The Russian Language Today by Larissa Ryazanova-clarkeThe Russian Language Today by Larissa Ryazanova-clarke

The Russian Language Today

byLarissa Ryazanova-clarke, Terence WadeEditorLarissa Ryazanova-clarke

Paperback | July 8, 1999

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The Russian Language Todayprovides the most up-to-date analysis of the Russian language. The Russian language has changed dramatically in recent years, becoming inundated by new words, mainly from American English. The authors focus on the resulting radical changes in Russian vocabulary and grammar.
Supported throughout by extracts from contemporary press and literary sources, this is a comprehensive overview of present-day Russian and an essential text for all students of the Russian language.
Title:The Russian Language TodayFormat:PaperbackDimensions:384 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.7 inPublished:July 8, 1999Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0415142571

ISBN - 13:9780415142571

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Drawing on extracts from contemporary press and literary sources, this book provides a thorough overview of the present-day Russian language. From grammatical features to vocabulary, Terence Wade and Larissa Ryazanova-Clarke explain how the language has changed since Glasnost. As well, The Russian Language Today examines how exposure to American English has shaped the Russian language.

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"The authors can, indeed, be commended for a well-researched and multifaceted presentation of a whole century's work of langauge development... Overall, "The Russian Language Today is an impressive volume that synthesizes material from a wide variety of sources. It is a thoroughly researched and richly documented text with the most up-to-date information on the Russian language. The book is brimming with novelties not found in any dictionary, and it provides truly fascinating reading for all teachers and students of the Russian language.."-Marita Nummikoski, "Slavic and East European Journal "This masterful book, a comprehensive overview of the Russian language since the introduction of glasnost, is essential reading for any serious student of contemporary Russian philology, sociology, history, or popular culture."-Slavic Review ..."new excellent book... RLT is also the most up-to-date guide to contemporary Russian language, very compelling in its authenticity. As a reverence, the book is well-suited for a variety of graduate and upper-division undergraduate classes."-"ABES, Temple University "" The Russian Language Today is impressive in its linguistic and historical authenticity, consistency, and coherence...Any reader entranced by the complicated Russian language and the mysterious Russion soul will wnt to read this book.."-Vera Reife" Slav File