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- Stanford University Press 1993; US$ 65.00
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...
- De Gruyter 2016; US$ 0.00
Composite and multiple-text manuscripts are traditionally studied for their individual texts, but recent trends in codicology have paved the way for a more comprehensive approach: Manuscripts are unique artefacts which reveal how they were produced and used as physical objects. While multiple-text manuscripts codicologically are to be considered... more...
- Kalpaz Publications 2014; US$ 6.99
1. Swami: Post-Colonial Bildungsroman 9 2. Swami: An Indian Schoolboy Fiction 13 3. Characters in Swami and Friends 17 4. Realism in R.K. Narayan's Novels 21 5. Tradition and Modernity in The Guide 25 6. The Guide: A Hindu Novel 31 7. The Ending of The Guide 35 8. Velan's Character in The Guide 39 9. Works Cited 41 more...
- Kalpaz Publications 2015; US$ 57.99
Interrogating the Canon: Literature and Pedagogy of Dalits is a collection of research articles written on different occasions primarily exploring the alternative histories of language and literature informed by the postcolonial thrust of interrogating the canon. Though varied in themes, the running thread of the articles has been critiquing the exclusivist... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95
Since the nation-state sprang into being in 1965, Singapore literature in English has blossomed energetically, and yet there have been few books focusing on contextualizing and analyzing Singapore literature despite the increasing international attention garnered by Singaporean writers. This volume brings Anglophone Singapore literature to a wider... more...