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  • Eyewitness Travel Guides: Mandarin Chinese Visual Phrase Bookby

    DK Publishing 2009; US$ 12.95

    Planning a trip to China? The Eyewitness Travel Guides: Mandarin Chinese Visual Phrase Book can help you start learning Mandarin today. Whether you're learning for business or pleasure, learn how to speak Madarin with essential words and phrases for hundreds of illustrated everyday objects. Find key phrases fast: galleries of words and pictures... more...

  • The Structure of Toneby Zhiming Bao

    Oxford University Press, USA 1999; US$ 144.99

    This book argues a fresh theory about the structure of tone. Bao investigates a wide range of tone sandhi data from various Chinese dialects and other Asian tone languages, providing empirical support for his proposal that tone is a formal entity which consists of register and contour. Bao establishes a clear typological distinction between register... 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 Chinaby Daria Berg

    BRILL 2006; US$ 151.00

    Demonstrates how a modern reader brings us closer to understanding how Chinese citizens perceived their world and what their writings reveal about the culture that produced them. This book presents eight studies that develop a different style of reading Chinese sources, by exploring the dynamics of discourse across open boundaries. 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...

  • Niubi!by Eveline Chao; Chris Murphy

    Penguin Group US 2009; US$ 13.00

    How to talk dirty and influence people?in Chinese! You can study Chinese for years, but do you really know how to talk like a native speaker? The next book in Plume?s foreign language slang series, Niubi! will make sure you learn all the colorful vernacular words and phrases used by Chinese people of all ages in a variety of situations, including... 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...

  • The Phonology of Standard Chineseby San Duanmu

    Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 59.99

    The fully revised edition of San Duanmu's popular introduction to Chinese phonology reflects recent research and theoretical advances in particular work in feature, syllable, and stress. The author has also added a chapter on rhythm in poetry. Reviews of the first edition. 'Every phonologist and student of Chinese linguistics will find something... more...

  • Wu Wenying and the Art of Southern Song Ci Poetryby Grace S. Fong

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    The author begins with a biography exploring the moral and aesthetic implications of Wu's life as a guest-poet" patronized by officials and aristocrats, and continues with a reconstruction of the historical and literary context needed for modern readers to grasp his poetic techniques. Originally published in 1987. The Princeton Legacy Library ... more...