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- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
This book breaks new ground in the study of Dalit Literature, including in its corpus, a range of genres such as novels, autobiographies, pamphlets, poetry, short stories as well as graphic novels. With contributions from major scholars in the field, it critically examines Dalit literary theory and initiates a dialogue between Dalit writing and Western... more...
- University of Hawaii Press 2016; US$ 65.00
Chinese prose poetry today is engaged with a series of questions that are fundamental to the modern Chinese language: What is prose? What is it good for? How should it look and sound? Millions of Chinese readers encounter prose poetry every year, both in the most official of state-sponsored magazines and in the unorthodox, experimental work of the... more...
- Aadi Publications 2012; US$ 28.99
The present volume is a comprehensive and indepth study of the major plays of the major dramatists of contemporary India. The papers present the study of the plays to establish that Indian English Drama is in search of new canonical idiom to establish the native identity of Indian English drama. Besides of the search for new theatrical strategies,... more...
- Aadi Publications 2011; US$ 41.99
The volume "Paradigm Shift in Indian English Literature : From Local to Global" presents a comprehensive range of the dimensions and commitments of the stream of Indian English Literature covering a wide range of issues like feminism, nationalism, post-colonialism, postmodernism, gender dynamics, Dalit consciousness and eco-centric approaches to... more...
- Aadi Publications 2014; US$ 31.99
The present volume is a comprehensive analytical study of the plays and theatrical art of Vijay Tendulkar with the focus on the process of decolonization of Indian theatre, Indian English drama moved in the direction of exploring new theme and innovative theatrical strategies probing into the hidden and complex pattern of human consciousness. In... more...
- Steerforth Press 2011; US$ 16.00
Prefiguring the vital modernist voices of the Western literary canon, Akutagawa writes with a trenchant psychological precision that exposes the shifting traditions and ironies of early twentieth-century Japan and reveals his own strained connection to it. These stories are moving glimpses into a cast of characters at odds with the society around them,... more...
- Lexington Books 2008; US$ 39.99
Lake of Heaven is a tale of the people, culture, and environment of a Japanese mountain village that is sunk to build a dam. As Gary Snyder comments, the story becomes a parable for the larger world, 'in which all of our old cultures and all of our old villages are becoming buried, sunken, and lost under the rising waters of the dams of industrialization... more...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 84.99
This collection of ecocritical essays focuses on the work of Ishimure Michiko, Japan?s foremost writer on the environment and culture. It discusses Ishimure?s writing in the context of the latest issues in ecocritical theory, with particular reference to environmental problems in Minamata and Fukushima, and argues for an expanded, more-than-Western... more...
- De Gruyter 2016; US$ 70.00
This extensive work dedicated to the unique textile art of Bhutan is an impressive illustration of how closely art, spirituality, and life are interwoven in the last of the Buddhist kingdoms in the Himalayas. It gives new insight into Bhutanese cosmology, worldview, culture, and society, which is associated with a variety of historical,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 95.00
Decadence is a concept that designates a given historical moment as a phase of decay and valorizes the past as an irretrievable golden age. This study offers an innovative examination of a century of Japanese fiction through the analytical prism of decadence. more...