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- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 158.00
Recent studies of sluicing as an elliptical construction are divided with respect to how the bare wh-word in the sluicing clause (i.e. wh-sluice) manifests its expected grammatical properties on the one hand, and receives its semantic interpretation on the other hand. In this paper, I investigate Emirati Arabic (ea) sluicing and conclude that ea sluicing... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
Translation and the Manipulation of Difference explores the question of difference in translation and offers an extended critique of the advocacy of foreignizing translation as a practice that does not minimize the alterity of the foreign text, and could therefore serve as an antidote to ethnocentrism and cultural insularity. Shamma examines the... more...
- Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 111.13
Veronika Ritt-Benmimoun stellt in ihrer Studie ethnographische Texte und Erzählungen im arabischen Beduinendialekt der südtunesischen Nefzaoua-Region vor. Das Hauptaugenmerk liegt dabei auf Texten aus der Oase Douz, die von dem sesshaft gewordenen Stamm der Marazig bewohnt wird. Nach einer ausführlichen Einleitung zur südtunesischen Nefzaoua-Region... more...
- Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 77.11
M?arde ist eine kleine christlich-arabische Stadt rund 23 km nordwestlich von H?ama in Zentralsyrien. Der in dieser Stadt gesprochene gleichnamige arabische Dialekt zählt zu den zentralsyrischen Dialekten und lässt sich sprachgeographisch zwischen den alawitischen und den sunnitischen Dialekten der Region einordnen.Jean Yoseph legt erstmals eine grammatikalische... more...
- Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 133.80
Mehri is the most widely spoken of the six Modern South Arabian languages, with populations in eastern Yemen, western Oman, the southern fringes of Saudi Arabia, and parts of the Gulf. The Structure of Mehri is a comprehensive linguistic description of two major Mehri dialect groups: Mahriyot, the eastern Yemeni dialect of Mehri spoken in ?awf, and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95
?Arabiyyat al-Naas (Part One) offers a groundbreaking introduction to Arabic as it is written and spoken by native speakers. It combines a progressive and rigorous grounding in Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) ? the form employed for reading, writing and formal speaking ? with an innovative integration of the spoken Levantine variety used in everyday... more...
- Springer 2014; US$ 179.00
This book provides a synopsis of recently published empirical research into the acquisition of reading and writing in Arabic. Its particular focus is on the interplay between the linguistic and orthographic structure of Arabic and the development of reading and writing/spelling. In addition, the book addresses the socio-cultural, political and educational... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95
Basic Arabic: A Grammar and Workbook comprises an accessible reference grammar with related exercises in a single volume. This book presents 51 units, covering the key grammar points which students would expect to encounter in their first year of learning Arabic. Examples and exercises are provided throughout, allowing students to reinforce and... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2014; US$ 120.00
Focussing on nationalist discourse before, during and after the revolution of 2011, Reem Bassiouney explores the two-way relationship between language in Egyptian public discourse and Egyptian identity. Her sources include newspaper articles, caricatures, blogs, patriotic songs, films, school textbooks, TV talk-shows, poetry and novels. more...