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  • Mishima Yukios „Zur Verteidigung unserer Kultur“ (Bunka boeiron)by Rebecca Mak

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 133.00

    Die Schriftenreihe der Friedrich Schlegel Graduiertenschule für literaturwissenschaftliche Studien an der Freien Universität Berlin steht für eine international ausgerichtete Literaturwissenschaft, die sich von der ausschließlichen Fixierung auf die westliche Tradition gelöst hat und auf die europäischen, amerikanischen, arabischen und asiatischen... more...

  • Africa in Narrativesby Chin Ce; Charles Smith

    Handel Books 2014; US$ 26.95

    Africa in Narratives illuminates or proves, against the backdrop of attitudes toward nations deemed ëethnicí or ëminoritiesí, that literature in Africa can live up to the challenge of aesthetic imagination to form an active, refreshing part of world cultural discourse. African countries have evolved imaginatively beyond their present... more...

  • African Rythmnsby Chin Ce; Charles Smith

    Handel Books 2014; US$ 24.70

    With new integrative and indigenous approaches to literary affairs the focus of this volume is on the influence of tradition in African writing. Using the work of Chinua Achebe two scholars from outside Africa offer insight on oratorical devices in modern African fiction, two chapters follow which, by fusing traditional elements in transitional societies,... more...

  • Counter Discourse in African Literatureby Chin Ce; Charles Smith

    Handel Books 2014; US$ 24.70

    This volume charts the widening frontiers of black literary aesthetics using the prose and dramatic fictions of writers from Africa and the African diaspora. The chapters come in two interactive phases of current critical discourses involving rejoinders from past-present concerns and issues of cultural and contemporary modernity. These studies stress... more...

  • Post Colonial Identitiesby Chin Ce; Charles Smith

    Handel Books 2014; US$ 24.70

    Post Colonial Identities revisits issues regarding the newer literature within the expansive African heritage of diverse regional and national groupings. It is poised at substantiating the uniformity of Africa in terms of literary and cultural movements, and lending some inter-disciplinary insights on the whole body of literature through twentieth... more...

  • Reveries of Longingby Melissa Kiguwa

    African Perspectives Publishing 2014; US$ 17.10

    Melissa Kiguwa is a blue writer, performer, a social critic, television and radio personality in South Africa. Raised by a Haitian father and a Ugandan mother, Melissa considers herself an afro-diasporic nomad. Migration, imperialism, gender, spirituality, sexuality and capitalism influences much of her work. more...

  • Style and Narrative in Translationsby Hiroko Cockerill

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Futabatei Shimei (1864-1909) is widely regarded as the founder of the modern Japanese novel. His novel Floating Clouds (1887-1889) was written in a colloquial narrative style that was unprecedented in Japanese literature, as was its negative hero. Futabatei was also a pioneer translator of Russian literature, translating works by Turgenev, Gogol,... more...

  • ALT 32 Politics & Social Justice: African Literature Todayby Ernest N. Emenyonu

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 34.95

    Examines some of the varied African literary responses to politics and social justice and injustice under colonialism/neocolonialism. more...

  • Beyond ‘Khoisan’by Tom Güldemann; Anne-Maria Fehn

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 158.00

    This paper briefly summarises the current state of research on the classification of Taa. It suggests a genealogical (historical) classification based on the evidence of grammatical and phonological features in the data from 20 varieties. The split between West !Xoon of Namibia and the remaining varieties is argued to be historically deeper than the... more...

  • Salad Anniversaryby Machi Tawara; Juliet Winters Carpenter

    Pushkin Press 2014; US$ 10.99

    An exquisite collection of Japanese poetry This internationally bestselling book took the world by storm on its publication. Covering the discovery of new love, first heartache and the end of an affair, these poems mix the ancient grace and musicality of the tanka form with a modern insight and wit. With a light, fresh touch and a cool eye, Machi... more...