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Written at Imperial Command
Written at Imperial Command (March 2008)
Panegyric Poetry in Early Medieval China
Fusheng Wu - Author

Explores both the literary features and historical context of poetry written for imperial rulers during China’s early medieval period.

This is the first book-length study of panegyric poetry—yingzhao shi or poetry presented to imperial rulers—in the Chinese tradition. Examining poems written during the Wei-Jin Nanbeichao, or early medieval period (220–619), Fusheng Wu provides a th...(Read More)
 
 
Buddhist Scriptures as Literature
Buddhist Scriptures as Literature (February 2008)
Sacred Rhetoric and the Uses of Theory
Ralph Flores - Author

Looks at a variety of Buddhist sacred writings as literature and includes insights from literary theory.

Buddhist Scriptures as Literature explores the drama, lyricism, and compelling storylines in Buddhist sacred writings, while illustrating how rhetoric and ideology are at work in shaping readers’ reactions. Ralph Flores argues that the Buddha’s life story itself follows an archetypal quest-...(Read More)
 
 
Nativism and Modernity
Nativism and Modernity (January 2008)
Cultural Contestations in China and Taiwan under Global Capitalism
Ming-yan Lai - Author

Comparative study of contemporary nativist literary and cultural movements in China and Taiwan.

Nativism and Modernity is the first comparative study of xiangtu nativism in Taiwan and xungen nativism in China. It offers a new critical perspective on these two important literary and cultural movements in contemporary Chinese contexts and shows how nativism can be a vital form of place-based oppo...(Read More)
 
 
When Huai Flowers Bloom
When Huai Flowers Bloom (October 2007)
Stories of the Cultural Revolution
Shu Jiang Lu - Author

Depicts the Cultural Revolution through stories in a variety of voices.

Set against China’s turbulent years between the early 1960s and the late 1970s, When Huai Flowers Bloom is the literary memoir of a young girl who manages to sustain love, imagination, and strength during this most chaotic time. With twelve separate yet interconnected stories, Shu Jiang Lu alternates between storyteller and listen...(Read More)

 
 
The Fall of the Indigo Jackal
The Fall of the Indigo Jackal (July 2007)
The Discourse of Division and Purnabhadra's Pancatantra
McComas Taylor - Author

Contemporary critical theory is brought to the consideration of caste in the Pañcatantra, one of the best-known cycles of Indian tales.

Every child growing up in India knows the story of the jackal who fell into the vat of blue dye, and discovering the power of his majestic new appearance, declared himself king of the forest. In spite of his pretenses, the jackal, eventually betrayed by his own inst...(Read More)
 
 
Hong Mai's Record of the Listener and Its Song Dynasty Context
Hong Mai's Record of the Listener and Its Song Dynasty Context (August 2006)
Alister D. Inglis - Author

2007 CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title

The first book-length consideration of Hong Mai’s Record of the Listener, the Song dynasty text that has been an ongoing source of literary and social history.

Song dynasty historian Hong Mai (1123–1202) spent a lifetime on a collection of supernatural accounts, contemporary incidents, poems, and riddles, among other genres, which...(Read More)
 
 
Chinese Theories of Fiction
Chinese Theories of Fiction (July 2006)
A Non-Western Narrative System
Ming Dong Gu - Author

An ambitious, innovative work that proposes a distinctly Chinese theory of fiction.

In this innovative work, Ming Dong Gu examines Chinese literature and traditional Chinese criticism to construct a distinctly Chinese theory of fiction and places it within the context of international fiction theory. He argues that because Chinese fiction, or xiaoshuo, was produced in a tradition very different from that of t...(Read More)
 
 
The Social Circulation of Poetry in the Mid-Northern Song
The Social Circulation of Poetry in the Mid-Northern Song (July 2005)
Emotional Energy and Literati Self-Cultivation
Colin S. C. Hawes - Author

Explores how literati of China’s mid-Northern Song period developed a social and therapeutic tradition in poetry. Includes a number of translations of the witty poems of the period.

Observing that the vast majority of surviving Northern Song poems are directly addressed to other people, Colin S. C. Hawes explores how literati of China’s mid-Northern Song period developed a social and therapeutic traditio...(Read More)
 
 
Basho's Journey
Basho's Journey (April 2005)
The Literary Prose of Matsuo Basho
Matsuo Basho - Author
David Landis Barnhill - Translation and introduction by

Offers the most comprehensive collection of Basho's prose available, beautifully translated into English.

In Basho's Journey, David Landis Barnhill provides the definitive translation of Matsuo Basho's literary prose, as well as a companion piece to his previous translation, Basho's Haiku. One of the world's greatest nature writers, Basho (1644–1694) is well known for his subtle sensitivity to the nat...(Read More)
 
 
Basho's Haiku
Basho's Haiku (August 2004)
Selected Poems of Matsuo Basho
Matsuo Basho - Author
David Landis Barnhill - Translation and introduction by

2005 CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title Award

A wonderful new translation of the poetry of Basho—Zen monk, poet of nature, and master of the haiku form.

Basho's Haiku offers the most comprehensive translation yet of the poetry of Japanese writer Matsuo Basho (1644–1694), who is credited with perfecting and popularizing the haiku form of poetry. One of the most widely read Ja...(Read More)

 
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