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  • 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...

  • Planning Chinese Charactersby Shouhui Zhao; Richard B. Baldauf

    Springer 2007; US$ 259.00

    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...

  • Contemporary Chinese Literatureby Yibing Huang

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 100.00

    This book offers a case study of four of the most influential contemporary Chinese writers and ?cultural bastards? - Duoduo, an underground "misty" poet; Wang Shuo, a "hooligan" writer; Zhang Chengzhi, an old "Red Guard" and new "cultural heretic;" and Wang Xiaobo, a chronicler of Rabelaisian modern history. more...

  • Ästhetik und Literaturtheorie in China. Von der Tradition bis zur Moderneby Karl-Heinz Pohl

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 280.00

    The most extensive account of Chinese literary history to date – spanning some 3,000 years – the Geschichte der chinesischen Literatur presents the historical development of each literary genre from the beginnings to the present day. Renowned scholars were involved in portraying the longest literary tradition alive. Seven volumes focus on... more...

  • The Poet-historian Qian Qianyiby Lawrence C.H Yim

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 150.00

    This book is the first English language study of Qian Qianyi (1582-1664) - a poet and literary critic during the Ming-Qing dynastic transition. Although Qian?s works constitute some of the greatest achievements in pre-modern Chinese lyric poetry, they have been largely understudied and are poorly understood. Qian was reputed for his own aesthetic... more...