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  • Reading the Past Across Space and Timeby Brenda Deen Schildgen; Ralph Hexter

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2017; US$ 78.73

    Featuring leading scholars in their fields, this book examines receptions of ancient and early modern literary works from around the world (China, Japan, Ancient Maya, Ancient Mediterranean, Ancient India, Ancient Mesopotamia) that have circulated globally across time and space (from East to West, North to South, South to West). Beginning with the... more...

  • Singapore Literature and Cultureby Angelia Mui Cheng Poon; Angus Whitehead

    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...

  • Dominant Narratives of Colonial Hokkaido and Imperial Japanby M. Mason

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2012; US$ 91.33

    Recasts the commonly dismissed colonial project pursued in Hokkaido during the Meiji era (1868-1912) as a major force in the production of modern Japan's national identity, imperial ideology, and empire. more...

  • Postcolonial Biologyby Deepika Bahri

    University of Minnesota Press 2017; Not Available

    Although the body has been a vast subject for postcolonial studies, few theorists have attempted to go beyond the simple mixing of races in examining the impact of colonialism on the colonized body. However, as Deepika Bahri argues, it is essential to see the postcolonial body in a variety of forms: as capable of transformation not only in psyche... more...

  • Ecology without Cultureby Christine L. Marran

    University of Minnesota Press 2017; Not Available

    Cultures have long defined themselves through biological elements to prove their strength and longevity, from cherry blossoms in Japan to amber waves of grain in the United States. In Ecology without Culture, Christine L. Marran introduces the concept of biotropes—material and semiotic figures that exist for human perception—to navigate how and why... more...

  • Imperial Women Writers in Victorian Indiaby Éadaoin Agnew

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 94.48

    This book is about Victorian women’s representations of colonial life in India. These accounts contributed to imperial rule by exemplifying an idealized middle-class femininity and attesting to the Anglicisation of the subcontinent. Writers described familiarly feminine modes of experience, focusing on the domestic environment, household management,... more...

  • Claiming Space for Australian Women’s Writingby Devaleena Das; Sanjukta Dasgupta

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 101.56

    This volume explores the subterfuges, strategies, and choices that Australian women writers have navigated in order to challenge patriarchal stereotypes and assert themselves as writers of substance. Contextualized within the pioneering efforts of white, Aboriginal, and immigrant Australian women in initiating an alternative literary tradition, the... more...

  • Celestial Empireby Nathaniel Isaacson

    Wesleyan University Press 2017; US$ 19.99

    How colonialism profoundly influenced the emergence of Chinese science fiction more...

  • The Poetry of Ruan Ji and Xi Kangby Stephen Owen; Wendy Swartz; Ding Xiang Warner; Xiaofei Tian

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 0.00

    The poetry of Ruan Ji has been previously translated several times, with one fully scholarly translation of both the poetry and the Fu (poetic expositions). The present translation not only provides a facing page critical Chinese text, it addresses two problems that have been ignored or not adequately treated in earlier works. First, it traces the... more...

  • The Poetry of Ruan Ji and Xi Kangby Stephen Owen; Wendy Swartz; Ding Xiang Warner; Xiaofei Tian

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 0.00

    The poetry of Ruan Ji has been previously translated several times, with one fully scholarly translation of both the poetry and the Fu (poetic expositions). The present translation not only provides a facing page critical Chinese text, it addresses two problems that have been ignored or not adequately treated in earlier works. First, it traces the... more...