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

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 0.00

    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 I: Rhapsodies on Metropolises and Capitalsby 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...

  • 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...

  • Corpus-Based Contrastive Studies of English and Chineseby Tony McEnery; Richard Xiao

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 150.00

    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...

  • Thinking Chinese Translationby Valerie Pellatt; Eric T. Liu

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 51.95

    Thinking Chinese Translation is a practical and comprehensive course for advanced undergraduates and postgraduate students of Chinese. Thinking Chinese Translation explores the ways in which memory, general knowledge, and creativity (summed up as ?schema?) contribute to the linguistic ability necessary to create a good translation. The course... 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...

  • Authorship and Cultural Identity in Early Greece and Chinaby Alexander Beecroft

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 26.00

    Explores how the earliest poetry in Greece (Homeric epic and lyric) and China (the Canon of Songs) evolved. more...

  • Historical Dictionary of Modern Chinese Literatureby Li-hua Ying

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 99.99

    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...

  • Niubi!by Eveline Chao; Chris Murphy

    Penguin Publishing Group 2009; US$ 14.00

    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...

  • 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...