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  • Writing India Anewby Krishna Sen; Rituparna Roy

    Amsterdam University Press 2013; US$ 58.50

    An assessment of twenty-first-century Indian-English fiction, Writing India Anew features fifteen essays by some of the most prominent scholars in the field and explores a range of themes, including the remapping of mythology and history, the reassessment of globalized India, and technical experimentation in the epic, science fiction, and the graphic... more...

  • Idylle, rückwärtsby Kurt Drawert

    C.H. Beck 2011; US$ 16.69

    Der Band «Idylle, rückwärts» versammelt das Beste aus Kurt Drawerts bisherigen Gedichtbänden sowie neue Gedichte.<BR>Nach seinem großen, von der Kritik hoch gelobten Roman «Ich hielt meinen Schatten für einen anderen und grüßte» (2008) legt Kurt Drawert, der sich vor allem als Lyriker und Essayist auch international einen Namen gemacht hat und... more...

  • Frauenrollen in Margaret Laurences Romanenby Sybille Huck

    Diplomica Verlag 2008; US$ 34.73

    Fiktion und Realität sind keine Gegensätze. Vielmehr bilden sie eine Einheit. Das eine existiert ohne das andere nicht. Robert Kroetsch sagte einmal, dass wir keine wahrhaftige Identität besitzen, bis jemand unsere Geschichte erzählt. Die Fiktion erweckt uns zum Leben. Auf diesem Hintergrund versteht man das Interesse der Kanadier, ihre Geschichte... more...

  • The Trauma of Colonial Condition: in Nervous Conditions and Kiss of the Fur Queenby Milena Bubenechik

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 26.08

    This study depicts the traumatic condition of the formerly colonised indigenous people of Africa and Canada. The postcolonial trauma novels Tomson Highway?s Kiss of the Fur Queen (1998) and Tsitsi Dangarembga?s Nervous Conditions (1988) are first-hand accounts of colonial experience under the governance of the British Empire of the second half of the... more...

  • The Pochsy Playsby Karen Hines

    Coach House Books 2000; US$ 13.95

    Beckett meets Betty Boop in this trilogy of monologues by Canadian cult heroine Pochsy, a nasty, vapid, utterly charming vixen. In Pochsy's Lips , she's in the hospital, convinced she's sick because she's got a squid where her heart should be. In Oh Baby , she's at the Last Resort, on holiday from her job packing mercury. And in Citizen Pochsy... more...

  • pppeeeaaaccceeeby Darren O'Donnell

    Coach House Books 1999; US$ 13.95

    pppeeeaaaccceee, is a vast, imaginative and mesmerizing glide through Life and Power. The play is set in Ephemeral; three people firmly floating chat – in O'Donnell's inimitable rapid-fire style – about the revolution. Which revolution? Good question. A gently aggressive meditation, pppeeeaaaccceee examines our being, asks us what we're doing... more...

  • Tell Me Friendsby Lilian Osaki; Lisa Maria B. Noudehou

    Mkuki na Nyota Publishers 2009; US$ 19.95

    This third volume of Tell Me, Friends collects stories and plays written by students and staff at the University of Dar es Salaam between 2006 and 2008. The stories in the collection are: "Our Man" by Saida Yahya-Othman; "The Window Seat" by Benjamin Branoff; "The Concealed Project" by Zuhura Badru; "The Total Crisis"... more...

  • Long Time Comingby Jane Morris

    amabooks 2008; US$ 19.95

    Long Time Coming brings together short stories and poems from thirty-three writers that provide snapshots of this turbulent period in Zimbabwe's history. Snapshots of living in a country where basic services have crumbled: where shops have no food, taps no water, banks no money, hospitals no drugs, bars no beer. Snapshots of characters surviving... more...

  • Short Writings from Bulawayo IIIby Jane Morris

    amabooks 2006; US$ 23.95

    Short Writings from Bulawayo won the Literature in English category at the 2005 Zimbabwe Book Publishers Association awards. It is a book of stories, poems and non-fiction pieces that are evocative of Zimbabwe's second city and its rural surroundings. The collection from 23 contributors tells of many things: of family and friendship, or fear and... more...

  • Human Rights and the Arts in Global Asiaby Theodore W. Goossen; Anindo Hazra; Gordon Anderson; Michael Bodden; Theodore W. Goossen; Anindo Hazra; Sheniz Janmohamed; John McGlynn; Arun P. Mukherjee; Bushra Rehman; Jooyeon Rhee; Françoise Robin; Nedra Rodrigo; Saraswati Sunindyo

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 89.99

    This anthology presents literary and dramatic works from across Asia and the Asian diaspora, some appearing in English for the first time. These works question the standards that the analysis society employs to consider a historical period in which universal human rights and civil liberties are considered secondary to collective good. ... more...