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Beyond sinology : Chinese writing and the scripts of culture

Author: Andrea Bachner
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, 2014. ©2014
Series: Global Chinese culture.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrea Bachner
ISBN: 9780231164528 0231164521
OCLC Number: 842879010
Description: xii, 282 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Script politics --
Corpographies: Death and the sinograph --
National calligraphies --
Iconographies: Poetics of visuality --
On (not) writing Chinese --
Sonographies: Muteness envy --
Sinographic glossolalia --
Allographies: Crypto-Chinese --
Graphic parasites --
Technographies: Radical design --
Under e(rasure) --
Conclusion: Beyond sinology.
Series Title: Global Chinese culture.
Responsibility: Andrea Bachner.

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