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- BRILL 2011; US$ 318.00
Adopting new theoretical perspectives and using updated research, this book by a leading Chinese scholar seeks to provide a coherent, panoramic description of the development of premodern Chinese literature and its major characteristics. more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 9.99
Perhaps nowhere else has literature been as conscious a collective endeavor as in China, and China's survival over three thousand years may owe more to its literary traditions than to its political history. This Very Short Introduction tells the story of more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 80.00
The Promise and Premise of Creativity considers literature in the larger context of globalization and "the clash of cultures." Refuting the view that the study of literature is "useless," Eoyang argues that it expands three distinct intellectual skills: creative imagination, vicarious sympathy, and capacious intuition.With... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 49.95
Chinese Women Writers and the Feminist Imagination, 1905-1948 provides a compelling study of leading women writers in modern China, charting their literary works and life journeys to examine the politics and poetics of Chinese transcultural feminism that exceed the boundaries of bourgeois feminist selfhood. Unlike recent literary studies that... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 100.00
This book is a significant gathering of ideas on the subject of modern Chinese literature and culture of the past several years. The essays represent a wide spectrum of new approaches and new areas of subject matter that are changing the landscape of knowledge of modern and contemporary Chinese culture: women's literature, theatre (performance), film,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 95.00
This book brings together fresh research from experts on contemporary Chinese poetry, built upon one of the most glorious poetic traditions of any civilization in the world yet historically neglected by scholars in English. This comprehensive volume offers readable and provocative treatments of many of the most important Chinese poets of our age. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 44.95
Through analyses of a wide range of Chinese literary and visual texts from the beginning of the twentieth century through the contemporary period, the thirteen essays in this volume challenge the view that canonical and popular culture are self-evident and diametrically opposed categories, and instead argue that the two cultural sensibilities are... more...
- De Gruyter 2002; US$ 224.00
Volume 1 focuses on Chinese poetry. Reaching back into the first millennium before Christ, it ranks among the greatest achievements of human intellect and has made an impact in all other cultures. Especially to be noted are the Buch der Lieder (Book of Songs), Lieder des Südens (Songs of the South), the classical poetry... more...
- BRILL 2006; US$ 151.00
Demonstrates how a modern reader brings us closer to understanding how Chinese citizens perceived their world and what their writings reveal about the culture that produced them. This book presents eight studies that develop a different style of reading Chinese sources, by exploring the dynamics of discourse across open boundaries. more...