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- 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$ 140.00
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00
German and French concepts of nation were often defined antithetically? through an idealized contrast between the ?nation state? and the ?cultural nation.? This study undertakes a political, linguistic, and literary historical reconstruction of the significance of language and literature in the construction of national identity since the... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00
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, butrequire 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 determined... more...
- Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 92.74
Mehr als 1000 Korrektur- und andere Hilfszeichen aus Dokumenten aus 15 vorwiegend indischen Schriftkreisen des 5.?20. Jh. werden einzeln im Werk abgebildet, beschrieben und nach ihrer Bedeutung in 13 Haupt- und 51 Unterkategorien gegliedert. In 3 Katalogabschnitten werden alle Zeichen jeweils nach Schriftkreis, Funktion und Form angeordnet, wobei letzteres... more...
- 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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95
The Nobel Prize winner, Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941) - 'the Indian Goethe', as Albert Schweitzer called him - was not only the foremost poet and playwright of modern India, but one of its most profound and influential thinkers. Kalyan Sen Gupta's book is the first comprehensive introduction to Tagore's philosophical, socio-political and religious... more...