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- Indiana University Press 2000; US$ 35.15
"... an important contribution to the study of recent Chinese literature." -- Choice "This fine, scholarly survey of Chinese literature since 1949... discusses such trends as modernism, nativism, realism, root-seeking and 'scar' literature, 'misty' poets, and political, feminist, and ... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 39.95
Modern Mandarin Chinese Grammar Workbook is a book of exercises and language tasks for all learners of Mandarin Chinese. Divided into two sections, the Workbook initially provides exercises based on essential grammatical structures, and moves on to practise everyday functions such as making introductions, apologizing and expressing needs. ... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 75.95
Turkish: A Comprehensive Grammar is a complete reference guide to modern Turkish grammar. Concentrating on the real patterns of use in modern Turkish, it presents a detailed and systematic description of the structure of language at every level:sounds, words and sentences and will remain the standard reference work for years to come. Drawing... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95
This complete guide to the Mongolian language provides a basic knowledge of all Mongolian noun inflexions and the basic and most important verbal inflections, and the uses of these. Grammatical concepts are introduced at the beginning of each chapter and discussed, with further examples, in a grammar section. Each chapter is accompanied by a list of... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 65.00
Matthew Chen's landmark study offers the most comprehensive analysis to date of the rich and complex patterns of tone used in Chinese languages. His book, the culmination of a ten-year research project, explores a range of important theoretical issues against a wealth of empirical data not previously accessible to linguists. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 37.95
Chinese: An Essential Grammar is a clear and concise reference guide to modern Chinese (Mandarin) grammar. It presents a fresh and accessible description of the language, focusing on the real patterns of use in today's Chinese. The grammar is the ideal reference source for the learner and user of Chinese. It is suitable for either independent study... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 41.95
Colloquial Tamil is easy to use and completely up to date. Specially written by experienced teachers for self-study and class use, the course offers you a step-by-step approach to spoken Tamil. While emphasis is placed on colloquial spoken Tamil, you are given a useful introduction to formal speech and the written language as well. What makes... more...
- BRILL 2002; US$ 267.00
A comprehensive grammar of Manchu, the official language in China during the Qing dynasty. Taking also into account the scholarship on the subject from both China and Russia, the volume covers the Manchu writing system, morphology and phrenology. Sibe is also dealt with. more...
- BRILL 2002; US$ 82.00
This work approaches Tibeto-Burman comparative-historical linguistics according to the classical Indo-European model. Articles are included on: Old Zhangzhung, early classical Newari, Pyu, Old Burmese and early Meithei. Glossaries of several early Tibeto-Burman languages are included. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 113.00
Drawing insights from conceptual semantics, cognitive semantics, generative lexicon, construction grammar and formal syntax, this book is the first attempt at a comparative account of lexical semantic issues in Mandarin Chinese. more...