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Comic China : representing common ground, 1890-1945

Author: Wendy Gan
Publisher: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book looks at Anglo-American comic representations of China, arguing that that there is a forgotten history within these comic depictions that is about finding common ground through humor rather than about expressing superiority and ridicule"--
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Humor
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Gan, Wendy.
Comic China.
Philadelphia : Temple University Press, [2018]
(DLC) 2017056011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Wendy Gan
ISBN: 9781439916315 1439916314
OCLC Number: 1031040903
Description: 1 online resource (x, 173 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Dreaming with China : chinoiserie and musical comedy --
Ernest Bramah's Chinese fictions : chinoiserie and comfortable familiarity --
Comic mastery : Arthur Henderson Smith and J.O.P. Bland --
Levelling laughter : travel writing in China between the wars --
Comic parity : the new Shanghailander, likability, and amiable humour.
Responsibility: Wendy Gan.

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