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The lure of China

Frances Wood

The lure of China

history and literature from Marco Polo to J.G. Ballard

by Frances Wood

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Published by Long River Press in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • European literature -- History and criticism,
  • Travelers" writings, European -- History and criticism,
  • China -- In literature,
  • China -- Description and travel

  • Edition Notes

    StatementFrances Wood.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN56.3.C6 W66 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22569439M
    ISBN 109781592650828
    LC Control Number2008042691

    China is the leading export destination of Sudanese crude oil. Recently, a billion dollar infrastructure loan to DR Congo was announced by China which has a keen eye on Congo's rich mineral wealth.   Lure Of China's Gray Economy Reaches Rich And Poor The proceeds from corruption, and legal and ethical gray areas, are a daily fact of life in China.

    SUPPORT LARB. The Los Angeles Review of Books is a (c)(3) nonprofit. Help us create the kind of literary community you’ve always dreamed of.   Three months after China declared victory over the coronavirus and started to reopen its economy, the restaurant is among thousands of small businesses that are struggling to lure back skittish consumers nervous about the virus and possible job losses. “People still worry about eating out,” said an employee, Ming Yuan.

      Indeed, a recently released Stimson Center book — The Lure and Pitfalls of MIRVS: From the First to the Second Nuclear Age — concludes that India and Pakistan may follow China in deploying multiple-warhead missiles just as the Soviet Union sought to .   ANNE APPLEBAUM’s Atlantic article “A Warning from Europe” inspired this book and was a finalist for a National Magazine Award. After seventeen years as a columnist at The Washington Post, Applebaum became a staff writer at The Atlantic in She is the author of three critically acclaimed and award-winning histories of the Soviet Union: Red Famine, Iron Curtain, and Reviews:


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For centuries, Western writers, historians, and intellectuals have been fascinated by China. In this remarkable book, Frances Wood shows how China influenced literature, memoir, and travel writing from vague Roman tales of silent silk merchants and medieval travelers such as Marco Polo, to Jesuit explorers, French poets, the Bloomsbury Group, and eyewitness accounts of war by Cited by: 1.

Shu-mei Shih's study is the first book in English to offer a comprehensive account of Chinese literary modernism from Republican China. In The Lure of the Modern, Shih argues for the contextualization of Chinese modernism in the semicolonial cultural and political formation of the ng critically with theories of modernism, postcoloniality, and global and local c/5.

Part travel guide part memoir "The Lure of the Red Dragon" would be useful to anyone looking to visit or relocate to China. Oulton clearly loves his new home and is quite knowledgeable about China as well.

The book covers social norms, history, geography, food, among others.4/5. Shu-mei Shih's study is the first book in English to offer a comprehensive account of Chinese literary modernism from Republican China. In The Lure of the Modern, Shih argues for the contextualization of Chinese modernism in the semicolonial cultural and political formation of the time.

Engaging critically with theories of modernism, postcoloniality, and global and local cultural studies. Shu-mei Shih's study is the first book in English to offer a comprehensive account of Chinese literary modernism from Republican China.

In The Lure of the Modern, Shih argues for the contextualization of Chinese modernism in the semicolonial cultural and political formation of the ng critically with theories of modernism, postcoloniality, and global and local cultural studies, Shih.

Among the early examples of the lure of Chinese markets, cited in the book, is the observation of an English merchant in the midth century that if every person in China. Shu-mei Shih's study is the first book in English to offer a comprehensive account of Chinese literary modernism from Republican China.

In The Lure of the Modern, Shih argues for the contextualization of Chinese modernism in the semicolonial cultural and political formation of the time.

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Ballard 出版年: 页数: 定价: USD 装帧: Paperback ISBN:   Related Books. The Jungle Grows Back: America and Our Imperiled World the powerful lure of the vast Chinese market was enough to overcome Western discomfort with. India looks to lure more than 1, US companies out of China India seeks to lure US businesses, including medical devices giant Abbott Laboratories, to relocate from China as the Donald Trump.

Get this from a library. The lure of China: writers from Marco Polo to J.G. Ballard. [Frances Wood] -- "Medieval travellers like Marco Polo created a romantic picture of a distant and exotic land while subsequent Jesuit and diplomatic missions sought to correct the more lurid depictions with.

His latest book is “The Jungle Grows Back: America and Our Imperiled World.” or soon they “will have all China.” the powerful lure of the vast Chinese market was enough to overcome. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm: Contents: Marco Polo and the missionaries --Fabulous Cathay and the Age of Discovery --Jesuit China --Nieuhoff's account --Daniel Defoe on China --Lord Macartney --Diplomatic China --Malraux in the Chinese Revolution --Somerset Maugham on China --Stella Benson --Ann.

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[See author’s note.] In all, writing a book on visual journalism about China has not undermined my esteem for the Chinese people or Chinese civilization. Lure of the Modern Writing Modernism in Semicolonial China by Shumei Shih available in Trade Paperback onalso read synopsis and reviews.

"Quite apart from her contributions as a literary critic, Shu-mei Shih is able to historicize. Shu-mei Shih's study is the first book in English to offer a comprehensive account of Chinese literary modernism from Republican China.

In The Lure of the Modern, Shih argues for the contextualization of Chinese modernism in the semicolonial cultural and political formation of the ng critically with theories of modernism, postcoloniality, and global and local cultural.

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