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作者 Chang, Elizabeth
書名 Britain's Chinese Eye : Literature, Empire, and Aesthetics in Nineteenth-Century Britain
出版項 Redwood City : Stanford University Press, 2010
國際標準書號 9780804775878 (electronic bk.)
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附註 Intro -- Contents -- Introduction -- 1. Garden -- Sir William Chambers and the Dissertation on Oriental Gardening -- The Macartney Mission of 1793 and the Qing Imperial Gardens -- Robert Fortune as Horticultural Spy in Racial Disguise -- 2. Plate -- Romantic Satires on Blue and White China -- The Willow Pattern and George Meredith's The Egoist -- Whistler and Rossetti as Collectors of Blue and White Porcelain -- 3. Display Case and Den -- Exhibiting China in Victorian London -- Display Cases and Opium Dens in The Mystery of Edwin Drood -- Edwin Drood's Inheritors -- 4. Photograph -- Felice Beato and the Second Opium War -- Through China with John Thomson's Camera -- "A Truthful Impression of the Country": Isabella Bird -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Works Cited -- Index
This book traces the intimate connections between Britain and China throughout the nineteenth century and argues for China's central impact on the modern British visual imagination through a study of gardens, blue and white willow plates, the opium den, and the photograph, and literary texts
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
鏈接 Print version: Chang, Elizabeth Britain's Chinese Eye : Literature, Empire, and Aesthetics in Nineteenth-Century Britain Redwood City : Stanford University Press,c2010 9780804759458
主題 English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.;Aesthetics, British -- 19th century.;Great Britain -- Civilization -- Chinese influences.;Great Britain -- Civilization -- 19th century.;China -- In literature.;China -- In art
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