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- Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 14.57
In The Blue Coat, Elizabeth Smither examines the quotidian and the quirky for resonance, for contemplation, for verve. Here ‘poetry has a place among other bodies?, but also in enclosed gardens, in Chinese restaurants, in margins and in memory – ‘sometimes open and hospitable, sometimes secret, behind dark hedges?. Whimsical and tender, this latest... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 155.00
What does it mean to read from elsewhere? Women Writers in Postsocialist China introduces readers to a range and variety of contemporary Chinese women?s writing, which has seen phenomenal growth in recent years. The book addresses the different ways women?s issues are understood in China and the West, attending to the processes of translation, adaptation,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 160.00
Exploring the works of key women writers within their cultural, artistic and socio-political contexts, this book considers changes in the perception of women in early modern China. The sixteenth century brought rapid developments in technology, commerce and the publishing industry that saw women emerging in new roles as both consumers and producers... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 85.00
Examining the production of 'people's literature' in China, this study provides a new interpretive framework with which to understand socialist literature and presents a sympathetic understanding of culture from a period in China's history in which people's lives were greatly and obviously affected by political events. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95
This book is a translation of one of the most important Turkish scholarly works of the twentieth century. It was the masterpiece of M.F. Koprulu, one of Turkey?s leading, and most prolific, intellectuals and scholars. Using a wide variety of Arabic, and especially Turkish and Persian sources, this book sheds light on the early development of Turkish... more...
- Michael O' Mara Books 2012; US$ 9.99
An entertaining and informative study of thirteen of Britain's great stately homes and the scandals, predominately sexual, which the owners and their families have been involved in from the sixteenth century to the present day. This work provides a fascinating insight into the lives, loves of some notorious denizens of the aristocratic world. more...
- Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 44.99
The Columbia History of Chinese Literature is a comprehensive yet portable guide to China's vast literary traditions. Stretching from earliest times to the present, the text features original contributions by leading specialists working in all genres and periods. Chapters cover poetry, prose, fiction, and drama, and consider such contextual subjects... more...