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- Temple University Press 2007; US$ 28.95
The first American novel by a writer of Japanese ancestry, The American Diary of a Japanese Girl is a landmark of modern American fiction and Japanese American transnationalism. First published in 1902, Yone Noguchi's novel describes the turn-of-the-century adventures of Tokyo belle Miss Morning Glory in a first-person narrative that The New York... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 130.00
This study explores the connections between a secular Indian nation and fiction in English by a number of postcolonial Indian writers of the 1980s and 90s. Examining writers such as Vikram Seth, Salman Rushdie, Amitav Ghosh, Shashi Tharoor, and Rohinton Mistry, with particularly close readings of "Midnight's Children", "A Suitable... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2008; US$ 23.95
Originally published in 1932, Kathleen Tamagawa’s pioneering Asian American memoir is a sensitive and thoughtful look at the personal and social complexities of growing up racially mixed during the early twentieth century. Born in 1893 to an Irish American mother and a Japanese father and raised in Chicago and Japan, Tamagawa reflects... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 18.00
Anthony C. Yu’s celebrated translation of The Journey to the West reinvigorated one of Chinese literature’s most beloved classics for English-speaking audiences when it first appeared thirty years ago. Yu’s abridgment of his four-volume translation, The Monkey and the Monk , finally distills the epic novel’s most exciting... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2009; US$ 113.99
James Joyce: A Critical Guide presents a full and comprehensive account of the major writing of the great modernist novelist James Joyce. Ranging right across Joyce's literary corpus from his earliest artistic beginnings to his mature prose masterpieces Ulysses and Finnegans Wake, the book provides detailed textual analysis of each of his major... more...
- Penguin Group US 2006; US$ 15.00
Written in the eleventh century, this exquisite portrait of courtly life in medieval Japan is widely celebrated as the world?s first novel?and is certainly one of its finest. Genji, the Shining Prince, son of an emperor, is a passionate character whose tempestuous nature, family circumstances, love affairs, alliances, and shifting political fortunes... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 27.95
Kazuo Ishiguro's writing has rapidly gained global recognition since his first publication in 1981. This guidebook offers a biographical survey of Ishiguro?s literary career, an introduction to his novels, plays and short stories, as well as an accessible overview of the contexts and many interpretations of his work. Part of the Routledge Guides... more...
- University of California Press 2008; US$ 16.95
Mao Zedong, leader of the revolution and absolute chairman of the People's Republic of China, was also a calligrapher and a poet of extraordinary grace and eloquent simplicity. The poems in this beautiful edition (from the 1963 Beijing edition), translated and introduced by Willis Barnstone, are expressions of decades of struggle, the painful loss... more...