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  • Mao's Harvestby Helen F. Siu; Zelda Stern

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 39.99

    This volume is one of the first collections to reach the West of the stories, essays, and poems published by writers of the "Mao Generation"--the first generation of Chinese to grow up under socialism. Drawn from both official Chinese literary journals and underground magazines, these previously untranslated stories provide a fascinating portrait of... more...

  • Contested Modernities in Chinese Literatureby Charles A. Laughlin

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 105.00

    This book is a significant gathering of ideas on the subject of modern Chinese literature and culture of the past several years. The essays represent a wide spectrum of new approaches and new areas of subject matter that are changing the landscape of knowledge of modern and contemporary Chinese culture: women's literature, theatre (performance), film,... more...

  • Return to Dragon Mountainby Jonathan D. Spence

    Penguin Group US 2007; US$ 16.00

    ?Splendid . . . One could not imagine a better subject than Zhan Dai for Spence.? ( The New Republic ) Celebrated China scholar Jonathan Spence vividly brings to life seventeenth-century China through this biography of Zhang Dai, recognized as one of the finest historians and essayists of the Ming dynasty. Born in 1597, Zhang Dai was forty-seven... more...

  • New Perspectives on Contemporary Chinese Poetryby Christopher Lupke

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 100.00

    This book brings together fresh research from experts on contemporary Chinese poetry, built upon one of the most glorious poetic traditions of any civilization in the world yet historically neglected by scholars in English. This comprehensive volume offers readable and provocative treatments of many of the most important Chinese poets of our age. more...

  • Hsieh Liang-tso and the Analects of Confuciusby Thomas W. Selover; Tu Wei-ming

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 54.99

    Hsieh Liang-tso (c.1050-c.1120, known as master Shang-ts'ai) was one of the leading direct disciples of Ch'eng Hao and Ch'eng I, the two brothers who were the early leaders of the Confucian revival known as Neo-Confucianism in Northern Sung China. Hsieh was thus among the first to recognize and follow the insights of the Ch'eng brothers... more...

  • The Mountain Poems of Meng Hao-janby Meng Hao-jan; David Hinton

    Archipelago Books 2004; US$ 14.00

    Brilliant translations of the work of one of ancient China's most influential poets. An early Taoist master. more...

  • A Woman's I Chingby Diane Stein

    Ten Speed Press 2012; US$ 17.95

    Finally, a feminist interpretation of the popular ancient text for divining the character of events. Stein'¨?s version reclaims the feminine, or yin, content of the ancient work and removes all oppressive language and imagery. Her interpretation envisions a healing world in which women can explore different roles free from the shadow of patriarchy.... more...

  • Black Milkby Elif Shafak

    Penguin Group US 2011; US$ 25.95

    A thoughtful and incisive meditation on literature, motherhood, and spiritual wellbeing from Turkey's leading female author After the birth of her first child, Elif Shafak experienced a profound personal crisis. Plagued by guilt, anxiety, and bewilderment about her new maternal role, the acclaimed novelist stopped writing for the first time in her... more...

  • Liu Tsung-yŁan and Intellectual Change in T'ang China, 773?819by Jo-Shui Chen

    Cambridge University Press 1992; US$ 42.00

    This study offers an interpretation of the origins of the T'ang-Sung intellectual tradition. more...

  • Reconsidering Tu Fuby Eva Shan Chou; James R. Hightower

    Cambridge University Press 1995; US$ 47.00

    This work studies one of China's greatest poets, Tu Fu, as both cultural icon and literary genius. more...