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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 104.95
Bringing together childrens literature scholars from China and the United States, this collection provides an introduction to the scope and goals of a field characterized by active but also distinctive scholarship in two countries with very different rhetorical traditions. Wide-ranging and ambitious in its encouragement of communication between... more...
- Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 50.00
In the last two decades, China has become a dramatically more urban society and hundreds of millions of people have changed residence in the process. Family and communal bonds have been broken in a country once known as "a society of kith and kin." There has been a pervasive sense of moral crisis in contemporary China, and the new market economy doesn't... more...
- Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 59.99
Taking a panoramic view of Korea?s dynamic literary production in the final decade of Japanese rule, When the Future Disappears locates the imprint of a new temporal sense in Korean modernism: the impression of time interrupted, with no promise of a future. As colonial subjects of an empire headed toward total war, Korean writers in this global fascist... more...
- Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 44.99
The depiction of personal and collective suffering in modern Chinese novels differs significantly from standard Communist accounts and most Eastern and Western historical narratives. Writers such as Yu Hua, Su Tong, Wang Anyi, Mo Yan, Han Shaogong, Ge Fei, Li Rui, and Zhang Wei scramble common conceptions of China?s modern development, deploying avant-garde... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 28.00
Was Salman Rushdie right to have written The Satanic Verses ? Were the protestors right to have protested? What about the Danish cartoons? This important book examines the moral questions raised by cultural controversies, and how intercultural dialogue might be generated within multicultural societies. more...
- W. W. Norton & Company 2014; US$ 6.31
?A true translation whose literary qualities make it stand out from the rest.? ?Daniel Gold, Cornell University ?Here?s a chance to rediscover The Bhagavad Gita in a translation that blends true scholarship with artistry.? ? Library Journal more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00
Indian Writing in English and the Global Literary Market delves into the influences and pressures of the marketplace on this genre, which this volume contends has been both gatekeeper as well as a significant force in shaping the production and consumption of this literature. more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 89.99
This anthology presents literary and dramatic works from across Asia and the Asian diaspora, some appearing in English for the first time. These works question the standards that the analysis society employs to consider a historical period in which universal human rights and civil liberties are considered secondary to collective good. ... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 89.99
By shifting the discussion of human rights away from the binaries of cultural relativism and political sovereignty, this book moves toward a new understanding of human rights that takes account of the diverse contexts central to being human and living a life of dignity. more...