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- Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 64.99
Gu Yanwu pioneered the late-Ming and early Qing-era practice of Han Learning, or Evidential Learning, favoring practical over theoretical approaches to knowledge. He strongly encouraged scholars to return to the simple, ethical precepts of early Confucianism, and in his best-known work, Rizhi lu ( Record of Daily Knowledge ), he applied this paradigm... more...
- De Gruyter 2016; US$ 0.00
This complete bilingual edition (Chinese and English) provides a readable as well as the most accurate translation of the body of poems attributed to the hermit poets Hanshan, Shide, and Fenggan. Widely popular among readers in China, Korea, and Japan since their circulation in the ninth century, the poems have influenced religious thinkers... more...
- GenNext Publication 2015; US$ 10.99
Conversations on Phone Jenny and John are just friends. They like talking to each other. Like any other boy and girl, they don't realise how and when they fall in love through phone. And one fine day, John proposes to her. 'yes' in return. Later their relationship goes through a rough patch. And Jenny lives her life in seclusion. She learns about some... more...
- GenNext Publication 2015; US$ 10.99
This Novel is intended for all those young girls who are too infatuated and fall out with thei r parents in relentless pursuit of their love and pleasure. The theme of thi s fiction brin gs out a clash of gerar ation gap modelled on the so called conc ept of New Woman. The plot centres round Mukesh, who is dumbfounded when his newly married wife say... more...
- GenNext Publication 2015; US$ 6.99
The book is a collection of sixteen poems, mostly, in blank verse form. I have penetrated deeply into the present contemporary life in its diversified form. Poetry is the best way to express and expose the current trends of social setup. I have tried to put my childhood days, when I passed my life in village watching natural treasure in its various... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 1999; US$ 9.99
"Lane Dunlop's translations read elegantly, and his selection of modern Japanese Stories is both fresh and persuasive." Donald Keene, Japanese scholar, historian, teacher, writer and translator of Japanese literature. The fourteen distinct voices of this collection tell fourteen very different stories spanning sixty years of twentieth-century Japanese... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 155.00
The Tale of the Lady Ochikubo dates from the last quarter of the tenth century. It is therefore one of the earliest of that long line of monogatari which are a special part of Japanese literature from the Heian Era. Ochikubo is the first novel: here for the first time is a vivid and realistic chronicle of life, related with a wealth of natural dialogue.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 48.95
This is a selection of the best plays of Chikamatsu, one of the greatest Japanese dramatists. Master of the marionette and popular dramas, he had, until the publication of this book, remained unknown to western readers owing to the difficulty of translating the work into English. The introduction provides a comprehensive survey of the history of Japanese... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2012; US$ 84.99
In this collection of essays written by the former head of the Library of Congress Chinese Collection, Chi Wang chronicles the modest beginnings of the Chinese Collection at the Library of Congress and his crusade to transform it into the largest collection and Chinese cultural presence outside Asia. Select writings discuss publication and personnel... more...