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  • Chronicles of My Lifeby Donald Keene; Akira Yamaguchi

    Columbia University Press 2008; US$ 18.99

    "I sometimes think that if, as the result of an accident, I were to lose my knowledge of Japanese, there would not be much left for me. Japanese, which at first had no connection with my ancestors, my literary tastes, or my awareness of myself as a person, has become the central element of my life." In this eloquent and wholly absorbing memoir,... more...

  • The Modern Murasakiby Rebecca Copeland; Melek Ortabasi

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 29.99

    The first anthology of its kind, The Modern Murasaki brings the vibrancy and rich imagination of women's writing from the Meiji period to English-language readers. Along with traditional prose, the editors have chosen and carefully translated short stories, plays, poetry, speeches, essays, and personal journal entries. Selected readings include... more...

  • Zeamiby Motoyiko Zeami; Tom Hare

    Columbia University Press 2008; US$ 29.99

    Zeami (1363-1443), Japan's most celebrated actor and playwright, composed more than thirty of the finest plays of no drama. He also wrote a variety of texts on theater and performance that have, until now, been only partially available in English. Zeami: Performance Notes presents the full range of Zeami's critical thought on this subject, which... more...

  • The Expression of Information Structureby Manfred Krifka; Renate Musan

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 182.00

    Information structure deals with the linguistic forms and techniques that support the integration of what is said into the current informational and attentional state of the addressee. This shows in categories like topic-comment structuring, focus to highlight expressions, marking of givenness and of presupposed information, and ways to... more...

  • A Grammar of Koyra Chiiniby Jeffrey Heath

    De Gruyter 1999; US$ 307.00

    The series builds an extensive collection of high quality descriptions of languages around the world. Each volume offers a comprehensive grammatical description of a single language together with fully analyzed sample texts and, if appropriate, a word list and other relevant information which is available on the language in question. There... more...

  • Kazakh-English dictionaryby Boris Nikolayevich Shnitnikov

    De Gruyter 1966; US$ 154.00

    Kazakh-English dictionary (Uralic and Altaic) more...

  • Sprechhandlungen und Pausenby Fritz Serzisko

    De Gruyter 1992; US$ 154.00

    Sprechhandlungen Und Pausen: Diskursorientierte Sprachbeschreibung Am Beispiel Des Ik. more...

  • Senryu Poems of the Peopleby J. C. Brown

    Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 9.99

    This is a collection of Japanese senryu poetry—a lesser known cousin to haiku poetry. In 1765 Karai Senryu published a selection of tsukeku that reflected his personal taste and humor. This anthology, Yanagidaru, became widely popular and was followed by 22 more of the same title, also compiled by Senryu, and a further 144 volumes compiled by his... more...

  • Complete Zuluby Arnett Wilkes; Nicholias Nkosi

    Hodder Education 2010; US$ 55.98

    The best-selling complete course for a fun and effective way to learn Zulu. This ISBN is for the paperback book. The corresponding audio support (ISBN: 9781444105858) is also available. The book and audio support can also be purchased as a pack (ISBN: 9781444105841). more...

  • Le Québec traduit en Espagneby María Sierra Córdoba Serrano

    Les Presses de l'Université d'Ottawa 2013; US$ 35.99

    Cet ouvrage s’inscrit dans le courant sociologique contemporain des recherches sur la traduction. Il porte un regard inédit sur les transferts culturels du Canada vers l’Espagne et, plus précisément, sur la littérature québécoise traduite vers l’espagnol et vers le catalan en Espagne, entre 1975 et 2004. more...