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  • Ausgewählte Schriftenby Otto Weinreich; Ulrich Klein; Günther Wille

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1973; US$ 233.00

    Durch die vorliegende Sammlung soll alles an entlegener Stelle Veröffentlichte vereinigt und alles nicht mehr Greifbare erneut vorgelegt werden, damit dieses Lebenswerk in seinem vollen Umfang zugänglich bleibt. Bestimmt sich damit die Auswahl der Beiträge nach dem äußeren Gesichtspunkt der Vervollständigung des Erreichbaren, so ist auch die chronologische... more...

  • Le désidératif en védiqueby Francois Heenen

    Editions Rodopi 2006; US$ 81.20

    Il s’agit de la première étude complète sur le désidératif védique, basée sur une collection exhaustive des exemples attestés du Rigveda aux anciens Srautasutras. Toutes les variations morpho-phonologiques des thèmes sont discutées en détail. Une analyse sémantique sous un angle nouveau... more...

  • Sinhalaby Dileep Chandralal

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2010; US$ 49.95

    Sinhala is one of the official languages of Sri Lanka and the mother tongue of over 70% of the population. Outside Sri Lanka it is used among immigrant populations in the U.K., North America, Australia and some European and Middle Eastern countries. As for the genetic relation, it belongs to the Indo-Aryan branch of the Indo-European languages. Although... more...

  • Marathiby Ramesh Vaman Dhongde; Kashi Wali

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2009; US$ 165.00

    Marathi, an Indo-Aryan language, is the official language of Maharashtra, including Mumbai. Father Thomas Stephens, the first English traveler to Goa, a pioneer linguist, wrote Christa Puran in Marathi (1616) and Arte da Lingoa Canarim in Portuguese, printed in (1640). The latter is a grammar of Konkani, a language closely related to Marathi. It... more...

  • Romani in Contactby Yaron Matras

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1995; US$ 158.00

    A language of Indic origin heavily infuenced by European idioms for many centuries now, Romani provides an interesting experimental field for students of language contact, linguistic minorities, standardization, and typology. Approaching the language via its ever-surfacing character as a language in contact, the volume gives expression to part of the... more...

  • The Hagiographies of Anantadasby Winnand Callewaert

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    Anantadas is the first 'biographer' who, around 1600, wrote about the most popular bhakti poets of the 15th and 16th centuries in Northern India. This critical study of these manuscripts yields a broad spectrum of the linguistic and morphological variants. It also reveals the processes of oral and scribal transmission during this time when sectarian... more...

  • Feminine Sentencesby Janet Wolff

    Wiley 2013; US$ 22.95 US$ 19.89

    This new book integrates material drawn from a variety of sources - feminist theory, cultural and literary analysis, sociology and art history - in an original discussion of women's relationship to modern and post-modern culture. The essays in the book challenge the continuing separation of sociological from textual analysis in cultural (and feminist)... more...

  • Love and The Turning Seasonsby

    Counterpoint 2014; US$ 23.99

    For thousands of years, India has excelled at erotic love poetry, and the genius of its devotional poetry often harnesses great energy and mystical insight. It is in fact often hard to tell whether the poets are offering poems of spiritual longing using the garment of love poetry, or writing erotic poems in the guise of devotion. Perhaps, in a country... more...

  • The Mahabharata, Volume 1by J. A. B. van Buitenen

    University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 43.00

    The Mahabharata , an ancient and vast Sanskrit poem, is a remarkable collection of epics, legends, romances, theology, and ethical and metaphysical doctrine. The core of this great work is the epic struggle between five heroic brothers, the Pandavas, and their one hundred contentious cousins for rule of the land. This is the first volume in what... more...

  • Colloquial Panjabiby Mangat Rai Bhardwaj

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 79.95

    Colloquial Panjabi: The Complete Course for Beginners has been carefully developed by an experienced teacher to provide a step-by-step course to Panjabi 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 with the essential skills needed... more...