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  • Aramaic and Hebrew Inscriptions from Mt. Gerizim and Samaria between Antiochus III and Antiochus IV Epiphanesby Jan Dušek

    BRILL 2012; US$ 135.00

    This book presents a paleographic analysis of the Aramaic and Hebrew inscriptions from Mt. Gerizim and their historical background within the historical and political context of Palestine in the Hellenistic period. more...

  • Dirty Yiddishby Adrienne Gusoff

    Ulysses Press 2012; US$ 12.00

    GET D!RTY Next time you’re chattin’ with your khaverim (friends) and mishpukheh (family), bust out some Yiddish expressions that’ll liven up the conversation, including: • Cool slang • Funny insults • Explicit sex terms • Raw swear words Dirty Yiddish teaches the casual expressions heard every day on the streets of New York: What’s... more...

  • Postcolonial Memoir in the Middle Eastby Norbert Bugeja

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    This book reconsiders the notion of liminality in postcolonial critical discourse today. By visiting Mashriqi writers of memoir, Bugeja offers a unique intervention in the understanding of 'in-between' and ‘threshold’ states in present-day postcolonialist thought. His analysis situates liminal space as a fraught form of consciousness that mediates... more...

  • Life in Translationby Talit Reisenberger

    Modjaji Books 2008; US$ 18.05

    Azila Talit Reisenberger is a Bible scholar, a rabbi, a mother, a wife, and a poet. In all these selves she grapples with translating her life from Hebrew to English and back again. Life in Translation is full of wry humour, longing, bitterness, sweetness, playfulness, and subversions of traditional meanings and texts - a delightful book that charms... more...

  • The Secret History of the Mongolsby Arthur Waley

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    First published in 1963. The Secret History (so called merely because it was meant for the Mongols and not for the Chinese,) has been chiefly studied from a learned point of view and its quality as literature and hence its value to the lay reader have been greatly overlooked. The Chinese version has been used, but with constant reference to the... more...

  • Mourning a Father Lostby Avraham Balaban

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2003; US$ 34.00

    Returning to the kibbutz of his childhood to attend his father's funeral, Avraham Balaban confronts his still intensely painful childhood memories. With a poet's keen voice, the author weaves together two interrelated stories: a sensitive artist growing up in the intensely pragmatic world of Kibbutz Huldah and the rise and fall of a grand yet failed... more...

  • Yiddish Language Structuresby Marion Aptroot; Björn Hansen

    De Gruyter Mouton 2014; US$ 154.00

    The series is a platform for contributions of all kinds to this rapidly developing field. General problems are studied from the perspective of individual languages, language families, language groups, or language samples. Conclusions are the result of a deepened study of empirical data. Special emphasis is given to little-known languages, whose analysis... more...

  • Lehrbuch der klassisch-ägyptischen Spracheby Hanna Jenni

    Schwabe Verlag Basel 2013; US$ 52.99

    Klassisch-Ägyptisch: umfassend und profund! Gegenstand des Lehrbuches der klassisch-ägyptischen Sprache sind Schrift und Sprache des pharaonischen Ägypten. Bei der Schrift handelt es sich um die Hieroglyphenschrift, die während der gesamten, über drei Jahrtausende dauernden Zeit der pharaonischen Kultur in vielen Bereichen Verwendung fand, z.B. in... more...

  • The Parable and Its Lessonby S. Y. Agnon; James S. Diamond; Alan Mintz

    Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 19.95

    S.Y. Agnon was the greatest Hebrew writer of the twentieth century, and the only Hebrew writer to receive the Nobel Prize for literature. He devoted the last years of his life to writing a massive cycle of stories about Buczacz, the Galician town (now in Ukraine) in which he grew up. Yet when these stories were collected and published three years after... more...

  • Identity In Asian Literatureby Lisbeth Littrup

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 72.95

    First Published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...