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- 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...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 7.99
Perhaps nowhere else has literature been as conscious a collective endeavor as in China, and China's survival over three thousand years may owe more to its literary traditions than to its political history. This Very Short Introduction tells the story of more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 168.00
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...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 140.00
China?s modernization has been marked by a critical examination of both native and foreign traditions. How can deep upheaval be harnessed creatively? How can new attitudes be formed by adapting and transforming cultural knowledge? The historical novel Wu Zixu (1946) by Feng Zhi (1905-93), the father of German studies in China and inventor... more...
- D & M Publishers 2008; US$ 15.95
Wade Davis has been called 'a rare combination of scientist, scholar, poet and passionate defender of all of life?s diversity?? Driven by the desire to discover new plants for healing and visions, as well as to learn about other ways of knowing the wild, he journeys from the rain forests of Borneo to the mountains of Tibet, from the ice floes of... more...
- Columbia University Press 2004; US$ 64.99
Best known for the groundbreaking works A History of Modern Chinese Fiction (1961) and The Classic Chinese Novel (1968), C. T. Hsia has gathered sixteen essays and studies written during his Columbia years as a professor of Chinese literature. Wider in range and scope, C. T. Hsia on Chinese Literature stands beside his two earlier books as part of... more...
- Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 59.99
With monumental changes in the last two decades, Taiwan is making itself anew. The process requires remapping not only the country?s recent political past, but also its literary past. Taiwanese literature is now compelled to negotiate a path between residual high culture aspirations and the emergent reality of market domination in a relatively autonomous,... more...
- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2012; US$ 18.00
London is blacker than lacquer Lao She remains revered as one of Chinas great modern writers. His life and work have been the subject of volumes of critique, analysis and study. However, the four years the young aspiring writer spent in London between 1924 and 1929 have largely been overlooked. Dr Anne Witchard, a specialist in the... more...