Monthly Archives: January 2011

The Old Library

Following up on some leads on early Tatar theater (drawn from the bibliographies of the works below, which I discovered through Madina Goldberg’s recent dissertation on the topic at Michigan), I was directed to the closed stacks to consult a … Continue reading

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Alphabet reform

In one of the copies of Nikolai Ashmarin‘s An Attempt at the Study of Chuvash Syntax, Part 1 [Опыт исследования чувашского синтаксиса ч.1] (1903), a the Lobachevsky Library at Kazan Federal University, I encountered the holdings stamp shown here. It … Continue reading

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Shurale Online

We took our son to the Tinchurin Theater on January 4, to see a perfomance of the company’s children’s production for New Year’s — Shurale Online (Шүрәлә Online). Many theaters in Russia have daily children’s performances from the end of … Continue reading

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