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  • Singing to the Goddessby Rachel Fell McDermott

    Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 57.99

    This vibrant collection presents 145 brief Bengali lyric poems dedicated to the Hindu goddesses Kali and Uma. These poems--many of which are presented here for the first time in English translation--were written from the early eighteenth century up to the contemporary period. They represent the unique Bengali tradition of goddess worship (Saktism)... more...

  • The Slaying of Meghanadaby Michael Madhusudan Datta; Clinton B. Seely

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 92.99

    "The poem is rising into splendid popularity. Some say it is better than Milton-but that is all bosh-nothing can be better than Milton; many say it licks Kalidasa; I have no objection to that. I don't think it impossible to equal Virgil, Kalidasa, and Tasso." Michael Madhusudan Datta wrote this in a letter to a friend about his verse narrative, The... more...

  • Alignment Change in Iranian Languagesby Geoffrey L.J. Haig

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 224.00

    The series is a platform for contributions of all kinds to this rapidly developing field. General problems are studied from the perspective of individual languages, language families, language groups, or language samples. Conclusions are the result of a deepened study of empirical data. Special emphasis is given to little-known languages, whose analysis... more...

  • Annual Review of South Asian Languages and Linguisticsby Rajendra Singh

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 224.00

    The series publishes state-of-the-art work on core areas of linguistics across theoretical frameworks as well as studies that provide new insights by building bridges to neighbouring fields such as neuroscience and cognitive science. The series considers itself a forum for cutting-edge research based on solid empirical data on language... more...

  • Annual Review of South Asian Languages and Linguisticsby Rajendra Singh

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 210.00

    The series publishes state-of-the-art work on core areas of linguistics across theoretical frameworks as well as studies that provide new insights by building bridges to neighbouring fields such as neuroscience and cognitive science. The series considers itself a forum for cutting-edge research based on solid empirical data on language... more...

  • Paliby Thomas Oberlies

    De Gruyter 2001; US$ 252.00

    The grammar presents a full decription of Pali, the language used in the Theravada Buddhist canon, which is still alive in Ceylon and South-East Asia. The development of its phonological and morphological systems is traced in detail from Old Indic. Comprehensive references to comparable features and phenomena from other Middle Indic languages... more...

  • Descriptive Grammar of Banglaby Anne Boyle David; Thomas J. Conners; Dustin Chacón

    De Gruyter Mouton 2015; US$ 114.99

    The series aims to make a significant contribution to modern language studies by providing up-to-date, linguistically sophisticated, and comprehensive language materials, of use to a wide spectrum of users, on major world languages which have hitherto been largely neglected. more...

  • The Politics and Reception of Rabindranath Tagore’s Dramaby Arnab Bhattacharya; Mala Renganathan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    This is the first volume to focus specifically on Rabindranath Tagore’s dramatic literature, visiting translations and adaptations of Tagore’s drama, and cross-cultural encounters in his works. As Asia’s first Nobel Laureate, Tagore’s highly original plays occupy a central position in the Indian theatrescape. Tagore experimented with dance, music,... more...

  • Tagore and the Feminineby Malashri Lal

    SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 29.00

    This book presents a range of Rabindranath Tagore’s creative works, including translations of short stories, essays, poems, memoirs, songs and plays from his vast corpus to show his conception of the feminine and gender identity that are relevant even today. The editor establishes the search for Tagore’s engagement with the feminine as subject and... more...

  • Colloquial Gujaratiby Jagdish Dave

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 79.95

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