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  • Global Chinese Literatureby Jing Tsu; David Der-wei Wang

    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...

  • Hunger Trilogyby Wang Ruowang; Kyna Rubin; Ira Kasoff

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    This autobiographical novella was written in 1980 by one of China's leading dissidents, who was released from jail in late October 1990 again after being imprisoned as a pro-democracy activist in the wake of the Tiananmen incident of spring 1989. Wang recounts three episodes of extreme hardship in his life: incarceration in a Guomindang jail during... more...

  • I Ching Made Easyby Amy M. Sorrell

    HarperCollins 2013; US$ 14.99

    With fifteen cents and five minutes, you too can use and understand the I Ching With six coins (one dime and five pennies) and this easy-to-use guide, tapping into the synchronicity of the universe is simpler and more rewarding than ever. more...

  • In Such Hard Timesby Wei Ying-wu; Red Pine

    Copper Canyon Press 1753; US$ 12.99

    The world's first substantial selection of English translations of this great T'ang Dynasty poet. more...

  • Journey to the Westby Wu Cheng'en; Timothy Richard; Daniel Kane

    Tuttle Publishing 2014; US$ 8.95

    China's most popular traditional novel, Journey to the West is the thrilling story of the Monkey King and his epic quest, with his trusted companions, to redeem himself. They face fantastic foes, demons and monsters during their amazing adventures traveling to the Western paradise. No matter what obstacle was put before him, the clever, wily Monkey... more...

  • Kulturtransfer über Epochen und Kontinenteby Huiwen Zhang

    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...

  • Lao She in Londonby Anne Witchard

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2012; US$ 18.00

    ‘London is blacker than lacquer’ Lao She remains revered as one of China’s 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...

  • Leib und (A-)Moralby Marc Hermann

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 55.83

    Zhang Ailing (Eileen Chang, 1920?1995) gilt vielen als die bedeutendste moderne chinesische Schriftstellerin. Die beliebteste ist sie in jedem Fall. Allerdings haftet ihr der Ruch des Unmoralischen an, zu Unrecht, wie Marc Hermann zeigt. In ihren Werken ? in den berühmten Legenden (Chuanqi), aber auch in den Essays, den antikommunistischen Romanen... more...

  • The Life and Times of Po Chü-iby The Arthur Waley Estate; Arthur Waley

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    First published in 1949. This book gives the biographical background to the many poems of Po Chü-I (A.D 772-846) and traces the connection between his literary career and the disturbed political life of the time. The volume also provides new translations in whole or in part of about a hundred poems by Po Chü-i. more...

  • Literary Culture in Taiwanby Sung-sheng Yvonne Chang

    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...