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- Intellect Books Ltd 2009; US$ 25.00
This groundbreaking book contains the first English language translations of three plays by Polish playwright, actress and journalist Gabriela Zapolska. They were initially performed in fin-de-siecle, partitioned Poland. Each play focuses on the economic and social pressures faced by women. A general introduction and three focused essays will serve... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 54.95
Church Slavonic, one of the world's historic sacred languages, has experienced a revival in post-Soviet Russia. Blending religious studies and sociolinguistics, this is the first book devoted to Church Slavonic in the contemporary period. It is not a narrow study in linguistics, but uses Slavonic as a passkey into various wider topics, including the... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 53.95
Polish: An Essential Grammar is a user-friendly guide to all the important structures of this fascinating language. Presenting a fresh and accessible description of the language, this engaging grammar uses clear, jargon-free explanations and sets out the complexities of Polish in short, readable sections. Key features include: New chapter... more...
- The History Press 2014; US$ 3.99
The world was stunned when little-known Karol Wojty?a became the first non-Italian pope for 450 years. As Pope John Paul II, he continued to surprise, directly confronting Communist regimes, flying hundreds of thousands of miles to meet the faithful, and building bridges with other faiths. John Paul II became a bête noire in the eyes of liberals... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 119.71
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...
- De Gruyter 2010; US$ 163.25
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...
- De Gruyter 2010; US$ 23.90
- 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...
- Ohio University Press 2015; US$ 27.99
As narrow, nationalist views of patriotic allegiance have become widespread and are routinely invoked to justify everything from flag-waving triumphalism to xenophobic bigotry, the concept of a nonnationalist patriotism has vanished from public conversation. more...