Other Voices, Other Vistas:: China, India, Japan, and Latin America

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This collection of contemporary multi-cultural fiction includes stories by: Bessie Head
• Charles Mungoshi
• Ngugi wa Thiong'o
• Wang Anyi
• Ding Ling
• Wang Meng
• Chen Rong
• Lu Wenfu
• Anita Desai
• Mahasweta Devi
• Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
• R. K. Narayan
• Khushwant Singh
• Kobo Abe
• Sawako Ariyoshi
• Yasunari Kawabata
• Yukio Mishima
• Yuko Tsushima 
• Carlos Fuentes
• Luisa Valenzuela
• Nadine Gordimer
• Isabel Allende

A literary excursion that travels around the world, using as its vehicle a fascinating collection of 25 short stories from writers overlooked and often ignored by American readers. Authors include Chinua Achebe, Nadine Gordimer, Yukio Mishima, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Isabel Allende, and others. Original.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780451528407
  • Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 6/4/2002
  • Format: Mass Market Paperback
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Pages: 480
  • Sales rank: 513,875
  • Product dimensions: 4.19 (w) x 6.87 (h) x 1.25 (d)

Table of Contents

Other Voices, Other Vistas - Edited and with an Introduction by Barbara H. SolomonIntroduction
African Stories
Chinua Achebe: Civil Peace
Nadine Gordimer: Africa Emergent
Bessie Head: The Collector of Treasures
Charles Mungoshi: Who Will Stop the Dark?
Ngugi wa Thiong'o: A Meeting in the Dark
Selected African Anthologies

Chinese Stories
Wang Anyi: The Destination
Ding Ling: Sketches from the "Cattle Shed"
Wang Meng: Kite Streamers
Chen Rong: Regarding the Problem of Newborn Piglets in Winter
Lu Wenfu: The Man from a Peddlers' Family
Selected Chinese Anthologies

Indian Stories
Anita Desai: Pigeons at Daybreak
Mahasweta Devi: Dhowli
Ruth Prawer Jhabvala: The Interview
R.K. Narayan: A Horse and Two Goats
Kushwant Singh: The Wog
Selected Indian Anthologies

Japanese Stories
Kobo Abe: The Magic Chalk
Sawako Ariyoshi: The Tomoshibi
Yasunari Kawabata: The Moon on the Water
Yukio Mishima: Act of Worship
Yuko Tsushima: The Silent Traders
Selected Japanese Anthologies

Latin American Stories
Isabel Allende: Clarisa
Jorge Luis Borges: The Book of Sand
Carlos Fuentes: The Cost of Living
Gabriel Garcia Marquez: Death Constant Beyond Love
Luisa Valenzuela: Papito's Story
Selected Latin American Anthologies

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