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1. Cover image for 'Collecting Lives'
Critical Data Narrative as Modernist Aesthetic in Early Twentieth-Century US Literatures
Elizabeth Rodrigues
How a group of modernist writers used their training as empiricists to create a data-driven aesthetic
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Web Open Access Forthcoming
2. Cover image for 'Being Human during COVID'
Kristin Ann Hass, Editor
What the humanities can teach us about COVID-19
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Web 2021 Open Access Available Read Online
3. Cover image for 'Writing Pirates'
Vernacular Fiction and Oceans in Late Ming China
Yuanfei Wang
Examines writings on China’s oceanic piracy wars of the sixteenth century
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Web 2021 Open Access Available Read Online
4. Cover image for 'Anti-Imperialist Modernism'
Race and Transnational Radical Culture from the Great Depression to the Cold War
Benjamin Balthaser
A unique excavation of how U.S. cross-border, anti-imperialist movements shaped cultural modernism

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Web 2015 Open Access Available Read Online
5. Cover image for 'Medieval Women and Their Objects'
Jenny Adams and Nancy Mason Bradbury, editors
Looking closely at the meanings—literal and figurative—of the complex relationship of medieval women to material possessions

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Web 2016 Open Access Available Read Online
6. Cover image for 'Appropriation and Representation'
Feng Menglong and the Chinese Vernacular Story
Shuhui Yang
How a member of the late Ming literati class creatively manipulated popular and literati culture to elevate an underrated literary genre
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Poems by Kurihara Sadako
Kurihara Sadako; Translated with an Introduction and Notes by Richard H. Minear
The poetic voice of one of Japan’s greatest 20th-century poets
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Web Open Access Available Read Online
8. Cover image for 'Dances with Sheep'
The Quest for Identity in the Fiction of Murakami Haruki
Matthew Carl Strecher
The first book-length study in English of the fiction of Murakami Haruki
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9. Cover image for 'A Glossary of Words and Phrases in the Oral Performing and Dramatic Literatures of the Jin, Yuan, and Ming'
Dale R. Johnson
The first aid of its kind in a Western language to reading a notoriously difficult body of dramatic works from 1200 to 1600 CE
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Web Open Access Available Read Online
10. Cover image for 'The Journey'
Stories by K. C. Das
Phyllis Granoff, Translator
This exceptional collection of stories explores human emotions and motivations in all their untidiness.
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11. Cover image for 'Poems of the Five Mountains'
An Introduction to the Literature of the Zen Monasteries
Marian Ury
Revised translations of the some of the best poems in the Japanese Zen tradition of “literature of the five mountains”
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Web Open Access Available Read Online
12. Cover image for 'The Tale of Matsura'
Fujiwara Teika’s Experiment in Fiction
Translated with an Introduction and Notes by Wayne P. Lammers
A translation of Fujiwara Teika’s only successful work of fiction
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Sixty-Two Stories from a Medieval Japanese Collection
A translation of sixty-two key stories from the Konjaku Monogatari
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Web Open Access Available Read Online
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The International Symposium in Venice
Adriana Boscaro and Anthony Hood Chambers, Editors
Proceedings of a landmark international symposium bringing together scholars of one of the greatest writers of the twentieth century
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15. Cover image for 'The Wild Goose'
Mori Ogai; Translated with an Introduction by Burton Watson
A recreation of Tokyo in the 1880s by one of Japan’s most influential novelists
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Web Open Access Available Read Online
16. Cover image for 'Mao Zedong’s “Talks at the Yan’an Conference on Literature and Art”'
A Translation of the 1943 Text with Commentary
Bonnie S. McDougall
The complete text of a key work of Mao Zedong, with an examination of its literary, rather than political or historical, implications
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17. Cover image for 'The Matrix of Lyric Transformation'
Poetic Modes and Self-Presentation in Early Chinese Pentasyllabic Poetry
Cai Zong-qi
Traces one the most important genres in early Chinese literature through a series of modes connoting varying social milieus, from folk to literati
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18. Cover image for 'Pearl from the Dragon’s Mouth'
Evocation of Scene and Feeling in Chinese Poetry
Cecile C. C. Sun
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19. Cover image for 'Sukeroku’s Double Identity'
The Dramatic Structure of Edo Kabuki
Barbara E. Thornbury
A study of traditional Edo kabuki through the play Sukeroku.
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20. Cover image for 'Transformations of Sensibility'
The Phenomenology of Meiji Literature
Kamei Hideo; Translated, edited, and with an introduction by Michael Bourdaghs
The first English translation of a monumental literary history of Japan
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Web Open Access Available Read Online
21. Cover image for 'Kafka's Zoopoetics'
Beyond the Human-Animal Barrier
Naama Harel

Traces the dissolution of the boundary between human and other animals in the work of Franz Kafka and, in doing so, radically revisits interspecies relations

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Web 2020 Open Access Available Read Online
22. Cover image for 'Shakespeare and the Legacy of Loss'
Emily Hodgson Anderson

How Garrick and company resurrected Shakespeare, guaranteeing his immortality—and theirs 

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Web 2020 Open Access Available Read Online
23. Cover image for 'Shipwrecked'
Disaster and Transformation in Homer, Shakespeare, Defoe, and the Modern World
James V. Morrison

Four thousand years of shipwrecks in literature and film

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Web 2020 Open Access Available Read Online
24. Cover image for 'A World of Fiction'
Digital Collections and the Future of Literary History
Katherine Bode
Proposes a new basis for data-rich literary history
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Web 2018 Open Access Available Read Online
25. Cover image for 'Animal Acts'
Performing Species Today
Edited by Una Chaudhuri and Holly Hughes

Encounters between the species in an anthology of lively solo performances and commentary

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Web 2018 Open Access Available Read Online
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The University of Michigan Press offers many titles as electronic books in EPUB, PDF, Kindle, and Audiobook formats.

Our EPUB and PDFs may be read using free Adobe Digital Editions software. Digital Editions is available for PC, Mac, major mobile platforms, and many e-reader devices. Visit the Adobe Digital Editions Supported Ebook Devices page for a complete list of e-reader devices that are compatible with the software and their FAQ page for other questions about the software.

Available Ebook reading systems vary widely in their support for accessibility features. For EPUB, visit EPUB Test for accessibility support information for specific platforms. Contact us if you have a question about the best reading system for your needs at umpress.accessibility@umich.edu.

Our Ebooks are currently offered under a single-user license, which means that your Ebook can be accessed by using one Adobe ID. Any computer authorized to this Adobe ID will be able to open the file. Learn more at the Adobe ID and Membership FAQ page.

UMP is pleased to provide customers an easy, convenient, and environmentally-friendly way to buy and read great books. For more information on how to order Ebooks, visit our Ordering page.


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