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Performing China : virtue, commerce, and orientalism in eighteenth-century England, 1660-1760
AuthorYang, Chi-ming
Pub. LocationBaltimore, MDPublisherJohns Hopkins University Press
Date2011Phys. Desc.ix, 270 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
LocationHallway CasesCall NumberDS754.25.Y364 2011
Performing China : virtue, commerce, and orientalism in eighteenth-century England, 1660-1760 / Chi-ming Yang.
Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction. China as exemplar: Eastern spectacle and Western discourses of virtue -- 1. Heroic effeminacy and the conquest of China -- 2. Sincerity and authenticity : George Psalmanazar's experiments in conversion -- 3. Transmigration, fabulous pedagogy, and the morals of the Orient -- 4. Luxury, moral sentiment, and The orphan of China -- Epilogue: Orientalism, globalization, and the new business of spectacle.

Subject(s)China--Foreign public opinion, British--History--18th century
China--Civilization--Western views and opinions
European literature--18th century--Chinese influence
Chinese literature--Europe--17th-18th centuries--Moral and ethical aspects
Psalmanazar, George, 1679-1763--Biography
Virtue
Rec. TypeBookLanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryRec. #15421
ISBN9781421402161LCCN2011004101OCLC702357534