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Cambria Press Publication Review: The Borderlands of Asia

Congratulations to Professor Mark Bender (The Ohio State University) on the outstanding review of his book, The Borderlands of Asia: Culture, Place, Poetry, in the journal Modern Chinese Literature and Culture (MCLC). The review states: In translating these poems into English, the global ‘language of interaction’ (p. xxi), the voices of poets from the borderlands of Asia can be heard...

Cambria Press Publication Review: The Borderlands of Asia

Congratulations to Professor Mark Bender on the outstanding review of his book, The Borderlands of Asia: Culture, Place, Poetry, in China Review International, which notes: With poems from established and upcoming authors and a thematic focus on poetic expressions of place and ‘place-competence,’ the collection includes voices from northeast India, Myanmar, Mongolia, and some of the borderland regions of China:...

Cambria Press Publication Review: The Chinese Prose Poem

Congratulations to to Dr. Nicholas A. Kaldis, Associate Professor of Asian and Asian American Studies at SUNY Binghamton, on another excellent review of his book, The Chinese Prose Poem: A Study of Lu Xun’s Wild Grass (Yecao), in the journal Frontiers of Literary Studies in China. The book review notes that “The Chinese Prose Poem is a well-crafted, critical, and...

#MLA15 Modern Poetry in China: A Visual-Verbal Dynamic

Cambria Press congratulates Paul Manfredi, professor of Chinese studies at Pacific Lutheran University, on the outstanding reviews of his book, Modern Poetry in China: A Visual-Verbal Dynamic. The Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art lauds the book for being “a very well-written, researched, illustrated and convincingly argued book that will no doubt be read widely among those with a specialist interest in...

Cambria Press Book Review! Confucian Prophet “an engaging piece of scholarship”

Cambria Press congratulates David Schneider on the excellent review of his book, Confucian Prophet: Political Thought In Du Fu’s Poetry (752–757) , in the Journal of Asian Studies, which praises the book for being “an engaging piece of scholarship,” which “raises thought-provoking questions while demonstrating solid command of relevant texts.” Regarding the objective to “establish that Du was troubled by...

Victor Mair and other Cambria Press authors speak at the AAS 2014 conference book launch session

Another major reason why the AAS 2014 conference was such a huge success for Cambria Press was the book launch session for our authors. The room was filled with scholars across many disciplines in Asian studies who came to hear the following authors speak about their new books (click on author’s name to watch their speech). Toni Tan, director of...

Cambria Press @ 2014 MLA: Yet another fantastic reason why #MLA14 was a great success!

Another fantastic thing for Cambria Press at this year’s MLA (as was the case last year for Nobel laureate Gao Xingjian’s book and E. K. Tan’s much-lauded book) is how some titles were published right in the nick of time for the MLA! It is even better when the author is there to see the book in person! This year,...

Cambria Press #MLA14 Sinophone Highlights

Cambria Press authors Karen An-Hwei Lee (Anglophone Literatures in the Asian Diaspora, just published Fall 2013) and E. K. Tan (Rethinking Chineseness, launched at 2013 MLA) will be presiding over the following sessions respectively: 101. Parodic Form in Asian Diasporic Poetry and Culture 246. Sinophone Studies in Translation: Thinking Comparatively and Relationally Both books are in the Cambria Sinophone World...

Cambria Press Author David Schneider at the 2013 Asian Studies Association (AAS) Annual Conference in San Diego

Cambria Press enjoyed an enormously successful conference at the 2013 AAS annual conference, especially for the Cambria Sinophone World Series. It was incredible that not one but two authors whose books are in the series were present for the Cambria Sinophone World Series reception. The first author was David K. Schneider whose book Confucian Prophet:  Political Thought In Du Fu’s Poetry...

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