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  • Oranges and Snowby Milan Djordjevic; Charles Simic

    Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 19.95 US$ 15.96

    Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Charles Simic has done more than anyone since Czeslaw Milosz to introduce English-language readers to the greatest modern Slavic poets. In Oranges and Snow , Simic continues this work with his translations of one of today's finest Serbian poets, Milan Djordjevic. An encounter between two poets and two languages, this bilingual... more...

  • Aspect and Meaning in Slavic and Indicby Ranjit Chatterjee; Paul Friedrich

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1989; US$ 158.00

    Three features set this book apart from other recent publications on aspect. First, it looks closely at the language family, Slavic, that has been the main source of assumptions and data about aspect. Second, it looks upon the object of linguistic study, natural language, from an angle shared by thinkers on language whose prominence is still outside... more...

  • Modal and Focus Particles in Sign Languagesby Annika Herrmann

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 108.82

    Bringing together the research fields of sign language linguistics and information structure, this book focuses on the realization of modal and focus particles in German Sign Language, Sign Language of the Netherlands, and Irish Sign Language. The study analyzes professionally elicited data with regard to nonmanual features expressed by... more...

  • Descriptive Grammar of Pashto and its Dialectsby Anne David; Claudia Brugman

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 130.59

    Spoken by as many as 50 million people in Afghanistan and Pakistan, Pashto comprises a range of widely diverging varieties. The Center for Advanced Study of Language Pashto Grammar provides a description of the language that is supported by examples presented in native orthography, Roman transcription, morpheme-by-morpheme glossing, and... more...

  • Die slavischen Sprachen / The Slavic Languages. Halbband 2by De Gruyter

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 423.51

    Mit dem vorliegenden 2. Halbband wird das Handbuch ?Die slavischen Sprachen "The Slavic languages. Ein internationales Handbuch zu ihrer Struktur, ihrer Geschichte und ihrer Erforschung. An International Handbook of their History, their Structure and their Investigation" abgeschlossen. Bei unveränderter Fortführung der Gesamtkonzeption enthält... more...

  • Karaoke Cultureby Dubravka Ugresic; David Williams; Ellen Elias-Bursac; Celia Hawkesworth

    Open Letter 2011; US$ 9.99

    Finalist for the NBCC Award in Criticism, this collection is riotous, especially the piece about smashing a minibar. more...

  • Europe in Sepiaby Dubravka Ugresic; David Williams

    Open Letter 2014; US$ 9.99

    Dubravka Ugresic's follow-up to the NBCC Award Finalist Karaoke Culture and features some of her sharpest and funniest pieces yet. more...

  • Colloquial Serbianby Celia Hawkesworth

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Colloquial Serbian: The Complete Course for Beginners has been carefully developed by an experienced teacher to provide a step-by-step course to Serbian 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... more...

  • Colloquial Croatianby Celia Hawkesworth

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Colloquial Croatian provides a step-by-step course in Croatian 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 Croatian in a broad range of situations. No prior knowledge of the language... more...

  • New Approaches to Slavic Verbs of Motionby Victoria Hasko; Renee Perelmutter

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2010; US$ 149.00

    The results of three experiments comparing the processing of verbs of motion by late second language learners, American college students of Russian, and early starters, heritage speakers of Russian, are interpreted within the image-schematic framework developed in cognitive linguistics: the cross-linguistic typological approach introduced by Leonard... more...