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The Columbia Anthology of Yuan Drama (Translations from the Asian Classics)
The Columbia Anthology of Yuan Drama (Translations from the Asian Classics)
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ean: 9780231122672, isbn: 0231122675,

This anthology features translations of ten seminal plays written during the Yuan dynasty (1279–1368), a period considered the golden age of Chinese theater. By turns lyrical and earthy, sentimental and ironic, Yuan drama spans a broad emotional, l...


The Mahabharata
The Mahabharata
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ean: 9780231110556, isbn: 0231110553,

An ancient Indian epic that tells of the adventures of the five sons of King Pandu and the wars they fought, in which the god Krishna participated disguised as a charioteerColumbia University Press. ...


Found Life: Poems, Stories, Comics, a Play, and an Interview (Russian Library)
Found Life: Poems, Stories, Comics, a Play, and an Interview (Russian Library)
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ean: 9780231183512, isbn: 0231183518,

One of the first Russian writers to make a name for herself on the Internet, Linor Goralik writes conversational short works that conjure the absurd in all its forms, reflecting post-Soviet life and daily universals. Her mastery of the minimal, inclu...


Love Song of the Dark Lord: Jayadeva's Gitagovinda
Love Song of the Dark Lord: Jayadeva's Gitagovinda
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mpn: Illustrations, ean: 9780231110976, isbn: 0231110979,

Jayadeva's dramatic lyrical poem Gitagovinda is one of the most important works in Indian literature and a source of religious inspiration in both medieval and contemporary Vaishnavism. Revealing an intense earthly passion to express the complexities...


The Columbia Anthology of Modern Chinese Drama (Weatherhead Books on Asia)
The Columbia Anthology of Modern Chinese Drama (Weatherhead Books on Asia)
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ean: 9780231165037, isbn: 023116503X,

This condensed anthology reproduces close to a dozen plays from Xiaomei Chen's well-received original collection, The Columbia Anthology of Modern Chinese Drama, along with her critical introduction to the historical, cultural, and aesthetic evolutio...


Three Plays by Kobo Abe
Three Plays by Kobo Abe
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ean: 9780231082815, isbn: 0231082819,

Three plays by one of contemporary Japan's most prominent writers--Involuntary Homicide, The Green Stockings, The Ghost is Here--translated for this volume reveal Kobo Abe's deep love of absurdity in the face of universal concerns....


Modern Korean Drama: An Anthology
Modern Korean Drama: An Anthology
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ean: 9780231149471, isbn: 0231149476,

Carefully selected and represented, the plays in this collection showcase both the fantastic and the realistic innovations of Korean dramatists during a time of rapid social and historical change. Stretching from 1962 to 2004, these seven works tackl...


Traditional Japanese Theater
Traditional Japanese Theater
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ean: 9780231108737, isbn: 0231108737,

This is a collection of the most important genres of Japanese performance―noh, kyogen, kabuki, and bamrili puppet theater―in one comprehensive, authoritative volume. Organized by genre, each section features a rich selection of representative pla...


Monsters, Animals, and Other Worlds: A Collection of Short Medieval Japanese Tales (Translations from the Asian Classics)
Monsters, Animals, and Other Worlds: A Collection of Short Medieval Japanese Tales (Translations from the Asian Classics)
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ean: 9780231184472, isbn: 0231184476,

Monsters, Animals, and Other Worlds is a collection of twenty-five medieval Japanese tales of border crossings and the fantastic, featuring demons, samurai, talking animals, amorous plants, and journeys to supernatural realms. The most comprehensive ...


Martianus Capella and the Seven Liberal Arts (Records of Western Civilization Series)
Martianus Capella and the Seven Liberal Arts (Records of Western Civilization Series)
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Part of a detailed compendium of late-Roman learning in each of the seven liberal arts, set within an amusing mythological-allegorical tale of courtship and marriage among the pagan gods. The text provides an understanding of medieval allegory and th...


Fourteen Little Red Huts and Other Plays (Russian Library)
Fourteen Little Red Huts and Other Plays (Russian Library)
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ean: 9780231181297, isbn: 0231181299,

In this essential collection of Andrei Platonov's plays, the noted Platonov translator Robert Chandler edits and introduces The Hurdy-Gurdy (translated by Susan Larsen), Fourteen Little Red Huts (translated by Chandler), and Grandmother's Little Hut ...


Yoshitsune and the Thousand Cherry Trees
Yoshitsune and the Thousand Cherry Trees
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mpn: 29 b&w illustrations, ean: 9780231080521, isbn: 0231080522,

A masterpiece of eighteenth-century Japanese puppet theater, Yoshitsune and the Thousand Cherry Trees is an action-packed play set in the aftermath of the twelfth-century Genji–Heike wars. It follows the adventures of the military commander, Yoshit...


A Rasa Reader: Classical Indian Aesthetics (Historical Sourcebooks in Classical Indian Thought)
A Rasa Reader: Classical Indian Aesthetics (Historical Sourcebooks in Classical Indian Thought)
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ean: 9780231173919, isbn: 0231173911,

From the early years of the Common Era to 1700, Indian intellectuals explored with unparalleled subtlety the place of emotion in art. Their investigations led to the deconstruction of art's formal structures and broader inquiries into the pleasure of...


Theater of Memory: The Plays of Kalidasa
Theater of Memory: The Plays of Kalidasa
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ean: 9780231058391, isbn: 023105839X,

This volume offers comprehensive analyses and new translations of Kalidasa's three extant plays: "Sakuntala and the Ring of Recollection," "Urvasi Won by Valor," and "Malavika and Agnimitra."...


A Double Life (Russian Library)
A Double Life (Russian Library)
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ean: 9780231190787, isbn: 0231190786,

An unsung classic of nineteenth-century Russian literature, Karolina Pavlova’s A Double Life alternates prose and poetry to offer a wry picture of Russian aristocratic society and vivid dreams of escaping its strictures. Pavlova combines rich narra...


The Columbia Book of Chinese Poetry: From Early Times to the Thirteenth Century (Translations from the Asian Classics)
The Columbia Book of Chinese Poetry: From Early Times to the Thirteenth Century (Translations from the Asian Classics)
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ean: 9780231056823, isbn: 0231056826,

-- Harvard Journal of Asiatic Studies...


The Columbia Anthology of Modern Japanese Literature (Modern Asian Literature Series)
The Columbia Anthology of Modern Japanese Literature (Modern Asian Literature Series)
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ean: 9780231138048, isbn: 0231138040,

In Volume 2 of Columbia's comprehensive anthology of modern Japanese literature, thoughtfully selected and carefully translated readings portray the vast changes that have transformed Japanese culture since the end of the Pacific War. Beginning with ...




A Book to Burn and a Book to Keep (Hidden): Selected Writings (Translations from the Asian Classics)
A Book to Burn and a Book to Keep (Hidden): Selected Writings (Translations from the Asian Classics)
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ean: 9780231166126, isbn: 0231166125,

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Li Zhi's iconoclastic interpretations of history, religion, literature, and social relations have fascinated Chinese intellectuals for centuries. His approach synthesized Confucian, Buddhist, and Daoist ethics and incorporated the Neo-Confucian ideal...


How to Read Chinese Poetry in Context: Poetic Culture from Antiquity Through the Tang (How to Read Chinese Literature)
How to Read Chinese Poetry in Context: Poetic Culture from Antiquity Through the Tang (How to Read Chinese Literature)
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ean: 9780231185363, isbn: 0231185367,

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How to Read Chinese Poetry in Context is an introduction to the golden age of Chinese poetry, spanning the earliest times through the Tang dynasty (618–907). It aims to break down barriers―between language and culture, poetry and history―that h...



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