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- University of California Press 2013; US$ 55.00
This volume is a comprehensive study of Vietnam?s greatest and most controversial 20th century writer who died tragically in 1939 at the age of 28. Vu Trong Phung is known for a remarkable collection of politically provocative novels and sensational works of non-fiction reportage that were banned by the communist state from 1960 to 1986. Leading Vietnam... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 173.00
Cambodian is in many respects a typical Southeast Asian language, whose syntax at least on first acquaintance seems to approximate that of any SVO pidgin. On closer acquaintance, however, because of the richness of its idioms, the language seems to be a forbiddingly alien form of ?Desesperanto? - a language of which one can read a page and understand... more...
- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2004; US$ 38.00
The close readings that form the core of the book are inflected by cultural and historical considerations, and informed by a range of primary documents that includes training manuals for colonial administrators, works of imperialist propaganda, tourist guidebooks and travel writing, and textbooks from Franco-Vietnamese schools. more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1990; US$ 158.00
This is a theoretically oriented study of the pragmatics of Vietnamese person reference (kinship terms, personal pronouns, naming set and status terms). Drawing upon linguistic data from a radically different non-Western society and the seminal insights of Volosinov, Bakhtin, and Leach, it offers a critical analysis of the major theoretical premises... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1997; US$ 180.00
An essential descriptive introduction to a South-East Asian language with over seventy million speakers, this book provides a conservative treatment of the phonology, lexicon and syntax of Vietnamese, with comments on semantics and history, with particular reference to writing systems, loan words and syntactic structures. All example texts are transcribed... more...
- Milkweed Editions 2011; US$ 18.00
The poems in Black Dog, Black Night highlight an aspect of Vietnamese verse previously unfamiliar to American readers: its remarkable contemporary voices. Celebrating Vietnam?s diverse and thriving literary culture, the poems collected here combine elements of French Romanticism, Russian Expressionism, American Modernism, and native folk stories... more...
- Hodder Education 2010; US$ 35.18
The best-selling complete course for a fun and effective way to learn Vietnamese. This ISBN is for the paperback book. The corresponding audio support (ISBN: 9781444101898) is also available. The book and audio support can also be purchased as a pack (ISBN: 9781444101881). more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 39.95
Colloquial Vietnamese is easy to use and completely up-to-date. Specially written by experienced teachers for self-study or class use, this course provides a step-by-step approach to written and spoken Vietnamese. No prior knowledge of the language is required. Colloquial Vietnamese is: interactive ? with lots of dialogues and exercises... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 200.00
This book is a grammar of Mangghuer, a Mongolic language spoken by approximately 25,000 people in China's northwestern Qinghai Province. Mangghuer is virtually unknown outside China, and no grammar of Mangghuer has ever been published in any language. The book's primary importance is thus as a systematic grammatical description of a little-known language.... more...