|Great walls of discourse and other adventures in cultural China|
|Author||Saussy, Haun, 1960-|
|Pub. Location||Cambridge, MA||Publisher||Harvard University Asia Center|
|Date||2001||Phys. Desc.||[xv], 289 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.|
|Location||Director's Office||Call Number||DS727.S28 2001|
|Great walls of discourse and other adventures in cultural China / Haun Saussy.|
Includes bibliographical references (p. -279) and index.
Introduction: group tours and swimming with schools -- In the workshop of equivalences: translation, institutions, media in the Jesuit re-formation of China -- The prestige of writing: Wen, letter, picture, image, ideography -- Always multiple translation: or, how the Chinese language lost its grammar -- No time like the present: the category of contemporaneity in Chinese studies -- Postmodernism in China: a sketch and some queries -- Outside the parenthesis (those people were a kind of solution) -- Conclusion: the difficult inch.