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Hindi, Urdu, Hindustani languages and literatures

  • ?Der Brachvogel bin ich?. Themen und Tendenzen gegenwärtiger Dalit-Literatur in Hindiby Heinz Werner Wessler

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2015; Not Available

    Das moderne Indien gibt sich bemüht, soziale Diskriminierung als Teil der indischen Kastengesellschaft aufzuheben. Trotz unzweideutigem Verfassungstext, einer Reihe von Ausführungsgesetzen, nationalen Kommissionen und allerlei Fördermaßnahmen für benachteiligte Bevölkerungsgruppen ist die Kluft zwischen Ideal und Wirklichkeit allerdings groß. ?Sie... more...

  • Colloquial Urduby Tej K Bhatia; Ashok Koul

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Colloquial Urdu provides a step-by-step course in Urdu as it is written and spoken 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 Urdu in a broad range of situations. No prior knowledge of the language is required.... more...

  • Colloquial Hindiby Tej K Bhatia

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Colloquial Hindi: The Complete Course for Beginners has been carefully developed by an experienced teacher to provide a step-by-step course to Hindi as it is written and spoken today. Combining a clear, practical and accessible style with a methodical and thorough treatment of the language, it equips learners with the essential skills needed to... more...

  • Complete Urdu Beginner to Intermediate Course: Book: Newby David Matthews; Sim Dalvi; Cecilia Bembibre; Mohammed Ka

    Hodder & Stoughton 2014; US$ 37.00

    Complete Urdu is a comprehensive language course that takes you from beginner to intermediate level. This book is for use with the accompanying audio CDs containing two hours of audio (ISBN 9781444195965). The new edition of this successful course has been fully revised and is packed with new learning features to give you the language, practice and... more...

  • I Too Have Some Dreamsby A. Sean Pue

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 70.00

    I Too Have Some Dreams explores the work of N. M. Rashed, Urdu's renowned modernist poet, whose career spans the last years of British India and the early decades of postcolonial South Asia. A. Sean Pue argues that Rashed?s poetry carved out a distinct role for literature in the maintenance of doubt, providing a platform for challenging the certainty... more...

  • Writing Resistanceby Laura R. Brueck

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 29.99

    Writing Resistance is the first close study of the growing body of contemporary Hindi-language Dalit (low caste) literature in India. The Dalit literary movement has had an immense sociopolitical and literary impact on various Indian linguistic regions, yet few scholars have attempted to situate the form within contemporary critical frameworks. Laura... more...

  • Working Memory and Languageby Susan E. Gathercole; Alan D. Baddeley

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 55.95

    This book evaluates the involvement of working memory in five central aspects of language processing: vocabulary acquisition, speech production, reading development, skilled reading, and comprehension. The authors draw upon experimental, neuropsychological and developmental evidence in a wide-ranging evaluation of the contribution of two components... more...

  • The Syntax of Negation and the Licensing of Negative Polarity Items in Hindiby Rajesh Kumar

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This books studies syntax of NPIs and their interaction with sentential negatives in Hindi. It outlines the clause structure of Hindi and locates the syntactic position of sentential negatives as well as constituent negatives within the structure. It is argued that sentential negative in Hindi negation marker heads its own maximal projection, NegP,... more...

  • Hindi: An Essential Grammarby Rama Kant Agnihotri

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    This text provides a reader-friendly guide to the structural patterns of modern standard Hindi. Ideal for both independent learners and classroom students alike, this book covers the essentials of Hindi grammar in readable, jargon-free sections. Key features include: sections on the speech sounds of Hindi detailed analysis of Hindi sentence structure... more...

  • Feminine Sentencesby Janet Wolff

    Wiley 2013; US$ 26.50

    This new book integrates material drawn from a variety of sources - feminist theory, cultural and literary analysis, sociology and art history - in an original discussion of women's relationship to modern and post-modern culture. The essays in the book challenge the continuing separation of sociological from textual analysis in cultural (and feminist)... more...