Thomas Palakeel's  Literatures of Asia links
 

Use the various links here to experience the richness of the literary and cultural traditions of China, India, and Japan.
 

 
China Links 
 
Japan Links 
 
India Links 
 
 

Current Topic for discussion: || Early Chinese Poetry Chinese Literature

All students in my Asian Literature class are expected to post a summary of the Mahabharata story as part of a class assigment. I will give you 6 points for your posting. Write about the reasons for the war and its final outcome.Asialit Board...
Here is the reading list for your final presentation...............:
 
 
 
student responses: 
Li Po and Tu Fu 
 
 

LU XUN  

My essay that touches on 
Lu Xun 

Asian Art Treasures 
 
 

On Modern Chinese poetry 

Internet Resources:China 

 
Classical Literature 

Early Chinese Medical 
Literature 
LI PO 

An American Novel about Li Po 

Tu Fu 

Chuang Tzu 

 
 
CUNY World Civilizations Page 
Gilgamesh Verses 

Gilgamesh 
 

 

History of Japanese Literature 

Haruki Murakami pages 

Kenzaburo Oe:Nobel Speech 
Yukio Mishima's Works 
 
 

 

JapanTimesOnline 
Duke University Resources 

JAPAN TRENDS 
Films 

Gender Issues 

Akutagawa:Roshomon 
Literature List 

HAIKU:The Pages 
Basho 
Review of Haiku tradition and Basho 
Basho's mountains--photos 
more haiku links 
 
 
 

Tale of Genji 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 

Bhagavat Gita: Sanskrit Text 
Sakuntala: New Translation 
Indology 
Sir William Jones 
Indian Mythical Images and Icons 

Virtual Temple Picture Gallery  

RK Narayan: Novelist 
Ramayana Dance 
Ramayana: Research 
Rabindranath Tagore  

Indian Spiritual Landscape: 
  

hypertext  
mahabharata 

The Mahabharata        Mahabharata Pages 
 

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