Tag: aesthetics

Meet Mabel Lee, Shen Jiawei, and Victor Mair at the double book launch

The double book launch for Mabel Lee and Shen Jiawei just got even more exciting! Attendees will also get to meet world-renowned Sinologist Victor H. Mair (University of Pennsylvania), general editor of the Cambria Sinophone World Series. Register now for the event! The double book launch for Painting History: China’s Revolution in a Global Context and Gao Xingjian and Transmedia Aesthetics will be...

Start the New Year Right, with a Nobel Laureate!

Today is Nobel laureate Gao Xingjian’s birthday! In celebration and in honor of all his tremendous contributions to the literary world, we highlight his eponymous book, Gao Xingjian: Aesthetics and Creation, which Gao himself has maintained is the key to understanding all his creative works. This book will be very welcome by fans of Gao’s works. Anyone who has read...

MCLC book review nails it on why this book by Nobel Laureate Gao Xingjian needs to be read by all in literary studies!

Cambria Press congratulates Gao Xingjian and Mabel Lee on the glowing review of Gao Xingjian: Aesthetics and Creation by Dr. Kwok-Kan Tam (Dean of the School of Arts and Social Sciences at the Open University of Hong Kong) for the journal Modern Chinese Literature and Culture (MCLC). The book review accurately captures the essence of the work and the reasons...

Editors’ Favorite: Book by Nobel Laureate Gao Xingjian!

Congratulations to Nobel laureate Gao Xingjian and Mabel Lee for Gao Xingjian: Aesthetics and Creation being picked as an editors’ favorite by Cerise Press, a journal of literature, arts, and culture! The book review praises the “long-awaited” book “an illuminating read” casting light on how “Gao relentlessly probes the boundaries between languages, literature, theater, cinema and painting.” To commemorate this...

AAS 2013 Book Highlights: Outstanding Reviews for Cambria Press Titles!

In addition to the titles in the Cambria Sinophone World Series, the following titles in Asian Studies are being highlighted for the 2013 Asian Studies Association (AAS) annual conference in San Diego (click on links for more details): Sacred Display: Divine and Magical Female Figures of Eurasia by Miriam Robbins Dexter and Victor H. Mair (Winner of the the Sarasvati...

Must-See Videos of Speeches at MLA Reception for Gao Xingjian, Winner of Nobel Prize in Literature – Cambria Press Book Launch

The 2013 MLA annual convention in Boston was extremely well attended–Rosemary Feal and the wonderful MLA staff should be congratulated not only for reaping such outstanding numbers this year but also for having Gao Xingjian, winner of the Nobel Prize in literature, in attendance! It was the best conference experience for Cambria Press yet! There were also other factors that contributed to this particular convention...

MLA 2013: Cambria Press authors Nobel Prize Winner in Literature Gao Xingjian and Professor E. K. Tan with their newly published books!

Cambria Press authors Nobel Prize Winner in Literature Gao Xingjian and Professor E. K. Tan at the Cambria Press booth at the 2013 MLA annual convention in Boston. Both were very happy that their books (Gao Xingjian: Aesthetics and Creation and Rethinking Chineseness: Translational Sinophone Identities in the Nanyang Literary World respectively) were published just in time for the convention. Both books are in the Cambria...

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