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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...
- 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...
- 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...
- SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 29.00
This book presents a range of Rabindranath Tagore?s creative works, including translations of short stories, essays, poems, memoirs, songs and plays from his vast corpus to show his conception of the feminine and gender identity that are relevant even today. The editor establishes the search for Tagore?s engagement with the feminine as subject and... 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$ 154.00
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, 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 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...