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  • Burial in the Cloudsby Hiroyuki Agawa; Teruyo Shimizu

    Tuttle Publishing 2014; US$ 11.99

    Burial in the Clouds is the first English language translation of Hiroyuki Agawa's classic novel of World War II, Kumo No Bohyo . A powerful novel, it takes the form of the war-time diary of a young Japanese college student inducted into the Imperial Navy at the height of World War II. Trained as a combat pilot, he is transferred to one of... more...

  • The Analectsby Confucius

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 0.99

    Rich distillation of the timeless precepts of extremely influential Chinese philosopher and social theorist. Includes "Concerning Fundamental Principles," "Concerning Government," "The Eight Dancers: Concerning Manners and Morals," and much more. Footnotes. more...

  • Classic Haikuby Basho; Asataro Miyamori

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 14.95

    This volume features dozens of Basho's poems as well as works by his predecessors and ten of his disciples — Kikaku, Ransetsu, Joso, and Kyoroku among them. more...

  • Collection of Equivalent Proverbs in Five Languagesby Albert F. Chang

    Hamilton Books 2012; US$ 32.99

    This book provides a collection of equivalent proverbs in four Asian languages as well as English. Each of the Asian language proverbs is presented with its literal translation in English. Each proverb is explained to point out similarities and differences in the languages due to the differences in culture. more...

  • Scripting Dance in Contemporary Indiaby Maratt Mythili Anoop; Varun Gulati; C. R. Rajendran; Ruchika Sharma; Justine Lemos; Anandi Salinas; Kelli Ling; Sushmita Arunkumar; Kaustvi Sarkar; Veena Basavarajaiah; Divya Venkatesh; Puthumana Govindan Namboodiri; Melwyn Pinto

    Lexington Books 2016; US$ 39.99

    Scripting Dance in Contemporary India is an edited volume that engages with multiple dance forms of India and their representations. The contributions are eclectic, including writings by both scholars and performers who share their experiential knowledge. more...

  • Chinese Literature for the 1980sby Howard Goldblatt

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    Editor Howard Goldblatt explains that while most societies analyse and revere their literary trends in retrospect, post-Liberation China’s literary trends tend to be announced beforehand allowing for critics to judge how close or far from the prescribed norms a piece of art is. In this volume, a collection of speeches and reports from the Fourth Congress... more...

  • The Poetry of Du Fuby Stephen Owen; Ding Xiang Warner; Paul Kroll

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 0.00

    The Complete Poetry of Du Fu presents a complete scholarly translation of Chinese literature alongside the original text in a critical edition. The English translation is more scholarly than vernacular Chinese translations, and it is compelled to address problems that even the best traditional commentaries overlook. The main body of the text is... more...

  • A Late Chrysanthemumby Lane Dunlop

    Tuttle Publishing 2016; US$ 12.99

    This collection of Japanese short stories reveals a rapidly changing Japanese society and the deep draw of its traditional culture. The first half of this century saw the coming of age of the Japanese short story. Influenced by Western literary techniques, such innovative writers as Shiga Naoya, Ozaki Shiro, Yasunari Kawabata, Shimaki Kensaku,... more...

  • The Tales of Iseby Peter MacMillan

    Penguin Books Ltd 2016; US$ 15.50

    One of the three seminal works of Japanese literature, this beautiful collection of poems and tales offers an unparalleled insight into ancient Japan. Along with the Tale of Genji and One Hundred Poets, One Poem Each, The Tales of Ise is considered one of the three most important works of Japanese literature. A poem-tale collection from the... more...

  • Tantric Treasuresby Roger R. Jackson

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 34.99

    Roger Jackson provides accurate, accessible translations of three classics of medieval Indian Buddhist mysticism: the "couplet-treasuries" of the great tantric masters Saraha, Kanha, and Tilopa. Since their composition around 1000 CE, these poems have exerted a powerful influence on spiritual life, as well as poetry and song, in India, Nepal, and Tibet.... more...