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- 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...
A Critical Edition of the Grammatical Treatise "Tadkirat jaw?mi' al-'adaw?t" by Muhammad b. Ahmad b. Mahm?dHarrassowitz Verlag 2015; US$ 51.23
Medieval Arab scholars held grammar in a very high esteem due to two main reasons. First, intellectual curiosity led them to investigate the language and its structures. Secondly, the desire to better understand the holy text of the Qur?an made Arabic grammar indispensable. The intellectual curiosity as well as the interconnection between grammar and... more...
- Harrassowitz Verlag 2015; US$ 83.24
An early 10th-century Arabic critic defined poetry formally as ?metrical, rhymed, meaningful speech?. There are numerous studies of classical Arabic poetry, both pre-modern and modern, that deal with the themes and motifs of poems. Many of these pay scant attention to the formal aspects that distinguish Arabic poetry from prose: metre, rhyme, and other... more...
- Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 33.62
Was ist eine schöne Landschaft? Was für ein Verständnis von Natur wird durch eine solche Landschaftswahrnehmung ?sichtbar?? Und was für ein Bezug zur natürlichen Umwelt manifestiert sich darin? Die vorliegende Studie fragt nach Naturverständnis und Naturwahrnehmung in der marokkanischen Gesellschaft und nähert sich diesem Thema durch eine Untersuchung... more...
- Hesperus Press 2014; US$ 12.99
A stunning new translation of Mahmoud Darwish?s intertwining poetic narrative, presenting a profound portrait of the Palestinian people, the human condition, and Darwish?s own hopes and dreams Since Mahmoud Darwish's death, his poetic writings continue to be read by an audience in awe. This is a collection of autobiographical poetry designed to... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 158.00
Diglossia is one distinctive feature of Arabic and other languages, such as Swiss-German (Ferguson 1959). Neurocognitive studies aiming to understand the neural mechanisms of diglossia in general, and Arabic diglossia in particular, are sparse. This paper provides a framework for discussing neurophysiological approaches to questions concerning the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95
Colloquial Arabic (Levantine) provides a step-by-step course in Levantine Arabic as it is used today. Combining a user-friendly approach with a thorough treatment of the language, it equips learners with the essential skills needed to communicate confidently and effectively in Levantine Arabic in a broad range of situations. No prior knowledge of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 85.00
This new edition of Colloquial Arabic of the Gulf has been revised and updated to make learning this variety of Arabic easier and more enjoyable than ever before. Specially written by an expert for self-study and classroom use, the course offers you a step-by-step approach to written and spoken Arabic of the Gulf. No prior knowledge of the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 19.95
Leading teacher of Arabic, Munther Younes, explores the realities of teaching Arabic as a foreign language (AFL) and outlines his groundbreaking approach to instruction, tried and tested over many years at Cornell University. The Integrated Approach to Arabic Instruction introduces teachers to the features of an integrated Arabic program?one that... more...
- De Gruyter Mouton 2014; US$ 168.00
The field of constructionist linguistics is rapidly expanding, as research on a broad variety of language phenomena is increasingly informed by constructionist ideas about grammar. This volume is comprised of 11 original research articles representing several emerging new research directions in construction grammar, which, together, offer a rich picture... more...