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- 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...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 89.00 US$ 80.99
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...
- Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 46.03
This book offers a comprehensive survey of the major parts of speech in Mandarin. Seeking to identify the sets of universal and language-specific categories, it compares the range of categories available in Mandarin and the Indo-European languages and establishes six universal categories ? nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, prepositions and conjunctions... more...
- Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 46.03
This book makes an original contribution to the fields of sociolinguistics, language planning policy and Chinese language studies. It examines the effectiveness of the Singapore?s Speak Mandarin Campaign in changing the language use of dialect speakers towards Mandarin. Singapore may be only ?a small red dot? and barely visible on the world?s map.... more...
- 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...
- Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 74.93
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...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2015; US$ 93.13
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...
- Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 61.01
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...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2015; US$ 93.13
?This book addresses the subject of emotional speech, especially its encoding and decoding process during interactive communication, based on an improved version of Brunswik?s Lens Model. The process is shown to be influenced by the speaker?s and the listener?s linguistic and cultural backgrounds, as well as by the transmission channels used. Through... more...
- Springer Singapore 2015; US$ 93.13
Teachers of Chinese as a foreign language in many international contexts are searching for pedagogic solutions to promote effective learning. Models of innovative and successful approaches are urgently needed. This volume presents a collection of compelling and empirically rich research studies that showcases innovative developments in the practice... more...