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- 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$ 37.99
This book is a systematic investigation to establish some core facts on one of the major contemporary theatrical talents, Mahesh Dattani's dramatic oeuvre. It fathoms the new currents of Indian ethos, such as traditions, customs, psyche, culture, "new domesticity", Hindu guilty conscience, and caste-system, etc. Not only that, it catches a glimpse... more...
- Aadi Publications 2014; US$ 30.99
R.K. Narayan is the first modern Indian writer to make a full-time career out of literature. He is ranked among the greatest fiction writers of the world, Narayan presents a profound moral vision in his novels without being didactic. He is generally realistic and at the same time artistic. The present book "Artistic and Realistic Mode in R.K. Narayan's... more...
- Aadi Publications 2014; US$ 30.99
The most striking feature of the book (Culture and Identity, Re-reading Raja Rao and Mulk Raj Anand) is its fresh take on Raja Rao and Mulk Raj Anand. Beyond the conventional, canonical critical approaches that usually estimate these authors from social, philosophical perspectives, the book takes recourse to the cultural issues of nation, language... more...
- Aadi Publications 2010; US$ 29.99
William Butler Yeats is regarded as the most important Irish poet and as one of the major poets of the twentieth century poetry in English. But readers and researchers often complain that the books on Yeats criticism tend to deal with a particular phase or a particular aspect of his poetic art and therefore the idea of comprehensive study of his... more...
- Aadi Publications 2012; US$ 28.99
The present volume is a comprehensive and indepth study of the major plays of the major dramatists of contemporary India. The papers present the study of the plays to establish that Indian English Drama is in search of new canonical idiom to establish the native identity of Indian English drama. Besides of the search for new theatrical strategies,... more...
- Aadi Publications 2011; US$ 27.99
In most of his novels Rushdie is concerned with the problem of human identity in the postmodernist and postcolonial context characterized by hvbridity, displacement and multiculturalism. Rushdie believes that a human being does not exist in isolation; human consciousness is a conglomeration of his environment. It is a product of the physical-socio-historical-economic... more...
- Aadi Publications 2011; US$ 41.99
Rabindranath Tagore is one of the greatest geniuses produced by India. He is a poet, dramatist, novelist, short-story writer, painter and musician, all rolled into one. His every work of art has a characteristic mark called 'Tagore'. He made the whole world feel the unique 'soul' of India. Life, love, mysticism, spirituality and Nature-all reverborate... more...
- Aadi Publications 2013; US$ 29.99
The present book is an attempt to explore Ted Hughes' extraordinary abilities as a shamanic poet. He carries with him healing powers like a shaman and believes that a poet can lead his readers to a world of peace, happiness and bliss through the rhythms of his poetry. Hughes' endeavours, in this respect, reflect the teaching of all gnostic texts.... more...