Asian Literature Products

  • Ming Taizu (r. 1368–98) and the Foundation of the Ming Dynasty in China

    1st Edition

    By Hok-lam Chan

    This second collection of studies by Hok-lam Chan focuses on the person and the image of Ming Taizu, the founder of the Ming dynasty, and a powerful, brutal and autocratic emperor who has had a significant impact not only in late imperial China, but also in East Asia, over the last six centuries.…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Asian American Literature

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Leiwei Li

    Co-published by Routledge and Edition SynapseAmerican writers whose provenance lies in Asia have been producing and publishing work of interest and distinction for well over a century. However, in recent decades there has been an exponential growth in their output, and much Asian-American…

    Hardback – 2012-05-28
    Routledge

  • Le Japon dans la litterature francaise 1880-99 (ES 2-vol. set)

    1st Edition

    There is a growing interest in the French Japonism movement of the late nineteenth century, and academic research in the subject is developing in both quantity and quality. However, much of this scholarly activitiy is confined to the area of art history and, apart from some work on leading authors…

    Hardback – 2011-03-15
    Edition Synapse

  • Yone Noguchi and the Little Magazines of Poetry (ES 3-vol. set)

    1st Edition

    This is the third and the final set of the Edition Synapse series which makes available in facsimile Yone Noguchi’s complete works in English, including all his published poetry, novels, literary essays, and art criticism. Yonejiro Noguchi (1875–1947), known in the West as Yone Noguchi, was an…

    Hardback – 2011-03-15
    Edition Synapse

  • The Tale of Genji

    1st Edition

    Edited by Richard H. Okada

    The monumental Japanese fictional narrative known as The Tale of Genji (Genji monogatari) appeared during the first decade or so of the eleventh century, CE. This vast narrative—which spans three-quarters of a century, and is made up of fifty-four chapters and 795 poems—has been attributed to a…

    Hardback – 2010-12-03
    Routledge

  • Collected English Works of Yone Noguchi

    Poems, Novels and Literary Essays, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shunsuke Kamei

    This new six-volume Major Work from Edition Synapse brings together for the first time Yone Noguchi’s works in English, including all of his books of poetry, novels, and literary essays.…

    Hardback – 2007-10-12
    Edition Synapse

  • Le Japon et la Chine dans les oeuvres de Judith Gautier 5 vols. + Poemes de la libellule

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bridget Koyama-Richard

    This set provides the first facsimile collection of Judith Gautier’s Japonism or Orientalism writings (all in French), which have long been out of print since her death in 1917. Judith Gautier was the daughter of the famous French author, Theophile Gautier. She started studying Chinese after her…

    Hardback – 2007-10-12
    Edition Synapse

  • Court Culture and Literature in Early China

    1st Edition

    By David R. Knechtges

    The studies brought together here focus upon the literary and cultural activity of the Chinese court during the Han and early medieval period. The first section concerns court literature in the Former Han and deals with the role of literature, especially poetry, at both the imperial and princely…

    Hardback – 2002-05-15
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Chinese Literature in Transition from Antiquity to the Middle Ages

    1st Edition

    By Donald Holzman

    This volume aims to account for the tremendous changes in the attitudes towards the world and towards themselves that can be seen in the works of Chinese writers in the early centuries of the Christian era. How do the massive conversion of such a large part of the population to Buddhism and the…

    Hardback – 1998-03-26
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

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