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  • Complex Emotions and Grammatical Mismatchesby Katarzyna Dziwirek; Barbara Lewandowska-Tomaszczyk

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 159.79

    The book offers a comparison of the structure and meaning of emotion concepts in large authentic Polish and English corpora. The authors investigate emotions which enter into relations with complex complements. The book is an excellent didactic tool and serves as reference material for teachers and students of Polish and English, translators,... more...

  • Literatur in Osteuropaby Christa Ebert

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 23.39

    - Wo liegt Osteuropa? Mental mapping, Osteuropageschichte und Slawistik - Literaturen exemplarisch: russische und polnische Literatur im Kontext nationaler, ost- und gesamteuropäischer (Beziehungs-)Geschichte - Literatur und nationale Identitätsbildung: Staat und Zensur, Subversion und Emanzipation - Aufklärung von oben, Romantik und Realismus, Moderne... more...

  • Between Phonology and Phoneticsby Eugeniusz Cyran

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 117.17

    For decades, the voicing system of Polish has been at the center of a heated theoretical debate concerning laryngeal phonology as it features a number of phenomena, such as Final Obstruent Devoicing, Regressive Voice Assimilation, Progressive Voice Assimilation, dialectally distributed external sandhi voicing in pre-sonorant context, and... more...

  • The Routledge Intermediate Polish Readerby Aniela Grundy; Oscar Swan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    The Routledge Intermediate Polish Reader is designed for intermediate students of Polish and includes a wide range of graded texts. The readings are taken from an assortment of contemporary Polish writing, including extracts from modern literature and articles from magazines and newspapers. The texts have been specifically selected to ensure... more...

  • Ireneusz Iredynskiby Kevin Windle

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    This vibrant anthology of radio plays features works by one of Poland's 'angry young men' playwrights. Ireneusz Iredynski made his début in literature as a Polish 'angry young man' in the late 1950s. He moved with great versatility from verse to stage plays, film-scripts and plays for radio. While some of the plays in this collection seem to present... more...

  • Parenthesis and Ellipsisby Marlies Kluck; Dennis Ott; Mark de Vries

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 106.51

    This volume presents a cross-section of research addressing the interaction of two prominent areas in linguistic theory: parenthesis and ellipsis. The contributions address various theoretical questions raised by 'incomplete' parenthetical constituents, covering a diverse empirical domain and various subfields of linguistics. more...

  • Basic Polishby Dana Bielec

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Basic Polish presents concise explanations of grammar with related exercises, to build confidence in using the modern language. Assuming no previous knowledge of Polish, the book?s step-by-step approach guarantees a thorough grounding in the basics of grammar. Each of the forty units introduces particular grammar points. Clear and concise explanations... more...

  • Lamentsby Seamus Heaney

    The Gallery Press 2015; US$ 15.99

    Revised edition, with a new preface by Seamus Heaney A heartbreaking and measured report of grief following the death of Ursula, the two-and-a-half-year-old daughter of Jan Kochanowski (1530-1584), meticulously and marvelously translated by Seamus Heaney and Stanislaw Baranczak, former colleagues at Harvard University. 'a sequence of poems which occupy... more...

  • Ivar Kreuger and Jeanne de la Motteby Barbara Tepa Lupack

    Intellect 2014; US$ 60.00

    Jerzy W. Tepa was a popular Polish playwright whose pioneering plays were critically acclaimed and widely performed on several continents in the 1930s. Presumed lost during the turbulent years of World War II, several of those plays have only recently been rediscovered. Published here for the first time are English translations of two of Tepa’s... more...

  • Mr Price, or Tropical Madness and Metaphysics of a Two- Headed Calfby Stanislaw Ignacy Witkiewicz; Daniel Gerould

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 51.95

    The Polish playwright and artist Stanislaw Ignacy Witkiewicz, known as Witkacy, is now recognized as Poland's leading theatrical innovator of the interwar years and one of the outstanding creative personalities of the European avant-garde. This volume contains two of Witkacy's "tropical" plays inspired by the playwright's trip to Ceylon and Australia... more...