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Novel: A Biography

by Michael Schmidt Belknap Press
Pub Date:
05/2014
ISBN:
9780674724730
Format:
Hbk 1200 pages

The 700-year history of the novel in English defies straightforward telling. Geographically and culturally boundless, with contributions...

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So Lovely a Country Will Never Perish: Wartime Diaries of Japanese Writers

by Donald Keene Columbia University Press
Pub Date:
04/2010
ISBN:
9780231151467
Format:
Hbk 192 pages

Japan's involvement in World War II and the Greater East Asia War provoked a range of reactions from its citizens. Pride, rage,...

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Rivalry: A Geisha's Tale

by Nagai Kafu Columbia University Press
Pub Date:
09/2011
ISBN:
9780231141192
Format:
Pb+ 184 pages

Originally published in 1918, Rivalry is regarded as the masterpiece of Nagai Kafu, a Japanese novelist known for his brilliant...

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Haiku Before Haiku: From the Renga Masters to Basho

by Steven D Carter Columbia University Press
Pub Date:
01/2011
ISBN:
9780231156479
Format:
Pb+ 176 pages

While the rise of the charmingly simple, brilliantly evocative haiku is often associated with the seventeenth-century Japanese...

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Who Ate Up All the Shinga?: An Autobiographical Novel

by Park Wan-suh Columbia University Press
Pub Date:
06/2009
ISBN:
9780231148986
Format:
Hbk 264 pages

Park Wan-suh is a best-selling and award-winning writer whose work has been widely translated and published throughout the world....

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Song of Everlasting Sorrow: A Novel of Shanghai

by Wang Anyi Columbia University Press
Pub Date:
12/2009
ISBN:
9780231143431
Format:
Pb+ 456 pages

Set in post-World War II Shanghai, The Song of Everlasting Sorrow follows the adventures of Wang Qiyao, a girl born of the longtong,...

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Blue Wolf: A Novel of the Life of Chinggis Khan

by Joshua Fogel and Inoue Yasushi Columbia University Press
Pub Date:
10/2008
ISBN:
9780231146166
Format:
Hbk 304 pages

One of the world's most ruthless warriors, Chinggis Khan conquered nearly all of Asia in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries,...

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Chinese Shakespeares: Two Centuries of Cultural Exchange

by Alexander C Y Huang Columbia University Press
Pub Date:
06/2009
ISBN:
9780231148498
Format:
Pb+ 368 pages

For close to two hundred years, the ideas of Shakespeare have inspired incredible work in the literature, fiction, theater, and...

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What Is Modernity?: Writings of Takeuchi Yoshimi

by Takeuchi Yoshimi Columbia University Press
Pub Date:
02/2005
ISBN:
9780231133272
Format:
Pb+ 224 pages

Regarded as one of the foremost thinkers in postwar Japan, Takeuchi Yoshimi (1910-1977) questioned traditional Japanese thought...

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There's Nothing I Can Do When I Think of You Late at Night

by Cao Naiqian Columbia University Press
Pub Date:
04/2009
ISBN:
9780231148108
Format:
Hbk 248 pages

Cao Naiqian is a writer of rare power whose austere lyricism and superb craft have earned him worldwide acclaim. In this powerful...

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Northanger Abbey: An Annotated Edition

by Jane Austen and Susan Wolfson Belknap Press
Pub Date:
04/2014
ISBN:
9780674725676
Format:
Hbk 384 pages

The star of Northanger Abbey is seventeen-year-old Catherine Morland, Jane Austen's youngest and most impressionable heroine....

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Metaphor

by Denis Donoghue Harvard University Press
Pub Date:
04/2014
ISBN:
9780674430662
Format:
Hbk 240 pages

Denis Donoghue turns his attention to the practice of metaphor and to its lesser cousins, simile, metonym, and synecdoche. Metaphor...

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Finding Wisdom in East Asian Classics

by Wm Theodore de Bary Columbia University Press
Pub Date:
08/2011
ISBN:
9780231153973
Format:
Pb+ 432 pages

The perfect companion to courses in Asian civilization and culture, Finding Wisdom in East Asian Classics provides nonspecialists...

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Scripture of the Lotus Blossom of the Fine Dharma (The Lotus Sutra)

by Leon Hurvitz Columbia University Press
Pub Date:
07/2009
ISBN:
9780231148955
Format:
Pb+ 416 pages

Hailed by critics as an 'extraordinary' and 'magnificent achievement,' Leon Hurvitz's monumental translation is based on the best...

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Clouds Thick, Whereabouts Unknown: Poems by Zen Monks of China

by Charles Egan Columbia University Press
Pub Date:
04/2010
ISBN:
9780231150392
Format:
Pb+ 328 pages

Compiled by a leading scholar of Chinese poetry, this anthology provides interpretive strategies that best capture the ideological...

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