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作者 Da, Nan Z., author
書名 Intransitive encounter : Sino-U.S. literatures and the limits of exchange / Nan Z. Da
出版項 New York : Columbia University Press, [2018]
國際標準書號 9780231188029 (hbk.)
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 近史所郭廷以圖書館  810.9003 D111    在架上    30550100660701
說明 x, 294 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
附註 Includes bibliographical references and index
Introduction: Intransitivity -- Indifference in the open: squandering Washington Irving -- Extreme reformality: burning bridges with Ralph Waldo Emerson -- Incommunicative exchange: Yung Wing's impersonal schemes -- The things things do not have to say: Longfellow to Dong Xun -- Open books: Qiu Jin's feminist reading time -- Harmless exaggeration: Edith Eaton's tweaks and glitches -- Epilogue: untracking encounter -- Appendix 1. A note on Chinese language appearances in the book -- Appendix 2. Lexicon -- Appendix 3. Historical movements, treaties, organizations, institutions -- Appendix 4. List of Chinese book, essay, and magazine titles -- Appendix 5. List of Chinese names
"In Intransitive Encounter, Nan Da argues that the transnational readings of literary and cultural exchanges often read too much into their significance or mistake the nature of that interaction. The push to characterize these exchanges as developing a cosmopolitanism or producing elements of cultural imperialism misses the particularities or limits of cross-cultural interactions. Taking a closer look at a series of encounters among Chinese and American writers, scholars, and activists during the nineteenth century, Nan Da considers how ideas from other cultures were actually thought about and used in ways to preserve their own national traditions or in ways quite different than their original intent. The book is structured around different episodes of exchange that includes such figures as Washington Irving, Emerson, Yung Wing (founder of the Chinese Educational Mission at Yale), Longfellow, and Chinese and American feminist writers at the end of the century" -- Provided by publisher
主題 Culture in literature
Chinese literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism
American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism
Chinese literature -- American influences
American literature -- Chinese influences
China -- Relations -- United States
United States -- Relations -- China
Alt Title Sino-U.S. literatures and the limits of exchange
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