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  • 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...

  • Identity and Theatre Translation in Hong Kongby Shelby Kar-yan Chan

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2015; US$ 129.00

    In this book, Shelby Chan examines the relationship between theatre translation and identity construction against the sociocultural background that has led to the popularity of translated theatre in Hong Kong. A statistical analysis of the development of translated theatre is presented, establishing a correlation between  its popularity and major... 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...

  • Perception and Production of Mandarin Tones by Native Speakers and L2 Learnersby Bei Yang

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2015; US$ 129.00

    Tones are the most challenging aspect of learning Chinese as a second language, and L2 learners? perceptual categories differ in important and fascinating ways from those of native speakers. This book explores the relationship between tone perception and production among native speakers and non-native learners as illustrated in the experiments the... more...

  • Space and Quantification in Languages of Chinaby Dan Xu; Jingqi Fu

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 129.00

    This volume provides general linguists with new data and analysis on languages spoken in China regarding various aspects of space and quantification, using different approaches. Contributions by researchers from Mainland China, Hong Kong, Japan, Europe, the United States and Australia offer insights on aspects of language ranging from phonology and... more...

  • Verb Sense Discovery in Mandarin Chinese?A Corpus based Knowledge-Intensive Approachby Jia-Fei Hong

    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...

  • Wen Xuan or Selections of Refined Literature, Volume Iby David R. Knechtges; Tong Xiao

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 80.95

    A text of central importance to the Chinese literary tradition, the Wen xuan was compiled by Xiao Tong (501-531) and is the oldest surviving anthology of Chinese literature arranged by genre. This volume, the first of a planned eight-volume translation of the entire work, contains thoroughly annotated translations of the first section of the Wen xuan,... more...

  • China CEO: Voices of Experience from 20 International Business Leaders (Mandarinby Juan Fernandez

    Yilin 2014; Not Available

    ???:??CEO?????? CHINA CEO: Voices of Experience From 20 International Business Leaders is based on interviews with 20 top executives and eight experienced consultants based in China. The book is packed with first?hand, front?line advice from veterans of the China market. Hear directly from the top executives heading up the China operations of Bayer,... more...

  • Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? (Mandarin Edition)by Philip K. Dick

    Yilin 2014; US$ 9.99

    ????????????? By 2021, the World War had killed millions, driving entire species into extinction and sending mankind off-planet. Those who remained coveted any living creature, and for people who couldn't afford one, companies built incredibly realistic simulacrae: horses, birds, cats, sheep. . . They even built humans. Emigrées to Mars received androids... more...

  • Chinese History and Literatureby J. Prusek

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 99.00

    The studies contained in this volume arose over the last thirty years. Originally the range of the materials I intended to include in my selection was very much wider. Publishing difficulties, however, have obliged me to curtail them to something less than half the planned content. At first I intended to include all the studies I supposed might be... more...