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  • The Languages of East and Southeast Asiaby Cliff Goddard

    Oxford University Press, UK 2005; US$ 59.99

    This book introduces readers to the remarkable linguistic diversity of East and Southeast Asia. It combines serious but accessible treatments of diverse areas not usually found in a single volume: for example, word origins, cultural key words, tones and sounds, language families and typology, key syntactic structures, writing systems, communicative... more...

  • New Asian Cityby Jini Kim Watson

    University of Minnesota Press 2011; US$ 75.00

    Under Jini Kim Watson’s scrutiny, the Asian Tiger metropolises of Seoul, Taipei, and Singapore reveal a surprising residue of the colonial environment. Drawing on a wide array of literary, filmic, and political works, and juxtaposing close readings of the built environment, Watson demonstrates how processes of migration and construction in the... more...

  • The Columbia Companion to Modern East Asian Literatureby Joshua S. Mostow; Kirk A. Denton; Ju-Chan Fulton; Sharalyn Orbaugh

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 124.99

    This extraordinary one-volume guide to the modern literatures of China, Japan, and Korea is the definitive reference work on the subject in the English language. With more than one hundred articles that show how a host of authors and literary movements have contributed to the general literary development of their respective countries, this companion... more...

  • Functional Structure(s), Form and Interpretationby Andrew Simpson; Audrey-Li Yen-hui

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 195.00

    This book shows how the study of formal structures and functional morphemes in East Asian languages adds much to our general understanding of the close connection between form and interpretation. more...

  • Finding Wisdom in East Asian Classicsby Wm. Theodore de Bary

    Columbia University Press 2011; US$ 28.99

    The perfect companion to courses in Asian civilization and culture, Finding Wisdom in East Asian Classics provides nonspecialists with essential background on frequently assigned texts. With essays addressing foundational materials in Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and Vietnamese traditions, including Confucianism, Buddhism, Daoism, and early modern... more...

  • Literary Migrationsby Claudine Salmon

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies 2013; US$ 90.87

    This book was written between 1981 and 1986, was first published in 1987, and has been out of print since. The Chinese version of it by Yan Bao et al., Zhongguo chuantong xiaoshuo zai yazhou, which also published in 1989, is also out of print. Since then more works especially in Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and Western languages have appeared which are... more...

  • The Ancient Languages of Asia and the Americasby Roger D. Woodard

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 43.00

    A convenient, portable paperback derived from the acclaimed Cambridge Encyclopedia of the World's Ancient Languages. more...

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