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- Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 55.00 US$ 49.99
Yehuda Amichai (1924?2000) was the foremost Israeli poet of the twentieth century and an internationally influential literary figure whose poetry has been translated into some 40 languages. Hitherto, no comprehensive literary study of Amichai's poetry has appeared in English. This long-awaited book seeks to fill the gap. Widely considered one of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95
Landmarks in Linguistic Thought Vol 3 is devoted to a linguistic tradition that lies outside the Western mainstream, namely that of the Middle East. The reader is introduced to the major issues and themes that have determined the development of the Arabic linguistic tradition. Each chapter contains a short extract from a translated `landmark' text... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 65.95
Focusing primarily on Standard Maltese, the authors clarify many areas which, until now, remain undefined, with emphasis on syntax and intonation. English loanwords continue to find their way into Standard Maltese, especially as the Maltese inhabitants become increasingly bilingual, and the variations are studied, as well as their morphological behavior.... more...
- Multilingual Matters 2004; US$ 44.95
Mainstream translation studies hitherto have tended to neglect Arabic. This volume evaluates the ways in which translating from Arabic has helped to form and deform cultural identities, approaching the subject from a variety of perspectives: politics, economics, ethics and poetics. more...
- Multilingual Matters 2004; US$ 59.95
John Myhill argues that the usage of language in Jewish societies can be understood as following from certain specific principles, particularly regarding the relationship between language and identity. He discusses the revival of Hebrew, Hebrew in the diaspora, the survival of Yiddish and more. more...
- Oxford University Press 1993; US$ 179.99
Language is in large part about the description of events occurring in the world around us. Relationships of different sorts may be perceived between those events. And some of these relationships can be expressed by specific verb forms--or by syntactic constructions involving specific verb forms. The present study examines this facet of the Egyptian... more...
- BRILL 2000; US$ 232.00
This volume offers a collection of essays by a group of scholars of Arabic literature. It explores various manifestations of traditional as well as modern and postmodern themes and techniques in Arabic literature. more...
- BRILL 2001; US$ 147.00
Ugaritic, discovered in 1929, is a North-West Semitic language, documented on clay tablets (about 1250 texts) and dated from the period between the 14th and the 12th centuries BCE. This text deals with the phonology, morphology and syntax of Ugaritic. more...