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

    Taylor and Francis 1999; US$ 120.00

    This volume uses unique properties of Chinese script to focus on morphological analyses during the character and word recognition process, though some of the reported work also pertains to the use of phonological information. In addition, this volume contains work on syntactic and pragmatic processes during sentence reading and three chapters that... 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$ 48.95

    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 behind... 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$ 105.00

    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...