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  • African Oral Epic Poetryby Fritz H. Pointer

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2012; US$ 169.95

    Professor Pointer is the first person to offer an English translation of the Epic of Kambili, an African heroic myth. The book is careful to point out that this text deserves to be read by myth scholars and shows that the literary tradition of epic myth-telling extends to Africa through its oral folklore. The author argues that the story should be... more...

  • Basho's Narrow Roadby Matsuo Basho; Hiroaki Sato

    Stone Bridge Press 2013; US$ 16.95

    Matsuo Basho (1644-94) is considered Japan's greatest haiku poet. Narrow Road to the Interior (Oku no Hosomichi) is his masterpiece. Ostensibly a chronological account of the poet's five-month journey in 1689 into the deep country north and west of the old capital, Edo, the work is in fact artful and carefully sculpted, rich in literary and Zen... more...

  • Felix Taylor Adventures 2-Book Bundleby Nicholas Maes

    Dundurn 2013; US$ 14.99

    For the first time, the Felix Taylor Adventures are available as together in this two-book bundle. Felix and Caroline must must project back in time, first chasing an extinct flower and then a mysterious stranger, before their world turns to dust. more...

  • Twelve Views from the Distanceby Mutsuo Takahashi; Jeffrey Angles

    University of Minnesota Press 2012; US$ 60.00

    From one of the foremost poets in contemporary Japan comes this entrancing memoir that traces a boy?s childhood and its intersection with the rise of the Japanese empire and World War II. Originally published in 1970, this translation is the first available in English. In twelve chapters that visit and revisit critical points in his boyhood, T welve... more...

  • The Syntax of Tukiby Edmond Biloa

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 195.00

    This monograph conducts a syntactic study of Tuki, a Bantu language spoken in Cameroon, from a cartographic perspective. The following domains are meticulously explored: The Complementizer Domain, the Inflectional Domain and the Verbal Domain. This study reveals that there is a relative phrase (RelP) located between ForceP and FocP. Moreover, a detailed... more...

  • The Classical Poetry of the Japaneseby Basil Hall Chamberlain

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    Published in 2000, The Classical Poetry of the Japanese is a valuable contribution to the field of Asian Studies. more...

  • Languages Of Ghanaby Kropp-Dakubu

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 300.00

    First Published in 1988. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Truth from a Lieby Margaret Key

    Lexington Books 2011; US$ 44.99

    This reassessment of some of the major fictional, dramatic, documentary, and critical texts in which Abe worked out his theory of realism in the 1950s and 1960s explores the ways in which the documentarian and the detective became important metaphors in Abe's realist project. It opens up new possibilities for exploring ideas that Abe investigates in... more...

  • Archaeology, Language, and the African Pastby Roger Blench

    AltaMira Press 2006; US$ 49.99

    Scholarly work that attempts to match linguistic and archaeological evidence in precolonial Africa more...

  • Ysko Tawadaby Douglas Slaymaker

    Lexington Books 2007; US$ 32.99

    Ysko Tawada: Voices from Everywhere is the first volume of criticism dedicated to the work of Ysko Tawada, one of the most highly acclaimed writers of her generation. Douglas Slaymaker has collected a range of essays that explore the plurality of voices and cultures in Tawada's work and push on to explicate the poetics and intellectual underpinnings... more...