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- Lexington Books 2010; US$ 79.99
As the first full-length English language survey of China's rich and sophisticated chuanqi drama, Playwrights and Literary Games in Seventeenth-Century China offers detailed analyses of six canonical plays in the broad socio-historical context of late imperial China, supported by the application of both traditional and modern critical theories. Portraying... more...
- Temple University Press 2007; US$ 27.95
The first American novel by a writer of Japanese ancestry, The American Diary of a Japanese Girl is a landmark of modern American fiction and Japanese American transnationalism. First published in 1902, Yone Noguchi's novel describes the turn-of-the-century adventures of Tokyo belle Miss Morning Glory in a first-person narrative that The New York... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 115.00
The Literature of the Indian Diaspora constitutes a major study of the literature and other cultural texts of the Indian diaspora. It is also an important contribution to diaspora theory in general. Examining both the ?old? Indian diaspora of early capitalism, following the abolition of slavery, and the ?new? diaspora linked to movements of late... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 125.00
This study explores the connections between a secular Indian nation and fiction in English by a number of postcolonial Indian writers of the 1980s and 90s. Examining writers such as Vikram Seth, Salman Rushdie, Amitav Ghosh, Shashi Tharoor, and Rohinton Mistry, with particularly close readings of "Midnight's Children", "A Suitable... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2008; US$ 23.95
Originally published in 1932, Kathleen Tamagawa’s pioneering Asian American memoir is a sensitive and thoughtful look at the personal and social complexities of growing up racially mixed during the early twentieth century. Born in 1893 to an Irish American mother and a Japanese father and raised in Chicago and Japan, Tamagawa reflects... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 44.95
‘e KenzaburŰ was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1994. This critical study examines ‘e?s entire career from 1957 ? 2006 and includes chapters on ‘e?s later novels not published in English. Through close readings at different points in ‘e?s career Yasuko Claremont establishes the spiritual path that he has taken in its three major phrases... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 18.00
Anthony C. Yu’s celebrated translation of The Journey to the West reinvigorated one of Chinese literature’s most beloved classics for English-speaking audiences when it first appeared thirty years ago. Yu’s abridgment of his four-volume translation, The Monkey and the Monk , finally distills the epic novel’s most exciting... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2009; US$ 113.99
James Joyce: A Critical Guide presents a full and comprehensive account of the major writing of the great modernist novelist James Joyce. Ranging right across Joyce's literary corpus from his earliest artistic beginnings to his mature prose masterpieces Ulysses and Finnegans Wake, the book provides detailed textual analysis of each of his major... more...
- Penguin Group US 2006; US$ 15.00
?Superbly written and genuinely engaging . . . one of those works that can be read and reread throughout one?s life.? ?Liza Dalby, Los Angeles Times Book Review Written in the eleventh century, this exquisite portrait of courtly life in medieval Japan is widely celebrated as the world?s first novel?and is certainly one of its finest. Genji, the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 26.95
Having earned an international reputation with his booker-prize-winning novel, The Remains of the Day , Kazuo Ishiguro is fast emerging as an important cultural figure of our times. In this guide to Ishiguro?s varied and often experimental work, Wai-chew Sim presents: a biographical survey of Ishiguro?s literary career, and an introduction... more...