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  • 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...

  • 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$ 44.40

    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...

  • 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...

  • Arabiyyat al-Naas (Part Two)by Munther Younes; Hanada Al-Masri

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 77.95

    Arabiyyat al Naas (Part Two): An Intermediate Course in Arabic offers a vibrant course in Arabic as it is written and spoken today by educated native speakers. Not only does it continue the innovative integration of Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) and Levantine Arabic used in Part One of the series, but it does so in a way that supports and develops... more...

  • Dandyism and Transcultural Modernityby Hsiao-yen Peng

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    This book views the Neo-Sensation mode of writing as a traveling genre, or style, that originated in France, moved on to Japan, and then to China. The author contends that modernity is possible only on "the transcultural site"?transcultural in the sense of breaking the divide between past and present, elite and popular, national and regional, male... more...

  • Di'bil b. 'Aliby Leon Zolondek

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Di'bil b. 'Al? (765--860) was regarded by his contemporaries as one of the best satirists in the school of Arabic poets which flourished during the early 'Abb?sid age. Leon Zolondek has collected, translated, and annotated 229 fragments of Di'bil's verse and has assembled materials for a reconstruction of his long-lost yet widely quoted Book of... more...

  • The West in Asia and Asia in the Westby Elisabetta Marino; Tanfer Emin Tunc

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

    This collection of new essays examines the "transnational turn" in cultural studies between Asia and the West. Drawing on literature, history, culture, film and media studies, scholars from a range of disciplines explore the constructs of "Asia" and "the West" and their cultural collision. Topics include the relationship... more...

  • Egyptian-Coptic Linguistics in Typological Perspectiveby Eitan Grossman; Martin Haspelmath; Tonio Sebastian Richter

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    This volume presents the Egyptian-Coptic language in cross-linguistic perspective. It is aimed at linguists of all stripes, especially typologists, historical linguists, and specialists in Egyptian-Coptic, Afroasiatic languages, or African languages. The book is the first to bring together language typology and the Egyptian-Coptic language... more...