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- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 26.95
Colonialism/Postcolonialism is a comprehensive yet accessible guide to the historical and theoretical dimensions of colonial and postcolonial studies. This new edition includes a new introduction and conclusion as well as extensive updates throughout. Topics covered include Occupy Wall Street, the Arab Spring, and grassroots movements all over... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 1973; US$ 14.95
A History of Chinese Literature is without doubt the best basic 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. Professor Giles' book is rich in his own fine translations.... more...
Wen xuan or Selections of Refined Literature, Volume III: Rhapsodies on Natural Phenomena, Birds and Animals, Aspirations and Feelings, Sorrowful Laments, Literature, Music, and PassionsPrinceton University Press 2014; US$ 57.50
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$ 36.00
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...
Wen Xuan or Selections of Refined Literature, Volume II: Rhapsodies on Sacrifices, Hunting, Travel, Sightseeing, Palaces and Halls, Rivers and SeasPrinceton University Press 2014; US$ 52.00
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...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 10.95
Vintage Readers are a perfect introduction to some of the greatest modern writers presented in attractive, accessible paperback editions. ?Murakami?s bold willingness to go straight over the top is a signal indication of his genius. . . . A world-class writer who has both eyes open and takes big risks.? ? The Washington Post Book World ... more...
- BRILL 2009; US$ 130.00
Kakinomoto no Hitomaro (fl ca 690) is generally regarded as one of the pre-eminent poets of premodern Japan. This study foregrounds the process of his reception and canonization as a deity of Japanese poetry. It offers a fresh perspective on this familiar literary figure through his placement within the broader context of Japanese poetic culture. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 100.00
Using three literary analyses to show what happens once we leave behind the theoretical poverty of celebratory readings of contemporary migration and hybridity literature, this book offers a way out of the theoretical deadlock of putting hybridity against purity or flux against fixity. more...
- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2007; US$ 27.00
In this kaleidoscope of stories, translated from the Chinese, P.K. Leung, one of Hong Kong's most celebrated literary figures, presents his personal vision of the city, evoking in his inimitable voice the local and international dimensions of this extraordinary place, capturing its poignant ambivalence as a postcolonial territory on the fringe... more...