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  • Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? (Mandarin Edition)by Philip K. Dick

    Yilin 2014; US$ 9.99

    ????????????? By 2021, the World War had killed millions, driving entire species into extinction and sending mankind off-planet. Those who remained coveted any living creature, and for people who couldn't afford one, companies built incredibly realistic simulacrae: horses, birds, cats, sheep. . . They even built humans. Emigrťes to Mars received androids... more...

  • A Frequency Dictionary of Mandarin Chineseby Richard Xiao; Paul Rayson; Tony McEnery

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 41.95

    A Frequency Dictionary of Mandarin Chinese is an invaluable tool for all learners of Mandarin Chinese, providing a list of the 5,000 words and the 2,000 Chinese characters (simplified)†most commonly used in the language. Based on a fifty-million-word corpus composed of spoken, fiction, non-fiction and news texts in current use, the dictionary... more...

  • Wen Xuan or Selections of Refined Literature, Volume I: Rhapsodies on Metropolises and Capitalsby David R. Knechtges; Tong Xiao

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 80.95

    A text of central importance to the Chinese literary tradition, the Wen xuan was compiled by Xiao Tong (501-531) and is the oldest surviving anthology of Chinese literature arranged by genre. This volume, the first of a planned eight-volume translation of the entire work, contains thoroughly annotated translations of the first section of the Wen xuan,... more...

  • Thinking Chinese Translationby Valerie Pellatt; Eric T. Liu

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 51.95

    Thinking Chinese Translation is a practical and comprehensive course for advanced undergraduates and postgraduate students of Chinese. Thinking Chinese Translation explores the ways in which memory, general knowledge, and creativity (summed up as ?schema?) contribute to the linguistic ability necessary to create a good translation. The course... more...

  • The Real Story of Ah-Q and Other Tales of Chinaby Lu Xun

    Penguin Books Ltd 2009; US$ 20.78

    Lu Xun (Lu Hsun) is arguably the greatest writer of modern China, and is considered by many to be the founder of modern Chinese literature. Lu Xun's stories both indict outdated Chinese traditions and embrace China's cultural richness and individuality. This volume presents brand-new translations by Julia Lovell of all of Lu Xun's stories, including... more...

  • Niubi!by Eveline Chao; Chris Murphy

    Penguin Publishing Group 2009; US$ 14.00

    How to talk dirty and influence people?in Chinese! You can study Chinese for years, but do you really know how to talk like a native speaker? The next book in Plume?s foreign language slang series, Niubi! will make sure you learn all the colorful vernacular words and phrases used by Chinese people of all ages in a variety of situations, including... more...

  • Red-light Novels of the late Qingby ChloŽ Starr

    BRILL 2007; US$ 151.00

    ChloŽ Starr's book offers a comprehensive literary reading of six nineteenth-century Chinese red-light novels and assesses how and why they alter our view of late Qing fiction and the authorial self. more...

  • Space and Quantification in Languages of Chinaby Dan Xu; Jingqi Fu

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 129.00

    This volume provides general linguists with new data and analysis on languages spoken in China regarding various aspects of space and quantification, using different approaches. Contributions by researchers from Mainland China, Hong Kong, Japan, Europe, the United States and Australia offer insights on aspects of language ranging from phonology and... more...

  • Perception and Production of Mandarin Tones by Native Speakers and L2 Learnersby Bei Yang

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2015; US$ 129.00

    Tones are the most challenging aspect of learning Chinese as a second language, and L2 learners? perceptual categories differ in important and fascinating ways from those of native speakers. This book explores the relationship between tone perception and production among native speakers and non-native learners as illustrated in the experiments the... more...

  • A Grammar of Qiangby Randy J. LaPolla; Chenglong Huang

    De Gruyter 2003; US$ 293.00

    Qiang is a Tibeto-Burman language of southwest China, spoken by about 70,000 Qiang and Tibetan people in northern Sichuan Province. This book, the first book-length description of the Qiang language in English, includes not only the reference grammar, but also an ethnological overview, several fully analyzed texts (mostly traditional stories) and an... more...