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::CA English 8. Afro-Asian Literature::
[General] [Africa] [China] [India] [Indonesia] [Japan]

General

Asian Literature Resources compiled by Judith S. Ames

Africa

Africa's 100 Best Books

African Literature on the Internet contains web resources from Africa South of Saha Selected Internet Resources.

Postcolonial Literature in Africa: An Overview "contains a comprehensive study on African literature & authors concerning their works, literary relations, history, politics, religion, theme & subject, genre, chracterization, setting, image & symbol, narrative sturcture etc." A project by the University Scholars Programme, National University of Singapore.

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China

China the Beautiful contains Classical Chinese Art, Calligraphy, Poetry, History, Literature, Painting and Philosophy.

Chineseliterature.com "founded in 1951, and published in English and French--focusing on introducing the best Chinese literary works, literary and artistic criticism, and art from every period in Chinese history."

Modern Chinese Literature and Culture (MCLC), "formerly Modern Chinese Literature (1984-1998), is a scholarly journal devoted to the literature and culture of twentieth century China, with China understood not in the narrow, political sense."

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India

Bengali Literary Heritage "originates from and is neatly intertwined with the classical Indo-Aryan Sanskrit language and literature"

Indian Literature-- web resources of Indian literature from 123India.com

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Indonesia

Indonesian Art & Literature from Indonesian Translation Service. Contains short stories & poems translated in English.

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Japan

Japanese Literature Home Page lots of English information about Japanese literature

Literary Hot List (Literary Homepage Horagai) A long list of links to Japanese literature web sites.

The Flowering of Japanese Literature

History of Japan's Literature

Japanese Text Initiative (Electronic Text Center - U. of Virginia) "An effort to make searchable texts of classical Japanese literature available on the World Wide Web."

Japan Literature Net "Network that, through the voluntary contributions of five famous authors, seeks to express Japanese literature to the world."

Japanese folktales (Folklore and Mythology Electronic Text) "A small collection of popular Japanese folktales."

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::Music 8. Afro-Asian Music::

[General] [Africa] [China] [India] [Indonesia] [Japan]

General

Southeast Asian Traditional Music a general orientation of Southeast Asian Music

Africa

The African Music Encyclopedia

International Library of African Music

China

Chinese music from FactMonster Encyclopedia

The Complete Reference to the Web Sites of Chinese Music from Chinasite.com

The Heaven Of Chinese Music. "This website is dedicated to those who are interested in Traditional Chinese Music and Chinese Culture."

The History of Chinese Music

Synopsis of Traditional Chinese Music: Instrumental Music and Folk Song of the Han Nationality by Tsao Penyeh

India

Music and Dance from IndiaTourism.net contains articles about Indian dance and music.

Surdhwani.com contains information on Indian Classical Music, Indian Classical Dance, Instruments, and Artists.

Indonesia

Indonesian Music Information from Indonesianmusic.com

Indonesian Music

Japan

Earliest Japanese Music by Richard Hooker, Washington State University.

Japanese Music from Japan Information Network contains Gagaku / Religious Music, Biwa, Koto, Shakuhachi and Shamisen / Folk Songs,Western Music Comes to Japan / The Native Ballad, or Enka, The Birth of Japanese Pop Music, or Kayokyoku, "New Music" and After / Western Classical Music in Japan.

Japanese Traditional Instrumental Music "An overview of solo and ensemble development"

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