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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...

  • 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 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...

  • Handbuch chinesische Fusionskontrolleby Markus LL.M.eur Dipl.-Kfm. Masseli

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 109.00

    Das Handbuch ermöglicht eine Risikoeinschätzung geplanter Fusionen und dient als Argumentationshilfe und Anleitung für Fusionskontrollverfahren in China. Es orientiert sich an den für die Praxis maßgeblichen Gesichtspunkten und geht dabei auf die chinesische Fallpraxis und die Diskussion in der chinesischen Rechtsliteratur ein. Berücksichtigung finden... 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...

  • 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$ 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...