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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
This is the first volume to focus specifically on Rabindranath Tagore?s dramatic literature, visiting translations and adaptations of Tagore?s drama, and cross-cultural encounters in his works. As Asia?s first Nobel Laureate, Tagore?s highly original plays occupy a central position in the Indian theatrescape. Tagore experimented with dance, music,... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1998; US$ 165.00
This monograph aims to close the gap in our knowledge of the nature and pace of grammatical change during the formative period of today’s Indo-Aryan languages. During the 6th-12th c. the gradual erosion of the synthetic morphology of Old Indo-Aryan resulted ultimately in the remodelling of its syntax in the direction of the New Indo-Aryan analytic... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 79.95
Colloquial Gujarati provides a step-by-step course in Gujarati 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 Gujarati in a broad range of situations. No prior knowledge of the language... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 105.68
With almost 200 million native speakers, Bangla ranks among the top ten languages in the world in number of speakers; yet despite its status as a major world language and its rich and lengthy literary tradition, it remains under-described. Accessible to both linguists and learners, the CASL Bangla grammar offers plentiful examples with... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 116.25
When and why are direct objects in Spanish marked with an ?a?? This study investigates this question by considering inanimate objects that are normally unmarked, but require marking when combined with a small, stable class of verbs. Presenting an analysis of semantic roles, the author shows that diffential object marking in Spanish is... more...
- De Gruyter 2008; US$ 169.12
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...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 105.68
Die Nationenkonzepte von Frankreich und Deutschland wurden oft als antithetisch beschrieben ? durch den idealtypischen Gegensatz von Staats- und Kulturnation. Durch eine politik-, sprach- und literaturgeschichtliche Rekonstruktion der Bedeutung von Sprache und Literatur für die Konstruktion der nationalen Identität ab der Frühen Neuzeit... more...
- 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...