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  • Singathologyby Gwee Li Sui

    Marshall Cavendish 2016; US$ 27.99

    Singathology: 50 New Works by Celebrated Singaporean Writers is a stunning collection of original Singapore literature. The first of its kind, this two-volume anthology comprises 50 specially commissioned new works from past winners of the prestigious Cultural Medallion or Young Artist Award. Conceived as a celebration of Singapore literature to launch... more...

  • Scripting Dance in Contemporary Indiaby Maratt Mythili Anoop; Varun Gulati; C. R. Rajendran; Ruchika Sharma; Justine Lemos; Anandi Salinas; Kelli Ling; Sushmita Arunkumar; Kaustvi Sarkar; Veena Basavarajaiah; Divya Venkatesh; Puthumana Govindan Namboodiri; Melwyn Pinto

    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...

  • The Poetry of Du Fuby Ding Xiang Warner; Paul Kroll

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 0.00

    This six volume work is the first complete translation of the poetry of Du Fu, the greatest poet in the Chinese tradition. The entirety of Du Fu?s works provides a more nuanced portrait of the author than the standard selections. It gives testimony to the great rebellion of 755, but also poems on building a chicken coop and repairing bamboo... more...

  • Chinese Literature for the 1980sby Howard Goldblatt

    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...

  • Japanese Tales from Times Pastby Naoshi Koriyama; Bruce Allen; Karen Thornber

    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...

  • The Last Isleby Sheng-mei Ma

    Rowman & Littlefield International 2015; US$ 38.99

    Explores the affective toll of Taiwan?s geographical and political proximity to China through a critical analysis of contemporary Taiwanese film and culture. It examines the complex, precarious relationship between the sovereign state of Taiwan and China in order to consider what this might mean global anxiety around the growing power of China. ... more...

  • Reading The Tale of Genjiby Thomas Harper; Haruo Shirane

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 64.99

    Written one thousand years ago, The Tale of Genji is a masterpiece of Japanese literature, often regarded as its best prose fiction. Read, commented on, and reimagined by poets, scholars, dramatists, artists, and novelists, the tale has left a legacy as rich and reflective as the work itself. The most comprehensive record of The Tale of Genji?s... more...

  • Passion, Poverty and Travelby Wilt L. Idema

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2015; US$ 29.00

    Translations from Chinese popular literature of the late-imperial and early republican periods are still very rare, and selections that are devoted to a specific genre or dialect rarer still. These translations of traditional Hakka popular literature are not only a contribution to a broader knowledge of traditional Chinese folk literature, but also... more...

  • Science in China, 1600–1900by Yi Kai Ho

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2015; US$ 86.00

    Distinguished historian Benjamin A Elman's collective volume on the history of science in imperial China, brings together over 30 years of historical literature on the subject. With updates to the literature and new material including transcripts of podcasts and translated interview articles, Science in China takes the reader on a journey starting... more...

  • My Chinese-Americaby Allen Gee

    Santa Fe Writer's Project 2015; US$ 9.99

    Eloquently written essays about aspects of Asian American life comprise this collection that looks at how Asian-Americans view themselves in light of America?s insensitivities, stereotypes, and expectations. My Chinese-America speaks on masculinity, identity, and topics ranging from Jeremy Lin and immigration to profiling and Asian silences. This... more...