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Russian Experimental Fiction: Resisting Ideology After Utopia

By: Clowes, Edith W.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey, Princeton University Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08332

ISBN: 069103222X

Condition: Very Good


Ex-Library copy with stamps, marks, and a card pocket indicating such. About fine condition except for the library markings. 236 pages with Bibliography and Index. Publisher's synopsis: "Clowes advances the provocative hypothesis that the certain recent Russian novels constitute a special category of 'meta-utopian' works by virtue of their playful skepticism toward political and social 'realities' of the past, present, and future." View more info

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Rozenie Ou Les Moscovites

By: D'Estaing, Charles-Henri

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, East European Monographs, Boulder/Columbia University Press: 1993

Seller ID: 09427

ISBN: 0880332808

Condition: Near Fine


Dark blue cloth with gilt title on the spine. Gift inscription inside the front cover, otherwise fine. 154 pages with Selected Bibliography. Introduction and Notes by Jean-Pierre Cap. A previously unpublished play from eighteenth-century France. Russia's Catherine I is the heroine of the play and this play is historically significant for having been the only work in French to glorify Catherine I. This book is organized into the following sections: Foreword, Critical Intr... View more info

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Klassenlekture 106 Autoren stellen sich vor mit ihren selbst ausgewahlten Texten

By: Engelmann, Bernt and Walter Jens

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hamburg, Germany, Albrecht Knaus Verlag: 1982

Seller ID: 08280

ISBN: 3813563774

Condition: Near Fine


525 pages. German text. View more info

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Critical Essays

By: Enzensberger, Hans Magnus Edited By Reinhold Grimm and Bruce armstrong)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Continuum: 1982

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 04487

ISBN: 0826402585

Condition: Very Good


Former library copy from the Goethe Institute in Houston, whose stamp is on the page facing the title page. Other markings include a label on the spine and a card pocket. The jacket has a protective cover adhered to the book. A clean copy other than the library markings. Translated into English for this volume, No. 98, in the German Library Series. [xvi] 250 pp., Foreword by John Simon. View more info

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The Writings in Prose and Verse of Rudyard Kipling, Volume XXV: Rewards and Fairies

By: Kipling, Rudyard

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1911

Seller ID: 09995

Condition: Very Good


Reddish-brown cloth with gilt lettering and decoration to the spine and gilt border on the front cover as well as around an embossed, white elephant cameo in the center of the front cover. Top-edge gilt, fore-edge and bottom edge uncut linen paper. Rubbing to the spine, bumping to the corners, and some wear the gilt borders. Binding tight and square. Light foxing to the first and last several pages. 378 pages with illustrations from drawings by Frank Craig. Each illustra... View more info

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Tomboy

By: Meinecke, Thomas

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Franfurt, Suhrkamp: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 06449

ISBN: 3518409956

Condition: Very Good


Light wear, rubbing to jacket. Ex-lib copy form the Goethe Institute in Houston. Usual library markings to spine, endpapers. Jacket adhered to boards with clear protector. Clean copy in nice condition aside from library markings. View more info

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Four Contemporary Russian Writers

By: Porter, Robert

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Oxford, England, Berg Publishers: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08330

ISBN: 0854962468

Condition: Very Good


Ex-Library copy with stamps, marks, and a card pocket indicating such. About fine condition except for the library markings. 184 pages with Biographical Notes, Selected Bibliography, and Index. The four writers: Rasputin, Aitmatov, Voynovich, and Vladimov. View more info

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The Dramatick Writings of Will. Shakspere, with the Notes of all the various Commentators; Printed Complete from the First Editions of Sam. Johnson and Geo. Steevens. Volume the Seventh containing Merchant of Venice and As You Like It.

By: Shakespeare, William

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, John Bell: 1788

Seller ID: 09992

Condition: Fair


Leather-bound with gilt lettering and decoration to spine and gilt decorative border to the covers. Measures 3.75 X 5.75 inches (9.5 X 14.5 cm). Wear to spine and corners. Upper-spine peeling. All edges gilt, scratched and darkened. Some light interior foxing. Previous owner name. Volume 7 with Merchant of Venice and As You Like It. Two illustrations precede each play, depicting a scene from one of the acts, followed by "Observations" on the play by Samuel Johnson. Each ... View more info

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The Dramatick Writings of Will. Shakspere, with the Notes of all the various Commentators; Printed Complete from the First Editions of Sam. Johnson and Geo. Steevens. Volume the Eighth containing Taming of the Shrew and All's Well that Ends Well.

By: Shakespeare, William

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, John Bell: 1788

Seller ID: 09993

Condition: Fair


Leather-bound with gilt lettering and decoration to spine and gilt decorative border to the covers. Marbled endpapers. Measures 3.75 X 5.75 inches (9.5 X 14.5 cm). Wear to spine and corners. Upper-left portion of spine peeled away. All edges gilt, scratched and darkened. Some light interior foxing. Previous owner name. Volume 8 with Taming of the Shrew and All's Well that Ends Well. Two illustrations precede each play, depicting a scene from one of the acts, followed by ... View more info

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The Dramatick Writings of Will. Shakspere, with the Notes of all the various Commentators; Printed Complete from the First Editions of Sam. Johnson and Geo. Steevens. Volume the Thirteenth containing King Henry VI. Part 1 and King Henry VI. Part 2.

By: Shakespeare, William

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, John Bell: 1788

Seller ID: 09994

Condition: Fair


Leather-bound with gilt lettering and decoration to spine and gilt decorative border to the covers. Marbled endpapers. Measures 3.75 X 5.75 inches (9.5 X 14.5 cm). Wear to spine, edges, and corners. All edges gilt, scratched and darkened. Some light foxing around the endpapers. Previous owner name. Volume 13 with King Henry VI, Part 1 and 2. Two illustrations precede each play, depicting a scene from one of the acts, followed by "Observations" on the play: "Observations ... View more info

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An Obsession with History: Russian Writers Confront the Past

By: Wachtel, Andrew Baruch

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Stanford, California, Stanford University Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08331

ISBN: 0804722463

Condition: Very Good


Ex-Library copy with stamps, marks, and a card pocket indicating such. About fine condition except for the library markings. 276 pages with Notes, Works Cited, and Index. From the dust jacket: "Russians have frequently seemed transfixed by the idea of the singularity of their own history and by the relationship of that history to the history of the outside world. In particular, three notions stand out, related to each other to be sure, but by no means unproblematically s... View more info

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Stücke

By: Wedekind, Frank

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Müchen, Langen-Müller: 1970

Seller ID: 08279

Condition: Near Fine


Previous owner name in small script on the front free endpaper. Dust jacket has some edge wear, primarily at the top of the front panel where the laminate is peeling a bit. Preserved now in a clear Mylar cover. 389 pages. View more info

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Text Counter Text: Rereadings in Russian Literary History

By: Zholkovsky, Alexander

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Stanford, California, Stanford University Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08339

ISBN: 0804723168

Condition: Very Good


Ex-Library copy with stamps, marks, and a card pocket indicating such. About fine condition except for the library markings. 370 pages with Notes, Works Cited, and Index. From the publisher: "Russian literary history has been rich in instances of later writers rereading and interpreting earlier ones. This text participates in this cultural process by proposing new interpretations of a number of familiar and lesser-known texts by such authors as Tolstoy, Zoshchenko, and P... View more info