all ebooks in category: Asian Literary Criticism (9)

Daughters of Emptiness: Poems of Chinese Buddhist Nuns
English | June 15, 2003 | ISBN: 0861713621 | EPUB | 208 pages | 8.9 MB

Women played major roles in the history of Buddhist China, but given the paucity of the remaining records, their voices have all but faded. In …

The Orphan of Zhao and Other Yuan Plays: The Earliest Known Versions
English | ISBN: 0231168543 | 2014 | 408 pages | PDF | 5 MB

This is the first anthology of Yuan-dynasty zaju (miscellaneous comedies) to introduce the genre to English-speaking readers exclusively through translations of the plays' fourteenth-century editions. …

Nothing: Three Inquiries in Buddhism
English | ISBN: 022623312X | 2015 | 296 pages | EPUB | 6 MB

Though contemporary European philosophy and critical theory have long had a robust engagement with Christianity, there has been no similar engagement with Buddhism—a surprising lack, …

The Songs of Chu: An Anthology of Ancient Chinese Poetry by Qu Yuan and Others
English | July 18, 2017 | ISBN: 0231166060, 0231166079 | PDF | 304 pages | 4.5 MB

Sources show Qu Yuan (?340–278 BCE) was the first person in China to become famous for his poetry, so famous in fact that the Chinese …

Persian Authorship and Canonicity in Late Mughal Delhi: Building an Ark
English | ISBN: 1138185981 | 2016 | 190 pages | PDF | 7 MB

Writing in the eighteenth century, the Persian-language litterateurs of late Mughal Delhi were aware that they could no longer take for granted the relations of …

Prose of the World: Modernism and the Banality of Empire
English | 2013 | ISBN: 0231156944, 0231156952 | 248 Pages | PDF | 6 MB

Everyday life in the far outposts of empire can be static, empty of the excitement of progress. A pervading sense of banality and boredom are, …

Handbook of Japanese Phonetics and Phonology
English, 日本語 | 2015 | ISBN: 1614512523, 1614512000 | 767 pages | EPUB | 10 MB

This volume is the first comprehensive handbook of Japanese phonetics and phonology describing all the basic phonetic and phonological structures of modern Japanese with main …

One Hundred Poets, One Poem Each: A Treasury of Classical Japanese Verse (Penguin Classics)
English | August 14, 2018 | ISBN: 0141395931 | EPUB | 304 pages | 11.6 MB

A prize-winning translation of the most widely known and popular collection of Japanese poetry Hyakunin Isshu is the most famous and popular collection of Japanese …

The Memoirs of Lady Hyegyong: The Autobiographical Writings of a Crown Princess of Eighteenth-Century Korea, 2nd Edition
English | September 14, 2013 | ISBN: 0520280482 | EPUB | 400 pages | 12.2 MB

Lady Hyegyong's memoirs, which recount the chilling murder of her husband by his father, form one of the best known and most popular classics of …