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- Tuttle Publishing 2014; US$ 11.99
Burial in the Clouds is the first English language translation of Hiroyuki Agawa's classic novel of World War II, Kumo No Bohyo . A powerful novel, it takes the form of the war-time diary of a young Japanese college student inducted into the Imperial Navy at the height of World War II. Trained as a combat pilot, he is transferred to one of... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 0.99
In this excellent English translation of The Analects, or Sayings, of Confucius, readers will find a rich distillation of the timeless precepts of one of history's most influential teachers and social theorists. A Chinese philosopher who lived c. 551 to c. 479 B.C., Confucius originated and taught an ethical, socially oriented philosophy that... more...
- Iudicium Verlag 2009; US$ 24.54
Das Interesse an japanischer Literatur ist mit ihrer größeren internationalen Sichtbarkeit, nicht zuletzt aufgrund zweier Literatur-Nobelpreise in den Jahren 1968 und 1994, umfassender Übersetzungstätigkeit sowie gestiegener medialer Aufmerksamkeit stetig gewachsen. Literarische Stoffe bilden die Grundlage für Verarbeitungen in anderen Medien wie Film,... more...
- Hamilton Books 2012; US$ 29.99
This book provides a collection of equivalent proverbs in four Asian languages as well as English. Each of the Asian language proverbs is presented with its literal translation in English. Each proverb is explained to point out similarities and differences in the languages due to the differences in culture. more...
- Lexington Books 2016; US$ 84.99
Scripting Dance in Contemporary India is an edited volume that engages with multiple dance forms of India and their representations. The contributions are eclectic, including writings by both scholars and performers who share their experiential knowledge. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95
Editor Howard Goldblatt explains that while most societies analyse and revere their literary trends in retrospect, post-Liberation China?s literary trends tend to be announced beforehand allowing for critics to judge how close or far from the prescribed norms a piece of art is. In this volume, a collection of speeches and reports from the Fourth Congress... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2016; US$ 12.99
This collection of Japanese short stories reveals a rapidly changing Japanese society and the deep draw of its traditional culture. The first half of this century saw the coming of age of the Japanese short story. Influenced by Western literary techniques, such innovative writers as Shiga Naoya, Ozaki Shiro, Yasunari Kawabata, Shimaki Kensaku,... more...
- Beacon Press 2016; US$ 15.99
In the tradition of Thousand Pieces of Gold comes The Moon Pearl, the story of Rooster, Shadow, and Mei Ju, who become fast friends while members of a girls? house, where young daughters are taught to become daughters-in-law. These girls, however, want neither to marry nor become nuns (the only options open to them at this time). They choose instead... more...