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  • The Columbia History of Chinese Literatureby Victor H. Mair

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 44.99

    The Columbia History of Chinese Literature is a comprehensive yet portable guide to China's vast literary traditions. Stretching from earliest times to the present, the text features original contributions by leading specialists working in all genres and periods. Chapters cover poetry, prose, fiction, and drama, and consider such contextual subjects... more...

  • Stately Passionsby Jamie Douglas-Home

    Michael O' Mara Books 2012; US$ 9.99

    An entertaining and informative study of thirteen of Britain's great stately homes and the scandals, predominately sexual, which the owners and their families have been involved in from the sixteenth century to the present day. This work provides a fascinating insight into the lives, loves of some notorious denizens of the aristocratic world. more...

  • Silk Dragonby Arthur Sze

    Copper Canyon Press 2013; US$ 12.99

    An insightful, accessible anthology of some of China's greatest poets. more...

  • Chinese Reportageby Charles A. Laughlin; Rey Chow; Harry Harootunian; Masao Miyoshi

    Duke University Press 2002; US$ 23.95

    Explores the origins of Chinese reportage (journalism) in the 1930s, 40s and 50s, and develops an understanding of the aesthetics that governed the creation of this literature. more...

  • Literature the People Loveby Krista Van Fleit Hang

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 85.00

    Examining the production of 'people's literature' in China, this study provides a new interpretive framework with which to understand socialist literature and presents a sympathetic understanding of culture from a period in China's history in which people's lives were greatly and obviously affected by political events. more...

  • Literary Migrationsby Claudine Salmon

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies 2013; US$ 90.87

    This book was written between 1981 and 1986, was first published in 1987, and has been out of print since. The Chinese version of it by Yan Bao et al., Zhongguo chuantong xiaoshuo zai yazhou, which also published in 1989, is also out of print. Since then more works especially in Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and Western languages have appeared which are... more...

  • Once Iron Girlsby Hui Wu

    Lexington Books 2009; US$ 32.99

    Once Iron Girls: Essays on Gender by Post-Mao Chinese Literary Women, brings together twenty-five essays of seven prominent writers, whose fiction and poetry have become classics in the teaching and study of Chinese women. Showcasing the feminist thinking and rhetoric of a unique generation of Chinese women writers, this anthology contributes to the... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of Modern Chinese Literatureby Li-hua Ying

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 99.99

    Historical Dictionary of Modern Chinese Literature presents a broad perspective on the development and history of literature in modern China. This book offers a chronology, introduction, bibliography, and over 300 cross-referenced dictionary entries on authors, literary and historical developments, trends, genres, and concepts that played a central... more...

  • Reading Chinaby Daria Berg

    BRILL 2006; US$ 151.00

    Demonstrates how a modern reader brings us closer to understanding how Chinese citizens perceived their world and what their writings reveal about the culture that produced them. This book presents eight studies that develop a different style of reading Chinese sources, by exploring the dynamics of discourse across open boundaries. more...

  • The Eternal Present of the Pastby Li-Ling Hsiao

    BRILL 2007; US$ 182.00

    Drawing together illustration, theater, and literature, this study examines a late Ming conception of the stage as a mystical space for temporal conflation that allowed the past to be reborn in the present and to uphold the continuity of the cultural tradition. more...