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A cultural history of the Chinese language

Author: Sharron Gu
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sharron Gu
ISBN: 9780786466498 0786466499
OCLC Number: 796196326
Notes: "This cultural history of Chinese demonstrates that the language grew and responded to its music and visual expression in a manner very similar to contemporary English and other western languages. This study shows how language has expanded the scope of Chinese imagination and offers a glimpse into the future of younger languages throughout the world"--Provided by publisher.
Description: V, 264 S.
Responsibility: Sharron Gu.


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It is a very good work

by m2n194 (WorldCat user published 2012-08-31) Excellent Permalink

The author's main idea is that Chinese language is heavily impacted by the historical development of other forms of expression such as literature, dance, music, and theater. She skillfully explores the relationship between and among these media and sketches a compelling framework that can ignite...
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