Books in category Literary Criticism – Asian

  • Rethinking India s Oral and Classical Epics

    Rethinking India’s Oral and Classical Epics
    Alf Hiltebeitel

    Breathtaking in scope, this work is indispensable for those seeking a deeper understanding of South Asia's Hindu and Muslim traditions. This work is the third volume in Hiltebeitel's study of the Draupadi cult.

  • A History of Pain

    A History of Pain
    Michael Berry

    This work probes the restaging, representation, and reimagining of historical violence and atrocity in contemporary Chinese fiction, film, and popular culture.

  • Dragon Soul

    Dragon Soul
    Derek Padula

    With a foreword from Christopher Sabat and Sean Schemmel, Dragon Soul: 30 Years of Dragon Ball Fandom is a grand celebration of the world's greatest anime and manga and it's momentous 30th Anniversary.

  • The Conception of Punishment in Early Indian Literature

    The Conception of Punishment in Early Indian Literature
    Terence Day

    He shows that the conception is “the totality of correction principles, powers, agents, processes, and operations through which acts contrary to the Universal Order are counteracted and compensated.” The volume contains extensive …

  • Rediscovering Wen Tingyun

    Rediscovering Wen Tingyun
    Huaichuan Mou

    A new look at the life, times, and work of the great Tang dynasty poet, Wen Tingyun, that rebuts the negative aspects of his reputation. Translations of a number of his works are included.

  • East Wind Melts the Ice

    East Wind Melts the Ice
    Liza Dalby

    This is a book to dip in and out of throughout the year."—Frances Mayes, author of Under the Tuscan Sun "Liza Dalby's memoir of the seasons is as fresh and captivating as springtime.

  • Narasinha Mehta of Gujarat

    Narasinha Mehta of Gujarat
    Neelima Shukla-Bhatt

    This is the first book in English on Narsinha Mehta, a major figure among the saint-poets of medieval India and the most celebrated bhakti (devotion) poet from Gujarat, whose morning hymns and sacred biography provided a vital source of …

  • Visions of Dystopia in China s New Historical Novels

    Visions of Dystopia in China’s New Historical Novels
    Jeffrey C. Kinkley

    This book casts ChinaÕs highbrow historical novels from the 1990s to the mid-2000s as a distinctively Chinese contribution to the form of the global dystopian novel and, consequently, to global thinking about the interrelations of utopia …

  • Negotiating Masculinities in Late Imperial China

    Negotiating Masculinities in Late Imperial China
    Martin W. Huang

    How did their attitudes in turn shape the martial heroes and other masculine models they constructed? Martin Huang attempts to answer these questions in this valuable work on manhood in late imperial China.

  • Indonesian Literature Vs New Order Orthodoxy

    Indonesian Literature Vs New Order Orthodoxy
    Anna-Greta Nilsson Hoadley

    In the process a half million lives were lost." "This book analyses Indonesian literature produced during the New Order period dealing with the events of 1965-1966 and its consequences.

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