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  • Annual Review of South Asian Languages and Linguisticsby Rajendra Singh; Shishir Bhattacharja

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 168.00

    South Asia is home to a large number of languages and dialects. Although linguists working on this region have made significant contributions to our understanding of language, society, and language in society on a global scale, there is as yet no recognized international forum for the exchange of ideas amongst linguists working on South... more...

  • The Bengali Dramaby P. Guha-Thakurta

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Zur Didaktik mittelindischer Sprachenby Klaus Mylius

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 22.71

    Das Studium der mittelindischen Sprachen ist unerlässlich für das Verständnis des Buddhismus, des Jinismus und zahlreicher indischer Literaturwerke. Bisher sind die mittelindischen Sprachen jedoch nicht zuletzt in Bezug auf die Didaktik sehr vernachlässigt worden. Um den Bestand wissenschaftlichen Arbeitens zu sichern, muss das von der Forschung erarbeitete... more...

  • The Invention of Private Lifeby Sudipta Kaviraj

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 29.99

    A longtime political analyst and thinker, Sudipta Kaviraj proves in this probing collection that he is also an acute writer on literature and politics. In these works, which lie at the intersection of the study of literature, social theory, and intellectual history, Kaviraj locates serious reflections on modernity?s complexities in the vibrant currents... more...

  • Colloquial Bengaliby Mithun B. Nasrin; W.A.M Van Der Wurff

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Colloquial Bengali provides a step-by-step course in Bengali as it is written and spoken today. Combining a user-friendly approach with a thorough treatment of the language, it equips learners with the essential skills needed to communicate confidently and effectively in Bengali in a broad range of situations. No prior knowledge of the language... more...

  • Singing to the Goddessby Rachel Fell McDermott

    Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 54.99

    This vibrant collection presents 145 brief Bengali lyric poems dedicated to the Hindu goddesses Kali and Uma. These poems--many of which are presented here for the first time in English translation--were written from the early eighteenth century up to the contemporary period. They represent the unique Bengali tradition of goddess worship (Saktism)... more...

  • The Slaying of Meghanadaby Michael Madhusudan Datta; Clinton B. Seely

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 87.99

    "The poem is rising into splendid popularity. Some say it is better than Milton-but that is all bosh-nothing can be better than Milton; many say it licks Kalidasa; I have no objection to that. I don't think it impossible to equal Virgil, Kalidasa, and Tasso." Michael Madhusudan Datta wrote this in a letter to a friend about his verse narrative, The... more...

  • Alignment Change in Iranian Languagesby Geoffrey L.J. Haig

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 224.00

    This book presents an account of alignment shifts in Iranian languages, and covers a time-span of some two and half millennia. It blends data from more than 20 Iranian languages, past and present, with theoretical discussion of alignment (ergativity, accusativity), subjecthood, diachronic syntax and morphology. No specialist knowledge of the... more...

  • Annual Review of South Asian Languages and Linguisticsby Rajendra Singh

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 224.00

    South Asia is home to a large number of languages and dialects. Although linguists working on this region have made significant contributions to our understanding of language, society, and language in society on a global scale, there is as yet no recognized international forum for the exchange of ideas amongst linguists working on South Asia.... more...

  • Annual Review of South Asian Languages and Linguisticsby Rajendra Singh

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 210.00

    South Asia is home to a large number of languages and dialects. Although linguists working on this region have made significant contributions to our understanding of language, society, and language in society on a global scale, there is as yet no recognized international forum for the exchange of ideas amongst linguists working on South... more...