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The age of silver : the rise of the novel East and West

The age of silver : the rise of the novel East and West

Author: Ning Ma
Publisher: New York, NY Oxford University Press 2017.
Series: Global Asias
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"This book advances a "horizontal" method of comparative literature and applies this approach to analyze the multiple emergences of early realism and novelistic modernity in Eastern and Western cultural spheres from the sixteenth through the eighteenth centuries. Naming this era of economic globalization the 'Age of Silver,' this study emphasizes the bullion flow from South America and Japan to China through  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ning Ma
ISBN: 9780190606589 0190606584 0190606568 9780190606565
OCLC Number: 985714373
Notes: Previously issued in print: 2016.
Description: 1 Online-Ressource
Contents: Introduction. Toward Horizontal ComparisonsChapter 1. Global Silver, Local NovelsChapter 2. Along the Grand Canal: The Lord of Silver in The Plum in the Golden VaseChapter 3. La Mancha to the Indies: Romance and Materiality of the Empire in Don QuixoteChapter 4. Out of Nagasaki: To the End of the Floating WorldChapter 5. Caribbean to China: Crusoe's Two AdventuresEpilogue: The Transcivilizational Feminine and World LiteratureBibliography
Series Title: Global Asias
Responsibility: Ning Ma.


The Age of Silver considers how commerce fueled the emergence of the novel around the globe, examining the evolution of epochal works of national literature from Don Quixote in 1605 to Robinson  Read more...


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