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- Taylor and Francis 1999; US$ 54.95
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...
- 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...
- Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 36.00
Explores how the earliest poetry in Greece (Homeric epic and lyric) and China (the Canon of Songs) evolved. more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95
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...
- Temple University Press 2010; US$ 45.50
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...
- Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 159.00
This book significantly augments the academic literature on Cantonese verbal particles and their semantics, focusing on three affixal quantifiers, -saai, -hoi and -maai, and showing how these verbal suffixes display a unique interplay of syntax and semantics. more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 179.00
This book applies linguistic analysis to the poetry of Emeritus Professor Edwin Thumboo, a Singaporean poet and leading figure in Commonwealth literature. The work explores how the poet combines grammar and metaphor to create meaning, making the reader aware of the linguistic resources developed by Thumboo as the basis for his unique technique. The... more...
- 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...
- 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...