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Tokyo Central: A Memoir

Seidensticker, Edward G.
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(2018)  | 9780295996233 | UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON PRESS | pbk. | book | 256pp | Availability last checked: 31/10/2017
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Using Life

Naji, Ahmed.
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(2017)  | 9781477314807 | University Of Texas Press | pbk. | book | 150pp | Availability last checked: 6/12/2017
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Upon its initial release in Arabic in the fall of 2014, Using Life receivedacclaim in Egypt and the wider Arab world. But in 2016, Ahmed Naji was sentencedto two years in prison after a reader complained that an excerpt published in aliterary journal harmed public morality. His imprisonment marks the...

ALT 35: African Literature Today: Focus on Egypt

Emenyonu, Ernest N. , Emenyonu, Ernest N.
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(2017)  | 9781847011718 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 344pp | Availability last checked: 1/12/2017
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Creativity has flourished in Egypt, a historically important and strategicallylocated North African country and a leading nation in the Arab world. The mainfocus in this volume is to examine Egyptian writers, especially those whoseworks have enriched African Literature through their depiction of historical,cultural...

African Theatre 16: Six Plays from East & West Africa

Banham, Martin. Plastow, Jane.
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(2017)  | 9781847011725 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 336pp | Availability last checked: 1/12/2017
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This volume makes available some of the most influential, imaginative andexciting plays to come out of East and West Africa from the 1970s to the presentday. Deliberately excluding playscripts by the regions' two best knownplaywrights, Wole Soyinka and Ngugi wa Thiong'o, whose work was profiled inAfrican...

Interfamily Tanci Writing in Nineteenth-Century China: Bonds and Boundaries

Zhang, Yu.
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(2017)  | 9781498557856 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 270pp | Availability last checked: 9/12/2017
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Employing an interdisciplinary approach, this is the first monograph to framethree once widely-read tanci fiction (a type of lyrical narrative) fromnineteenth-century China, Meng ying yuan (1843), Yu xuan cao (1894), and Jingzhong zhuan (1895), as interrelated texts composed by three generation ofmembers...

Ecocriticism in Japan

Masami, Yuki. Suga, Keijiro. Wake, Hisaaki.
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(2017)  | 9781498527842 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 308pp | Availability last checked: 9/12/2017
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What can ecocriticism do when engaging with Japanese literature and culture?This edited volume Ecocriticism in Japan attempts to answer this question. Thecontributors place themselves inside the domestic fields of production of worksof art and express their concerns and ideas for the English-speaking...

Classical Chinese Poetry in Singapore: Witnesses to Social and Cultural Transformations in the Chinese Community

Wang, Bing.
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(2017)  | 9781498535151 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 202pp | Availability last checked: 9/12/2017
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As the essence of Chinese traditional culture, classical Chinese poetry inSingapore played a very important role in the social and cultural development ofSingapore’s Chinese community. Numerous poems depicted the unique scenery oftropical rainforest and the customs with a Nanyang flavor, recorded...

Short Fiction as a Mirror of Palestinian Life in Israel, 1944–1967: Critique and Anthology

Abu, Salih Sayf al-Din. Assadi, Jamal. Saleh, Saif Abu.
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(2017)  | 9781433135361 | Peter Lang AG | hbk. | book | 184pp | Availability last checked: 18/11/2017
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This volume seeks to document the development of the Palestinian short storybetween 1944 and 1967. This particularly significant phase that carried theseeds, from which the short story grew, was greatly influenced by the last yearsof the British mandate over Palestine in 1944, the establishment of the...

 

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