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Chinese through Song, Second Edition
Chinese through Song, Second Edition (September 2014)
Hong Zhang - Author
Zu-yan Chen - Author

An innovative approach to teaching Chinese language and culture, using folk and popular songs.

Offering an innovative approach to language learning, Chinese through Song helps students develop their language proficiency and music appreciation through the use of folk, popular, and art songs. Because songs emphasize the color, pronunciation, and intonation of every syllable, they can be a valuable tool for im...(Read More)
 
 
Hocak Teaching Materials, Volume 1
Hocak Teaching Materials, Volume 1 (June 2010)
Elements of Grammar/Learner's Dictionary
Johannes Helmbrecht - Editor
Christian Lehmann - Editor

Comprehensive bilingual dictionary of the Hocąk language.

The most comprehensive dictionary of the Hocąk language (formerly known as Winnebago) to date, this bidirectional Hocąk-English/English-Hocąk dictionary contains approximately 4,000 entries. Hocąk is a highly endangered North American Indian language spoken by less than two hundred people in different parts of Wisconsin...(Read More)
 
 
Hocak Teaching Materials, Volume 2
Hocak Teaching Materials, Volume 2 (June 2010)
Texts with Analysis and Translation, and an Audio-CD of Original Hocak Texts
Iren Hartmann - Editor
Christian Marschke - Editor

Second volume of instructional materials for learning the original Hocąk language, featuring entire texts and a CD.

This second volume of teaching materials for the Hocąk language illuminates the intricacies of the spoken language by showing how the words and grammatical information given in volume 1 are used in actual speech. A range of entire texts is featured, accompanied by a detailed gr...(Read More)
 
 
Logic as the Question Concerning the Essence of Language
Logic as the Question Concerning the Essence of Language (August 2009)
Martin Heidegger - Author
Wanda Torres Gregory - Translator
Yvonne Unna - Translator

Aims to transform logic into a reflection on the nature of language.

This first English translation of Logik als die Frage nach dem Wesen der Sprache, volume 38 of Martin Heidegger’s Gesamtausgabe, contains novel ideas on logic and language that are important for anyone wishing to think beyond traditional views of language and logic. Based on student transcripts of Heidegger’s lectures and m...(Read More)
 
 
Who Translates?
Who Translates? (February 2001)
Translator Subjectivities Beyond Reason
Douglas Robinson - Author

CHOICE 2001 Outstanding Academic Book

Argues for a postrationalist conception of translation based not on the translator's rational control of words and meanings but on a flowing through the translator of voices and textualities.

Translators have long claimed that their job is to "step aside and let the source author speak through them." In Who Translates? Douglas Robinson uses ...(Read More)
 
 
End of Story
End of Story (November 2000)
Toward an Annihilation of Language and History
Crispin Sartwell - Author

Argues that the academy's obsession with language, and in particular with narrative, has become a sort of disease.

In End of Story, Crispin Sartwell maintains that the academy is obsessed with language, and with narrative in particular. Narrative has been held to constitute or explain time, action, value, history, and human identity. Sartwell argues that this obsession with language and narrative has become a sort of disease. Pi...(Read More)
 
 
Publishing in Rhetoric and Composition
Publishing in Rhetoric and Composition (March 1997)
Gary A. Olson - Editor
Todd W. Taylor - Editor

Eminent scholars discuss the politics and practices of generating scholarship in rhetoric and composition studies.

Publishing in Rhetoric and Composition is a collection of essays about the politics and practices of generating scholarship in rhetoric and composition. The contributors to this book, many of whom are current or past editors of the discipline's most prestigious scholarly journals, undoubtedly have the...(Read More)
 
 
A Theory of Phrase Markers and the Extended Base
A Theory of Phrase Markers and the Extended Base (July 1996)
Robert A. Chametzky - Author

Addresses questions of phrase structure and theoretical architecture within a principles and parameters framework.

"The topic of the book is the theory of phrase structure and how it hangs together. Classical X' theory is the basic theme. Chametzky argues for the separation of dominance from precedence and suggests various ways of incorporating adjuncts and coordinates into such a system. The presentation of the classic...(Read More)
 
 
Translating by Factors
Translating by Factors (July 1996)
Christoph Gutknecht - Author
Lutz J. Rolle - Author

"The notion of factor is essential to translation studies since all important aspects relating to them can be expressed in terms of it. By systematically exploring all possible kinds of translation factors, the authors make a substantial and remarkable contribution to the evolution of translation studies. There is no study which examines aspects of translation in such imaginative and instructive ways. This book represents a supreme standard o...(Read More)
 
 
Prepositions and Complement Clauses
Prepositions and Complement Clauses (February 1996)
A Syntactic and Semantic Study of Verbs Governing Prepositions and Complement Clauses in Present-Day English
Juhani Rudanko - Author

Provides a pioneering and data-oriented investigation of the syntax and semantics of important prepositional complementation patterns dependent on the prepositions in, to, at, on, with, and of in present-day English.

This book provides a pioneering and data-oriented investigation of the syntax and semantics of important prepositional complementation patterns dependent on the prepositions in, to, at , on, with, and...(Read More)
 
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