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- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 1970; US$ 11.00
Ts'ao Yu is one of the most important modern Chinese playwrights.This book is not only an introduction to the work of a contemporary literary figure who helped establish Western-style drama on the Chinese stage, it is also the first critical study with a comparative approach. It will be welcome to the Asian specialist and to the general reader... more...
- BRILL 2010; US$ 137.00
Presenting an array of cutting edge perspectives on modern Chinese literature in different Sinophone contexts, this volume of essays offers a wide range of critical approaches to the study of an emerging interdisciplinary field. more...
- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 1992; US$ 40.00
This collection of 97 Cantonese love songs aims to give a wider audience the opportunity of reading these songs in English. The author investigates the language and social background of the songs and provides cross-references to Chinese and Western literature. more...
- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 1977; US$ 17.00
In the first decade of the twentieth century while other intellectuals were concerned with translating works of political and scientific import into Chinese, Wang Kuo-wei (1877-1927) looked to Western philosophy to find answers to the fundamental questions of human life. more...
- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2010; US$ 38.00
This book charts a special friendship between two creative individuals who helped shape Chinese culture in the twentieth century -- the revered traditional painter Huang Binhong and the young, cosmopolitan critic Fou Lei. more...
- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2007; US$ 40.00
Madmen and Other Survivors: Reading Lu Xun's Fiction attempts to put the short stories of this outstanding Chinese writer -- whose work is central to understanding the May Fourth movement in China -- into a broad context of Modernism. more...
- 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...
- BRILL 2008; US$ 36.00
There is great social tension in the aftermath of ?Tiananmen Square?, uncertainty about political and economic policy and the constant burden of over-population. Serious flooding of the Yellow River adds more than a hundred million to the ?floating population? of destitute and semi-destitute peasant refugees. Disaster is imminent ... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2011; US$ 39.95
This new translation of the Yijing offers a traditional reading that refreshes and expands on the original text making it relevant for the modern world. It provides a detailed commentary explaining the underlying structure, philosophy and history of the book, and gives practical instructions for consulting the oracle using yarrow sticks or coins. more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 141.48
This study contributes both to research on the literary presentation of love and to research on the writer Arnim. The study presents pioneering work by developing, on a systematic basis, a narratological and semiological concept of love and then successfully applies this concept to Achim von Arnim?s novel Gräfin Dolores . It profiles... more...