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  • Teikaby Paul S. Atkins

    University of Hawaii Press 2017; US$ 68.00

    Fujiwara no Teika (1162?1241) was born into an illustrious lineage of poets just as Japan?s ancien régime was ceding authority to a new political order dominated by military power. Overcoming personal and political setbacks, Teika and his allies championed a new style of poetry that managed to innovate conceptually and linguistically within the... more...

  • Chinese American Literature without Bordersby King-Kok Cheung

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2017; US$ 75.93

    This book bridges comparative literature and American studies by using an intercultural and bilingual approach to Chinese American literature. King-Kok Cheung launches a new transnational exchange by examining both Chinese and Chinese American writers. Part 1 presents alternative forms of masculinity that transcend conventional associations of valor... more...

  • Reconfiguring Class, Gender, Ethnicity and Ethics in Chinese Internet Cultureby Haomin Gong; Xin Yang

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    New information technologies have, to an unprecedented degree, come to reshape human relations, identities and communities both online and offline. As Internet narratives including online fiction, poetry and films reflect and represent ambivalent politics in China, the Chinese state wishes to enable the formidable soft power of this new medium whilst... more...

  • Imagining Indiannessby Diana Dimitrova; Thomas de Bruijn

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 85.43

    This book brings together several important essays examining the interface between identity, culture, and literature within the issue of cultural identity in South Asian literature. The book explores how one imagines national identity and how this concept is revealed in the narratives of the nation and the production of various cultural discourses.... more...

  • R?m?yana (anonyme)by Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2017; US$ 3.99

    Bienvenue dans la collection Les Fiches de lecture d?Universalis Le R?m?yana ou « Geste de R?ma » retrace la vie et la marche (« ayana »), l'offensive guerrière de R?ma, prince d'Ayodhy?, et de son épouse S?t?, fille du roi Janaka. Une fiche de lecture spécialement conçue pour le numérique, pour tout savoir sur R?m?yana . Chaque fiche de lecture... more...

  • Writing Pregnancy in Low-Fertility Japanby Amanda C. Seaman

    University of Hawaii Press 2016; US$ 62.00

    Writing Pregnancy in Low-Fertility Japan is a wide-ranging account of how women writers have made sense (and nonsense) of pregnancy in postwar Japan. While earlier authors such as Yosano Akiko had addressed the pain and emotional complexities of childbearing in their poetry and prose, the topic quickly moved into the literary shadows when motherhood... more...

  • Remapping the Indian Postcolonial Canonby Nirmala Menon

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2016; US$ 85.43

    This book critically examines the postcolonial canon, questioning both the disproportionate attention to texts written in English and their overuse in attempts to understand the postcolonial condition. The author addresses the non-representation of Indian literature in theory, and the inadequacy of generalizing postcolonial experiences and... more...

  • Border Ecologiesby Joshua Bolchover; Peter Hasdell

    Birkhäuser 2016; US$ 42.18

    Hong Kongs Grenze zu Shenzhen befindet sich in Auflösung: bis 2047 wird sie verschwunden sein. Mit der Integration in das Festland wird auch die Politik des ?One-Country-Two-Systems" verschwinden, und Befürchtungen hinsichtlich Gesetz, Identität, Meinungsfreiheit und Wahlrecht evozieren. Von dieser Debatte betroffen ist auch die ?Frontier Closed Area",... more...

  • Shakespeare?s Asian Journeysby Bi-qi Beatrice Lei; Judy Celine Ick; Poonam Trivedi

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This volume gives Asia?s Shakespeares the critical, theoretical, and political space they demand, offering rich, alternative ways of thinking about Asia, Shakespeare, and Asian Shakespeare based on Asian experiences and histories. Challenging and supplementing the dominant critical and theoretical structures that determine Shakespeare studies today,... more...

  • Score One for the Dancing Girl, and Other Selections from the Kimun ch'onghwaby Donguk Kim; Ross King; Si Nae Park; James Scarth Gale

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2016; Not Available

    Score One for the Dancing Girl presents more than a hundred stories from an early-nineteenth-century collection of yadam stories, the Kimun ch’onghwa (“Compendium of Records of Hearsay”). more...