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- 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...
- Tuttle Publishing 2002; US$ 3.95
First published as Nihyaku Toka in 1906, The 210th Day is published here for the first time in English. Focusing on two strongly contrasting characters, Kei and Roku, as they attempt to climb the rumbling Mount Aso as it threatens to erupt, it is a celebration of personal experience and subjective reaction to an event in the author's life. During... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 15.95
From the acclaimed author of Brothers and To Live : thirteen audacious stories that resonate with the beauty, grittiness, and exquisite irony of everyday life in China. Yu Hua?s narrative gifts, populist voice, and inimitable wit have made him one of the most celebrated and best-selling writers in China. These flawlessly crafted stories?unflinching... more...
- Wisdom Publications 2014; US$ 18.95
A Classical Tibetan Reader answers a long-standing need for well chosen readings to accompany courses in classical Tibetan language. Professor Bentor has built her Tibetan reader out of time-tested selections from texts that she has worked with while teaching classical Tibetan over the past twenty years. She has assembled here a selection of Tibetan... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 1973; US$ 3.95
This book is a critical study of ten postwar Japanese novels that focus on man's search for identity in the modern world. With the presentation of the Nobel Prize for Literature to a Japanese author in 1969, the international significance of modern Japanese literature was formally recognized by the Western world. The best indication of the West's... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2014; US$ 12.99
Cultural Analysis in an Age of Globalization draws upon contemporary work in anthropology, philosophy, linguistics, and literary theory to analyze the rise of ?speculative capital? and its role in a global shift from production-centered to circulation-centered capitalism. more...
- Simon & Schuster 2014; US$ 12.99
A collection of essays by Lu Xun, one of the most influential figures of modern Chinese literature. In this classic and beautiful collection, Lu Xun recounts the stories of his childhood and youth in Shaoxing, China. A revolutionary thinker and writer, and one of the architects of the May 4th Movement, his stories reveal the beauty, joy, and struggle... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 12.95
Michio Takeyama (1903-1984) spent his early years in Seoul, Korea, then a Japanese colony. Primarily an essayist and a scholar of German literature, he was for a time professor of German at elite universities in Tokyo. Takeyama won the prestigious Mainichi Shuppan Bunkasho prize for the Harp of Burma, and its publication propelled him to fame.... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2015; US$ 15.95
This collection of translated tales is from the most famous work in all of Japanese classical literature?the Konjaku Monogatari Shu . This collection of traditional Japanese folklore is akin to the Canterbury Tales of Chaucer or Dante's Inferno ?powerfully entertaining tales that reveal striking aspects of the cultural psychology, fantasy, and... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 1970; US$ 9.95
Japanese and Western Literature delves deeply into Japanese culture to discover the concepts that similarize and differentiate Japanese and Western literary creations. Paralleling Japanese literary creations and fundamental thought with those of the West, the author draws many illuminating comparisons: for example, between the novels of Murasaki... more...