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Russian Disco
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Born in Moscow, Wladimir Kaminer emigrated to Berlin in the early ´90s when he was 22. Russian Disco is a series of short and comic autobiographical vignettes about life among the émigrés in the explosive and extraordinary multi-cultural atmosphere of ´90s Berlin. It´s an exotic, vodka-fuelled millennial Goodbye to Berlin. The stories show a wonderful, innocent, deadpan economy of style reminiscent of the great humorists. [Several of his European editors make a comparison with current bestseller David Sedaris.] Kaminer manages to say a great deal without seeming to say much at all. He speaks about the offbeat personal events of his own life but captures something universal about our disjointed times.

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Stand: Jan 16, 2019
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Russian Ark
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Auf wundersame Weise trifft ein zeitgenössischer russischer Filmemacher (Sokurov selbst?) in der Eremitage des frühen 18. Jahrhunderts auf einen zynischen französischen Diplomaten aus dem 19. Jahrhundert. Während der Marquis und der Regisseur die prachtvollen Flure und Säle des Gebäudes erkunden, werden sie zu Zeugen der zaristischen Geschichte Russlands. Vor ihren Augen entfalten sich ganz erstaunliche Szenen. Peter der Große etwa peitscht einen seiner Generäle aus, Katharina die Große hetzt bei der Aufführung ihres eigenen Theaterstücks auf die Toilette. Der Film endet schließlich vor gigantischer Kulisse, in einem königlichen Ballsaal des Jahres 1913, bevölkert von hunderten tanzender Gäste.

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Stand: Jan 16, 2019
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Colloquial Russian
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Colloquial Russian provides a step-by-step course in Russian as it is written and spoken today.

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Stand: Jan 16, 2019
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A Russian Journal
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Steinbeck and Capa´s account of their journey through Cold War Russia is a classic piece of reportage and travel writing. Just after the Iron Curtain fell on Eastern Europe, Pulitzer Prize-winning author John Steinbeck and acclaimed war photographer Robert Capa ventured into the Soviet Union to report for the New York Herald Tribune. This rare opportunity took the famous travelers not only to Moscow and Stalingrad - now Volgograd - but through the countryside of the Ukraine and the Caucasus. Hailed by the New York Times as ´´superb´´ when it first appeared in 1948, A Russian Journal is the distillation of their journey and remains a remarkable memoir and unique historical document. What they saw and movingly recorded in words and on film was what Steinbeck called ´´the great other side there ? the private life of the Russian people.´´ Unlike other Western reporting about Russia at the time, A Russian Journal is free of ideological obsessions. Rather, Steinbeck and Capa recorded the grim realities of factory workers, government clerks, and peasants, as they emerged from the rubble of World War II-represented here in Capa´s stirring photographs alongside Steinbeck´s masterful prose. Through it all, we are given intimate glimpses of two artists at the height of their powers, answering their need to document human struggle. This edition features an introduction by Steinbeck scholar Susan Shillinglaw. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

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Stand: Jan 16, 2019
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The Russian Revolution
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This updated new edition of Sheila Fitzpatrick´s classic short history of the Russian Revolution takes into account the centenary of the Revolution in 2017 and what it means today.

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Stand: Jan 16, 2019
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The Russian Canvas
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The Russian Canvas charts the remarkable rise of Russian painting in the 18th and 19th centuries, and the nature of its relationship with other European schools. Starting with the foundation of the Imperial Academy of the Arts in 1757 and culminating with the assassination of Tsar Alexander II in 1881, it details the professionalization and wide-ranging activities of painters against a backdrop of dramatic social and political change. The Imperial Academy formalized artistic training but later became a foil for dissent, as successive generations of painters negotiated their own positions between pan-European engagement and local and national identities. Drawing on original archival research, this groundbreaking book recontextualizes the work of major artists, revives the reputations of others, and explores the complex developments that took Russian painters from provincial anonymity to international acclaim.

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Stand: Jan 16, 2019
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Using Russian
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Using Russian is a guide to Russian usage for those who have already acquired the basics of the language and wish to extend their knowledge. Clear, readable and easy to consult, it will prove invaluable to students seeking to improve their fluency and confidence in Russian. This second edition has been substantially revised and expanded to incorporate fresh material and up-to-date information. Many of the original chapters have been rewritten and one brand new chapter has been added, providing a clear picture of Russian usage in the 21st century.

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Stand: Jan 16, 2019
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Russian Blades
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Passend zur WM darf natürlich ein Teil ganz gewiss nicht in unserer Russia-Collection fehlen: ein Fußball. Unser Russian Blades Fußball in mattem schwarz eignet sich perfekt für jeden Straßenkick.

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Stand: Jan 4, 2019
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Russian Standard Original Vodka / 40 % Vol. / 1...
€ 15.40 *
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(€ 15.40 / Liter)

Nr. 1 unter den Premium Wodkas in Russland Sehr weicher, reiner Vodka, der ohne Brennen auskommt Zu 100 % russisch: Von den Zutaten bis zur Abfüllung Hochwertiger Winterweizen – sehr weiches Wasser 200-fach destilliert und mit Kohle- & Quarz gefiltert Herstellungsland: Russland Lebensmittelunternehmer: Borco-Marken-Import Matthiesen GmbH & CO. KG - Winsbergring 12-22 - 22525 Hamburg - Deutschland Deklaration: Wodka

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Stand: Nov 20, 2018
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Russian Formalism
€ 80.99 *
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Frontmatter -- FOREWORD TO THE SECOND EDITION -- PREFACE -- FOREWORD -- CONTENTS -- PART I: HISTORY -- I. THE FORERUNNERS -- II. APPROACHES TO FORMALISM. From the ´Forest of Symbols´ to the ´Self-Valuable Word´ -- III. THE EMERGENCE OF THE FORMALIST SCHOOL -- IV. ´THE YEARS OF STRUGGLE AND POLEMICS´ (1916-1920) -- V. TURBULENT GROWTH (1921-1926) -- VI. MARXISM VERSUS FORMALISM -- VII. CRISIS AND ROUT (1926-1930) -- VIII. REPERCUSSIONS -- IX. FORMALISM REDEFINED -- PART II: DOCTRINE -- X. BASIC CONCEPTS -- XI. LITERATURE AND ´LIFE´-FORMALIST AND STRUCTURALIST VIEW -- XII. VERSE STRUCTURE: SOUND AND MEANING -- XIII. STYLE AND COMPOSITION -- XIV. LITERARY DYNAMICS -- XV. STOCK-TAKING -- BIBLIOGRAPHY -- INDEX

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Stand: Jan 16, 2019
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Russian Thinkers
€ 12.99 *
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Required reading for fans of Tom Stoppard´s The Coast of Utopia-the landmark investigation into Russian history and thought Few, if any, English-language critics have written as perceptively as Isaiah Berlin about Russian thought and culture. Russian Thinkers is his unique meditation on the impact that Russia´s outstanding writers and philosophers had on its culture. In addition to Tolstoy´s philosophy of history, which he addresses in his most famous essay, ´´The Hedgehog and the Fox,´´ Berlin considers the social and political circumstances that produced such men as Herzen, Bakunin, Turgenev, Belinsky, and others of the Russian intelligentsia, who made up, as Berlin describes, ´´the largest single Russian contribution to social change in the world.´´ For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

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Stand: Jan 16, 2019
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Russian Stories
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Twelve tales by such masters as Chekhov, Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, Pushkin, others. Excellent word-for-word English translations on facing pages, plus teaching and study aids, Russian/English vocabulary, biographical/critical introductions, more.

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Stand: Jan 16, 2019
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