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  • Perspectives on Arabic Linguisticsby Bernard Comrie; Mushira Eid

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1991; US$ 165.00

    This is the third in a continuing series of papers presented at the annual meetings of the Arabic Linguistic Society whose primary purpose is to provide a forum for the study of Arabic within current approaches in linguistics. The volume includes a section on Arabic in relation to other languages, with papers ranging from the importance of Arabic to... more...

  • Perspectives on Arabic Linguisticsby Elabbas Benmamoun; Mushira Eid; Niloofar Haeri

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1998; US$ 158.00

    The papers in this volume address core areas in contemporary Arabic linguistics: syntax, phonology, and variation studies. The papers in the syntax sections address different topics from the perspective of the Minimalist Program (Chomsky 1995) and subsequent work. The topics in this section are adverbs and adjectives, resumptive pronouns, gapping and... more...

  • Perspectives on Arabic Linguisticsby Mushira Eid

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1996; US$ 165.00

    This volume includes ten papers selected from the Eighth Annual Symposium on Arabic Linguistics, held at the University of Masschusetts, Amherst, 1994. Six of them deal with the syntax of Arabic two with phonology, and two with variation. The topics represented in the volume include binding in Arabic, the analysis of negation and negative polarity... more...

  • Perspectives on Arabic Linguisticsby Mushira Eid; Dilworth B. Parkinson

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1996; US$ 165.00

    This volume includes twelve papers selected from the Ninth Annual Symposium on Arabic Linguistics, held at Georgetown University, Washington D.C., 1995. Three of the papers deal with codeswitching with Arabic, two with the acquisition of Arabic, and four with different aspects of Arabic grammatical structure. The volume also includes three papers presenting... 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...

  • Predicate Formation in the Verbal System of Modern Hebrewby Judith Junger

    De Gruyter 1987; US$ 140.00

    Predicate Formation in the Verbal System of Modern Hebrew Functional Grammar Series [FGS] more...

  • A Question of Traditionby Kathryn Hellerstein

    Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 65.00

    In A Question of Tradition , Kathryn Hellerstein explores the roles that women poets played in forming a modern Yiddish literary tradition. Women who wrote in Yiddish go largely unrecognized outside a rapidly diminishing Yiddish readership. Even in the heyday of Yiddish literature, they were regarded as marginal. But for over four centuries, women... more...

  • Rituale und Beschwörungen gegen Schadenzauberby Daniel Schwemer

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 45.42

    Schadenzauber gehörte in der babylonisch-assyrischen Heilkunde zu den möglichen Ursachen verschiedener Leiden, die als Behexung diagnostiziert und abhängig von der jeweiligen Form der Behexung mit speziellen Ritualen und Heilmitteln therapiert werden konnten. Keilschriftliche Handschriften der Ritualanweisungen, Beschwörungstexte und Rezepte des Abwehrzaubers,... more...

  • Robinson's Paradigms and Exercises in Syriac Grammarby J. F. Coakley

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 42.99

    T. H. Robinson's Paradigms and exercises in Syriac Grammar was first published in 1915 to meet the need for 'something of an elementary nature which should be of value to the student who takes up Syriac for the first time'. Since then, the book has met this need for generations of students. The fifth edition of 2002 remains the grammar... 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...