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  • Travel Writing and the Transnational Authorby Sam Knowles

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 85.00

    Travel Writing and the Transnational Author explores the travel writing and transnational literature of four authors from the 'postcolonial canon': Michael Ondaatje, Vikram Seth, Amitav Ghosh, and Salman Rushdie. more...

  • Travel Writing and the Transnational Authorby Sam Knowles

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 85.00

    Travel Writing and the Transnational Author explores the travel writing and transnational literature of four authors from the 'postcolonial canon': Michael Ondaatje, Vikram Seth, Amitav Ghosh, and Salman Rushdie. more...

  • Warring States Papers v1 (2010)by

    Warring States Project 2015; US$ 39.99

    Articles on major classical Chinese texts more...

  • Warring States Papers v2 (2011)by

    Warring States Project 2015; US$ 39.99

    Articles on major classical Chinese texts more...

  • Maxine Hong Kingstonby Helena Grice

    Manchester University Press 1958; US$ 18.99

    Since the publication of The Woman Warrior in 1976, Maxine Hong Kingston has gained a reputation as one of the most popular -- and controversial -- writers in the Asian American literary tradition. In this volume Grice traces Kingston's development as a writer and cultural activist through both ethnic and feminist discourses, investigating her... more...

  • Consumption and Identity in Asian American Coming-of-Age Novelsby Jennifer Ho

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    This interdisciplinary study examines the theme of consumption in Asian American literature, connection representations of cooking and eating with ethnic identity formation. Using four discrete modes of identification--historic pride, consumerism, mourning, and fusion--Jennifer Ho examines how Asian American adolescents challenge and revise their cultural... more...

  • Shoshamanby Shinya Arai

    University of California Press 1991; US$ 30.95

    Acknowledging no god but the corporate good, the shoshamen?high-powered professionals within Japan's integrated trading companies?serve as the unrelenting cogs of an economic machine. Or do they? Shoshaman takes us inside the world of Japan Inc. to explore the daily lives of the people who inhabit it. Written by a senior executive in a major sogo... more...

  • Of Women, Outcastes, Peasants, and Rebelsby Kalpana Bardhan

    University of California Press 1990; US$ 12.95

    Until now the large body of socially focused Bengali literature has remained little known to Western readers. This collection includes some of the finest examples of Bengali short stories?stories that reflect the turmoil of a changing society traditionally characterized by rigid hierarchical structures of privilege and class differentiation. Written... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...