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  • The Fragile Scholarby Geng Song

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2004; US$ 40.00

    The Fragile Scholar examines the pre-modern construction of Chinese masculinity from the popular image of the fragile scholar (caizi) in late imperial Chinese fiction and drama. The book is an original contribution to the study of the construction of masculinity in the Chinese context from a comparative perspective (Euro-American). more...

  • Jumping Through Hoopsby Jing M. Wang

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2003; US$ 40.00

    This book is a collection of nine intense and dramatic stories that sheds new light on the experiences of Chinese women during the Second World War. more...

  • Ink Dances in Limboby Jessica Yeung

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2008; US$ 40.00

    It is a study of Gao Xingjian's entire body of writing to date. Each chapter analyses a group of his writings. more...

  • Mulan's Legend and Legacy in China and the United Statesby Lan Dong

    Temple University Press 2010; US$ 29.95

    Mulan, the warrior maiden who performed heroic deeds in battle while dressed as a male soldier, has had many incarnations from her first appearance as a heroine in an ancient Chinese folk ballad. Mulan’s story was retold for centuries, extolling the filial virtue of the young woman who placed her father's honor and well-being above her own.... more...

  • Encounters with Chinese Writersby Annie Dillard

    Wesleyan University Press 2011; US$ 11.99

    Bizarre encounters between Chinese and American writers more...

  • Grammatical Proof of the Affinity of the Hungarian Language with Languages of Fennic Origin (Göttingen: Dieterich, 1799)by Sámuel Gyarmathi; Victor E. Hanzeli

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1983; US$ 188.00

    Sámuel Gyarmathi?s Affinitas linguae hungaricae cum linguis fennicae originis grammatice demonstrata (Göttingen 1799) was received as a distinguished work of scholarship in its own days, and its historical importance has been fully recognized ever since. This volume provides an English translation of the entire Latin text, including the Latin glosses... more...

  • The "I Ching"by Richard J. Smith

    Princeton University Press 2012; US$ 24.95

    The I Ching originated in China as a divination manual more than three thousand years ago. In 136 BCE the emperor declared it a Confucian classic, and in the centuries that followed, this work had a profound influence on the philosophy, religion, art, literature, politics, science, technology, and medicine of various cultures throughout East Asia.... more...

  • The Original I Chingby Margaret J. Pearson

    Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 18.95

    First among the ancient classics, the I Ching or Book of Changes is one of the world's most influential books, comparable to the Bible, the Koran, and the Upanishads. The I Ching's purpose is universal: to provide good counsel to its users in making decisions during times of change. Since its origins about 3,000 years ago, it has become a compendium... more...

  • Tiananmen Fictions outside the Squareby Belinda Kong

    Temple University Press 2012; US$ 27.95

    An exciting analysis of the myriad literary effects of Tiananmen, Belinda Kong's Tiananmen Fictions Outside the Square is the first full-length study of fictions related to the 1989 movement and massacre. More than any other episode in recent world history, Tiananmen has brought a distinctly politicized Chinese literary diaspora into stark relief.... more...

  • Poetry and Politicsby Donald Holzman

    Cambridge University Press 1977; US$ 34.00

    Poetry and Politics is the first full-length study in any language of the life and works of the Chinese poet and thinker, Juan Chi (AD 210?263). more...