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  • Colloquial Romanianby Ramona Gönczöl; Dennis Deletant

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 64.95

    This fourth edition of Colloquial Romanian has been completely updated to make learning Romanian easier and more enjoyable than ever before. Written by experienced teachers of Romanian, this course offers a step-by-step approach to spoken and written Romanian. No previous knowledge of the language is required. What makes this new edition of... more...

  • My Native Land A4by Ana Blandiana; Paul Scott Derrick; Viorica Patea

    Bloodaxe Books 2015; US$ 15.99

    Ana Blandiana is one of Romania’s foremost poets, a leading dissident before the fall of Communism, and now her country’s strongest candidate for the Nobel Prize. A prominent opponent of the Ceausescu regime, Blandiana became known for her daring, outspoken poems as well as for her courageous defence of ethical values. Over the years,... more...

  • The Lives of Othersby Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck; John le Carré; le Carr&; amp; #233; John; Alexander Zuckrow; Alexander Starritt; Shaun Whiteside

    Pushkin Press 2014; US$ 10.99

    1984. East Germany. Captain Gerd Wiesler, a loyal member of the secret police, is assigned to spy on the playwright Georg Dreyman. The flat is bugged, and Wiesler begins to listen in to the daily - and nightly -activities of the playwright and his actress-girlfriend. But when he discovers that the surveillance has been instigated by the Minister... more...

  • The Phonetics and Phonology of Contrastby Margaret E. L. Renwick

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 120.86

    Studies of both synchronic phonetics and morpho-phonological alternations are needed to understand the forces that historically shaped and now maintain the phonemic system of Romanian. Through a series of case studies on the Romanian vowel system, this book proposes that the robustness of a phonemic contrast does not depend solely on the... more...

  • Literary Translation and the Idea of a Minor Romaniaby Sean Cotter

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 85.00

    Examines translations by canonical Romanian writers Lucian Blaga, Constantin Noica, and Emil Cioran, arguing that that their works reveal a new, "minor" mode of national identity. more...

  • A Reference Grammar of Romanianby Carmen Dobrovie-Sorin; Ion Giurgea

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 195.00

    Based on recent research in formal linguistics, this volume provides a thorough description of the whole system of Romanian Noun Phrases, understood in an extended sense, that is, in addition to nouns, pronouns and determiners, it examines all the adnominal phrases: genitive-marked DPs, adjectives, relative clauses, appositions, prepositional phrases,... more...

  • Complete Romanianby Dennis Deletant; Yvonne Alexandrescu

    Hodder Education 2010; US$ 36.78

    The best-selling complete course for a fun and effective way to learn Romanian. This ISBN is for the paperback book. The corresponding audio support (ISBN: 9781444105605) is also available. The book and audio support can also be purchased as a pack (ISBN: 9781444105599). more...

  • Nanophilologieby Ottmar Ette

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 82.39

    Literary short forms, whose history is as old as Western culture, have undergone an enormously dynamic development in the second half of the twentieth century, especially in Romance literatures. This book examines this development through surveying numerous examples from Spanish, French, and Portuguese literature. The investigation of... more...

  • Segmental and prosodic issues in Romance phonologyby Pilar Prieto; Joan Mascaró; Maria-Josep Solé

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2007; US$ 165.00

    This paper explores the concept of linguistic rhythm classes through a series of studies exploiting metrics designed to quantify speech rhythm. We compared the rhythm of ?syllable-timed? French and Spanish with that of ?stress-timed? Dutch and English, finding that rate-normalised metrics of vocalic interval variability (VarcoV and nPVI-V), together... more...

  • Comparative Historical Dialectologyby Thomas D. Cravens

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 158.00

    This brief monograph explores the historical motivations for two sets of phonological changes in some varieties of Romance: restructured voicing of intervocalic /p t k/, and palatalization of initial /l/ and /n/. These developments have been treated repeatedly over the decades, yet neither has enjoyed a satisfactory solution. This book attempts to... more...