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Victor Segalen and the aesthetics of diversity : journeys between cultures

Author: Charles Forsdick
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Victor Segalen (1878-1919) is one of the leading 20th-century critics of exoticism. Rejecting the colonial literature of his time, he sought new means of approaching non-Western cultures. This study  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
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Forsdick, Charles.
Victor Segalen and the aesthetics of diversity.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000
(OCoLC)606420726
Online version:
Forsdick, Charles.
Victor Segalen and the aesthetics of diversity.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000
(OCoLC)608672907
Named Person: Victor Segalen; Victor Segalen; Victor Segalen; Victor Segalen; Victor Segalen; Victor J Segalen; Victor Segalen
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Forsdick
ISBN: 0198160143 9780198160144
OCLC Number: 45350298
Description: xii, 242 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS ; INTRODUCTION: VICTOR SEGALEN AND THE AESTHETICS OF DIVERSITY ; 1. Defining the Exotic: Exotcism as an Approach to Radical Diversity ; 2. Exoticism and Empire: Colonial Literature and Post-Colonial Critique ; 3. Polynesia and Difference ; 4. China and Alterity ; 5. Towards a New Practice of Exoticism ; CONCLUSION ; SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY ; INDEX
Responsibility: Charles Forsdick.
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This is the first extensive study of Segalen's work to appear in English, and is inaugural in more senses than one: Charles Forsdick has produced an indispensable guide to the etat present of Segalen Read more...

 
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