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  • 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$ 85.98

    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...

  • 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'onghwa'by 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...

  • Zerrissenes Bewusstseinby Simone Müller

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 127.44

    Anhand einer Diskursanalyse repräsentativer Debatten zwischen 1920 und 1970 unter Einbezugnahme von Bourdieus Theorie des literarischen Feldes wird die Entwicklung, die Rolle und die Selbstwahrnehmung des modernen japanischen Intellektuellen in der Zwischen- und Nachkriegszeit des 20. Jahrhunderts gezeichnet und ein Profil des Schriftstellers als... 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...

  • Postcolonial Urban Outcastsby Madhurima Chakraborty; Umme Al-wazedi

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Extending current scholarship on South Asian Urban and Literary Studies, this volume examines the role of the discontents of the South Asian city. The collection investigates how South Asian literature and literature about South Asia attends to urban margins, regardless of whether the definition of margin is spatial, psychological, gendered, or sociopolitical.... more...

  • Imagining Kashmirby Patrick Colm Hogan

    UNP - Nebraska 2016; US$ 60.00

    During the 1947 partition of the Indian subcontinent, Kashmir?a Muslim-majority area ruled by a Hindu maharaja?became a hotly disputed territory. Divided between India and Pakistan, the region has been the focus of international wars and the theater of political and military struggles for self-determination. The result has been great human suffering... more...

  • Five Faces of Japanese Feminismby Ineko Sata; Samuel Perry

    University of Hawaii Press 2016; US$ 65.00

    This exquisite collection of short fiction by Sata Ineko (1904?1998) offers readers a fascinating glimpse into the lives of women rarely dignified in fiction: glamorous café waitresses, feisty communist activists, a tortured novelist, a soldier?s wife, and single women in Japan?s Korean colony. Her delicately penned portraits challenge the tired,... more...