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

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 37.00

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

  • Cantonese Particles and Affixal Quantificationby Peppina Po-lun Lee

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 137.44

    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...

  • Chen Jiru (1558-1639)by Jamie Greenbaum

    BRILL 2007; US$ 173.00

    Chen Jiru (1558-1639) was one of the great late-Ming arbiters of culture and taste, and the impact of his innovations can still be traced in present-day China. In late Ming, when culture and taste enjoyed a social prestige beyond their usual standing, Chen's influence appears even greater than it may have otherwise. This is the first major work... more...

  • Chinese History and Literatureby J. Prusek

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 74.00

    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...

  • Chinese Language Education in the United Statesby Jiening Ruan; Jie Zhang; Cynthia B. Leung

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 91.98

    This book offers historical, philosophical, and sociocultural perspectives on Chinese language education for speakers of other languages with a special focus on Chinese language education in the United States. It provides a comprehensive, cross-disciplinary look at changes in CFL/CSL education over time in China and the U.S. and the philosophical,... more...

  • Chinese Lexical Semanticsby Xinchun Su; Tingting He

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 60.26

    This book constitutes the proceedings of the 15 Chinese Lexical Semantics Workshop, CLSW 2014, held in Macau, China, in June 2014. The 41 regular and 3 short papers included in this volume were carefully reviewed and selected from 139 submissions. They are organized in topical sections named: lexical semantics; applications on natural language processing;... more...

  • Chinese Lexical Semanticsby Qin Lu; Helena Hong Gao

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 81.40

    This book constitutes the thoroughly refereedpost-workshop proceedings of the 16th Chinese Lexical Semantics Workshop, CLSW2015, held in Beijing, China, in May 2015. The 64 regular and 4 short papers included in this volumewere carefully reviewed and selected from 248 submissions. They are organizedin topical sections named: lexical semantics;... more...

  • Chinese Lexical Semanticsby Minghui Dong; Jingxia Lin; Xuri Tang

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 84.57

    This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed post-workshop proceedings of the 17th Chinese Lexical Semantics Workshop, CLSW 2016, held in Singapore, Singapore, in May 2016. The 70 regular papers included in this volume were carefully reviewed and selected from 182 submissions. They are organized in topical sections named: lexicon and morphology,... more...

  • The Chinese Translation of Russian Literatureby Mark Gamsa

    BRILL 2008; US$ 177.00

    Offers a history of the translation, transmission and interpretation of modernist Russian literature in China during the first half of the 20th century. This book shows the crucial role of English, German and Japanese translations in mediating knowledge of Russian literature in China. more...

  • Contemporary Chinese Literatureby Yibing Huang

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 105.00

    This book offers a case study of four of the most influential contemporary Chinese writers and ?cultural bastards? - Duoduo, an underground "misty" poet; Wang Shuo, a "hooligan" writer; Zhang Chengzhi, an old "Red Guard" and new "cultural heretic;" and Wang Xiaobo, a chronicler of Rabelaisian modern history. more...