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Great walls of discourse and other adventures in cultural China
AuthorSaussy, Haun, 1960-
Pub. LocationCambridge, MAPublisherHarvard University Asia Center
Date2001Phys. Desc.[xv], 289 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
LocationDirector's OfficeCall NumberDS727.S28 2001
Great walls of discourse and other adventures in cultural China / Haun Saussy.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [251]-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.
Subject(s)China--Civilization
China--Historiography
East and West
Rec. TypeBookLanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryRec. #11881
ISBN0674008596LCCN2001-39652OCLC47716403