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Late Chrysanthemum: Twenty-One Stories from the Japanese
Late Chrysanthemum: Twenty-One Stories from the Japanese
by Lane Trn Dunlop
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A Ready-Made Life: Early Masters of Modern Korean Fiction
A Ready-Made Life: Early Masters of Modern Korean Fiction
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A Ready-Made Life is the first volume of early modern Korean fiction to appear in English in the U.S. Written between 1921 and 1943, the sixteen stories are an excellent introduction to the riches of modern Korean fiction. They reveal a variety of... (read more)

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Enduring War: Stories of What We've Learned (Mānoa)
Enduring War: Stories of What We've Learned (Mānoa)
by Frank Stewart
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The stories, essays, and poems in this volume concern the effects of war in our time and the shadows they cast, from the Pacific campaigns of World War II to genocide under the Khmer Rouge to hostilities in the Middle East. Soldiers, however, are not in... (read more)

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Asian Writers at Work: A Pacific Journal of International Writing
Asian Writers at Work: A Pacific Journal of International Writing
by Frank Stewart
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Asian Writers at Work presents authors from celebrated Nobel Prize winners to young, emerging writers. In essays and interviews, they discuss their aesthetics, ethics, backgrounds, working habits, and influences, producing refreshing and fascinating... (read more)

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The Mystified Boat: Postmodern Stories from China
The Mystified Boat: Postmodern Stories from China
by Frank Stewart
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Beginning in the mid-1980s, almost every important contemporary Western work began to be translated into Chinese, including radical avant-garde fiction. Postmodernist Chinese authors began to present their readers with wildly experimental stories that... (read more)

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Fifty-Fifty: New Hong Kong Writing
Fifty-Fifty: New Hong Kong Writing
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Anthology of new writing and thinking from 43 of Hong Kong's most talented writers and poets. This is an eclectic, engrossing read to be dipped into again and again. Fifty-Fifty is envisioned to be a collective response to a burning question posed by the... (read more)

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Babaylan: An Anthology of Filipina and Filipina American Writers
Babaylan: An Anthology of Filipina and Filipina American Writers
by Nick Carbo
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Fiction. Asian American Studies. With contributions from over 60 writers -- both Filipina and Filipina American -- BABAYLAN provides readers with a comprehensive view of a growing and vibrant transnational literary culture. Challenging. Innovative... (read more)

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Voices from Asia #12: Tokyo Stories: A Literary Stroll
Voices from Asia #12: Tokyo Stories: A Literary Stroll
by Lawrence Rogers
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This anthology of translated short stories by Japanese writers captures the city of Tokyo through most of the twentieth century--a period of war, bombing, urbanization, and modernization, in short, constant change that has altered and continues to alter... (read more)

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party like it's 1984 - short stories from the people's republic of
party like it's 1984 - short stories from the people's republic of
by Haliterature - HAL Publishing
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A young couple stands outside a hotel in China, nervously working up the courage to get a room together while in another hotel across China, a foreign businessman opens up to a prostitute. A foreign magazine editor in Shanghai burns his bridges and finds... (read more)

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Vintage Book of Indian Writing 1947 1997
Vintage Book of Indian Writing 1947 1997
by Salman Rushdie
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An anthology of the work of the most important and influential Indian writers of the last 50 years. This volume is published to coincide with the anniversary of India's independence.... (read more)

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Away: The Indian Writer as an Expatriate
Away: The Indian Writer as an Expatriate
by Amitava Kumar
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Praise for Bombay-London-New York (ISBN 0 415 94211 X): "As a literary critic, memoirist and social historian, Amitava Kumar is a rare and bracing presence in the world of Indian writing in English." --Pankaj... (read more)

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Crossing Over: Partition Literature from India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh
Crossing Over: Partition Literature from India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh
by Frank Stewart
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In their rich diversity of languages, religions, traditions, and ethnicities, the two billion people in India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh are unmatched in the world. For nearly a century, Britain directly ruled the region as a colony. But when the British... (read more)

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Fissures: Chinese Writing Today
Fissures: Chinese Writing Today
by Henry Y Zhao
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Poetry. Fiction. Cultural Writing. Asian Studies. Edited by Henry YH Zhao, Yanbing Chen, John Rosenwald. "Fissures - the title of this collection...suggests...the outward manifestation of an irreversible process. Splits becoming visible on the surface... (read more)

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Straw Sandals Chinese Short Stories 1918 1933
Straw Sandals Chinese Short Stories 1918 1933
by Harold R Isaacs
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Straw Sandals is a collection of 23 stories, a play, and a poem by 16 Chinese writers selected to represent the radical literature produced in China between 1918 and 1933. It was assembled in Peking in 1934 by Harold R. Isaacs with the advice and... (read more)

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My Postwar Life New Writings From Japan & Okinawa
My Postwar Life New Writings From Japan & Okinawa
by Elizabeth Mckenzie
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"This engaging anthology of short fiction, essays, poetry, photography, and more illuminates the interconnected past of the U.S. and Japan, from WWII up to 2011's earthquake. Ryuta Imafuku's essay, 'Nagasaki. And Scattered Islets of Time,' is a walk... (read more)

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Golden Phoenix: Seven Contemporary
Golden Phoenix: Seven Contemporary
by Ji Moon Suh
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Rabbits, Crabs, Etc.: Stories by Japanese Women
Rabbits, Crabs, Etc.: Stories by Japanese Women
by Phyllis Tr Birnbaum
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Rabbits / Kanai Mieko -- Fuji / Sono Ayako -- A bond for two lifetimes-gleanings / Enchi Fumiko -- A mother's love / Okamoto Kanoko -- Crabs / Kono Taeko -- Happiness / Uno Chiyo.... (read more)

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Chinese Femme Fatale: Stories from the Ming Period
Chinese Femme Fatale: Stories from the Ming Period
by Annie Mclaren
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The calamitous golden eel -- Lovers murdered at a rendezvous -- A squabble over a single copper cash leads to strange calamities.... (read more)

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Women Writing in India 600 BC To Volume 1
Women Writing in India 600 BC To Volume 1
by Susie Tharu
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Includes bibliographical references (v. 1, p. 522-529) and index.... (read more)

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Seeds of Fire: Chinese Voices of Conscience
Seeds of Fire: Chinese Voices of Conscience
by Geremie Barme
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Bibliography: p. [476]-481. "Chinese sources": p. 483-491.... (read more)

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