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- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 83.95
This second edition of Georgian: A Learner's Grammar is a completely revised and updated guide to the fascinating and most widely spoken language of the Caucasus. Presenting the language in the form of dialogues and reading passages, full attention is given to script reproduction and recognition, pronunciation, lexis and individual points of... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 54.00
Romani, the language spoken by over 3.5 million Gypsies, has recently attracted increasing interest from both scholars and language policy makers. This book is the first overview in English of the structure, history, typology and dialects of Romani. It provides an essential reference for anyone interested in this fascinating language. more...
- University of California Press 1991; US$ 12.95
While the natural splendor of Nepal has been celebrated in many books, very little of the substantial body of Nepali literature has appeared in English translation. Himalayan Voices provides admirers of Nepal and lovers of literature with their first glimpse of the vibrant literary scene in Nepal today. An introduction to the two most developed genres... more...
- University of California Press 2003; US$ 95.00
A grand synthesis of unprecedented scope, Literary Cultures in History is the first comprehensive history of the rich literary traditions of South Asia. Together these traditions are unmatched in their combination of antiquity, continuity, and multicultural complexity, and are a unique resource for understanding the development of language and imagination... more...
- BRILL 2003; US$ 138.00
Starting from the author's discovery that the Persian epic poem Vamiq and Adhra by Unsuri (11th century AD) derives from the ancient Greek novel of "Metiokhos and Parthenope", this work contains critical editions of the Greek and Persian fragments and testimonia, with comments. more...
- BRILL 2004; US$ 249.00
This book examines the life and times and poetry of the extremely prolific and versatile ?Abbasid poet Ibn al-Rumi (d. 283/896). Particular attention is devoted to tracing the influences in his distinctive poetic style and themes. more...
- De Gruyter 2005; US$ 168.00
This monograph provides a new analysis of so-called 'free word order' by concentrating on Persian, and is designed to contribute to the scholarship in theoretical linguistics and the study of Iranian languages. It makes available to the scholars and students in a variety of fields an analytical and in-depth analysis of a not-so-well studied language,... more...
- Penguin Group US 1999; US$ 17.00
More than any other Persian poet--even Rumi--Hafiz expanded the mystical, healing dimensions of poetry. Because his poems were often ecstatic love songs from God to his beloved world, many have called Hafiz the "Invisible Tongue." Indeed, Daniel Ladinsky, the accomplished translator of this volume, has said that his work with Hafiz is an attempt to... more...
- Routledge 2006; US$ 70.00
Studies syntax of NPIs and their interaction with sentential negatives in Hindi. This book outlines the clause structure of Hindi and locates the syntactic position of sentential negatives as well as constituent negatives within the structure. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 75.95
The Indo-Aryan languages are spoken by at least 700 million people throughout India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka and the Maldive Islands. They have a claim to great antiquity, with the earliest Vedic Sanskrit texts dating to the end of the second millennium B.C. With texts in Old Indo-Aryan, Middle Indo-Aryan and Modern Indo-Aryan, this... more...