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  • Die Narratologie der Liebeby Christian Metz

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 114.99

    The series Studien zur deutschen Literatur (Studies in German Literature) presents outstanding analyses of German-speaking literature from the early modern period to the present day. It particularly embraces comparative, cultural and historical-epistemological questions and serves as a tradition-steeped forum for innovative literary research. more...

  • Die orientalistische Gelehrtenrepublik am Vorabend des Ersten Weltkriegesby Michael Knüppel; Alois Tongerloo

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 154.00

    Bei diesem Band handelt es sich um eine Edition der Korrespondenz zwischen dem Göttinger Iranisten und Akademiemitglied Friedrich Carl Andreas (1846–1930) und dem bis 1914 in Leuven wirkenden Turkologen, Uralaltaisten und Anglisten Willi Bang(-Kaup) (1869–1934). Dem kommentierten Briefwechsel stellen die Herausgeber eine Reihe von einleitenden... more...

  • Plurality and Classifiers across Languages in Chinaby Dan Xu

    De Gruyter Mouton 2013; US$ 149.99

    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...

  • Kulturtransfer über Epochen und Kontinenteby Huiwen Zhang

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 114.99

    Born at the critical moment of China's emergence into the modern world, Feng Zhi (1905–93), the founder of German Studies at Peking University and creator of the Chinese sonnet, was confronted with the three thousand year history of his home culture, where he felt himself ‘in exile’. Inspired by his examination of Western literature and... more...

  • Chinese Proverbs and Popular Sayingsby Qin Xue Herzberg; Larry Herzberg

    Stone Bridge Press 2012; US$ 12.99

    A collection of 500+ proverbs in Chinese and English, capturing the enduring wisdom of China, for travelers and language students. more...

  • C. T. Hsia on Chinese Literatureby C. T. Hsia

    Columbia University Press 2004; US$ 64.99

    Best known for the groundbreaking works A History of Modern Chinese Fiction (1961) and The Classic Chinese Novel (1968), C. T. Hsia has gathered sixteen essays and studies written during his Columbia years as a professor of Chinese literature. Wider in range and scope, C. T. Hsia on Chinese Literature stands beside his two earlier books as part of... more...

  • Literary Culture in Taiwanby Sung-sheng Yvonne Chang

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 59.99

    With monumental changes in the last two decades, Taiwan is making itself anew. The process requires remapping not only the country’s recent political past, but also its literary past. Taiwanese literature is now compelled to negotiate a path between residual high culture aspirations and the emergent reality of market domination in a relatively autonomous,... more...

  • Foreign-Inspired Chinese Termsby Suogui Li

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2011; US$ 159.95

    This book aims to classify the word production of foreign-inspired Chinese terms (FICT), within the language system of modern Chinese according to principles of cognitive semantics. FICT refers to a group of vocabulary items in Chinese that are formed and motivated by foreign entities or concepts. These words are designated by some foreign words, but... more...

  • Problems in Comparative Chinese Dialectologyby David Prager Branner

    De Gruyter 2000; US$ 252.00

    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...

  • Autosegmental Studies on Pitch Accentby Harry van der Hulst; Norval Smith

    De Gruyter 1988; US$ 154.00

    Autosegmental Studies on Pitch Accent Linguistic Models more...