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  • Japanese Death Poems

    Japanese Death Poems
    av Yoel Hoffmann

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9784805314432

    Although the consciousness of death is, in most cultures, very much a part of life, this is perhaps nowhere more true than in Japan, where the approach of death has given rise to a centuries-old tradition of writing jisei, or the death poem. Such a…

  • Friend

    Friend
    av Nam-nyong Paek

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231195614

    Paek Nam-nyong's Friend is a tale of marital intrigue, abuse, and divorce in North Korea. A woman in her thirties comes to a courthouse petitioning for a divorce. As the judge who hears her statement begins to investigate the case, the story unfolds…

  • Tale of Genji

    Tale of Genji
    av Murasaki Shikibu

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9784805314647

    Written centuries before the time of Shakespeare and even Chaucer, The Tale of Genji marks the birth of the novel and after more than a millennium, this seminal work continues to enchant readers throughout the world. Lady Murasaki Shikibu and her ta…

  • Romance of the Three Kingdoms Volume 1

    Romance of the Three Kingdoms Volume 1
    av Lo Kuan-Chung

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804834674

    This epic saga of brotherhood and rivalry, of loyalty and treachery, of victory and death forms part of the indelible core of classical Chinese culture and continues to fascinate modern-day readers. In 220 EC, the 400-year-old rule of the mighty Han…

  • The Narrow Road to the Deep North and Other Travel Sketches

    The Narrow Road to the Deep North and Other Travel Sketches
    av Matsuo Basho

    Storpocket - 1967 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140441857

    'It was with awe That I beheld Fresh leaves, green leaves, Bright in the sun'When the Japanese haiku master Basho composed The Narrow Road to the Deep North, he was an ardent student of Zen Buddhism, setting off on a series of travels designed to st…

  • Tales of Moonlight and Rain

    Tales of Moonlight and Rain
    av Akinari Ueda

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231139137

    First published in 1776, the nine gothic tales in this collection are Japan's finest and most celebrated examples of the literature of the occult. They subtly merge the world of reason with the realm of the uncanny and exemplify the period's fascina…

  • The Real Story of Ah-Q and Other Tales of China

    The Real Story of Ah-Q and Other Tales of China
    av Lu Xun

    Storpocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140455489

    Lu Xun (Lu Hsun) is arguably the greatest writer of modern China, and is considered by many to be the founder of modern Chinese literature. Lu Xun's stories both indict outdated Chinese traditions and embrace China's cultural richness and individual…

  • Romance of the Three Kingdoms Volume 2

    Romance of the Three Kingdoms Volume 2
    av Lo Kuan-Chung

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804834681

    This epic saga of brotherhood and rivalry, of loyalty and treachery, of victory and death, forms part of the indelible core of classical Chinese culture and continues to fascinate modern-day readers. In 220 EC, the 400-year-old rule of the mighty Ha…

  • The Journey to the West

    The Journey to the West

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226971322

    Anthony C. Yu's translation of "The Journey to the West", initially published in 1983, introduced English-speaking audiences to the classic Chinese novel in its entirety for the first time. Written in the sixteenth century, "The Journey to the West"…

  • The Journey to the West

    The Journey to the West

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226971391

    Anthony C. Yu's translation of "The Journey to the West", initially published in 1983, introduced English-speaking audiences to the classic Chinese novel in its entirety for the first time. Written in the sixteenth century, "The Journey to the West"…

  • The Journey to the West

    The Journey to the West

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226971377

    Anthony C. Yu's translation of "The Journey to the West", initially published in 1983, introduced English-speaking audiences to the classic Chinese novel in its entirety for the first time. Written in the sixteenth century, "The Journey to the West"…

  • The Journey to the West

    The Journey to the West

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226971339

    Anthony C. Yu's translation of "The Journey to the West", initially published in 1983, introduced English-speaking audiences to the classic Chinese novel in its entirety for the first time. Written in the sixteenth century, "The Journey to the West"…

  • The Journey to the West

    The Journey to the West

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226971346

    Anthony C. Yu's translation of "The Journey to the West", initially published in 1983, introduced English-speaking audiences to the classic Chinese novel in its entirety for the first time. Written in the sixteenth century, "The Journey to the West"…

  • The Journey to the West

    The Journey to the West

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226971384

    Anthony C. Yu's translation of "The Journey to the West", initially published in 1983, introduced English-speaking audiences to the classic Chinese novel in its entirety for the first time. Written in the sixteenth century, "The Journey to the West"…

  • The Journey to the West

    The Journey to the West

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226971360

    Anthony C. Yu's translation of "The Journey to the West", initially published in 1983, introduced English-speaking audiences to the classic Chinese novel in its entirety for the first time. Written in the sixteenth century, "The Journey to the West"…

  • Three Kingdoms

    Three Kingdoms
    av Luo Guanzhong

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9787119005904

  • Tales of Japan

    Tales of Japan
    av Chronicle Books

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781452174464

    A goblin with no body and a monster with no face. A resourceful samurai and a faithful daughter. A spirit of the moon and a dragon king. This collection of 15 traditional Japanese folktales transports readers to a time of adventure and enchantment.…

  • Five Women Who Loved Love

    Five Women Who Loved Love
    av Ihara Saikaku

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9784805310120

    First published in 1686, this collection of five novellas was an immediate bestseller in the bawdy world that was Genroku Japan, and the book's popularity has increased with age, making it today a literary classic like Boccaccio's Decameron, or the…

  • Celebrated Cases of Judge Dee

    Celebrated Cases of Judge Dee

    Häftad - 1976 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486233376

  • Floral Mutter

    Floral Mutter
    av Ya Shi

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781938890895

    Ya Shi, an "outsider" poet, who teaches math and lives 1,000 miles from the Beijing literary scene, is celebrated among lovers of Chinese poetry from the conservative to the avant-garde. This bilingual (Chinese/English) collection draws together jag…

  • 47 Ronin

    47 Ronin
    av John Allyn

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9784805314654

    A classic tale that will captivate lovers of Japan, history, and epic adventure alike. Japan's most celebrated tale of chivalry, loyalty and revenge-and the basis for a Hollywood feature film starring Keanu Reaves-47 Ronin is the epic tale of a hero…

  • Love in the New Millennium

    Love in the New Millennium
    av Can Xue

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300224313

    The most ambitious work of fiction by a writer widely considered the most important novelist working in China today In this darkly comic novel, a group of women inhabits a world of constant surveillance, where informants lurk in the flower beds and…

  • Fleche

    Fleche
    av Mary Jean Chan

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780571348046

    WINNER OF THE COSTA POETRY AWARDPOETRY BOOK SOCIETY RECOMMENDATIONFleche (the French word for 'arrow') is an offensive technique commonly used in fencing, a sport of Mary Jean Chan's young adult years, when she competed locally and internationally f…

  • The Book and the Sword

    The Book and the Sword
    av Cha (Jin Yong)

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190974282

    A lost city in the desert, wolf packs, a book, and, of course, a sword... The Book and the Sword was Louis Cha's first novel, published in 1955, and quickly established him as one of the new masters of the wuxia genre. The novel is panoramic in scop…

  • The Story of the Stone

    The Story of the Stone
    av Cao Xueqin

    Storpocket - 1980 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140443707

    Buddhist philosophy and the experiences of the author's own family underlie this eighteenth-century novel of a Chinese family's declining fortunes

  • River of Fire and Other Stories

    River of Fire and Other Stories
    av Chonghui O

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231160674

    O Chonghui crafts historically-rooted yet timeless tales imagining core human experiences from a female point of view. Since her debut in 1968, she has formed a powerful challenge to the patriarchal literary establishment in Korea, and her work has…

  • Haiku Handbook -25th Anniversary Edition, The: How To Write, Teach, And Appreciate Haiku

    Haiku Handbook -25th Anniversary Edition, The: How To Write, Teach, And Appreciate Haiku
    av William J Higginson

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781568365404

    The Haiku Handbook is the first book to give readers everything they need to begin appreciating, writing, or teaching haiku. In this groundbreaking and now-classic volume, the authors present haiku poets writing in English, Spanish, French, German,…

  • On Love and Barley

    On Love and Barley
    av Matsuo Basho

    Storpocket - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140444599

    Basho, one of the greatest of Japanese poets and the master of haiku, was also a Buddhist monk and a life-long traveller. His poems combine 'karumi', or lightness of touch, with the Zen ideal of oneness with creation. Each poem evokes the natural wo…

  • Basho: The Complete Haiku

    Basho: The Complete Haiku
    av Matsuo Basho

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781568365374

    Basho stands today as Japans most renowned writer, and one of the most revered. Wherever Japanese literature, poetry or Zen are studied, his oeuvre carries weight. Every new student of haiku quickly learns that Basho was the greatest of the Old Japa…

  • Classical Chinese Poetry

    Classical Chinese Poetry
    av David Hinton

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780374531904

    With this groundbreaking collection, translated and edited by the renowned poet and translator David Hinton, a new generation will be introduced to the work that riveted Ezra Pound and transformed modern poetry. The Chinese poetic tradition is the l…

  • The Ancient Ship

    The Ancient Ship
    av Anderson Cancer Center Texas Wei Zhang

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780061436901

    Originally published in 1987, two years before the Tiananmen Square protests, Zhang Wei's award-winning novel is the story of three generations of the Sui, Zhao, and Li families living in the fictional northern town of Wali during China's troubled p…

  • Arjuna-Odysseus

    Arjuna-Odysseus
    av N. J. Allen

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367348304

    Bringing together the study of the Greek classics and Indology, Arjuna-Odysseus provides a comparative analysis of the shared heritage of the Mahabharata and early Greek traditions presented in the texts of Homer and Hesiod. Building on the ethnogra…

  • Arjuna-Odysseus

    Arjuna-Odysseus
    av N. J. Allen

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367260477

    Bringing together the study of the Greek classics and Indology, Arjuna-Odysseus provides a comparative analysis of the shared heritage of the Mahabharata and early Greek traditions presented in the texts of Homer and Hesiod. Building on the ethnogra…

  • Teahouse

    Teahouse
    av Professor Lao She

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780898752618

    This volume is set in a typical, old Beijing teahouse. Lao She's drama follows the lives of the owner and his customers through three stages in modern Chinese history. The play spans fifty years and has a cast of over sixty characters drawn from all…

  • The Scholars

    The Scholars
    av Ching-tzu Wu

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231081535

    A masterpiece from the Ming dynasty, Wu Ching-tzu's The Scholars ranks with Dream of the Red Chamber, Journey to the West, and the Water Margin as one of the greatest classic novels of China. The Scholars is the first Chinese novel of its scope not…

  • The Collected Songs of Cold Mountain

    The Collected Songs of Cold Mountain
    av Mountain (Han Shan)

    Häftad - 2000 - Kinesiska - ISBN: 9781556591402

    A Zen-Taoist poetry classic, in a handsome Chinese-English formatThis definitive translation of Han Shan's poetry appears in a bilingual Chinese-English format. Included are extensive notes, a preface by renowned translator Red Pine, a findings list…

  • Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage

    Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage
    av Haruki Murakami

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804170123

    An instant #1 New York Times Bestseller, Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage is the remarkable story of a young man haunted by a great loss; of dreams and nightmares that have unintended consequences for the world around us; and of…

  • Songs For Tomorrow

    Songs For Tomorrow
    av Ko Un

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781933382708

  • Dumb Luck

    Dumb Luck

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472068043

    Banned in Vietnam until 1986, Dumb Luck-by the controversial and influential Vietnamese writer Vu Trong Phung-is a bitter satire of the rage for modernization in Vietnam during the late colonial era. First published in Hanoi during 1936, it follows…

  • China in Ten Words

    China in Ten Words
    av Yu Hua

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780307739797

    From one of China s most acclaimed writers: a unique, intimate look at the Chinese experience over the last several decades. Framed by ten phrases common in the Chinese vernacular, China in Ten Words uses personal stories and astute analysis to reve…

  • A Treatise on Stars

    A Treatise on Stars
    av Mei-Mei Berssenbrugge

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780811229388

  • Six Records of a Floating Life

    Six Records of a Floating Life
    av Shen Fu

    Storpocket - 1983 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140444292

    Six Records of a Floating Life (1809) is an extraordinary blend of autobiography, love story and social document written by a man who was educated as a scholar but earned his living as a civil servant and art dealer. In this intimate memoir, Shen Fu…

  • Stories of the Sahara

    Stories of the Sahara
    av Sanmao

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781408881873

    The book that has captivated millions of Chinese readers, translated into English for the very first time.'Hypnotic . . . A record of one person's fierce refusal to follow a path laid down for her by the rest of the world' Tash Aw, Paris Review Book…

  • Mishima, Aesthetic Terrorist

    Mishima, Aesthetic Terrorist
    av Andrew Rankin

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824873745

    Half a century after his shocking samurai-style suicide, Yukio Mishima (1925-1970) remains a deeply controversial figure. Though his writings and life-story continue to fascinate readers around the world, Mishima has often been scorned by scholars,…

  • Mishima, Aesthetic Terrorist

    Mishima, Aesthetic Terrorist
    av Andrew Rankin

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824883089

    Half a century after his shocking samurai-style suicide, Yukio Mishima (1925-1970) remains a deeply controversial figure. Though his writings and life-story continue to fascinate readers around the world, Mishima has often been scorned by scholars,…

  • Women's Poetry of Late Imperial China

    Women's Poetry of Late Imperial China
    av Xiaorong Li

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295992297

    This study of poetry by women in late imperial China examines the metamorphosis of the trope of the "inner chambers" (gui), to which women were confined in traditional Chinese households, and which in literature were both a real and an imaginary pla…

  • Women's Poetry of Late Imperial China

    Women's Poetry of Late Imperial China
    av Xiaorong Li

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295992051

    This study of poetry by women in late imperial China examines the metamorphosis of the trope of the "inner chambers" (gui), to which women were confined in traditional Chinese households, and which in literature were both a real and an imaginary pla…

  • The Zen Poems of Ryokan

    The Zen Poems of Ryokan
    av Nobuyuki Yuasa

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691614984

    A poet-priest of the late Edo period, Ryokan (1758-1831) was the most important Japanese poet of his age. This volume contains not only the largest English translation yet made of his principal poems, but also an introduction that sets the poetry in…

  • Chinese Literature

    Chinese Literature
    av Dan Yao

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521186780

    Chinese literature has a long, distinctive history and has played an important part in shaping the cultural identity of the Chinese people. This literature provides a window into human relationships, society, politics, spirituality and philosophy at…

  • I Ching

    I Ching
    av David Hinton

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780374220907

    In a radically new translation and interpretation of the I Ching, David Hinton strips this ancient Chinese masterwork of the usual apparatus and discovers a deeply poetic and philosophical text. Teasing out an elegant vision of the cosmos as ever ch…

  • Water's Footfall

    Water's Footfall
    av Sohrab Sepehri

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781890650551

    There's modernism & then there's modernism--depending on where you are. Sohrab Sepehri was in Iran, a modernist Muslim for whom the black stone of the Kaaba was the sunlight in the flowers. He tried to invent a world in poetry and a poetry in the wo…

  • The Book of Swindles

    The Book of Swindles
    av Yingyu Zhang

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231178631

    This is an age of deception. Con men ply the roadways. Bogus alchemists pretend to turn one piece of silver into three. Devious nuns entice young women into adultery. Sorcerers use charmed talismans for mind control and murder. A pair of dubious mon…

  • Arvind Krishna Mehrotra

    Arvind Krishna Mehrotra
    av Arvind Krishna Mehrotra

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681374017

    A one-of-a-kind collection of work by one of India's best contemporary poets. Gathering the work of a lifetime, spanning four books of poetry, and including thirty-four new poems, this is the first comprehensive collection of the work of one of Indi…

  • Selected Poems of Du Fu

    Selected Poems of Du Fu

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231128292

    Du Fu (712-777) has been called China's greatest poet, and some call him the greatest nonepic, nondramatic poet whose writings survive in any language. Du Fu excelled in a great variety of poetic forms, showing a richness of language ranging from el…

  • Autobiography of Death

    Autobiography of Death
    av Kim Hyesoon

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780811227346

  • The Moon Over the Mountain and Other Stories

    The Moon Over the Mountain and Other Stories
    av Atsushi Nakajima

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780982746608

    Ancient China is illustriously brought to life in these folk tales, legends, and stories of historical figures that routinely rank alongside such Japanese literary classics as "Rashomon" by Ryunosuke Akutagawa and Kokoro by Natsume Soseki. When they…

  • Selected 300 Poems of Chinese Tang Dynasty

    Selected 300 Poems of Chinese Tang Dynasty
    av Fu Du, Juyi Bai, Jiuling Zhang

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781536901399

  • Iron Moon: An Anthology of Chinese Worker Poetry

    Iron Moon: An Anthology of Chinese Worker Poetry

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781945680038

    "Iron Moon is a monumental achievement. It redraws the boundaries of working-class poetry for the new millennium by incorporating at its center issues like migration, globalization, and rank-and-file resistance. We hear in these poems what Zheng Xia…

  • A Thousand Moons on a Thousand Rivers

    A Thousand Moons on a Thousand Rivers
    av Hsiao Li-hung

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231117937

    Winner of the 1980 United Daily Literature Competition, this novel about love, betrayal, family life, and the power of tradition in small-town Taiwan was an instant bestseller when first published in Taiwan. At once a bittersweet romance and a vivid…