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- Loving Healing Press Inc 2012; US$ 4.95
Worldwide Appreciation of the Short Story Form Spans Cultures and Centuries! In this concise volume, Gulnaz Fatma traces the short story from its origins in fables, ancient poetry, and tales such as The Arabian Nights , to its modern form in the early American stories of Irving, Poe, and Hawthorne, and then through th more...
- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2015; US$ 65.00
Most people suppose that the whole world knows what it is to love; that romantic love is universal, quintessentially human. Such a supposition has to be able to meet three challenges. It has to justify its underlying assumption that all cultures mean the same thing by the word love regardless of language. It has to engage with the scholarly... 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...
- 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...
- Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 59.99
In the turbulent years after World War I, American novelist Pearl S. Buck, African American singer and activist Paul Robeson, left-wing journalist Agnes Smedley, and Chinese authors Lao She and Lin Yutang sought to transform the terms by which the United States and China, or more broadly East? and West,? knew each other. Individually, they produced... more...
- Aadi Publications 2012; US$ 21.99
Arundhati Roy, activist par excellance has ardent skill of sketching the picture of the time and environment. She presents post sixties India before us. Arundhati Roy's The God of Small Things: A Critical Exploration of Realism & Romance reveals the reality barely and has been a part of Roy's intention to cover the bare bones of story with details... more...
- Aadi Publications 2014; US$ 46.99
New Literature in English is related with the work in English in the former British colonies as Africa Australia, Canada and Caribbean Countries, India, New Zealand, , Sri Lanka and USA. In this anthology there are twenty-seven papers that cover authors like 'Mahasweta Devi, Stphen Gill, Nissim Ezekiel, Girish Karnad, G.B. Shaw, Walt Whitman , David... more...
- Aadi Publications 2013; US$ 21.99
The Novels of Bapsi Sidhwa: A Critical Evaluation is an attempt to discover and analyze Bapsi Sidhwa's concern with the subjective truth of human personality as it finds adequate expression in her novels. Sidhwa's novels presents socio-cultural aspect of a minority community, i.e., Parsees, struggling hard for self-equalization in an absurd or oppressive... more...
- Aadi Publications 2013; US$ 21.99
This book is an in depth study of all the novels of R.P. Jhabvala. It examines many facets of her fiction-- society, real lives, emotional imbalances, sexist approaches, matrimonial crises, exploiation, in many ways leading to unemployment and thus it adds new dimensions to the volume of criticism on the works of Jhabvala. more...
- Aadi Publications 2010; US$ 31.99
Ruth Prawer Jhabvala is a novelist of unequalled insight, grace and emotional power. Born in Germany and educated in London, Jhabvala married an Indian architect Jhabvala and lived in India for twenty four years from 1951 upto 1975. In each of her novels there is a mixed feeling of affection and impatience for her second home, besides an intimate... more...