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  • What 'Isa ibn Hisham Told Usby Muhammad al-Muwaylihi; Roger Allen

    Library of Arabic Literature 2015; US$ 34.00

    With  What ? Isa ibn Hisham Told Us , the Library of Arabic Literature brings readers an acknowledged masterpiece of early 20th-century Arabic prose. Penned by the Egyptian journalist Muhammad al-Muwaylihi, this exceptional title was first introduced in serialized form in his family?s pioneering newspaper  Misbah al-Sharq  ( Light of the East ),... more...

  • The Seven Good Yearsby Etgar Keret

    Scribe Publications Pty Ltd 2015; US$ 19.99

    A brilliant, hilarious memoir from a master storyteller Over the last seven years, Etgar Keret has had plenty of reasons to worry. His son, Lev, was born during a terrorist attack in Tel Aviv. His father became sick. And he has been constantly tormented by nightmarish visions of former Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, anti-Semitic remarks... more...

  • Biblical Lexicology: Hebrew and Greekby Eberhard Bons; Jan Joosten; Regine Hunziker-Rodewald; Romina Vergari

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 182.00

    Lexicography, together with grammatical studies and textual criticism, forms the basis of biblical exegesis. Recent decades have seen much progress in this field, yet increasing specialization also tends to have the paradoxical effect of turning exegesis into an independent discipline, while leaving lexicography to the experts. The present volume seeks... more...

  • Women Writers of Yiddish Literatureby Rosemary Horowitz

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 45.00

    Taking stock of Yiddish literature in 1939, critic Shmuel Niger highlighted the increasing number and importance of women writers. However, awareness of women Yiddish writers diminished over the years. Today, a modest body of novels, short stories, poems and essays by Yiddish women may be found in English translation online and in print, and little... more...

  • Arabiyyat al-Naas (Part Three)by Munther Younes; Yomna Chami

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 75.95

    ?Arabiyyat al-Naas (Part Three): An Advanced Course in Arabic builds further on the groundbreaking approach used in Part One and Part Two of the series. It integrates Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) and spoken Levantine in a way specially tailored to the needs of advanced students. Levantine Arabic strongly features in spoken discussions of MSA materials,... more...

  • Genealogical Classification of Semiticby Leonid Kogan

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 252.00

    This volume is the first of its kind to provide a detailed, comprehensive treatment of the genealogical subgrouping of Semitic. Starting with the traditional, morphologic approach and then shifting to the pertinent lexical evidence, it covers key topics in the Semitic subgrouping debate, including the East/West dichotomy, the Central Semitic... more...

  • Corpus-based Studies of Lesser-described Languagesby Amina Mettouchi; Martine Vanhove; Dominique Caubet

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 149.00

    For a long time, Toolbox has been the most used software dedicated to text annotation in the community of field linguists, especially for African linguistics. However, its limitations, and the growing need to pair text and sound, have made it important to find another solution to text annotation. This paper, aimed at a readership of information technology... more...

  • Hieroglyphen mit Geheimnisby Karl-Theodor Zauzich

    Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2015; US$ 45.78

    Die Herkunft des Alphabets ist ein uraltes Problem der Menschheit, über das spätesten seit dem klassischen Altertum nachgedacht wird. Ganze Bibliotheken sind über das Thema geschrieben worden, ohne dass die Diskussion zu einer allgemein akzeptierten, unangreifbar bewiesenen Lösung gekommen ist. Karl-Theodor Zauzich weist nach 40-jähriger Forschung... more...

  • The Vagaries of the Qasidah by J. E. Montgomeryby J. E. Montgomery

    Gibb Memorial Trust 2015; US$ 30.00

    A study of the tradition and practice of early Arabic poetry, this book provides an investigation of the multiple versions of early poems that exist in various Abbasid collections. It offers a corrective to the more exaggerated claims concerning this poetry and revises some hitherto fundamental attitudes by advancing an individual philologically-driven... more...

  • Comparative Grammar of the Semitic Languagesby De Lacy O'Leary

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 430.00

    First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...