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  • Wisdom of the Kadam Mastersby Thupten Jinpa

    Wisdom Publications 2013; Not Available

    Wisdom of the Kadam Masters is the second volume in the Tibetan Classics series, which aims to make available accessible paperback editions of key Tibetan Buddhist works drawn from Wisdom Publications' Library of Tibetan Classics . The phrase "Kadam masters" evokes for many Tibetans a sense of a spiritual golden age--the image of a community... more...

  • Essential Mind Trainingby Thupten Jinpa

    Wisdom Publications 2011; Not Available

    Essential Mind Training is the first volume in the Tibetan Classics series, which aims to make available accessible paperback editions of key Tibetan Buddhist works drawn from Wisdom Publications' Library of Tibetan Classics . The key to happiness is not the eradication of all problems but rather the development of a mind capable of transforming... more...

  • South Asian Atlantic Literature, 1970-2010by Ruth Maxey

    Edinburgh University Press 2011; US$ 119.99

    A major interpretation of recent South Asian diasporic writing and cinema in specifically transatlantic terms Ruth Maxey provides readings of canonical and less well-known South Asian American and British Asian texts and key cinematic works. She explores the formal and thematic tendencies of the works, relating them to gender politics, the marketplace,... more...

  • Autumn Wind and Other Storiesby Lane Dunlop

    Tuttle Publishing 1999; US$ 12.95

    "Lane Dunlop's translations read elegantly, and his selection of modern Japanese Stories is both fresh and persuasive." --Donald Keene The fourteen distinct voices of this collection tell fourteen very different stories spanning sixty years of twentieth-century Japanese literature. They include a nostalgic portrait of an aristocratic Meiji family... more...

  • Ochikubo Monogatari or The Tale of the Lady Ochikuboby Wilfrid Whitehouse

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 135.00

    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...

  • Masterpieces of Chikamatsuby Robert Nichols

    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...

  • Wisdom of the Kadam Mastersby Thupten Jinpa

    Wisdom Publications 2013; US$ 16.95

    Wisdom of the Kadam Masters is the second volume in the Tibetan Classics series, which aims to make available accessible paperback editions of key Tibetan Buddhist works drawn from Wisdom Publications' Library of Tibetan Classics . The phrase "Kadam masters" evokes for many Tibetans a sense of a spiritual golden age--the image of a community... more...

  • Essential Mind Trainingby Thupten Jinpa

    Wisdom Publications 2011; US$ 16.95

    Essential Mind Training is the first volume in the Tibetan Classics series, which aims to make available accessible paperback editions of key Tibetan Buddhist works drawn from Wisdom Publications' Library of Tibetan Classics . The key to happiness is not the eradication of all problems but rather the development of a mind capable of transforming... more...

  • Kwaidanby Lafcadio Hearn

    Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 16.95

    Known primarily as an early interpreter of Japanese culture and customs, the famous writer Lafcadio Hearn also wrote ghost stories?"delicate, transparent, ghostly sketches"?about his adopted land. Many of the stories found in Kwaidan , "stories and studies of strange things," are based on Japanese tales of long ago told to him by his wife; others... more...

  • The Hunting Gunby Yasushi Inoue; Sanford Goldstein

    Tuttle Publishing 1989; US$ 12.95

    The Hunting Gun , set in the period immediately after the Second World War, is the story of a tragic love affair and its psychological impact - not only on the lovers themselves but on all those close to them. The narrative is related from three points of view: Saiko, the guilt-ridden mistress; Shoko, her pathetic, disillusioned daughter; and Midori,... more...