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  • Red-Light Novels of the Late Qingby Chloe F. Starr

    BRILL 2007; US$ 151.00

    Traditionally both literary theorists and university courses divide between 'classical' and 'modern' literature. This volume offers a comprehensive literary reading of six nineteenth-century Chinese red-light novels and assesses how and why they alter our view of late Qing fiction and the authorial self. more...

  • Thinking Chinese Translationby Valerie Pellatt; Eric T. Liu

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 51.95

    First Published in 2010. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Real Story of Ah-Q and Other Tales of Chinaby Lu Xun

    Penguin Books Ltd 2009; Not Available

    Lu Xun (Lu Hsun) is arguably the greatest writer of modern China, and is considered by many to be the founder of modern Chinese literature. Lu Xun's stories both indict outdated Chinese traditions and embrace China's cultural richness and individuality. This volume presents brand-new translations by Julia Lovell of all of Lu Xun's stories, including... more...

  • Niubi!by Eveline Chao; Chris Murphy

    Penguin Group US 2009; US$ 13.00

    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...

  • A Grammar of Qiangby Randy J. LaPolla; Chenglong Huang

    De Gruyter 2003; US$ 252.00

    Qiang is a Tibeto-Burman language of southwest China, spoken by about 70,000 Qiang and Tibetan people in northern Sichuan Province. This book, the first book-length description of the Qiang language in English, includes not only the reference grammar, but also an ethnological overview, several fully analyzed texts (mostly traditional stories) and an... more...

  • A Dictionary of Chinese Charactersby Stewart Paton

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 48.95

    By arranging frequently used characters under the phonetic element they have in common, rather than only under their radical, the dictionary encourages the student to link characters according to their phonetic. It helps to fix in the memory the link between a character and its sound and meaning. more...

  • Space in Languages of Chinaby Dan Xu

    Springer 2008; US$ 179.00

    Space has long been a popular topic in linguistic research. Numerous books on the subject have been published over the past decade. However, none of these books were based on linguistic data from Chinese and expressions of space in Chinese have been largely neglected in past research. In this volume, not only Mandarin Chinese (the standard language)... more...

  • New Perspectives on Contemporary Chinese Poetryby Christopher Lupke

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 100.00

    This book brings together fresh research from experts on contemporary Chinese poetry, built upon one of the most glorious poetic traditions of any civilization in the world yet historically neglected by scholars in English. This comprehensive volume offers readable and provocative treatments of many of the most important Chinese poets of our age. more...

  • Language Processing in Chineseby Hsuan Chih Chen; Ovid J.L. Tzeng

    Elsevier Science 1992; US$ 72.95

    The aim of this book is to integrate the most recent research in the cognitive aspects of the Chinese language into a single academic reference for those interested in language processing and related fields. Chinese is perhaps the most widely used language in the world. In addition to its popularity, many specific features make it unique in relation... more...

  • Language Disorders in Speakers of Chineseby Sam Po Law; Brendan Weekes; Anita M.Y. Wong

    Channel View Publications 2008; US$ 139.95

    Research interest in Chinese language impairments can be traced back to the 1930s. Despite the significant advances made in this research field over the past two decades, this body of work has not received the attention it deserves. This book fills a gap in the field and represents the latest research in Chinese language disorders in children and adults.... more...