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A reference grammar of classical Japanese prose

by Alexander Vovin

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Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Japanese language -- Heian period, 794-1185 -- Grammar.,
  • Japanese language -- Grammar, Classical.,
  • Japanese prose literature -- Heian period, 794-1185 -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAlexander Vovin.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPL525.3 .V68 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3568156M
    ISBN 100700717161
    LC Control Number2002068149

    As Bentley acknowledges in several parts of his book, this choice of a linguistic approach conducted on a synchronie structural analysis has been influenced by Alexander Vovin, author of a grammar of classical Japanese prose published later Author: Maria Chiara Migliore. curious about alternate analyses, are encouraged to consult sources like Alexander Vovin’s A Reference Grammar of Classical Japanese Prose (RoutledgeCurzon, ), but to avoid confusion it is very strongly recommended that they wait until they have control of the basics of the traditional analysis before doing so. For those with an interest inFile Size: KB.

      Classical Japanese: A Grammar is a comprehensive, and practical guide to classical Japanese. Extensive notes and historical explanations make this volume useful as both a reference for advanced students and a textbook for beginning students/5. Download PDF: Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s): (external link)Author: Anton Antonov.

    Get this from a library! A descriptive grammar of early Old Japanese prose. [John R Bentley] -- Annotation The oldest written stage of the Japanese language forms the subject of John Bentley's important new volume. The underlying texts . An Elementary Grammar of the Sanscrit Language: Partly in the Roman Character, Arranged According to a New Theory, in Reference Especially to the Classical Languages; with Short Extracts in Easy Prose. To which is Added, a Selection from the Institutes of Manu, with Copious References to the Grammar, and an English Translation.


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A reference grammar of classical Japanese prose by Alexander Vovin Download PDF EPUB FB2

Free of linguistic jargon, the book is accessible not only to students of the language, but also to specialists in literature, history and culture.

It features introductory sections on the historical and literary background, and on writing and phonology, a cross-referenced appendix of classical Japanese verb forms, and a detailed by:   A Reference Grammar of Classical Japanese Prose by Professor Alexander Vovin,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(1).

A reference grammar of classical Japanese prose. [Alexander Vovin] -- "No serious study of traditional Japan - its literature, history, religion, and culture - is possible without solid knowledge of Classical Japanese.

This book is a good reference grammar, and very good for the student of Classical Japanese. However the Japanese vocabulary in the book is not explained well, and it is all in romaji.

I would recommend anyone who buys this book to buy a good grammar or dictionary with by: 6. Classical Japanese: A Grammar is a comprehensive, and practical guide to classical Japanese. Extensive notes and historical explanations make this volume useful as both a reference for advanced students and a textbook for beginning students.

A Reference Grammar of Classical Japanese Prose. By ALEXANDER VOVIN. London: ROUTLEDGE CURZON, Pp.tables. $ The problems with Bentley's book begin with his title. The texts with which he is concerned are in the main not prose, at least not in the usual understanding of that term; nor can the bulk of them be.

This grammar is a great textbook/grammar for learning Classical Japanese. The text is kind of like a pedagogical grammar of the language, with many examples from actual Japanese literature.

This is perhaps the strongest point of the by: 3. Buy A Reference Grammar of Classical Japanese Prose 1 by Dr. Alexander Vovin (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. A Reference Grammar of Classical Japanese Prose: : Dr. Alexander Vovin: Books.

McCullough's Classical Japanese Prose is an excellent anthology beginning with Tale of the Bamboo Cutter, a folk story from the early s, through to two travel accounts by Matsuo Basho from the late s/5(3).

Among his major works are A Reconstruction of Proto-Ainu (Brill, ), A Reference Grammar of Classical Japanese Prose (RoutledgeCurzon, ), Nihongo Keitōron no Genzai/Perspectives on the Origins of the Japanese Language (co-edited with Osada Toshiki, the International Center for Japanese Studies, Kyōto, ), Koreo-Japonica (University.

The main chapters of the book are a description of nominals, verbs, verbal suffixes, auxiliary verbs, particles, and conjunctions. A chapter on the lexicon, detailing many hapax legomena and interesting words, makes this into a major reference work on early Japanese.

Classical Japanese: A Grammar is a comprehensive, and practical guide to classical Japanese. Extensive notes and historical explanations make this volume useful as both a reference for advanced students and a textbook for beginning students.

A Reference Grammar of Classical Japanese Prose: Author: Miller, Roy Andrew: Publication: The Journal of the American Oriental Society: Article Type: Book Review: Date: Oct 1, Words: Previous Article: Yuan Hong: a case of premature death by historians. Next Article: Ancient China: Chinese Civilization from Its Origins to the Tang.

Among his major works are A Reconstruction of Proto-Ainu (Brill, ), A Reference Grammar of Classical Japanese Prose (RoutledgeCurzon, ) and Nihongo Keitoron no Genzai/Perspectives on the Origins of the Japanese Language (co-edited with Osada Toshiki, the International Center for Japanese Studies, Kyoto, ).Cited by: 8.

This title explains the use of Japanese words such as wa, ga and mo looking at the rules and meanings of words in their literary forms. Preview this book» What people are saying - /5(2). Alexander Vovin published a grammar reference in (A Reference Grammar of Classical Japanese Prose, London: RoutledgeCurzon), but it is neither affordable ($ was the price I found online) nor easily intelligible to a nonlinguist.

Classical Japanese: A Grammar is a comprehensive, and practical guide to classical Japanese. Extensive notes and historical explanations make this volume useful as both a reference for advanced. This volume brings together in convenient form a rich selection of Japanese prose dating from the ninth to the seventeenth centuries, a period during which the preeminent cultural and aesthetic values were those of the Heian court.

It contains 22 works representing all the major indigenous literary forms, either complete or in generous excerpts, and is particularly rich in 4/5(1).

The oldest written stage of the Japanese language forms the subject of John Bentley's important new volume. The underlying texts (also presented here) are those of the religious liturgies "(norito)" and imperial edicts (A.D. Part one deals with the liturgies, the writing system, texts, and phonology and the dating problem.

The main chapters of the book. Written by a leading scholar in the field, Classical Japanese: A Grammar is an elegant, comprehensive, and practical guide to classical Japanese. Extensive notes and historical explanations make this volume useful as both a reference for advanced students and a textbook for beginning students/5(12).

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