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Using the concept of theatricality to study Water Margin and Journey to the West, this study illustrates how writing and reading in early modern China became fused with a theatrical imagination in response to destabilizing social and political forces.
A history of the translation, transmission and interpretation of modernist Russian literature in China during the first half of the 20th century, this book views modern Chinese literary culture from an original and revealing perspective. It is the first English-language study of the subject to ...
Ilse Josepha Lazaroms, Central European University
In The Grace of Misery. Joseph Roth and the Politics of Exile 1919–1939 Ilse Josepha Lazaroms offers an account of the life and intellectual legacy of Joseph Roth, one of interwar Europe's most critical and modern writers.
Edited, translated and annotated by Peter Worsley, S. Supomo, Thomas Hunter, and Margaret Fletcher
In Mpu Monaguṇa's Sumanasāntaka, the authors offer an edited text and translation of Mpu Monaguṇa's early thirteenth century epic kakawin Sumanasāntaka along with extensive commentary on the history of the poem and its story in India, Java and Bali.
Edited by David R. Knechtges and Taiping Chang
The long-awaited, first Western-language reference guide, this work offers a wealth of information on writers, genres, literary schools and terms of the Chinese literary tradition from earliest times to the seventh century C.E.
Edited by Caroline van Eck, Stijn Bussels, Maarten Delbeke and Jürgen Pieters
The present volume is a first attempt to chart the early modern translations of Peri hupsous, both in the literal sense of the history of its dissemination by means of editions, versions and translations in Latin and vernacular languages, but also in the figurative sense of its uses and ...
Translated and edited by Alexei Lalo
This anthology of Russian erotic writings of 1900 to 1940 consists of texts previously unavailable in English. They all reflect the fascinating, albeit laborious, nature of the "birth of the body" in the Russian literature and culture of the period.
Dina Khapaeva, Georgia Institute of Technology — translated by Rosie Tweddle
An analysis of the novels of Maturin, Gogol, Dostoevsky, Mann, Lovecraft and Pelevin through the prism of their interest in investigating the nature of the nightmare reveals the unstudied features of the nightmare as a mental state and traces the mosaic of coincidences leading from literary ...
The monograph explores traditions of expressing the body and sexuality (designated as "silence" and "burlesque") throughout Russia's literary history, with a particular focus on how these traditions affect the literary modernization during the Silver Age (1890-1921) and subsequent émigré writing.
Edited with an Introduction, Translation and Annotations by Hakan T. Karateke, University of Chicago
Evliyā Çelebī’s Journey from Bursa to the Dardanelles and Edirne is an edition and translation of the relevant section from Evliyā’s Book of Travels detailing the 29-day journey he undertook in the autumn of 1659 from Bursa to Edirne via the Dardanelles strait.
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