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- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 158.00
Numeral systems of the Greater Awyu family of Papuan languages are the topic of this paper. Extended body-part systems that employ the fingers, parts of the arm and head are used by most languages in this family. Body-part based numeral systems of this type are only found in parts of New Guinea and Australia and are therefore of great interest for... more...
- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2014; US$ 18.00
Being assassinated in 1940, Mu Shiying, the Shanghais Literary Comet, was one of Chinas pioneer modernist writers. This book includes translations of six short stories written by Mu: "The Man Who Was Treated as a Plaything", "Five in a Nightclub", "Craven A", "Night", "Shanghai... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 195.00
The Handbook of Chinese Linguistics presents critical overviews of a wide range of major topics in Chinese linguistics, and is the first book to introduce Chinese linguistics from the perspective of modern theoretical and formal linguistics. Offers readers a balanced and accessible introduction to some of the most important results of research... more...
- University of California Press 2014; US$ 34.95
Updated with a new foreword by Moss Roberts for this fifteenth anniversary edition, Three Kingdoms tells the story of the fateful last reign of the Han dynasty (206 B.C.?A.D. 220), when the Chinese empire was divided into three warring kingdoms. Writing some twelve hundred years later, the Ming author Luo Guanzhong drew on histories, dramas, and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.95
Korean: An Essential Grammar is a concise and convenient guide to the basic grammatical structure of standard Korean. Presenting a fresh and accessible description of the language, this engaging Grammar uses clear, jargon-free explanations and sets out the complexities of Korean in short, readable sections. Key features include: clear explanations... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 195.00
This book presents contributions by thirteen scholars of Chinese and Japanese literature whose work is characterised by a strong interest in literary theory. They focus in particular on the various new theories that have emerged during the past two decades, uprooting traditional forms of understanding literary texts, their function, their readership... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 115.00
This book presents a description of the phonology and morphology of the nominal class system in Fula, a dialect which displays 21 nominal classes. These are identified by suffixes, which can attach to nominal, verbal and adjectival stems. The main objective of this work is to show, through a lexical analysis, that there are only two monomorphemic... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00
As one of Okinawa's most insightful writers and social critics, Medoruma Shun has highlighted the problems and limits of conventional representation of the Battle of Okinawa, raised new questions and concerns about the nature of Okinawan war memory, and expanded the possibilities of representing war through his groundbreaking and prize-winning fiction,... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 34.99
This book deepens our understanding of the dynamics between nature and culture in Japanese thought and feeling. The author provides a detailed study of Shiga Naoya?s nature-inspired literature as an example of Japanese people?s engagement with nature. more...