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  • The 210th Dayby Natsume Soseki; Sammy I. Tsunematsu

    Tuttle Publishing 2002; US$ 12.95

    The 210th Day reveals another facet of Soseki's skills. Written almost entirely in dialogue form, it demonstrates Soseki's vivid imagination and his gift for striking images. It follows two friend's attempt to climb the rumbling Mount Aso as it threatens to erupt- recording their banter about their backgrounds, behaviors, and reactions to the... more...

  • AIDS Sutraby Amartya Sen

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 13.95

    In this groundbreaking anthology, sixteen renowned writers tell the hidden story of the AIDS crisis, illuminating the complex nature of one of the major problems facing the developing world. India is home to almost 3 million HIV cases, but AIDS is still stigmatized and shrouded in denial. Discrimination against HIV-affected individuals in hospitals,... more...

  • And Thenby Soseki Natsume; Norma Moore Field

    Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 16.95

    And Then , ranked as one of Soseki Natsume's most insightful and stirring novels, tells the story of Daisuke, a young Japanese man struggling with his personal purpose and identity, as well as the changing social landscape of Meiji-era Japan. As Japan enters the 20th century, ancient customs give way to western ideals, creating a perfect storm of... more...

  • Anthology of Japanese Literatureby Donald Keene

    Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 18.95

    The sweep of Japanese literature in its infinite variety and unusual beauty-from earliest times to the mid-nineteenth century-is the focus of this impressive volume. Every genre and style of Japanese literature, from the somber beauty of Noh plays to the eroticism of seventeenth-century novels is included. Other offerings include poetry and haiku,... more...

  • Anthology of Modern Japanese Poetryby Edith Marcombe Shiffert; Yuki Sawa

    Tuttle Publishing 1989; US$ 12.95

    The state of Japanese poetry in the twentieth century, its high quality and individuality is clearly shown in this book. The introduction gives a brief,lucid history of poetry in Japan, with the emphasis on modern poetry. The body of the book is taken up with the translation of the work of forty-nine widely acclaimed poets: free-verse poets, tanka... more...

  • Asian Diaspora Poetry in North Americaby Benzi Zhang

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 49.95

    This volume provides a new way of reading that helps us discern some previously unnoticed features of Asian diaspora poetry and highlights how poetry plays a significant role in mediating and defining cross-cultural and transnational positions. more...

  • Autumn Wind and Other Storiesby Lane Dunlop

    Tuttle Publishing 1999; US$ 12.95

    Westerners familiar only with stereotypical images of bowing geisha and dark-suited businessmen will be surprised by the cast of characters translator Lane Dunlop introduces in this anthology. Lovers of fiction and students of Japan are certain to find these stories absorbing, engaging and instructive. more...

  • The BIRTH OF CHINA SEEN THROUGH POETRYby Hong-Mo Chan

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2011; US$ 29.00

    The book introduces Chinese culture to readers of English, using poetry from the various periods rendered into English verse to bring back to life past Chinese society as it developed from about 1000 B.C to the form we see today. With China's increasing i more...

  • Ballads and Stories from Tun-huangby The Arthur Waley Estate; Arthur Waley

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95

    First published in 1960, Arthur Waley here translates, whole or as extracts, twenty-six pieces, making an invaluable addition to world literature. more...

  • The Book of Songsby The Arthur Waley Estate; Arthur Waley

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95

    First published in 1937 this volume is a collection of ancient Chinese songs, dating from 800 to 600 B.C. Until it was published in 1937 it had not been translated into English since the middle of the nineteenth century. more...