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    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 96.00

    This History traces the development of the Indian novel from its beginnings in the late nineteenth century up until the present day. more...

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    Rowman & Littlefield International 2014; US$ 33.99

    An interdisciplinary collection that seeks to explore Thai literature in the wider context of the global perspectives, themes and debates within the study of World Literature. In the wake of recent unrest in the country, it offers a rare insight into the unique cultural, political and historical context of Thailand. more...

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    Iudicium Verlag 2014; US$ 22.72

    Selbstentblößungsrituale erschien erstmals 1981 und basiert auf der 1979 abgeschlossenen Habilitationsschrift der Autorin. Die Übersetzung ins Japanische rief 1992 ein lebhaftes Echo hervor. 1996 folgte eine englische Fassung in der Harvard University Press.   Inhaltsverzeichnis Vorwort zur Neuausgabe Vorbemerkung zu Verfahrensfragen... more...

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    Iudicium Verlag 2014; US$ 23.63

    ?Die Autorin Yû Miri ist ein Kunstwerk, das ich gemeinsam [mit meinem Mentor] geschaffen habe? (Yû Miri). Literarisches Schaffen ist zwangsläufig mit der Konstruktion von Identität(en) und Differenz(en) verbunden, doch nicht immer werden diese Prozesse offensichtlich, nicht unbedingt rücken sie so sehr ins Zentrum des künstlerischen Ausdrucks wie bei... more...

  • Abe K?b? , Literary Strategistby Thomas Schnellbächer

    Iudicium Verlag 2004; US$ 23.63

    Among the great authors of postwar Japan, Abe K?b? (1924?1993) is the mechanic. Works such as "The Woman in the Dunes" (1962), which brought him worldwide renown, conduct a profound analysis of human existence, while revelling in technical detail. The early postwar years were not only formative for Abe as a writer and political activist,... more...

  • Was vom Japaner übrig bliebby Irmela Hijiya-Kirschnereit

    Iudicium Verlag 2013; US$ 18.17

    Im 21. Jahrhundert ist Japan immer noch ? oder erst recht ? ein Prüfstein für unseren Umgang mit dem (nicht mehr so ganz) Fremden. Doch selbst wenn wir noch so eifrig suchten, das absolut Fremde ist im Zeitalter globaler Interdependenz ohnehin nicht mehr zu finden. Als moderne bzw. postmoderne Industrienation gehört das Land ohne Frage zu den Regionen,... more...

  • Ruskin Bond's Worldby Gulnaz Fatma

    Loving Healing Press Inc 2013; US$ 6.95

    Ruskin Bond has won the hearts of millions of readers with his countless charming short stories and introspective novels. From biographical tales about acting as a grandfather to children, to tales of unrequited love, the cross-cultural dimensions of Indian society, and the power and beauty of nature, Bond's more than forty novels and more...

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    Chartridge Books Oxford 2014; US$ 56.00

    Analyses books by Liu Hong The Magpie Bridge, Timothy Mo?s Sour Sweet, and Helen Tse?s Sweet Mandarin, from the perspectives of subjectivity, identity and hybridity. more...

  • Another Phenomenology of Humanityby Xunwu Chen

    Lexington Books 2015; US$ 99.99

    This book inaugurates a new phenomenology of humanity wherein a conception of humans as a unique category of beings is developed, and new solutions to problems that are preoccupied in present existentialism are also developed. more...

  • Zen and Shintoby Chikao Fujisawa

    Philosophical Library 2015; US$ 9.99

    How do the Japanese talk about their native philosophy, Shinto, a decade and a half after the Western Allies abolished it as a state religion? What is its relationship to Buddhism, and particularly to Zen? How modern can this very ancient creed ever be? These are some of the questions considered in this study by Dr. Chikao Fujisawa, who specialized... more...