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  • The American Diary of a Japanese Girlby Edward Marx; Yone Noguchi; Laura Franey

    Temple University Press 2007; US$ 28.95

    The first American novel by a writer of Japanese ancestry, The American Diary of a Japanese Girl is a landmark of modern American fiction and Japanese American transnationalism. First published in 1902, Yone Noguchi's novel describes the turn-of-the-century adventures of Tokyo belle Miss Morning Glory in a first-person narrative that The New York... more...

  • The Literature of the Indian Diasporaby Vijay Mishra

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    The Literature of the Indian Diaspora constitutes a major study of the literature and other cultural texts of the Indian diaspora. It is also an important contribution to diaspora theory in general. Examining both the ?old? Indian diaspora of early capitalism, following the abolition of slavery, and the ?new? diaspora linked to movements of late... more...

  • Secularism in the Postcolonial Indian Novelby Neelam Srivastava

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 130.00

    This study explores the connections between a secular Indian nation and fiction in English by a number of postcolonial Indian writers of the 1980s and 90s. Examining writers such as Vikram Seth, Salman Rushdie, Amitav Ghosh, Shashi Tharoor, and Rohinton Mistry, with particularly close readings of "Midnight's Children", "A Suitable... more...

  • Holy Prayers in a Horse's Earby Kathleen Tamagawa; Greg Robinson; Elena Creef

    Rutgers University Press 2008; US$ 23.95

    Originally published in 1932, Kathleen Tamagawa’s pioneering Asian American memoir is a sensitive and thoughtful look at the personal and social complexities of growing up racially mixed during the early twentieth century. Born in 1893 to an Irish American mother and a Japanese father and raised in Chicago and Japan, Tamagawa reflects... more...

  • The Novels of Oe Kenzaburoby Yasuko Claremont

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95

    ‘e KenzaburŰ was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1994. This critical study examines ‘e?s entire career from 1957 ? 2006 and includes chapters on ‘e?s later novels not published in English. Through close readings at different points in ‘e?s career Yasuko Claremont establishes the spiritual path that he has taken in its three major phrases... more...

  • The Monkey and the Monkby Anthony C. Yu

    University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 18.00

    Anthony C. Yu’s celebrated translation of The Journey to the West reinvigorated one of Chinese literature’s most beloved classics for English-speaking audiences when it first appeared thirty years ago. Yu’s abridgment of his four-volume translation, The Monkey and the Monk , finally distills the epic novel’s most exciting... more...

  • The Tale of Genjiby Murasaki Shikibu; Royall Tyler; Royall Tyler; Royall Tyler

    Penguin Group US 2006; US$ 12.99

    The original novel?a classic of Japanese and world literature and a stunningly beautiful story Written in the eleventh century, this exquisite portrait of courtly life in medieval Japan is widely celebrated as the world?s first novel?and is certainly one of its finest. Genji, the Shining Prince, son of an emperor, is a passionate character whose... more...

  • Kazuo Ishiguroby Wai-chew Sim

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 27.95

    Having earned an international reputation with his booker-prize-winning novel, The Remains of the Day , Kazuo Ishiguro is fast emerging as an important cultural figure of our times. In this guide to Ishiguro?s varied and often experimental work, Wai-chew Sim presents: a biographical survey of Ishiguro?s literary career, and an introduction... more...

  • Reading Contemporary Indonesian Muslim Women Writersby Diah Ariani Arimbi

    Amsterdam University Press 2009; US$ 52.50

    The first study to discuss the construction of gender and Islamic identities in the works of contemporary Indonesian Muslim female writers more...

  • Reading Amy Tanby Lan Dong

    ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 40.00

    This essential discussion of Amy Tan's life and works is a necessity for high school students and an enriching supplement for book club members. more...