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  • Chen Jiru (1558-1639)by Jamie Greenbaum

    BRILL 2007; US$ 173.00

    Chen Jiru (1558-1639) was one of the great late-Ming arbiters of culture and taste, and the impact of his innovations can still be traced in present-day China. In late Ming, when culture and taste enjoyed a social prestige beyond their usual standing, Chen's influence appears even greater than it may have otherwise. This is the first major work... more...

  • Eyewitness Travel Guides: Mandarin Chinese Visual Phrase Bookby DK Publishing

    DK Publishing 2009; US$ 12.95

    An illustrated phrasebook in the slimline format that has proved so successful for the Eyewitness Travel Pocket guides and maps. The perfect survival guide for everyday situations, with all the essential phrases interspersed with illustrated word lists, making it easy to learn and remember key words. more...

  • The Great Recreationby Daniel Bryant

    BRILL 2008; US$ 260.00

    Offers an account of the Ming poet Ho Ching-ming and his place in the Chinese poetic tradition, arguing for a reevaluation of the 'Archaist' school and Ming poetry in general within Chinese literary history. more...

  • Authorship and Cultural Identity in Early Greece and Chinaby Alexander Beecroft

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 78.00

    Explores how the earliest poetry in Greece (Homeric epic and lyric) and China (the Canon of Songs) evolved. more...

  • Reading Chinese Scriptby Jian Wang; Hsuan-Chih Chen; Ralph Radach; Albrecht Inhoff

    Taylor and Francis 1999; US$ 115.00

    This volume, which includes both Chinese and leading Western researchers, will be of interest to all those studying reading and visual symbol processing. For cognitive psychologists and cognitive scientists as well as reading researchers. more...

  • Historical Dictionary of Modern Chinese Literatureby Li-hua Ying

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 99.99

    Historical Dictionary of Modern Chinese Literature presents a broad perspective on the development and history of literature in modern China. This book offers a chronology, introduction, bibliography, and over 300 cross-referenced dictionary entries on authors, literary and historical developments, trends, genres, and concepts that played a central... more...

  • Translating Chinaby Xuanmin Luo; Yuanjian He

    Channel View Publications 2009; US$ 54.95

    A collection of essays on translating various types of text into and from Chinese. It focuses on how such translations have been produced and propagated from ancient to modern times, and their sociocultural impact on the evolution of Chinese history and Chinese translatology. more...

  • Corpus-Based Contrastive Studies of English and Chineseby Tony McEnery; Richard Xiao

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 150.00

    This book is concerned with cross-linguistic contrast of major grammatical categories in English and Chinese, two most important yet genetically different world languages. This genetic difference has resulted in many subsidiary differences that are, among other things, related to grammar. Compared with typologically related languages, cross-linguistic... more...

  • Searching for Mr. Chinby Anne-Marie Lee-Loy

    Temple University Press 2010; US$ 44.50

    What do twentieth-century fictional images of the Chinese reveal about the construction of nationhood in the former West Indian colonies? In her groundbreaking interdisciplinary work, Searching for Mr. Chin, Anne-Marie Lee-Loy seeks to map and understand a cultural process of identity formation: “Chineseness” in the West Indies. Reading... more...

  • Planning Chinese Charactersby Shouhui Zhao; Richard B. Baldauf

    Springer 2007; US$ 219.00

    Focuses on barriers to growth and spread of the written Chinese language. This title traces the language policy and planning-related developments for Chinese characters, with emphasis on the post-1950 period in the People's Republic of China (PRC) and the challenges posed by technology, and particularly the World Wide Web. more...