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Lin Shu, Inc. : translation and the making of modern Chinese culture

Author: Michael Hill
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2013] ©2013
Series: Global Asias.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Exploring the dynamic interactions between literary translation commercial publishing, and the politics of 'traditional' Chinese culture in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, this book traces how Lin Shu and a team of translators brought classic Western novels by Melville, Stowe, Dickens, and others to China.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hill, Michael (Michael Gibbs).
Lin Shu, Inc.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2013
(DLC) 2012032184
(OCoLC)824358027
Named Person: Shu Lin; Shu Lin
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Hill
ISBN: 0199980063 9780199980062
OCLC Number: 827777864
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 294 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Introduction --
Broken tools --
The name is changed, but the tale is told of you --
Double exposure --
Looking backward? --
The national classicist --
Becoming Wang Jingxuan --
Conclusion : pure and chaste writing.
Series Title: Global Asias.
Responsibility: Michael Gibbs Hill.

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It is an indispensable companion * Pei-yin Lin, World Literature Today * [Lin Shu, Inc.] provides [a] worthy reference for translation studies, Chinese studies, and literary studies in the future. * Read more...

 
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