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- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2014; US$ 18.00
Being assassinated in 1940, Mu Shiying, the Shanghais Literary Comet, was one of Chinas pioneer modernist writers. This book includes translations of six short stories written by Mu: "The Man Who Was Treated as a Plaything", "Five in a Nightclub", "Craven A", "Night", "Shanghai... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 150.00
Translation has a long history in China. Down the centuries translators, interpreters, Buddhist monks, Jesuit priests, Protestant missionaries, writers, historians, linguists, and even ministers and emperors have all written about translation, and from an amazing array of perspectives. Such an exciting diversity of views, reflections and theoretical... more...
- Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 45.00
Most studies of Chinese literature conflate the category of the future with notions of progress and nation building, and with the utopian visions broadcast by the Maoist and post-Mao developmental state. The future is thus understood as a preconceived endpoint that is propagated, at times even imposed, by a center of power. By contrast, Tales of... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2014; US$ 16.99
This lovely multicultural book for kids teaches classic fairy tales in both English and Mandarin Chinese. As Mother Goose has known for centuries, rhyme and rhythm are fun! And what could be a more enjoyable way for children and their parents to learn about different cultures and languages than through familiar rhymes and songs? In Chinese and... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 149.95
Bringing together children?s literature scholars from China and the United States, this collection provides an introduction to the scope and goals of a field characterized by active but also distinctive scholarship in two countries with very different rhetorical traditions. The volume?s five sections highlight the differences between and overlapping... more...
- Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 50.00
In the last two decades, China has become a dramatically more urban society and hundreds of millions of people have changed residence in the process. Family and communal bonds have been broken in a country once known as "a society of kith and kin." There has been a pervasive sense of moral crisis in contemporary China, and the new market economy doesn't... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2014; US$ 8.99
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...
- 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...
- University of California Press 2015; US$ 70.00
The Age of Irreverence tells the story of why China?s entry into the modern age was not just traumatic, but uproarious. As the Qing dynasty slumped toward extinction, prominent writers compiled jokes into collections they called "histories of laughter." In the first years of the Republic, novelists, essayists and illustrators alike used humorous... more...