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- De Gruyter 2005; US$ 293.00
A Grammar of Mina is a reference grammar of a hitherto undescribed and endangered Central Chadic language. The book contains a description of the phonology, morphology, syntax, and all the functional domains encoded by this language. For each hypothesis regarding a form of linguistic expression and its function, ample evidence is given.... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Boydell & Brewer 2012; US$ 34.95
A focus on some of the pioneers of African literary creation. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
This reference book surveys the richness of postcolonial African literature. The volume begins with an introductory essay on postcolonial criticism and African writing, then presents alphabetically arranged profiles of some 60 writers, including Chinua Achebe, Nadine Gordimer, Bessie Head, Doris Lessing, Tsitsi Dangarembga, Tahbar Ben Jelloun, among... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 168.00
This book addresses how core notions of information structure (topic, focus and contrast) are expressed in syntax. The authors propose that the syntactic effects of information structure come about as a result of mapping rules flexible enough to allow topics and foci to be expressed in a variety of positions, but strict enough to capture... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00
Recasts the commonly dismissed colonial project pursued in Hokkaido during the Meiji era (1868-1912) as a major force in the production of modern Japan's national identity, imperial ideology, and empire. more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 149.00
This volume investigates the clausal syntax of Wolof, an understudied Atlantic language of Senegal. The goals of the work are descriptive, analytical, and comparative, with a focus on the structure of the left periphery and left peripheral phenomena. The book includes detailed examination of the morpho‑syntax of wh‑questions, successive... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 39.99
The A to Z of Modern Japanese Literature and Theater presents a broad perspective on the development and history of literature-narrative, poetry, and drama-in modern Japan. This book offers a chronology, introduction, bibliography, and over 400 cross-referenced dictionary entries on authors, literary and historical developments, trends, genres, and... more...