Books in category Literary Collections – Asian

  • Tales of Foreign Settlements in Japan

    Tales of Foreign Settlements in Japan
    Harold S. Williams

    These Tales of Foreign Settlements in Japan are the product of years of painstaking and scholarly research by a writer who is a business man and a recognized authority on the history of the Foreign Concessions in Japan, a man who has …

  • My Journey from Paris to Java

    My Journey from Paris to Java
    Honoré de Balzac

    In this delightful little volume, Honoré de Balzac, the renowned 19th century French novelist and playwright, takes readers on a short fantasy journey to the mystical island of Java where he – or rather the narrateur – encounters a deadly …

  • Rashomon and Other Stories

    Rashomon and Other Stories
    Ryunosuke Akutagawa

    "Clear-eyed glimpses of human behavior in the extremities of poverty, stupidity, greed, vanity… Story-telling of an unconventional sort, with most of the substance beneath the shining, enameled surface." —The New York Times Book Review …

  • Ellery Queen s Japanese Golden Dozen

    Ellery Queen’s Japanese Golden Dozen
    Ellery Queen

    This book is a colorful collection of Japanese crime stories in English.

  •  Oe and Beyond

    ÅOe and Beyond[
    Stephen Snyder, J. Philip Gabriel, Philip Gabriel

    The essays in this volume explore such subjects as the continuing resonances of the atomic bombings; the notion of transnational subjects; the question of the de-canonization (as well as the re-canonization) of writers; the construction …

  • Traditional Japanese Theater

    Traditional Japanese Theater
    Karen Brazell, James T. Araki

    Introduces the genres of noh, kyogen, kabuki, and bunraku puppet theater, and offers translations of thirty of the best-known plays, with background information on their history, characters, staging, and significance Though Japan has a …

  • Sherlock in Shanghai

    Sherlock in Shanghai
    Xiaoqing Cheng

    Cheng Xiaoqing (1893 1976), The Grand Master of twentieth-century Chinese detective fiction, had first encountered Conan Doyle s highly popular stories as an adolescent.

  • Scripting Dance in Contemporary India

    Scripting Dance in Contemporary India
    Maratt Mythili Anoop, Varun Gulati

    Scripting Dance in Contemporary India is an edited volume that contributes to this field of Indian dance studies. The book engages with multiple dance forms of India and their representations.

  • Chinese English Paraphrase of Lao Tzu

    Chinese-English Paraphrase of Lao Tzu
    Zhongyuan Cai

    This great work describes the definition of Tao, the character of Tao, the application of Tao, the performance of Tao, Taoist properties, the character of the sage, the performance of the sage, the Way of Heaven, the Way of the sage, the …

  • The Philippine Temptation

    The Philippine Temptation
    Epifanio San Juan

    He uncovers hidden agendas in many previous accounts of U.S.-Philippine relations, and this book exemplifies how best to combine activist scholarship with historically grounded cultural commentary.

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