Literature & literary studies:

The Borderlands of Asia

Culture, Place, Poetry

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The Borderlands of Asia by Mark Bender
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This book is in the Cambria Sinophone World Series headed by Victor H. Mair (University of Pennsylvania).This unprecedented volume presents important cultural works from the borders, margins, buffer zones, transitional areas, and frontiers from within and around the mega-states of China and India, subsumed within the larger geo-political constructs of East Asia, Southeast Asia, and South Asia. Many are from communities of poets or individuals writing within the watersheds of the Eastern Himalayas, an area encompassing North East India, Myanmar, and Southwest China. A number are from farther north in Western China and the steppes of Inner Mongolia and the nation of Mongolia.This book is a rare collection that brings together the works of poets of diverse cultural backgrounds located in places that are only beginning to be recognized globally as sites of intense poetic work. Major themes that penetrate these works are rapid environmental change and subsequent effects on traditional culture and challenges to ethnic and personal identity. These concerns are often framed within imagery of the local folk culture and local geographic environment, which are under increasing pressures of development by local and international governments and business enterprises. This volume offers a substantial glimpse into contemporary poetry from exciting but under-represented poetic voices speaking out in the border areas of eastern Asia. The collection reflects the high energy, sense of purpose, and deep insight and feeling of highly sensitive poets living in times of cultural and environmental change.The Borderlands of Asia is an important book for Asian studies, Indigenous literature studies, and literature of the environment studies.
Release date NZ
March 16th, 2017
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Pages
394
Illustrations
14 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
Imprint
Cambria Press
Dimensions
152x229x25
ISBN-13
9781604979763
Product ID
26801759

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