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  • Quotative Indexes in African Languagesby Tom Güldemann

    De Gruyter Mouton 2008; US$ 224.00

    The book represents the results of a synchronic and diachronic cross-African survey of quotative indexes. 39 African languages were selected to represent the genealogical and geographical diversity of the continent. It is the first typological investigation of direct reported discourse of this magnitude in a large group of languages. The bookwill be... more...

  • A Grammar of Wandalaby Zygmunt Frajzyngier

    De Gruyter Mouton 2012; US$ 224.00

    This is the first description of a most interesting Chadic language spoken in Northern Cameroon and Northern Nigeria. The grammar provides proofs for all hypotheses concerning forms and functions grammaticalized in the language. The grammar is written in a style accessible to linguists working within different theoretical frameworks. more...

  • The Expression of Information Structureby Manfred Krifka; Renate Musan

    De Gruyter Mouton 2012; US$ 154.00

    The book reports on the present state of the theoretical presentation, empirical investigation, psycholinguistic aspects and acquisition of information structure, and computation. It also provides descriptions of the information structural encoding strategies of individual languages of different types. The book can be used as a textbook appropriate... more...

  • A Grammar of Koyra Chiiniby Jeffrey Heath

    De Gruyter Mouton 1999; US$ 293.00

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  • Africandoby Manfred Loimeier

    Brandes & Apsel 2013; US$ 15.84

    Africando - Streifzüge durch die zeitgenössische afrikanische Literatur von Westafrika über Zentral- und Ostafrika bis zum südlichen Afrika. Verfasst von einem der profiliertesten Kenner afrikanischer Literaturen in Deutschland. Eine wichtige Einführung und Orientierungshilfe durch die inzwischen in beträchtlicher Zahl in deutscher Übersetzung vorliegenden... more...

  • Ogais "Noel"by Klaus Kracht; Katsumi Tateno-Kracht

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 82.44

    Ogais ?Noël? handelt von dem klassisch-chinesisch wie japanisch und europäisch gebildeten "homme de lettres" und symbolhaften Repräsentanten eines Landes, das nach einer ersten Begegnung mit dem abendländischen Glauben im ?christlichen? Jahrhundert dessen exklusiven Monotheismus als ?böse Religion? unter Todesstrafe stellte, bevor es im letzten Drittel... more...

  • The Syntax of Chichewaby Sam Mchombo

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 111.00

    This new book provides a comprehensive description of the major syntactic structures of Chichewa. more...

  • Tense and Aspect in Bantuby Derek Nurse

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 164.99

    Derek Nurse looks at variations in the form and function of tense and aspect in Bantu, a branch of Niger-Congo, the world's largest language phylum. His account is based on data from more than 200 Bantu languages and varieties, a representative sample of which is freely available on the publisher's website. - ;Derek Nurse looks at variations... more...

  • Trinidad Yorubaby Maureen Warner-Lewis

    University of Alabama Press 1996; US$ 35.00

    A deeply informed Afrocentric view of language and cultural retention under slavery. Maureen Warner-Lewis offers a comprehensive description of the West African language of Yoruba as it has been used on the island of Trinidad in the southern Caribbean. The study breaks new ground in addressing the experience of Africans in one locale of the Africa... more...

  • This Perversion Called Loveby Margherita Long

    Stanford University Press 2009; US$ 52.50

    Through close readings of Tanizaki's and Freud's major writings from the 1930s, the book proposes new answers to classic feminist questions about perversion. more...