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  • A Historical Syntax of Late Middle Indo-Aryan (Apabhraṃśa)by Vit Bubenik

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1998; US$ 165.00

    This monograph aims to close the gap in our knowledge of the nature and pace of grammatical change during the formative period of today’s Indo-Aryan languages. During the 6th-12th c. the gradual erosion of the synthetic morphology of Old Indo-Aryan resulted ultimately in the remodelling of its syntax in the direction of the New Indo-Aryan analytic... more...

  • Romani in Contactby Yaron Matras

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1995; US$ 158.00

    A language of Indic origin heavily infuenced by European idioms for many centuries now, Romani provides an interesting experimental field for students of language contact, linguistic minorities, standardization, and typology. Approaching the language via its ever-surfacing character as a language in contact, the volume gives expression to part of the... more...

  • Indo-Iranian Studies (RLE Iran B)by Various

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 170.00

    Throughout his life the Shams-ul-Ullema devoted himself to advancing the Zoroastrian Faith, not only as a priest and teacher, but also as a writer. This volume of papers is authored by an international group of scholars and covers the history, philosophy, literature and language of Persia and the Indo-Iranians. more...

  • A Concise Dictionary of the Persian Language(RLE Iran B)by E H Palmer

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 170.00

    The aim of this dictionary was to provide reference of all the words in use in colloquial Persian, particularly for beginners. Especially for the candidates in the Indian Civil Service, all the words in the Gulistán and other prescribed text-books were also included. more...

  • Annual Review of South Asian Languages and Linguisticsby Rajendra Singh; Ghanshyam Sharma

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 182.00

    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...

  • The Recognition of Sakuntalaby Kalidasa; W. J. Johnson

    OUP Oxford 2001; US$ 6.99

    Kalidasa's play about the love of King Dusyanta and Sakuntala, their separation by a curse and eventual reunion, is the supreme work of Sanskrit drama its greatest poet and playwright. This new verse translation includes the famous version of the story from the Mahabharata and an introduction to classical Indian aesthetics and drama. more...

  • I Won't Let You Goby Rabindranath Tagore

    Bloodaxe Books 2011; US$ 18.99

    Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941) is India's greatest modern poet and the most brilliant creative genius produced by the Indian Renaissance. As well as poetry, he wrote songs, stories and novels, plays, essays, memoirs and travelogues. He was both a restless innovator and a superb craftsman, and the Bengali language attained great beauty and power in... more...

  • Studies in the Kasikavrtti. The Section on Pratyaharasby Pascale Haag; Vincenzo Vergiani

    Anthem Press 2011; US$ 99.00

    This volume contains a critical edition, English translation and essays on the initial section of the Kasikavrtti (7th c. CE), the oldest complete commentary on the Astadhyayi of Panini. more...

  • A Grammar of Domariby Yaron Matras

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 174.99

    The series builds an extensive collection of high quality descriptions of languages around the world. Each volume offers a comprehensive grammatical description of a single language together with fully analyzed sample texts and, if appropriate, a word list and other relevant information which is available on the language in question. There... more...

  • Flesh and Fish Bloodby Subramanian Shankar

    University of California Press 2012; US$ 39.95

    In Flesh and Fish Blood Subramanian Shankar breaks new ground in postcolonial studies by exploring the rich potential of vernacular literary expressions. Shankar pushes beyond the postcolonial Anglophone canon and works with Indian literature and film in English, Tamil, and Hindi to present one of the first extended explorations of representations... more...