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Product Description: This book takes contrast, an issue that has been central to phonological theory since Saussure, as its central theme, making explicit its importance to phonological theory, perception, and acquisition. The volume brings together a number of different contemporary approaches to the theory of contrast, including chapters set within more abstract representation-based theories, as well as chapters that focus on functional phonetic theories and perceptual constraints...read more
By Peter Avery (editor)

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9783110198218 | Mouton De Gruyter, September 30, 2008, cover price $252.00 | About this edition: This book takes contrast, an issue that has been central to phonological theory since Saussure, as its central theme, making explicit its importance to phonological theory, perception, and acquisition.

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Product Description: H?fiz is honored as the greatest lyric poet of Iran and the D?v?n-i H?fiz, his collected poetry, is without doubt one of the world's greatest literary achievements. Translated here from the edition of Parv?z N?t?l Kh?nlar?, the 486 poems have been rendered as literally as possible while trying to convey some sense of the original poetry to the reader who lacks knowledge of Persian...read more
By Peter Avery (trans)

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9781901383263 | Archetype Books, May 30, 2007, cover price $43.95 | About this edition: H?

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9781901383096 | Archetype Books, May 1, 2007, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: H?

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Product Description: "Hafiz--a quarry of imagery in which poets of all ages might mine."- Ralph Waldo EmersonHafiz was born at Shiraz, in Persia, some time after 1320, and died there in 1389. He is, then, an almost exact contemporary of Chaucer. His standing in Persian literature ranks him with Shakespeare and Goethe...read more

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9781590510704 | 2 edition (Other Pr Llc, September 1, 2003), cover price $14.00 | About this edition: "Hafiz--a quarry of imagery in which poets of all ages might mine.

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Product Description: Mantiqu't-Tair is one of the masterpieces of Persian literature of which a complete and annotated translation into English is here presented for the first time as The Speech of the Birds. The text revolves around the decision of the birds of the world to seek out a king...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780946621699 | Islamic Text Society, June 1, 1999, cover price $97.95 | About this edition: Mantiqu't-Tair is one of the masterpieces of Persian literature of which a complete and annotated translation into English is here presented for the first time as The Speech of the Birds.

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Product Description: Mantiqu't-Tair is one of the masterpieces of Persian literature of which a complete and annotated translation into English is here presented for the first time as The Speech of the Birds. The text revolves around the decision of the birds of the world to seek out a king...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780946621705 | Islamic Text Society, June 1, 1999, cover price $44.95 | About this edition: Mantiqu't-Tair is one of the masterpieces of Persian literature of which a complete and annotated translation into English is here presented for the first time as The Speech of the Birds.

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Product Description: HAJ SAYYAH (1836-1924) catches wanderlust and decides to travel. He sets off west and returns eighteen years later. His wanderings take him throughout all of Europe, America. he is the first Iranian to become an American citizen and the Orient...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780936347936 | Ibex Pub, January 1, 1999, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: HAJ SAYYAH (1836-1924) catches wanderlust and decides to travel.

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Product Description: This final volume of The Cambridge History of Iran covers the period from 1722 to 1979. Part I sets out the political framework. Beginning in the reign of Nadir Shah, it traces the establishment of the Qajar dynasty and the rise and fall of the Pahlavi autocracy...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780521200950 | Reissue edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, July 1, 1993), cover price $354.99 | About this edition: This final volume of The Cambridge History of Iran covers the period from 1722 to 1979.

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Product Description: This introduction to the pronunciation of American English describes the sound system, suggests ways of tackling pronunciation problems, and provides a variety of techniques and exercises for use in the classroom. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780194328159 | Oxford Univ Pr, June 4, 1992, cover price $39.72 | About this edition: This introduction to the pronunciation of American English describes the sound system, suggests ways of tackling pronunciation problems, and provides a variety of techniques and exercises for use in the classroom.

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