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  • A Grammar of the Seneca Languageby Wallace Chafe

    University of California Press 2015; US$ 65.00

    The Seneca language belongs to the Northern Iroquoian branch of the Iroquoian language family, where its closest relatives are Cayuga, Onondaga, Oneida, Mohawk, and Tuscarora. Seneca holds special typological interest because of its high degree of polysynthesis and fusion. It is historically important because of its central role in the Longhouse religion... more...

  • Fraseopragmáticaby Inés Olza; Elvira Manero Richard

    Frank & Timme 2014; US$ 57.80

    Este volumen reúne trabajos de algunos de los principales investigadores que, especialmente en España, pero también en el extranjero, están estudiando el repertorio fraseológico desde una perspectiva pragmática. Sus contribuciones ofrecen una panorámica completa de los diferentes tipos de estudios pragmáticos que, sobre las unidades fraseológicas de... more...

  • Lehrbuch des Syrisch-Arabischen 2by Stephan Prochazka; Rima Aldoukhi; Anna Telic; Narine Grigoryan

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 36.61

    Als Umgangssprache des kulturellen und administrativen Zentrums hat der Dialekt von Damaskus ein sehr hohes Prestige und wird in den anderen Regionen Syriens nicht nur verstanden, sondern von vielen Bewohnerinnen und Bewohnern des Landes auch aktiv beherrscht. Diesem Lehrwerk des Syrisch-Arabischen wird jene Sprachform zugrunde gelegt, die von der... more...

  • Negotiatores in Cirtaby Josef Löffl

    Frank & Timme 2014; US$ 49.55

    Das Römische Reich zieht in den Krieg gegen Jugurtha, den König der Numider. Marius und Sulla ? zwei Schlüsselfiguren des Untergangs der res publica Romana ? sind dabei und der Geschichtsschreiber Sallust berichtet detailliert über den Konflikt. Bei einem Blick auf die Fakten handelt es sich bei dem Geschehen in Nordafrika am Ende des zweiten Jahrhunderts... more...

  • Corpus-based Translation and Interpreting Studies: From description to applicationby María Teresa Sánchez Nieto

    Frank & Timme 2014; US$ 38.54

    The contributions in this volume illustrate some noteworthy tendencies in current Corpus-based Translation and Interpreting Studies: the reflection on the state of research on the characteristics of translated language, the extension of descriptive proposals into minority languages, the diversification of applied proposals and the growing importance... more...

  • Le recueil de prophylaxie contre les agressions des animaux venimeux du Musée de Brooklynby Jean-Claude Goyon

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2015; US$ 85.88

    Der bis zu seiner Entrollung 1966 durch S. Sauneron unveröffentlichte Papyrus 47.218-138 aus dem Brooklyn Museum/New York gehört zu den Handschriften des vermutlich aus Heliopolis stammenden und 1947 erworbenen Wilbour-Konvoluts, zu dem auch die illustrierten Zaubersprüche (47.218.156), das Ritual zur Bestätigung der königlichen Macht (47.218.50),... more...

  • A Critical Edition of the Grammatical Treatise "Tadkirat jaw?mi' al-'adaw?t" by Muhammad b. Ahmad b. Mahm?dby Arik Sadan

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2015; US$ 52.85

    Medieval Arab scholars held grammar in a very high esteem due to two main reasons. First, intellectual curiosity led them to investigate the language and its structures. Secondly, the desire to better understand the holy text of the Qur?an made Arabic grammar indispensable. The intellectual curiosity as well as the interconnection between grammar and... more...

  • Sound and Sense in Classical Arabic Poetryby Geert Jan van Gelder

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2015; US$ 85.88

    An early 10th-century Arabic critic defined poetry formally as ?metrical, rhymed, meaningful speech?. There are numerous studies of classical Arabic poetry, both pre-modern and modern, that deal with the themes and motifs of poems. Many of these pay scant attention to the formal aspects that distinguish Arabic poetry from prose: metre, rhyme, and other... more...

  • Reimagining Processby Kyle Jensen

    Southern Illinois University Press 2015; US$ 35.00

    For more than four decades, the dominant model for pedagogy and research in the field of composition has been a how -centered process approach to writing instruction, which involves studying the writing that students produce to expose the various stages of their writing process. By looking at notes, outlines, and multiple drafts, often presented... more...

  • The Psychology of Writingby Ronald T. Kellogg

    Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 18.99

    Cognitive psychologist Ronald T. Kellogg reviews and integrates the multidisciplinary field of composition research, a field that seeks to understand how people formulate and express their thoughts with the symbols of written text. more...