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Вершины русской драмы The Heights of Russian Drama

The aim of the first book in the new series ‘Classics of the Genre’ published by the Moscow University Press is to show the national and genre uniqueness of Russian drama, its contribution to world aesthetic development. The author links the difference between domestic drama and foreign models with special ideas of an individual’s destiny, purpose and place in history.

For philologists, culturologists, philosophers, university and secondary school teachers, students, inquisitive schoolchildren and those interested in literature and the spiritual history of Russia.

Взмах крыла: Рассказы и эссе
Игорь Дедков: наше живое время. Книга  воспоминаний, статей и интервью Igor Dedkov: Our Living Time. The Book of Memoirs, Articles and Interviews

Igor Aleksandrovich Dedkov (1934–1994) is an outstanding Russian literary critic and publicist of the 20th century, author of many remarkable articles and books, including the ‘Diary’ published in 2005. This book includes his autobiographical essays of 1970-1990, where the literary critic appears to be a man of bold and independent thought.

The collection of memoirs of writers, journalists, scientists, school and university friends, and younger contemporaries of I. Dedkov give the reader some interesting insight on the social and literary life of the second half of the 20th century. The collection is illustrated with photographs from a family album.

The book is meant for a wide range of readers.

Из творческого наследия профессоров и выпускников Московского университета (1755–1917) From the Creative Heritage of Professors and Graduates of Moscow University (1755–1917)

The book is addressed to graduates and teachers of Moscow State University. It is meant for a wide range of readers interested in problems of national history, culture, literature and journalism.

Люди прекрасной Франции People of Beautiful France

This historical story is written using D'Artagnan's memoirs. Unlike in Duma's famous novels, there is no fiction in it, and it preserves the memoirs as a historical and psychological monument of beautiful 17th century France. D'Artagnan saw and knew many contemporaries: from ordinary people to kings.

The book is illustrated with works of 17th century art, sculpture, and architecture.

Необыкновенная история. Истинные события The Extraordinary Story. True Events

Ivan Goncharov's autobiographical novel ‘The Extraordinary Story’, dated 1875-1876, partially 1878-1879, is almost unknown to the modern reader. The storyline of these highly interesting memoirs is devoted to the creative conflict between Goncharov and Turgenev.

For a wide range of readers.

Ностальгия. Избранные стихи
О женщина! Итальянские и русские пословицы. Oh, Woman! Italian and Russian Proverbs

The book presents Italian proverbs about a woman and their Russian equivalents. It provides portraits of Eve's daughters: marriageable girls, brides, lovers, wives, mothers, stepmothers, mothers-in-law, widows, old maidens, housewives, etc.

От Москвы до Нью-Йорка. Моя жизнь в науке и политике From Moscow to New York. My Life in Science and Politics

The author of this book, Mikhail Mikhailovich Novikov, is the last freely elected rector of Moscow University (1919–1920), a prominent biologist, a deputy of the Fourth State Duma. In 1922, the Soviet government expelled him among other famous scientists and public figures from Russia. The book was first published in the United States where M.M. Novikov lived from 1949. The author gives an account of his scientific and social activities in Russia and in emigration.
For all those who are interested in the history of Russian science, education and social life in the late 19th – mid 20th centuries.

Отечества умножить славу. . .  Биография М.В. Ломоносова To Bring More Glory to the Fatherland…' The Biography of M.V. Lomonosov

The book prepared for the 300th anniversary of M.V. Lomonosov’s birth, tells the story of his life. Reconstruction of his major biographical milestones is accompanied by the analysis of publications about him in the Russian press of the 18th, 19th and early 20th centuries. The following topics are discussed in detail: Lomonosov and the creation of Moscow University, Lomonosov and Russian journalism, Lomonosov and Russian science. The book is intended for a wide range of readers who are interested in Russian history.

Открывая Грушина. Том.1 Discovering Grushin. Volume 1

The book is dedicated to the memory of the outstanding Russian philosopher and sociologist Boris A. Grushin and includes the articles he wrote over the years and his essays on the history of Russian sociology, journalism as well as the works that have not previously seen the light of the day for various reasons. In particular, this edition publishes for the first time the beginning of his manuscript ‘The Gorbachev Epoch’ from a series called ‘Four Lives of Russia in the Mirror of Opinion Polls. Essays on the Mass Consciousness of Russians under Khrushchev, Brezhnev, Gorbachev and Yeltsin in 4 Books.’ Part of the book is made up of the first ‘Grushin Readings in Mokhovaya’ which took place on February 11, 2010, at the Faculty of Journalism, Lomonosov Moscow State University. It also includes the articles Boris Grushin’s friends, colleagues and students specially wrote for this edition. Photographs of different years, cartoons and caricatures from his personal archives will supplement the reader's ideas about the multifaceted personality of this scientist and publicist.
For sociologists, philosophers, historians, social scientists, journalists and a wide range of readers who are interested in his heritage. The editing and publishing work was carried out at the Faculty of Journalism, Lomonosov Moscow State University.
For the design of the book the materials from N. G. Kartseva’s personal archive were used.

Открывая Грушина. Том.2 Discovering Grushin. Vol. 2

The book continues the series "Discovering Grushin" dedicated to the outstanding Russian philosopher and sociologist Boris Grushin (1929–2007).

Открывая Грушина. Том.3 Discovering Grushin. Volume 3

The book continues the ‘Discovering Grushin’ series, dedicated to the memory of the outstanding domestic philosopher and sociologist Boris A. Grushin (1929-2007). The third volume of the series contains the materials of the ‘Second Grushin Readings in Mokhovaya’, which took place in February 2011 at the Faculty of Journalism, Lomonosov Moscow State University, and the thoughts of Professor Grushin’s students, colleagues and followers. The articles and materials published in the collection present the well-known researcher’s multifaceted personality and acquaint the reader with not only his scientific but also his pedagogical heritage. This publication also includes Grushin’s hitherto unpublished earlier texts as well as the notes of the lectures he read at the Faculty of Journalism, Moscow State University.
For sociologists, philosophers, historians, social scientists, journalists, teachers of the sociology of journalism and mass communications, students as well as for a wide range of readers who are interested in his heritage. The editing and publishing work was carried out at the Faculty of Journalism, Lomonosov Moscow State University.
For the design of the book the materials from N. G. Kartseva’s personal archive were used.

Патриарх Никон. Труды. Patriarch Nikon. His Works

The collection enables the reader to inherit the legacy of His Holiness Patriarch Nikon, a genius churchman and statesman. His ideas express the strategy of the Russian patriarchate and Russian statehood affirming the principle of symphony of the moral and secular authorities and illuminating the path of the Slavic and Russian and, more broadly, Orthodox identity. The first section of this publication includes the following creations by Patriarch Nikon: ‘The Missive about the Establishment of the Monastery of the Blessed Virgin of Iveron and Holy New Confessor and Hieromartyr Philip, Metropolitan of Moscow and All Russia and a Wondermaker, on the Holy Island, and the Transfer of the Relics of the Holy Righteous Man Jacob, Previously Called Josif of Borovichi’, ‘The Tale of the Life-Giving Cross’, ‘Missives to the Holy Order and Junior Deacons’, “An Account of the Plague’, ‘Missives to the Valdai Iveron Monastery’, ‘Missives to the Kiy-Ostrovsky Monastery of the Cross’, ‘Spiritual Lessons for the Christian’, ‘Replies of the Humble Nikon by the Mercy of God Patriarch... ‘

Первые профессора и питомцы Московского университета – писатели, журналисты, издатели (1755–1917) First Moscow University Professors and Graduates – writers, journalists, publishers (1755–1917)

The booklet was prepared for the 300th anniversary of the birth of Mikhail V. Lomonosov, a poet, scientist and polymath. It includes the names of famous writers, journalists, publishers, who were closely associated with the history of Moscow University in Mokhovaya street, Moscow, over the period from the foundation of the university in 1755 to 1917. It is intended for graduates, students and teachers as well as for all those who are interested in the history of Russian literature, journalism and culture.

Песни Западного края Songs of the West

The centerpiece of Li Chongchun's stories is the dramatic fate of vagabond artists – a brother and a sister - masters of traditional throat singing. This kind of art is still widespread and revered in Korea. The musical pieces the singers perform ‘are imbued with a sense of hidden anguish and heartache inherent in any Korean.’ That is why he shows the life of his main characters through the prism of these works.

По лабиринтам авангарда: о крупнейших явлениях авангардного искусства XX в. Walking Labyrinths of the Vanguard: About Major Works of Twentieth Century Avant-Garde Art

The book gives an idea of the major phenomena of 20th century avant-garde art and provides an insight into contemporary art culture. It provides fully encyclopedic description of the avant-garde schools: Fauvism, Expressionism, Cubism, Dadaism, Surrealism, Abstract Art, Pop Art, etc, and analyzes the art of the past few decades. Special attention is focused on the great masters - P. Picasso, V. Kandinsky, S. Dali, K. Malevich, R. Rauschenberg and others.
For a wide range of readers.

Рик. Сказка - притча.
Сергей Михайлович Бонди: К 120-летию со дня рождения. Статьи. Письма. Воспоминания современников.

Sergei Mikhailovich Bondy (1891–1983) is a renowned Pushkin scholar, textual critic, historian of the Russian literature of the XIXth century, con noisseur of music and theatre, classic of the Russian literary studies. The first section of this book includes S. M. Bondy's little known articles dedicated to the poets: Baratynsky, Trediakovsky, Sumarokov, Lomonosov. The second section consists of the earlier unpublished Bondy's letters to composer M. F. Gnesin as well as Bondy's article «About the Musical Reading of M. F. Gne sin». One may also read firstly published Bondy's statements about Vs. Meyer hold; D. Bonch-Bruevich's letters to Bondy and comments to S. M. Bondy's work on Complete Academic Collected Works by Pushkin. The third section comprises letters that Sergei Mikhailovich wrote to his friends-scientists M. A. Tsyavlovsky and T. U. Tsyavlovsky, A. Slonimsky and S. Bobrov. Bondy friends' and followers' memoirs about him terminate the book. It also contains rare photo graphs from the Bondy family archive.

Сергей Михайлович Бонди. К 120-летию со дня рождения. Избранное

Mikhailovich Bondy (1891–1983) is a renowned Pushkin scholar, textual critic, historian of the Russian literature of the XIXth century, con noisseur of music and theatre, classic of the Russian literary studies. This book comprises five most signifi cant works of the scientist dedicated to A. S. Pushkin. These works, written and published in diff erent periods of time, make a priceless contribution to the treasury of the Russian philology. Key words: Pushkin, poetry, literature, art, philology, philological studies, versification, innovations, realism, artistism.