#AAS2021 Watch this short video about the Cambria Literature in Taiwan Series (general editor: Dr. Nikky Lin, National Taiwan Normal University) & other noteworthy titles. There are 3 new books out this spring: A Son of Taiwan: Stories of Government Atrocity edited by Drs. Howard Goldblatt & Sylvia Li-chun Lin, Transitions in Taiwan: Stories of… Continue reading Cambria Literature in Taiwan Series & other noteworthy titles
The following is an excerpt from the introduction in Contemporary Taiwanese Women Writers, edited by Jonathan Stalling, Lin Tai-man, and Yanwing Leung. A Pacific island of roughly 14,400 square miles, Taiwan lies just over a hundred miles off China’s southeast shoreline and seven hundred miles south of Japan. It has been a contested cultural space… Continue reading Publication Excerpt from Contemporary Taiwanese Women Writers
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!
"Not just an intellectual exercise, or a scholarly pleasure, but also a profound relief to read," is how this first-ever monograph on Shirley Hazzard has been described. Widely praised this book, which is in the Cambria Australian Literature Series headed by Susan Lever (University of Sydney), is also an important resource for scholars in women's… Continue reading #MLA15 Shirley Hazzard: Literary Expatriate and Cosmopolitan Humanist
Cambria Press New Book! Philip Roth and World Literature "Far from insular, Roth’s work appears deeply rooted in the American canon, while at the same time it exhibits a remarkable openness, a persistent need for contact with his European forebears, and true engagement with contemporary world literature." – Philip Roth and World Literature: Transatlantic Perspectives and Uneasy Passages … Continue reading Cambria Press New Book! Philip Roth and World Literature
We were delighted when we had an unexpected visitor at the Cambria Press booth at the MLA annual convention--Brigitta Olubas all the way from Australia! Dr. Olubas is the author of Shirley Hazzard: Literary Expatriate and Cosmopolitan Humanist , which has garnered several excellent reviews. This book is in the Cambria Studies in Australian Literature book… Continue reading Cambria Press @ MLA 2014: What is better than a happy author with glowing book reviews?
The Cambria Studies in Australian Literature by Susan Lever (University of Sydney) features outstanding books which have earned excellent reviews:Shirley Hazzard: Literary Expatriate and Cosmopolitan Humanist by Brigitta OlubasBrian Castro's Fiction: The Seductive Play of Language by Bernadette BrennanDavid Foster: The Satirist of Australia by Susan LeverWater from the Moon: Illusion and Reality in the Works of Australian… Continue reading Cambria Press MLA Australian Literature Highlights!
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… Continue reading 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 E. K. Tan on the glowing review of his book in Modern Chinese Literature and Culture (MCLC) by Dr. Karen Thornber (Professor of Comparative Literature, Harvard University). The book review lauds E. K. Tan’s interdisciplinary Rethinking Chineseness: Translational Sinophone Identities in the Nanyang Literary World because it is a "well-written and researched" book that… Continue reading Cambria Press Book Review: MCLC lauds Rethinking Chineseness for being a “well-written and researched” book!
Cambria Press author Dr. Eugene Arva will be presenting at the Trauma: Theory and Practice Conference in Lisbon, which begins tomorrow! Dr. Arva's book The Traumatic Imagination: Histories of Violence in Magical Realist Fiction, which was published in 2011, has been praised by Professor Wendy B. Faris (University of Texas at Arlington) commending the work because… Continue reading Trauma Scholars: Cambria Press author Eugene Arva will be presenting at the Trauma: Theory and Practice Conference in Lisbon!