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- Stanford University Press 1993; US$ 65.00 US$ 58.99
The poets of the Northern Song dynasty (960-1126) were writing after what was then and still is acknowledged to be the Golden Age of Chinese poetry, the Tang dynasty (618-907). This study examines how these Song poets responded to their uncomfortable proximity to such impressive predecessors and reveals how their response shaped their literary art.... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 1999; Not Available
This CliffsNotes guide includes everything you?ve come to expect from the trusted experts at CliffsNotes, including analysis of the most widely read literary works. more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2016; US$ 199.95
The aim of this book is to provide an ecletic perspective on Japanse literature on the early twentieth century- the so-called kindai period-within the framework of the Tokyo-based literary community (bundan) and the broader social and political world. more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2016; US$ 139.95
This monograph is an annotated scholarly study of the Japanese literary text Yuskhi Hogen (1770) accompanied by an English Translation of that text. Tushi Hogen belongs to a genre called sharebon ("books for the stylish"), which flourished in japan between approximately the mid-eighteenth and early nineteeth-centuries. more...
- University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2016; Not Available
Score One for the Dancing Girl presents more than a hundred stories from an early-nineteenth-century collection of yadam stories, the Kimun ch’onghwa (“Compendium of Records of Hearsay”). more...
- Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2014; Not Available
The 1980s and 1990s are a historically crucial period in the development of Asian Canadian literature. This book contextualizes and reanimates the urgency of that period, illustrates its historical specificities, and shows how the concerns of that moment resonate for contemporary discussions of race and literature in Canada. 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...
- 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...
- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2003; US$ 50.00
City Voices is the first showcase of postwar Hong Kong literature originating in English. Fiction, poetry, essays and memoirs from more than 70 authors are featured to demonstrate 'the rich variety and vitality of the city's literary production'. more...