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Dravidian languages

  • Colloquial Tamilby E. Annamalai; R.E. Asher

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 64.95

    Colloquial Tamil is easy to use and completely up to date! Specially written by experienced teachers for self-study or class use, the course offers a step-by-step approach to spoken Tamil. While emphasis is placed on colloquial spoken Tamil, you are given a useful introduction to formal speech and the written language as well. What makes Colloquial... more...

  • The Dravidian Languagesby Sanford B. Steever

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 80.95

    The Dravidian language family is the world's fourth largest with over 175 million speakers across South Asia from Pakistan to Nepal, from Bangladesh to Sri Lanka as well as having communities in Malaysia, North America and the UK. Four of the languages, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam and Telugu are official national languages and the Dravidian family has... more...

  • Poets of the Tamil Anthologiesby III George L. Hart

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 30.95 US$ 28.16

    The poems of ancient Tamil are one of India's most important contributions to world literature. Presented here in English translation is a selection of roughly three hundred poems from five of the earliest poetic anthologies of classical Tamil literature. These lyrical poems are intimately related to the agricultural society that produced them, and... more...

  • Manuscript, Print and Memoryby Eva Maria Wilden

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 182.00

    The series publishes monographs and collective volumes contributing to the emerging field of manuscript studies (manuscriptology), which includes disciplines such as philology, palaeography, codicology, art history, and material analysis. SMC encourages comparative approaches, without geographical or other limitations on the material... more...

  • Women in Israelby Doctor Nahla Abdo

    Zed Books 2013; US$ 34.95

    This unique text examines the development of an inferior second layer of citizenship in Israel for 'less desired' Mizrahi and Arab Jewish women. more...

  • Interpreting Devotionby Karen Pechilis

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    Devotion is a category of expression in many of the world’s religious traditions. This book looks at issues involved in academically interpreting religious devotion, as well as exploring the interpretations of religious devotion made by a sixth century poet, a twelfth century biographer, and present-day festival publics. The book focuses on the... more...

  • The Crossing Feeby Iain Bamforth

    Carcanet 2013; US$ 9.99

    In The Crossing Fee Iain Bamforth re-stages the odyssey of the legendary German hero who falls into a lake in the Black Forest and emerges in the China Sea. Circulating between Europe, the Philippines and Indonesia (where Bamforth worked for five years as a health consultant), the poems sound the plummet and allure' of life on both worlds. Grounded... more...

  • The Cambodian Version of the Ramayanaby Kuoch Haksrea; Jeanne Jacob; Reamker (Ramakerti) Reamker

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Published in the year 2004, The Cambodian Version of the Ramayana is a valuable contribution to the field of Asian Studies. more...

  • Poetik des Briefromansby Gideon Stiening; Robert Vellusig

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 168.00

    In historical and cultural studies, the Early Modern Age has developed a profile of its own. The book series Frühe Neuzeit (Early Modern Age) publishes editions, monographs and collected volumes advancing fundamental research in the field. It does not seek to produce wide-ranging overviews, premature syntheses or pretentious constructions... more...

  • Srinathaby Velcheru Narayana Rao; David Shulman

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 34.99

    David Shulman and Velcheru Narayana Rao offer a groundbreaking cultural biography of Srinatha, arguably the most creative figure in the thousand-year history of Telugu literature. Their study, which includes extensive translations of Srinatha's major works, shows the poet's place in a great classical tradition in a moment of profound cultural transformation. more...