur und Wissenschaft im Wien der Jahrhundertwende sowie in der ukrainischen Moderne und Avantgarde.

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Product Description: Reading the twelve major novels of Lawrence Durrell, this study argues for their consideration as a single major project, an opus, marked by themes of liminality and betweenness. As major texts of mid-twentieth-century literature, repeatedly earning nominations for the Nobel Prize, Durrell’s work has attracted renewed critical attention since his centenary in 2012...read more

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9781611478464 | Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Pr, July 1, 2016, cover price $70.00 | About this edition: Reading the twelve major novels of Lawrence Durrell, this study argues for their consideration as a single major project, an opus, marked by themes of liminality and betweenness.

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Product Description: Der Kern nationaler Identität ist im Wesentlichen in den kollektiven Erzählungen einer Gemeinschaft zu finden. Die Polen gelten als ein geschichtsbesessenes Volk. Die vorliegende Studie will diesem gängigen Klischee nachgehen. Welche ""grossen Erzählungen"" ihrer Geschichte sind in Roman und Essay in der Volksrepublik Polen gestaltet worden? Die Analyse offenbart erstaunliche Gemeinsamkeiten zwischen systemkonformen Konfigurationen der Historie im Sinne des historischen Materialismus und solchen, die eigentlich als ""Gegenerzählungen"" einer auf romantischen Traditionen aufbauenden Schreibweise oppositioneller Autoren konzipiert sind...read more

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9783825365981 | Universitaetsverlag Winter, June 1, 2016, cover price $94.00 | About this edition: Der Kern nationaler Identität ist im Wesentlichen in den kollektiven Erzählungen einer Gemeinschaft zu finden.

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Product Description: In Verbindung mit dem Jenaer DFG-Projekt ""Utopie im post-utopischen Zeitalter. Gesellschaftskritik und Gattungsinnovation im zeitgenössischen russischen Roman"" fand im September 2014 an der Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena ein internationaler Workshop zum Thema ""Utopie in der Krise? Zeitenwenden und ihre Verarbeitung in slavischen Literaturen des 20...read more
By Olga Sazontchik (editor)

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9783447105392 | Otto Harrassowitz, February 25, 2016, cover price $52.00 | About this edition: In Verbindung mit dem Jenaer DFG-Projekt ""Utopie im post-utopischen Zeitalter.

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Product Description: Leo Tolstoy is one of the most celebrated novelists of all time. As well as writing literary classics such as Anna Karenina and War and Peace he was also the author of some hugely influential critical and philosophical works. First published in 1898 his book length essay What is Art? has lost none of its power to challenge our perception of art and its function in society today...read more
By W. Garth Jones (introduced by), A. Maude (trans) and Leo Tolstoy

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9781474265096 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, February 25, 2016, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Leo Tolstoy is one of the most celebrated novelists of all time.

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Product Description: Die Heiligen Kyrill und Method spielen durch ihre Bibelübersetzung und die Schaffung eines slawischen (glagolitischen) Alphabets eine herausragende Rolle für die religiöse, kulturelle und nationale Identität der Slawen. Die Beiträge dieses Bandes aus Kultur-, Literatur- und Sprachwissenschaft setzen sich mit dem geistigen Erbe der Slawenapostel im 21...read more

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9783631659113 | Bilingual edition (Peter Lang Pub Inc, February 10, 2016), cover price $72.95 | About this edition: Die Heiligen Kyrill und Method spielen durch ihre Bibelübersetzung und die Schaffung eines slawischen (glagolitischen) Alphabets eine herausragende Rolle für die religiöse, kulturelle und nationale Identität der Slawen.

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Product Description: Die Beiträge dieses Bandes behandeln unter primär komparatistischer Perspektive Muster kultureller Rezeption und Interaktion in Mitteleuropa mit einem Schwerpunkt auf der Moderne; der Fokus liegt dabei auf der tschechischen, ukrainischen und slowenischen Literatur und deren Kontextualisierung im Rahmen der Donaumonarchie...read more

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9783631668863 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, February 10, 2016, cover price $72.95 | About this edition: Die Beiträge dieses Bandes behandeln unter primär komparatistischer Perspektive Muster kultureller Rezeption und Interaktion in Mitteleuropa mit einem Schwerpunkt auf der Moderne; der Fokus liegt dabei auf der tschechischen, ukrainischen und slowenischen Literatur und deren Kontextualisierung im Rahmen der Donaumonarchie.

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Product Description: The Russian writer Lydia Ginzburg (1902–90) is best known for her Notes from the Leningrad Blockade and for influential critical studies, such as On Psychological Prose, investigating the problem of literary character in French and Russian novels and memoirs...read more

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9780691166797, titled "Lydia Ginzburg's Prose: Reality in Search of Literature" | Princeton Univ Pr, January 5, 2016, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: The Russian writer Lydia Ginzburg (1902–90) is best known for her Notes from the Leningrad Blockade and for influential critical studies, such as On Psychological Prose, investigating the problem of literary character in French and Russian novels and memoirs.

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9780536583802, titled "Economics of Crime Theory and Practice: Theory and Practice" | 3rd edition (Ginn Pr, June 1, 1993), cover price $40.43 | also contains Economics of Crime Theory and Practice: Theory and Practice

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Product Description: In most contemporary historical writing the picture of modern life in Habsburg Central Europe is a gloomy story of the failure of rationalism and the rise of protofascist movements. This book tells a different story, focusing on the Czech writers and artists distinguished by their optimistic view of the world in the years before WWI...read more

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9781137486486, titled "Art and Life in Modernist Prague: Karel Capek and His Generation, 1911-1938" | Reprint edition (Palgrave Macmillan, January 5, 2016), cover price $39.99 | About this edition: In most contemporary historical writing the picture of modern life in Habsburg Central Europe is a gloomy story of the failure of rationalism and the rise of protofascist movements.

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