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  • Literature and Literary Criticism in Contemporary Chinaby Zhang Jiong

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Each age has its value system of literary criticism whose construction is inseparable from the mainstream ideology of the society. In contemporary China, the mainstream ideology is inevitably Marxism. This book is composed of two parts. The first part studies literary criticism in contemporary China whose development is closely related to the... more...

  • An Outline of Chinese Literature IIby Yuan Xingpei

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Different from previous researches weighted toward historical description and individual writer and work, this book establishes a general analytical system and a multi-angled methodology to examine Chinese literature. In ancient China, there was no definite concept of pure literature. Considering both modern ideas of literature and the corresponding... more...

  • The Indian Ladies' Magazine, 1901–1938by Deborah Anna Logan

    Lehigh University Press 2017; US$ 104.00

    This book examines the varied influences and accomplishments of the Indian Ladies’ Magazine, the first Indian magazine established and edited by an Indian woman—Kamala Satthianadhan—in English, written by women, for women. This publication recorded and participated in the most pivotal moment in modern Indian history and did so by appealing to... more...

  • The Poetry of Ruan Ji and Xi Kangby Stephen Owen; Wendy Swartz; Ding Xiang Warner; Xiaofei Tian

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 0.00

    The poetry of Ruan Ji has been previously translated several times, with one fully scholarly translation of both the poetry and the Fu (poetic expositions). The present translation not only provides a facing page critical Chinese text, it addresses two problems that have been ignored or not adequately treated in earlier works. First, it traces the... more...

  • The Poetry of Ruan Ji and Xi Kangby Stephen Owen; Wendy Swartz; Ding Xiang Warner; Xiaofei Tian

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 0.00

    The poetry of Ruan Ji has been previously translated several times, with one fully scholarly translation of both the poetry and the Fu (poetic expositions). The present translation not only provides a facing page critical Chinese text, it addresses two problems that have been ignored or not adequately treated in earlier works. First, it traces the... more...

  • Religious Revival and Secularism in Post-Soviet Azerbaijanby Dobroslawa Wiktor-Mach

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 140.00

    The series Religion and Society (RS) contributes to the exploration of religions as social systems– both in Western and non-Western societies; in particular, it examines religions in their differentiation from, and intersection with, other cultural systems, such as art, economy, law and politics. Due attention is given to paradigmatic... more...

  • Japans Ansatz zur Förderung der Arbeit im Alterby Alexander Paul Witzke

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 114.99

    Die Verlängerung von Lebensarbeitszeit gilt als Schlüsselinstrument zur Bewältigung des Bevölkerungswandels. Doch so global die korrespondierenden Herausforderungen, so unterschiedlich präsentieren sich nationale Voraussetzungen der Förderung von Alterserwerbsarbeit. Der demografische Pionier Japan gilt als Paradebeispiel ökonomischer Teilhabe... more...

  • Literature and Literary Theory in Contemporary Chinaby Zhang Jiong

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Marxism initiated a new era not only for people to fight for socialist future, but also for each discipline of sciences to witness profound changes. In such a context, literature, which has always been closely related to politics, will inevitably move toward a new direction. This book is composed of two parts. Part One studies the development of... more...

  • Trauma, Dissociation and Re-enactment in Japanese Literature and Filmby David C. Stahl

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Japanese literature and film have frequently been approached using lenses such as language, genre and ideology. Yet, despite a succession of major social traumas that have marked, and in many ways shaped and defined much of modern Japan, Japanese fiction and cinema have not often been examined psychoanalytically. In this book, David Stahl conducts... more...

  • Early Encounters between East Asia and Europeby Ralf Hertel; Michael Keevak

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 119.95

    While inquiries into early encounters between East Asia and the West have traditionally focused on successful interactions, this collection inquires into the many forms of failure, experienced on all sides, in the period before 1850. Countering a tendency in scholarship to overlook unsuccessful encounters, it starts from the assumption that failures... more...