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  • Die chinesische Dichtkunst. Von den Anfängen bis zum Ende der Kaiserzeitby Wolfgang Kubin

    De Gruyter 2002; US$ 252.00

    Volume 1 focuses on Chinese poetry. Reaching back into the first millennium before Christ, it ranks among the greatest achievements of human intellect and has made an impact in all other cultures. Especially to be noted are the “Buch der Lieder” (Book of Songs), “Lieder des Südens” (Songs of the South), the classical poetry... 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...

  • 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)... more...

  • The Great Recreationby Daniel Bryant; Barend J. ter Haar

    BRILL 2008; US$ 260.00

    Based on extensive use of contemporary historical and literary sources, this book offers a detailed 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...

  • Historical Dictionary of Modern Chinese Literatureby Li-hua Ying

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 109.99

    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...

  • The History of Modern Chinese Grammar Studiesby Peter Peverelli

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2015; US$ 129.00

    This book discusses the way Chinese scholars developed a national grammar. Chinese didn?t develop grammar until China?s contact with Western grammar books in the 19th Century. The first indigenous grammar was published in 1889. It included some traditional notions, but mainly imitated European grammar. It was followed by a number of other similar... more...

  • Language Disorders in Speakers of Chineseby Sam Po Law; Brendan Weekes; Anita M.Y. Wong

    Channel View Publications 2008; US$ 139.95

    Research interest in Chinese language impairments can be traced back to the 1930s. Despite the significant advances made in this research field over the past two decades, this body of work has not received the attention it deserves. This book fills a gap in the field and represents the latest research in Chinese language disorders in children and adults.... more...

  • Language Policy in the People?s Republic of Chinaby Minglang Zhou; Hongkai Sun

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 269.00

    Language matters in China. It is about power, identity, opportunities, and, above all, passion and nationalism. During the past five decades China?s language engineering projects transformed its linguistic landscape, affecting over one billion people?s lives, including both the majority and minority populations. The Han majority have been juggling... more...

  • Language Processing in Chineseby Hsuan Chih Chen; Ovid J.L. Tzeng

    Elsevier Science 1992; US$ 72.95

    The aim of this book is to integrate the most recent research in the cognitive aspects of the Chinese language into a single academic reference for those interested in language processing and related fields. Chinese is perhaps the most widely used language in the world. In addition to its popularity, many specific features make it unique in relation... more...

  • Modernist Aesthetics in Taiwanese Poetry since the 1950sby A.U. Chung-To

    BRILL 2008; US$ 151.00

    Offers an approach to understanding Taiwanese modernist poetry. This book emphasizes the diversity and intensity of experiences of place and placelessness in the work of five poets: Lomen, Luo Fu, Rong Zi, Yu Guangzhong and Zheng Chouyu. It shows how place becomes placelessness and analyses the poets' responses to the phenomenon of placelessness. more...