AAS 2020 Virtual Book Exhibit

Welcome to our AAS 2020 virtual book exhibit! Below are the new titles that would have been released at the AAS conference. These were also featured on the outside back cover of the AAS 2020 conference program. Save 30% on the print edition of all titles if you order directly from the Cambria Press website… Continue reading AAS 2020 Virtual Book Exhibit

Cambria Press Publication Review – Zhang Yimou: Globalization and the Subject of Culture

Congratulations to Professor Wendy Larson on the excellent review of her book Zhang Yimou: Globalization and the Subject of Culture by the Journal of Asian Studies. The review states: "Wendy Larson's landmark analysis is definitely not a survey of Zhang Yimou as a praised or vilified Chinese film director who often provokes heated debates and… Continue reading Cambria Press Publication Review – Zhang Yimou: Globalization and the Subject of Culture

Cambria Press Publication Review: Zhang Yimou

Congratulations to Professor Wendy Larson on the outstanding review of her book Zhang Yimou: Globalization and the Subject of Culture in the journal Modern Chinese Literature and Culture (MCLC)!   The book review notes: "At 420 pages, Zhang Yimou: Globalization and the Subject of Culture is a magnum opus. ... Although I have emphasized the themes that run… Continue reading Cambria Press Publication Review: Zhang Yimou

Cambria Press Publication Review – The Immortal Maiden Equal to Heaven and Other Precious Scrolls from Western Gansu

Congratulations to Professor Wilt Idema (Harvard University) on the great review of his book, "The Immortal Maiden Equal to Heaven" and Other Precious Scrolls from Western Gansu. The Journal of Chinese Religions praises the book, noting that "this addition to a growing body of premodern popular Chinese literature in translation, much of it also by… Continue reading Cambria Press Publication Review – The Immortal Maiden Equal to Heaven and Other Precious Scrolls from Western Gansu

Cambria Press Publication Review – David Malouf and the Poetic: His Earlier Writings

Congratulations to Dr. Yvonne Smith on the excellent review of her book, David Malouf and the Poetic: His Earlier Writings! The Australian praises "this carefully researched book, part of a series edited by academic Susan Lever, Smith considers what the idea of a 'poetic imagination' might mean, with the aim of offering 'fresh insights into… Continue reading Cambria Press Publication Review – David Malouf and the Poetic: His Earlier Writings

Cambria Press Publication Review – The Borderlands of Asia

Congratulations to Professor Mark Bender (The Ohio State University) on the great review of his book, The Borderlands of Asia: Culture, Place, Poetry. Mekong Review commends the book because "this is an anthology designed to get the poetry out there in an accessible and engagingly informative format." The review notes that The Borderlands of Asia… Continue reading Cambria Press Publication Review – The Borderlands of Asia

Cambria Press author I-Hsien Wu (AAS 2017 speech)

Cambria Press author I-Hsien Wu (City University of New York) spoke about her new book Eroticism and Other Literary Conventions in Chinese Literature: Intertextuality in The Story of the Stone at the Cambria Press reception. This book is in the Cambria Press Sinophone World Series headed by Professor Victor Mair (University of Pennsylvania). Watch Professor I-Hsien Wu’s speech… Continue reading Cambria Press author I-Hsien Wu (AAS 2017 speech)

Cambria Press author Mark Bender (AAS 2017 speech)

Cambria Press author Professor Mark Bender (The Ohio State University) spoke about his new book The Borderlands of Asia: Culture, Place, Poetry at the Cambria Press reception. This book is in the Cambria Press Sinophone World Series headed by Professor Victor Mair (University of Pennsylvania). Watch Professor Mark Bender's speech at the Cambria Press reception Below is a… Continue reading Cambria Press author Mark Bender (AAS 2017 speech)

Cambria Press Publication Excerpt from “Buddhist Transformations and Interactions”

The following is an excerpt from Buddhist Transformations and Interactions edited by Professor Victor Mair. This new book was released by Cambria Press at the 2017 AAS conference a week ago. According to Tansen Sen (professor at Baruch College), Antonino Forte had the well-earned reputation of being "a valued mentor, a comforting friend, and a great… Continue reading Cambria Press Publication Excerpt from “Buddhist Transformations and Interactions”

AAS 2017 Toronto: Books and Scholars in Asian Studies to Watch

Check out the new books by these Asianists at the Cambria Press booth 109 at the Association for Asian Studies, Inc. (AAS) #AAS2017 conference in Toronto. Top (left to right): Wilt Idema (Harvard University), Victor Mair (University of Pennsylvania), Wendy Larson (University of Oregon), Mark Bender (The Ohio State University), and Charlotte Furth (University of… Continue reading AAS 2017 Toronto: Books and Scholars in Asian Studies to Watch