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  • Kale ya Washairi wa Pemba: Kamange na Sarahaniby Abdilatif Abdala

    Mkuki na Nyota Publishers 2011; US$ 11.00

    The title of this collection of poetry, Kale ya Washairi wa Pemba: Kamange na Sarahani is translated as, ?The Past of Pemba Poets: Kamange and Sarahani?. Pemba, for those who may need reminding is the smaller of the two islands known as Zanzibar, the other being Unguja. The poets whose works make up the collection lived between the last half of the... more...

  • Death and the King?s Grey Hair and Other Playsby Denja Abdullahi

    Kraft Books 2014; US$ 18.00

    Death and the King?s Grey Hair and Other Plays is a collection of three plays, ?Death and the King?s Grey Hair,? ?Truce with the Devil,? and ?Fringe Benefits,? which are all experimental plays from the early period of the writing career of Denja Abdullahi, who is presently renowned as a poet of populist expressions. ?Death and the King?s Grey Hair?... more...

  • Topics in Kwa Syntaxby Enoch O. Aboh; James Essegbey

    Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 209.00

    Edited by two leading experts on the languages of West Africa, this volume is the very first book to handle a range of topics in the syntax of Kwa, a branch of the Niger-Congo language family spoken by approximately 20 million people in Côte d?Ivoire, Ghana, Togo, and Benin and in the extreme southwestern corner of Nigeria. Kwa includes a total of... more...

  • Focus Strategies in African Languagesby Enoch Oladé Aboh; Katharina Hartmann; Malte Zimmermann

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 210.00

    The book contains a collection of articles on focus in the Niger-Congo and Afro-Asiatic language groups. It investigates focus-related phenomena from different theoretical and methodological perspectives: the interaction of focus and prosody, the effect of focus on word order, the inventory of focus-marking devices, and others. The volume... more...

  • Rashomon and Seventeen Other Storiesby Ryunosuke Akutagawa; Haruki Murakami; Jay Rubin; Yoshihiro Tatsumi

    Penguin Publishing Group 2006; US$ 17.00

    One of Penguin Classics' most popular translations?now also in our elegant black spine dress Ryünosuke Akutagawa is one of Japan's foremost stylists?a modernist master whose short stories are marked by highly original imagery, cynicism, beauty and wild humour. "Rashömon"and "In a Bamboo Grove" inspired Kurosawa's magnificent film and depict a past... more...

  • Middle Egyptianby James P. Allen

    Cambridge University Press 1753; US$ 52.00

    An introduction to the writing system of ancient Egypt and the language of hieroglyphic texts, including lessons and exercises. more...

  • Aspect and Modality in Kwa Languagesby Felix K. Ameka; M.E. Kropp Dakubu

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2008; US$ 180.00

    This book explores the thesis that in the Kwa languages of West Africa, aspect and modality are more central to the grammar of the verb than tense. Where tense marking has emerged it is invariably in the expression of the future, and therefore concerned with the impending actualization or potentiality of an event, hence with modality, rather than the... more...

  • Landscaping Postcoloniality. The Dissemination of Cameroon Anglophone Literatureby B. Ashuntantang

    Langaa RPCIG 2009; US$ 22.80

    This is a foundational text on the production and dissemination of Anglophone Cameroon literature. The Republic of Cameroon is a bilingual country with English and French as the official languages. Ashuntantang shows that the pattern of production and dissemination of Anglophone Cameroon literature is not only framed by the minority status of English... more...

  • The Square Persimmon & Other Storiesby Takashi Atoda; Millicent M. Horton

    Tuttle Publishing 1999; US$ 6.95

    The Square Persimmon and Other Stories is an introduction to Takashi Atodaone of Japan's most popular and versatile writers of fiction. Takashi Atocia is a master storyteller. Like the bar madam in "The Glow of Lipstick," he is capable of weaving a tale that captures the reader's attention from beginning to end. His plots deal with ordinary people,... more...

  • Theorising Survivalby Jenny Baker

    eContent Management Pty Ltd 2012; US$ 65.00

    Indigenous peoples have been marginalized by the artificial separation of the humanities and the sciences and by the separation of theory and practice. The author positions the Indigenous subject in health science research and health science texts and then applies a theoretical model of alterity drawn from transnational cultural studies and feminist... more...