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Tsubouchi Shoyos Shinkyoku Urashima And The Wagnerian Moment In Meiji Japan (with Translation Of Shinkyoku Urashima)The Edwin Mellen Press 2016; US$ 179.95
This monograph presents an introduction to Shinkyoku Urashima (1904), a so-called new musical drama (shinkyoku) by the Japanese writer and intellectual Tsubouchi Shoyo (usually known by his pen name Shoyo). Born at the end of the feudal era in 1859, Shoyo became one of the leaders of the movement to modernize Japanese literature and drama... more...
- Stanford University Press 2004; US$ 25.95 US$ 23.50
This book examines the changes taking place in literary writing and publishing in contemporary China under the influence of the emerging market economy. It focuses on the revival of literary best sellers in the Chinese book market and the establishment of a best-seller production machine. more...
- 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...