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  • The Chinese HEART in a Cognitive Perspectiveby Ning Yu

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 196.00

    This book is a cognitive semantic study of the Chinese conceptualization of the heart, traditionally seen as the central faculty of cognition. The concept of HEART, encoded in the word xin , lies at the core of Chinese thought and medicine, and its importance to Chinese culture is extensively manifested in the Chinese language. The study... more...

  • Der chinesische Roman der ausgehenden Kaiserzeitby Thomas Zimmer

    De Gruyter 2002; US$ 433.00

    Band 2 ist die erste umfassende Darstellung der Entwicklung des chinesischen Romans der ausgehenden Kaiserzeit: vom 16. Jahrhundert bis 1911. Die wenigen auch im Westen bekannten herausragenden Beispiele wie ?Der Traum der roten Kammer? oder ?Jin Ping Mei? sind Teil einer bis ins 16. Jahrhundert zurückreichenden Tradition. Thomas Zimmer... more...

  • Das traditionelle chinesische Theaterby Wolfgang Kubin

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 238.00

    As early as the Mongol Age ? at a time when dramatic art had not yet been rediscovered in Europe ? Chinese theatre blossemed. Providing a historical overview, this volume analyses the emerge of the Chinese stage in religion as well as the reception of Chinese theatre in the western world. more...

  • Remapping the Pastby Yuen Fung Choy Howard

    BRILL 2008; US$ 144.00

    Investigates how writers of Deng Xiaoping's reform era undermined the grand narrative of official history. This book features fictions of history by Chinese, Muslim and Tibetan authors. It is organized in terms of spatial schemes of fictional historiography. It covers the themes of memory, language, food, sex, and violence in historical writing. more...

  • Essential Analectsby Confucius; Edward Slingerland

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2009; US$ 8.95

    The Essential Analects offers a representative selection from Edward Slingerland's acclaimed translation of the full work, including passages covering all major themes. An appendix of selected traditional commentaries keyed to each passage provides access to the text and to its reception and interpretation. Also included are a glossary of terms... more...

  • The Anchor Book of Chinese Poetryby Tony Barnstone; Chou Ping

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 17.95

    Unmatched in scope and literary quality, The Anchor Book of Chinese Poetry spans three thousand years, bringing together more than six hundred poems by more than one hundred thirty poets, in translations?many new and exclusive to the book?by an array of distinguished translators. Here is the grand sweep of Chinese poetry, from the Book of Songs... more...

  • Get Talking Chineseby DK Publishing

    DK Publishing 2007; US$ 14.99

    Ready...set...talk! Get Talking Chinese is a concise guide that provides a fun and easy way to get a handle on all aspects of Mandarin Chinese - reading, writing, speaking, and listening - as well as a look at the fantastic culture of China. Culture pages reveal amazing facts about modern China. Get Talking Chinese also includes 200 characters... more...

  • Embracing the Lie: Ding Ling and the Politics of Literature in the People's Republic of Chinaby Charles Alber

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 122.00

    This volume is the first serious attempt to reconstruct Ding Ling's biography during the last few decades of her life. Most Westerners know her as a progressive woman writer who became famous during the May 4 Movement, championed its values in Yan'an and was criticized in the rectification campaigns that followed. Few know about her life afterward... more...

  • Colloquial Cantoneseby Dana Scott Bourgerie; Keith S T Tong; Gregory James

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 35.95

    COLLOQUIAL CANTONESE is easy to use and completely up to date! Specially written by experienced teachers for self-study or class use, the course offers a step-by-step approach to written and spoken Cantonese. No prior knowledge of the language is required. What makes COLLOQUIAL CANTONESE your best choice in personal language learning?... more...

  • Using Chinese Synonymsby Grace Qiao Zhang

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 40.00

    This essential reference book assists in the development of fluent, spontaneous and skilful use of Chinese synonyms. more...