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  • Translation as Museby Elizabeth Marie Young

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 40.00

    Poetry is often said to resist translation, its integration of form and meaning rendering even the best translations problematic. Elizabeth Marie Young disagrees, and with  Translation as Muse , she uses the work of the celebrated Roman poet Catullus to mount a powerful argument that translation can be an engine of poetic invention. Catullus... more...

  • La Matriz de la Menteby Thomas Ogden; Jose Maria Ruiz Vaca

    Ediciones Karnac 2015; US$ 1.95

    Estamos ante una vision global de la teoria de las relaciones de objeto desde una perspectiva kleiniana, que contiene capitulos sobre la fantasia, las posiciones esquizo-paranoide y depresiva, los objetos internos, y la obra de Winnicott sobre el espacio potencial. more...

  • Colloquial Spanish of Latin Americaby Roberto Carlos Rodriguez-Saona

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Colloquial Spanish of Latin America: The Complete Course for Beginners has been carefully developed by an experienced teacher to provide a step-by-step course to Latin American Spanish as it is written and spoken today. Combining a clear, practical and accessible style with a methodical and thorough treatment of the language, it equips learners... more...

  • Ovid, Verwandlungsgeschichtenby Michaela Hellmich

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2015; US$ 10.40

    Die Metamorphosen von Ovid: Faszinierende Verwandlungsgeschichten, Götter und Liebe ? aber für Schüler oft eine große sprachliche Herausforderung. Diese Lektüre entschärft die Schwierigkeiten und motiviert, ohne auf die Beschäftigung mit dem Originaltext zu verzichten. Die Lektüre ist doppelseitig aufgebaut: Eine Comic-Fassung ermöglicht ein erstes... more...

  • From Skedaddle to Selfie: Words of the Generationsby Allan Metcalf

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 12.99

    From baby boomers with 'groovy' and 'yuppie,' to Generation X with 'whatever' and 'like,' each generation inevitably comes to use certain words that are particular to its unique time in history. Those words not only tell us a great deal about the people in those generations, but highlight their differences with other... more...

  • The Handy English Grammar Answer Bookby Christine A. Hult

    Visible Ink Press 2015; US$ 18.99

    Whether it?s for a professional document, a school paper, an Internet blog, or something more personal, effective communication depends on clear, concise, and grammatically correct writing. Punctuation, spelling, and grammar rules can trip up anyone, while organization and word choice can make writing memorableor banal. Whether you are writing a... more...

  • De la Religion, considérée dans sa source, ses formes et ses développements, Tome IIIby Kurt Kloocke; Denis Thouard; Kurt Kloocke; Hermann Krapoth; Denis Thouard; Laura Wilfinger

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 280.00

    This volume contains Books VI?VIII of De laReligion . These books cover the constitutive elements of sacerdotal polytheism (VI), the constitutive elements of non-sacerdotal polytheism (VII), and the Homeric poems (VIII). They occupy a key position in the economy of the work as a whole by contrasting the two forms of polytheism. In addition,... more...

  • How Categorical are Categories?by Joanna Blaszczak; Dorota Klimek-Jankowska; Krzysztof Migdalski

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    This book addresses the foundational question of category distinctions and challenges the traditional views from the modern theoretical and experimental perspective. Its focus is on the noun-verb, noun-adjective distinctions and categories occupying the "grey zone" between standard categories (e.g., nominalizations). This book will be... more...

  • Contemporary Approaches to Baltic Linguisticsby Peter Arkadiev; Axel Holvoet; Björn Wiemer

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    Baltic languages have only marginally featured in the discourse of theoretical linguistics and linguistic typology. The book aims to reconnect Baltic linguistics and the current agenda of the theoretical and typological study of language. The book is intended for a broad linguistic audience, including typologists and theoretical linguists.... more...

  • Changes Between the Linesby Doris Stolberg

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    The book examines the diachronic dimension of contact-induced language change in Pennsylvania German (PG), a variety of German in long-term contact with English. Previous investigations of PG have drawn a more or less static, rather than dynamic, picture of this contact variety. The present study explores the dynamics of selected semantic... more...