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  • Printing and Book Culture in Late Imperial Chinaby Cynthia J. Brokaw; Kai-Wing Chow

    University of California Press 2005; US$ 84.00

    Despite the importance of books and the written word in Chinese society, the history of the book in China is a topic that has been little explored. This pioneering volume of essays, written by historians, art historians, and literary scholars, introduces the major issues in the social and cultural history of the book in late imperial China. Informed... more...

  • Colonialism/Postcolonialismby Ania Loomba

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 26.95

    Colonialism/Postcolonialism is a comprehensive yet accessible guide to the historical, theoretical and political dimensions of colonial and postcolonial studies. This new edition includes a new introduction and conclusion as well as extensive updates throughout. Topics covered include globalization, new grassroots movements (including Occupy Wall... more...

  • Disturbing Conventionsby Rachel V. Harrison

    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...

  • Selbstentblößungsritualeby Irmela Hijiya-Kirschnereit

    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...

  • Alles nur Theater?by Kristina Iwata-Weickgenannt

    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...

  • The Last Isleby Sheng-mei Ma

    Rowman & Littlefield International 2015; US$ 38.99

    Explores the affective toll of Taiwan’s geographical and political proximity to China through a critical analysis of contemporary Taiwanese film and culture. It examines the complex, precarious relationship between the sovereign state of Taiwan and China in order to consider what this might mean global anxiety around the growing power of China.... more...

  • Chinese Fiction of the Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuriesby Patrick Hanan

    Columbia University Press 2005; US$ 49.99

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  • Yüan Hung-tao and the Kung-an Schoolby Chih-P'ing Chou

    Cambridge University Press 1988; US$ 36.00

    This book focuses upon the literary theories of Yüan Hung-tao (1568?1610) and his two brothers. more...