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- Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 36.99
Stretching from ancient times to the late medieval period, Traditional Japanese Literature spans both high and popular styles and contains key examples of poetry, drama, prose fiction, and essays. Its depth and breadth have made the anthology an indispensable resource for classroom and individual study. For this abridged edition, Shirane retains... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 3.99
This collection of Japanese folk plays reveals a previously unknown and decidedly unaristocratic element to Japanese theater. Interspersed between the stately, slower paced dramas of Japan?s Noh theater are the delightful comic plays or interludes known as Kyogen. These brief plays evolved from the bawdy skits that were rousingly enjoyed by the... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 1973; US$ 3.99
A History of Chinese Literature is THE classic introduction to Chinese literature, which has given to the world exquisite poetry and such classics as Monkey, The Analects of Confucius, the works of Chuang Tzu, and other writings over a time span of 2,500 or more years. Author, Professor Giles, a legendary scholar of Chinese, was best known for... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 64.00
The Wen xuan , compiled by Xiao Tong (501-531) is the oldest surviving anthology of Chinese literature arranged by genre. It contains a total of 761 pieces of prose and verse by 130 writers from the late Zhou dynasty to the Liang dynasty (ca. 4th century B.C. to 6th century A.D.) The selection includes most of the best examples of fu (rhapsodies)... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 39.95
If the modern Western novel is linked to the rise of a literate bourgeoisie with particular social values and narrative expectations, to what extent can that history of the novel be anticipated in non-Western contexts? In this bold, insightful work Mary Layoun investigates the development of literary practice in the Greek, Arabic, and Japanese cultures,... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 57.00
The Wen xuan, compiled by Xiao Tong (501-531), is the oldest surviving anthology of Chinese literary genres. It was one of the primary sources of literary knowledge for educated Chinese in the premodern period, and it is still the essential handbook for specialists in pre-Tang literature. Originally published in 1987. The Princeton Legacy Library... more...
- Iudicium Verlag 2010; US$ 18.17
Der japanische Literaturmarkt, die Rolle der Autoren und die Erwartungen der Leser haben sich seit den achtziger und neunziger Jahren stark verändert. Intimität ist zur öffentlichen Ware geworden und Privatsphäre hat eine andere Bedeutung erhalten. Ist da überhaupt noch Platz für die japanische Ausprägung des Ich-Romans, den shishosetsu, in dem es... more...
- Iudicium Verlag 2006; US$ 23.63
Die Vorliebe für kleine und kleinste Formen in Kunst und Literatur kennzeichnet den Zeitgeist um die Jahrhundertwende nicht nur in Europa. In Japan erlebte die als ?neu" empfundene Form der Prosaminiatur ungeahnten Aufschwung mit Höhepunkt um 1910 ? kurze, meist skizzenhafte Texte, sog. shôhin (wörtlich: ?kleine Stücke"), überschwemmten den... more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2015; US$ 109.99
This book draws on a wide range of methods?including approaches from literary studies, cultural studies, and urban sociology?to analyze the transformation of Shanghai through rapid growth and widespread urban renewal. Lena Scheen explores the literary imaginings of the city, its past, present, and future, in order to understand the effects of that... more...