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- BRILL 2008; US$ 223.00
Approaches to elements of Arabic-Islamic civilization, including linguistics, literature, literary theory, religion, ritual, economics and zoology, as well as related topics in the Old Iranian, Persian, Greek and Byzantine traditions, through the discussion of select terms, concepts and phenomena. more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 158.00
Recent studies of sluicing as an elliptical construction are divided with respect to how the bare wh-word in the sluicing clause (i.e. wh-sluice) manifests its expected grammatical properties on the one hand, and receives its semantic interpretation on the other hand. In this paper, I investigate Emirati Arabic (ea) sluicing and conclude that ea sluicing... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 74.99
This book examines the impact of revolution on one of the great literary minds of the twentieth century: Naguib Mahfouz. Concentrating on the years following the 1952 Free-Officers? Coup that brought an end to British colonialism in Egypt, this book analyzes Mahfouz?s turn to screenplay writing, and examines the significance of that transition.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
Spoken Arabic is different in many respects from literary Arabic. This book is concerned with speakers? intentions and the structural and pragmatic resources they employ. Based on new empirical findings from across the Arabic world this work will be of interest to both students and researchers. more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2000; US$ 158.00
The two related issues of word order, and subject-verb agreement have occupied center stage in the study of Arabic syntax since the time of Sibawayhi in the eighth century. This book is a contribution to both of these areas. It is grounded within the generative grammar framework in one of its most recent versions, namely Minimalism, as expounded in... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2000; US$ 180.00
This monograph, which evolved from the first linguistic dissertation to be written on Chaha (an Ethiopian Semitic language), is also the first book to deal exclusively with the phonology and morphology of the language. It is an exhaustive description and analysis, by a native speaker, of the sound patterns of this often misdescribed language and deserves... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1993; US$ 188.00
The papers in the first section of this volume, 'Variation in Arabic', deal with a wide range of topics: the function of Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) vs. dialect variation in political speeches, patterns of variation in concord in Cairene dialect, the extent to which Cairenes 'know' MSA, and the scope of emphaticization in different dialects. In the... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1990; US$ 180.00
The papers in this volume approach the study of Arabic, its structure and use, from different linguistic and sociolinguistic perspectives. The book is divided into three sections: Section I Morphological and Phonological Perspectives; Section II Semantic Perspectives; Section III Sociolinguistic Perspectives. more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1991; US$ 165.00
This is the third in a continuing series of papers presented at the annual meetings of the Arabic Linguistic Society whose primary purpose is to provide a forum for the study of Arabic within current approaches in linguistics. The volume includes a section on Arabic in relation to other languages, with papers ranging from the importance of Arabic to... more...