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  • Extending the Scope of Construction Grammarby Ronny Boogaart; Gijsbert Rutten; Timothy Colleman

    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...

  • Colloquial Amharicby David Appleyard

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 99.95

    Colloquial Amharic is easy to use and completely up to date! Specially written by experienced teachers for self study or class use, the course offers you a step by step approach to written and spoken Amharic. No prior knowledge of the language is required. What makes this new edition of Colloquial Amharic your best choice in personal language... more...

  • Colloquial Arabic of the Gulf - Book and CD Packby Professor Clive Holes

    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...

  • The Life, Personality and Writings of al-Junaydby Ali Hassan Abdel-Kader

    Gibb Memorial Trust 2014; US$ 17.99

    This volume contains an edition and translation of the extant epistles of Ab? l-Q?sim b. Mu?ammad al-Junayd. Al-Junayd was an influential holy man and spiritual thinker who lived in Baghdad in the ninth century. His writings are marked with many of the features of the tradition that later became known as Ta?awwuf, Islamic Mysticism. Later Sufis acknowledged... more...

  • Why did you leave the horse alone?by Mahmoud Darwish; Mohammad Shaheen

    Hesperus Press Ltd. 2014; US$ 5.82

    Since Mahmoud Darwish?s death in 2008 his poetic writings continue to be read by an audience in awe. Why Did You Leave the Horse Alone? is a collection of autobiographical poetry designed to give an insight into the wider human condition. Darwish?s writing explores the meaning of life, identity and the impact of exile. Hailed as the most important... more...

  • A Frequency Dictionary of Arabicby Tim Buckwalter; Dilworth Parkinson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 57.95

    First published in 2009. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Perspectives on Arabic Linguistics XXIV-XXVby Samira Farwaneh; Hamid Ouali

    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...

  • The Aesthetic of Revolution in the Film and Literature of Naguib Mahfouz (1952?1967)by Nathaniel Greenberg

    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...

  • The Literary Heritage of the Arabsby Suheil Bushrui; James Malarkey

    Saqi 2014; US$ 21.86

    The Literary Heritage of the Arabs samples some of the finest literature produced by Arab writers in the last 1,500 years. The selection of poetry and prose spans many genres and styles, conveying the full range of Arab experiences and perspectives from the tragic to the comic, the wistful to the mystical, the courtly to the lowly, and the Arab... more...

  • Translation and the Manipulation of Differenceby Tarek Shamma

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Translation and the Manipulation of Difference explores the question of difference in translation and offers an extended critique of the advocacy of foreignizing translation as a practice that does not minimize the alterity of the foreign text, and could therefore serve as an antidote to ethnocentrism and cultural insularity. Shamma examines the... more...