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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...

  • A History of the Indian Novel in Englishby Ulka Anjaria

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Women in British Chinese Writingsby Yun-Hua Hsiao

    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...