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- Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.00
"To quietly persevere in storing up what is learned, to continue studying without respite, to instruct others without growing weary--is this not me?" --Confucius Confucius is recognized as China's first and greatest teacher, and his ideas have been the fertile soil in which the Chinese cultural tradition has flourished. Now, here is a translation... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 1992; US$ 6.95
Sparrows Playing hide-and-seek Among the tea blossoms. —Kobayashi Issa Haiku, the traditional Japanese verse form composed of seventeen syllables, can express a dramatic scene or philosophical idea in a single line of verse. In this collection, haiku poet Yuzuru Miura has selected and translated poems by past masters such as Basho and Buson, as... more...
- De Gruyter 2016; US$ 280.00
Mencius was a major political thinker in ancient China, a successor of Confucius and high-ranking advisor to the powerful princes of Qi. His work remains highly significant to this day in Chinese intellectual history. This book offers a comprehensive presentation of Mencius?s life and times, a translation of his work with detailed commentary,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95
Writing in the eighteenth century, the Persian-language litterateurs of late Mughal Delhi were aware that they could no longer take for granted the relations of Persian with Islamic imperial power, relations that had enabled Persian literary life to flourish in India since the tenth century C.E. Persian Authorship and Canonicity in Late Mughal... 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...
- Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 44.99
More than fifty short essays centered on specific writers and literary trends create an engaging and easily digestible history of Chinese literature from the Qing period (18951911) to today. The essays in this volume can be read sequentially for a chronological account or separately in conjunction with reading the literary works in Chinese or English-language... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 1973; US$ 3.95
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...
- Lexington Books 2016; US$ 84.99
Intertextual Weaving in the Work of Linda Lê: Imaging the Ideal Reader uncovers and explores the sixteen-year intertextual relationship fostered by the Vietnamese-Francophone writer in French exile Linda Lê with a self-chosen literary precursor, the Austrian poet-turned-writer Ingeborg Bachmann. Spanning French and German language literatures of... more...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 79.99
Linda Hogan and Contemporary Taiwanese Writers: an Ecocritical Study of Indigeneities and Environment forges links between an author whose work belongs to a well known body of indigenous literature, Native American literature, and authors who represent a less recognized body of indigenous literature, Taiwanese literature. It does so by focusing... more...
- De Gruyter 2016; US$ 140.00
Molière, often considered the ?godfather of Arab theatre?, was first introduced to the Arab world in 1847 by Marun Naqqa? and his adaptation of The Miser . Since then, Molière has never ceased to influence Arab dramaturgy. Discussing a series of plays by authors from Lebanon, Egypt, Tunisia and Morocco, this study aims at defining Molière?s role... more...