Mariarosaria Gianninoto

List of John Benjamins publications for which Mariarosaria Gianninoto plays a role.


The first works on Chinese languages destined for Western learners were compiled at the end of the 16th century, but it was not until the 19th century that such works were compiled in significant numbers. In these works, Western categories and paradigms were largely adopted and adapted. However,… read more | Chapter
Frequent contacts between European countries and China during the Qing period kindled interest in the languages spoken in the Qing empire and led to the publication of numerous Western books on Chinese varieties but also on the Manchu language. To describe the features of these distant… read more | Article
The development of studies on Chinese grammar was an important innovation of European sinology, as the systematic descriptions of the language were scarcely represented in native tradition. The genre of bilingual grammars involved adapting the methodologies elaborated for Western languages to… read more | Article