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  • Dalit Literatures in Indiaby Joshil K. Abraham; Judith Misrahi-Barak

    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...

  • Recite and Refuseby Nick Admussen

    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...

  • Contemporary Indian English Dramaby Dr. Beena Agarwal

    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...

  • Paradigm Shift in Indian English Literatureby Dr. Malti Agarwal; Dr. Beena Agarwal

    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...

  • Dramatic World of Vijay Tendulkar Explorations and Experimentationsby Beena Agrawal

    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...

  • Landscapes of Hopeby Dohra Ahmad

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 77.99 US$ 67.07

    Landscapes of Hope: Anti-Colonial Utopianism in America examines anti-colonial discourse during the understudied but critical period before World War Two, with a specific focus on writers and activists based in the United States. Dohra Ahmad adds to the fields of American Studies, utopian studies, and postcolonial theory by situating this growing... more...

  • Mandarinsby Ryunosuke Akutagawa; Charles Dewolf

    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...

  • Lake of Heavenby Bruce Allen

    Lexington Books 2008; US$ 42.99

    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...

  • Ishimure Michiko's Writing in Ecocritical Perspectiveby Bruce Allen; Yuki Masami; Ikezawa Natsuki; Iwaoka Nakamasa; Christine Marran; Livia Monnet; Patrick D. Murphy; Karen Thornber; Toyosato Mayumi; Watanabe Kyoji

    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...

  • Fabric of Life - Textile Arts in Bhutanby Karin Altmann

    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...