Re: Japanese References (was: I'M BACK!!! :))
|From:||Tim May <butsuri@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, September 2, 2003, 17:42|
Douglas Koller, Latin & French wrote at 2003-09-02 12:16:52 (-0400)
> > I remembered!!! (wonder of wonders, miracle of miracles....) The book
> I have is one of the Routledge Grammars. I don't remember how to
> write a bibliography, so:
> Title: Japanese: A Comprehensive Grammar
> Authors: Stefan Kaiser, Yasuko Ichikawa, Noriko Kobayashi, Hilofumi Yamamoto
> (consultant editor: Sarah Butler)
> Publisher: Routledge (Taylor & Francis Group)
> Copyright: 2001
> ISBN: 0-415-09919-6 (hardback)
> 0-415-09920-X (paperback)
> I bought the paperback version, and no price is marked, but hey,
> AFAIC, when it comes to language books, money is no object.
> The format is much akin to the canonical Li & Thompson on Mandarin
> Chinese and certainly as comprehensive (*and* with examples written
> in Japanese as well as English transliteration, which neither the L
> & T nor the Routledge Cantonese grammar has, alas). I think it will
> meet most, if not all, of your Japanese grammatical needs.
> Good luck finding it!
Thank you very much. It sounds ideal, and Blackwells has the paperback for
£30.99, which while not exactly pocket change is not unreasonable.
I'm particularly pleased by the comparison to Li & Thompson, which
I've heard a lot of good things about.