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Tales of the Heike

by Burton Watson Columbia University Press
Pub Date:
03/2008
ISBN:
9780231138031
Format:
Pb+ 232 pages

''Burton Watson is one of the premier translators of both Chinese and Japanese literature and history. His rendering into English...

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City of the Queen: A Novel of Colonial Hong Kong

by Shih Shu-Ching Columbia University Press
Pub Date:
02/2008
ISBN:
9780231134576
Format:
Pb+ 312 pages

From its beginnings as a pestilent port and colonial backwater, Hong Kong became the “pearl” of a declining British empire, and...

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Tales of Moonlight and Rain

by Akinar Uedai Columbia University Press
Pub Date:
12/2008
ISBN:
9780231139137
Format:
Pb+ 248 pages

First published in 1776, the nine gothic tales in this collection are Japan's finest and most celebrated examples of the literature...

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Ground Zero, Nagasaki: Stories

by Seirai Yuichi Columbia University Press
Pub Date:
12/2014
ISBN:
9780231171168
Format:
Hbk 192 pages

Set in contemporary Nagasaki, the six short stories in this collection draw an unflinching portrait of the A-bomb's horrific,...

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Elaborations on Emptiness: Uses of the Heart Sutra (POD)

by Donald S Lopez Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
11/1998
ISBN:
9780691001883
Format:
Pb+ 280 pages

The Heart Sutra is perhaps the most famous Buddhist text, traditionally regarded as a potent expression of emptiness and of the...

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Monsters, Animals, and Other Worlds: A Collection of Short Medieval Japanese Tales

by Keller Kimbrough and Haruo Shirane Columbia University Press
Pub Date:
02/2018
ISBN:
9780231184472
Format:
Pb+ 464 pages

Monsters, Animals, and Other Worlds is a collection of twenty-five medieval Japanese tales of border crossings and the fantastic,...

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Erotic Poems from the Sanskrit: An Anthology

by R Parthasarathy Columbia University Press
Pub Date:
08/2017
ISBN:
9780231184397
Format:
Pb+ 216 pages

Classical Sanskrit literature boasts an exquisite canon of poetry devoted to erotic love. In Erotic Poems from the Sanskrit, noted...

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Plum in the Golden Vase or Chin P'ing Mei: Vol.# 1: The Gathering

by David Tod Roy Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
04/1997
ISBN:
9780691016146
Format:
Pb+ 520 pages

In this first of a planned five-volume set, David Roy provides a complete and annotated translation of the famous Chin P'ing Mei,...

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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:
05/2009
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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Loud Sparrows: Contemporary Chinese Short-Shorts

by Aili Mu, Julie Chiu and Howard Goldblatt Columbia University Press
Pub Date:
03/2008
ISBN:
9780231138499
Format:
Pb+ 272 pages

loud sparrows is a collection of ninety-oneshort-shorts written by Chinese authors over the past three decades. Presenting diverse...

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Three Kingdoms: A Historical Novel (Fifteenth Anniversary Abridged Edition)

by Guanzhong Luo, Moss Roberts and Moss Roberts University of California Press
Pub Date:
02/2014
ISBN:
9780520282162
Format:
Pbk 512 pages

Updated with a new foreword by Moss Roberts for this fifteenth anniversary edition, Three Kingdoms tells the story of the fateful...

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Orphan of Asia

by Zhuoliu Wu Columbia University Press
Pub Date:
02/2008
ISBN:
9780231137263
Format:
Pb+ 256 pages

Born in japanese-occupied Taiwan, raisedin the scholarly traditions of ancient China byhis grandfather but forced into the...

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Japan and the Culture of the Four Seasons: Nature, Literature, and the Arts

by Haruo Shirane Columbia University Press
Pub Date:
03/2013
ISBN:
9780231152815
Format:
Pb+ 336 pages

Elegant representations of nature and the four seasons populate a wide range of Japanese genres and media -- from poetry and screen...

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Islam Translated: Literature, Conversion, and the Arabic Cosmopolis of South and Southeast Asia

by Ronit Ricci University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
03/2016
ISBN:
9780226380537
Format:
Pb+ 335 pages

The spread of Islam eastward into South and Southeast Asia was one of the most significant cultural shifts in world history. As...

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Plum in the Golden Vase or Chin P'ing Mei: Vol.# Two: The Rivals

by David Tod Roy Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
05/2006
ISBN:
9780691126197
Format:
Pb+ 720 pages

In this second of a planned five-volume series, David Roy provides a complete and annotated translation of the famous Chin P'ing...

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