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: The Sinophone Cinema of Hou Hsiao-hsien

Congratulations to Professor Christopher Lupke on the excellent review of his book, The Sinophone Cinema of Hou Hsiao-hsien: Culture, Style, Voice, and Motion, by Film International, which praises it for being a well-informed book straddling between the disciplines of Chinese Studies and Film Studies and is highly relevant to film buffs, sinophiles, film researchers, and… Continue reading Cambria Press Publication Review: The Sinophone Cinema of Hou Hsiao-hsien

Cambria Press Author Wilt Idema of Harvard University Wins Special Book Award of China

Cambria Press congratulates Dr. Wilt Idema of Harvard University on winning the prestigious Special Book Award of China. Leading Sinologist, Dr. Idema's research interests range from Chinese women’s literature to traditional Chinese vernacular literature (fiction and drama). In recent years he also has published several collections of traditional popular ballads and prosimetric narratives. His most… Continue reading Cambria Press Author Wilt Idema of Harvard University Wins Special Book Award of China

#MLA15 Sinophone Scholars! Must-have book praised by world’s top Sinologists!

When a book is included in the series of the world-renowned Sinologist Victor Mair (University of Pennsylvania) and praised by top Sinophone scholars David Der-wei Wang (Harvard University), Shu-mei Shih (UCLA), and Quah Sy Ren (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore), it is not surprising (but still very gratifying!) when it is praised in a journal review… Continue reading #MLA15 Sinophone Scholars! Must-have book praised by world’s top Sinologists!

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

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

AAS 2014 Program Cover Ad: 40% discount ends THIS Sunday (May 4th)!

BUY NOW! The Cambria Press ad on the AAS 2014 outside back cover with the 40% discount offer on ALL hardcover titles ends THIS Sunday (May 4th)! Use web coupon code AAS2014 at http://www.cambriapress.com * * * * * * * * STAY POSTED! LIKE Cambria Press on Facebook, follow Cambria Press on Twitter, and share this news from Cambria Press on… Continue reading AAS 2014 Program Cover Ad: 40% discount ends THIS Sunday (May 4th)!

AAS 2014 teaser: “I have been waiting for this book for a long time” – Victor Mair

"I have been waiting for this book for a long time, but the wait was well worth it. Considering the importance of the subject, it is rather amazing that [this book] has never been published before." - Victor H. Mair Which book is this? Cambria Press will be unveiling it, hot off the press (along with more… Continue reading AAS 2014 teaser: “I have been waiting for this book for a long time” – Victor Mair

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… Continue reading Cambria Press #MLA14 Sinophone Highlights

AHA 2014 Annual Meeting in Washington D.C. – Great meeting authors, even better letting them know about glowing book reviews!

Cambria Press started off 2014 on an incredibly positive note at the 2014 American Historical Association (#AHA2014) annual meeting. One of the biggest highlights at conferences is meeting our authors, and it is even better when we get to speak them in person about the glowing journal reviews their books have earned! Eli Alberts's book,… Continue reading AHA 2014 Annual Meeting in Washington D.C. – Great meeting authors, even better letting them know about glowing book reviews!