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The Retrospective Raj

Subjects: Postcolonialism in literature; Imperialism in literature; Medicine in literatureLITERARY COLLECTIONS / Asian / General

  • Abstract: Explores the 20th century literary revival of Empire and the post-imperial novel through a critical medical humanities lens.

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Samak the Ayyar : A Tale of Ancient Persia

Subjects: Tales--IranFICTION / Literary; FICTION / Fairy Tales, Folk Tales, Legends & Mythology; LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Ancient & Classical

  • Abstract: The adventures of Samak, a trickster-warrior hero of Persia's thousand-year-old oral storytelling tradition, are beloved in Iran. Samak is an ayyar, a warrior who comes ...

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Record of the Seasonal Customs of Korea : Tongguk Sesigi by Toae Hong Sŏk-mo

Subjects: Seasons--Korea--Folklore; Folklore--KoreaHISTORY / Asia / Korea; HISTORY / Social History; LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Asian / General

  • Abstract: Record of the Seasonal Customs of Korea (Tongguk sesigi) is one of the most important primary sources for anyone interested in traditional Korean cultural and ...

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The Membranes : A Novel

Subjects: Identity (Philosophical concept)--Fiction; Gender identity--Fiction; Aestheticians--FictionFICTION / LGBTQ+ / General; FICTION / Science Fiction / General; LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Asian / General

  • Abstract: It is the late twenty-first century, and Momo is the most celebrated dermal care technician in all of T City. Humanity has migrated to domes ...

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Suncranes and Other Stories : Modern Mongolian Short Fiction

Subjects: Short stories, Mongolian--Translations into EnglishLITERARY COLLECTIONS / Asian / General; FICTION / Anthologies (multiple authors); FICTION / Literary

  • Abstract: Over the course of the twentieth century, Mongolian life was transformed, as a land of nomadic communities encountered first socialism and then capitalism and their ...

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The Bugis Chronicle of Bone

Subjects: Historiography--Indonesia; Bugis (Malay people)--Indonesia--HistoriographyHISTORY / Asia / Southeast Asia; LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Ancient & Classical; LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Asian / General

  • Abstract: The Bugis Chronicle of Bone is a masterwork in the historiographical tradition of South Sulawesi in Indonesia. Written in the late seventeenth century for a ...

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The Diary of 1636 : The Second Manchu Invasion of Korea

Subjects: HISTORY / Asia / Korea; HISTORY / Asia / China; LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Asian / General

  • Abstract: Early in the seventeenth century, Northeast Asian politics hung in a delicate balance among the Chosŏn dynasty in Korea, the ...

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Friend : A Novel From North Korea

Subjects: Divorce suits--Korea (North)--Fiction; Man-woman relationships--Fiction; Divorced women--Korea (North)--FictionLITERARY COLLECTIONS / Asian / General; FICTION / Literary

  • Abstract: 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 ...

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