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- Ulysses Press 2010; US$ 10.00
GET D!RTY Next time you're traveling or just chattin' in Korean with your friends, drop the textbook formality and bust out with expressions they never teach you in school, including: ?Cool slang ?Funny insults ?Explicit sex terms ?Raw swear words Dirty Korean teaches the casual expressions heard every day on the streets of... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 149.00
This book investigates the ways that advanced speakers of Korean as a second language perceive, use and learn the complexities of the Korean honorifics system. Despite their advanced proficiency in Korean, the study shows that the honorifics use of these speakers diverges in crucial ways from native speaker norms. It is argued that, rather than reflecting... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 42.95
Intermediate Korean: A Grammar and Workbook comprises an accessible reference grammar and related exercises in a single volume. This workbook presents twenty-four individual grammar points, covering the core material which students would expect to encounter in their second year of learning Korean. Grammar points are followed by examples and exercises... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1996; US$ 165.00
Spoken by nearly 70 million people not only within the Korean Peninsula but also in five continents, Korean is one of a dozen major languages of the world. Yet outside Korea it is not as much studied as it should be, nor has it acquired commensurate international recognition. With its difficult sound system, rich word formation patterns, and complex... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 198.00
The sixth book in Kegan Paul International's "Korean Culture Series", this volume contains thirty stories that have been selected on the basis of historical interest and literary worth, each representing a monumental moment in the history of Korean Literature. The ten stories in the first part share the common theme of the Korean experience of the... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2012; US$ 158.00
This monograph explores the tense, aspect, mood, and evidentiality of Korean, which has a rich verbal inflectional system, and proposes novel treatments within the framework of compositional semantics. One of the major contributions is the demonstration that Korean has two types of deictic tense?simple deictic and spatial deictic tense. Spatial deictic... more...
- BRILL 2010; US$ 79.00
This book discusses perceptions of ?femininity? in contemporary South Korea and the extent to which fictional representations in South Korean women?s fiction of the 1990s challenges the enduring association of the feminine with domesticity, docility and passivity. more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1985; US$ 180.00
- Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 54.99
Korean writers and filmmakers crossed literary and visual cultures in multilayered ways under Japanese colonial rule (1910-1945). Taking advantage of new modes and media that emerged in the early twentieth century, these artists sought subtle strategies for representing the realities of colonialism and global modernity. Theodore Hughes begins by unpacking... more...