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The black rose of halfeti.

Eray, Nazli. Finn, Robert.
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(2017)  | 9781477313091 | University Of Texas Press | pbk. | book | 160pp | Availability last checked: 14/6/2017
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The Black Rose of Halfeti opens with a letter delivered at midnight in Ankara, Turkey. In this letter, an elderly doctor who has begun to experience the first signs of dementia professes his love and desire for a relationship with the narrator, a woman in middle age beginning to contemplate her own...

Introduction to hamiltonian dynamical systems and the n-body problem.

Meyer, Kenneth. Offin, Dan.
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(2017)  | 9783319536903 | Springer | hbk. | 3 ed.,  | book | xiii, 384pp | Availability last checked: 24/5/2017
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This third edition text provides expanded material on the restricted three body problem and celestial mechanics.  With each chapter containing new content, readers are provided with new material on reduction, orbifolds, and the regularization of the Kepler problem, all of which are provided with...

Women's poetry and poetics in late imperial china : a dialogic engagement.

Yang, Haihong.
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(2017)  | 9781498537865 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 192pp | Availability last checked: 31/5/2017
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This literary study examines women-authored poetry and poetic criticism in late imperial China. It provides close readings of original texts to explore the poetic forms and devices women poets employed, to place their work into the context of the wider literary history of the period, and to analyze...

Ancestral Tales: Reading the Buczacz Stories of S.Y. Agnon

Mintz, Alan.
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(2017)  | 9781503601161 | Stanford University Press | hbk. | book | 440pp | Availability last checked: 14/6/2017
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Written in pieces over the last fifteen years of his life and publishedposthumously, S. Y. Agnon's A City in Its Fullness is an ambitious, historicallyrich sequence of stories memorializing Buczacz, the city of his birth. This townin present-day Ukraine was once home to a vibrant Jewish population that...

Hend and the Soldiers

Albeshr, Badriah. Dhahir, Sanna.
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(2017)  | 9781477313060 | University Of Texas Press | pbk. | book | 130pp | Availability last checked: 31/5/2017
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Hend is a young Saudi Arabian woman struggling to challenge her conservativesociety, which is represented by various soldiers, real and metaphorical, in herlife. After a failed arranged marriage to an army officer, she is determined toestablish herself as a writer and make her own choices in love. Her...

Tokyo Central: A Memoir

Seidensticker, Edward G.
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(2017)  | 9780295996233 | UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON PRESS | pbk. | book | 256pp | Availability last checked: 25/6/2017
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The Scholar and the State: Fiction as Political Discourse in Late Imperial China

Ge, Liangyan.
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(2017)  | 9780295994185 | UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON PRESS | pbk. | book | 292pp | Availability last checked: 28/5/2017
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In imperial China, intellectuals devoted years of their lives to passingrigorous examinations in order to obtain a civil service position in the statebureaucracy. This traditional employment of the literati class conferred socialpower and moral legitimacy, but changing social and political circumstances...

Idle Talk under the Bean Arbor: A Seventeenth-Century Chinese Story Collection

Ainajushi. Hegel, Robert E. the Layman, Aina. the, Eccentric Wanderer Ziran. , Hegel, Robert E.
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(2017)  | 9780295999975 | UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON PRESS | hbk. | book | 320pp | Availability last checked: 28/5/2017
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Written around 1660, the unique Chinese short story collection Idle Talk underthe Bean Arbor (Doupeng xianhua), by the author known only as Aina the Layman,uses the seemingly innocuous setting of neighbors swapping yarns on hot summerdays under a shady arbor to create a series of stories that embody...

The politics and literature debate in postwar japanese criticism, 1945-52.

Bourdaghs, Michael K. Sakakibara, Richi. Toeda, Hirokazu. Ueda, Atsuko.
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(2017)  | 9780739180754 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 358pp | Availability last checked: 10/5/2017
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In the wake of its defeat in World War II, as Japan was forced to remake itself from "empire" to "nation" in the face of an uncertain global situation, literature and literary criticism emerged as highly contested sites. Today, this remarkable period holds rich potential for opening new dialogue between...

The Drunken Man's Talk: Tales from Medieval China

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(2017)  | 9780295741765 | UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON PRESS | pbk. | book | 238pp | Availability last checked: 28/5/2017
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This collection of short stories, anecdotes, and poems was likely compiledduring the 13th century. Tales of romantic loveincluding courtship, marriage,and illicit affairsunify the collection and make it an essential primary sourcefor literary and social history, since official Chinese history sources...

 

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