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The Execution of Mayor Yin and Other Stories from the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution, Revised EditionIndiana University Press 2004; US$ 15.95
Praise for the first edition: "... in the great tradition of Orwell and Solzhenitsyn; its true subject is the survival -- and sometimes the defeat -- of the human spirit in its lonely quest for integrity." -- Time "The almost childlike directness of Chen's tales... is captured in the... more...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 39.99
This volume is one of the first collections to reach the West of the stories, essays, and poems published by writers of the "Mao Generation"--the first generation of Chinese to grow up under socialism. Drawn from both official Chinese literary journals and underground magazines, these previously untranslated stories provide a fascinating portrait of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 44.95
Presenting a new way of reading that helps us discern some previously unnoticed or unnoticeable features of Asian diaspora poetry, this volume highlights how poetry plays a significant role in mediating and defining cross-cultural and transnational positions. Asian diaspora poetry in North America is a rich body of poetic works that not only... 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...
- Lexington Books 2008; US$ 36.99
Linking autobiographic writings by Korean women in Japan and the United States and the author's ethnographic insights, Writing Selves in Diaspora presents an original, profound, and powerful intervention?both literary and anthropological?in our understanding of life in diaspora, being female, and forming selves. Each chapter offers unique and original... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 114.95
Addressing important policy questions, this book investigates China's new multi-directional diplomacy since the early 1990s. It evaluates how the country's activities affect international political economy and how the international community, especially the United States, has reacted to China's new, pro-active diplomacy. more...
- Wisdom Publications 2005; US$ 18.95
The works of the Buddha can feel vast, and it is sometimes difficult for even longtime students to know where to look, especially since the Buddha never explicitly defined the framework behind his teachings. Designed to provide just such a framework, In the Buddha's Words is an anthology of the Buddha's works that has been specifically compiled... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 49.95
India has often been at the centre of debates on and definitions of the postcolonial condition. Offering a challenging new direction for the field, this Critical Reader confronts how theory in the Indian context is responding in vital terms to our understanding of that condition today. The Indian Postcolonial: A Critical Reader is made up of... more...
- Lexington Books 2009; US$ 28.99
Once Iron Girls: Essays on Gender by Post-Mao Chinese Literary Women, brings together twenty-five essays of seven prominent writers, whose fiction and poetry have become classics in the teaching and study of Chinese women. Showcasing the feminist thinking and rhetoric of a unique generation of Chinese women writers, this anthology contributes to the... more...