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Encountering China : early modern European responses
AuthorSachdev, Rachana
Li, Qingjun
Pub. LocationLewisburg, PAPublisherBucknell University Press
Date2012Phys. Desc.x, 220 p. ; 23 cm.
LocationHallway CasesCall NumberDS708.E63 2012
Encountering China : early modern European responses / edited by Rachana Sachdev and Qingjun Li.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 197-213) and index.

European responses to child abandonment, sale of children and social welfare policies in Ming China / Rachana Sachdev -- Of golden lilies and gentlewomen : constructions of Chinese women in early modern European travel narratives / Qingjun Li -- Earlier moderns : the novel form as national development in China and Europe / Daniel Dooghan -- "A strong resemblance" : Samuel Richardson, Chinese talent-beauty novels, and a secret origin of "world literature" / Ning Ma -- 'Magicians, enchanters, and professional crooks' : early modern understandings of Daoism / Ronnie Littlejohn -- Buddhism and idolatry / Terry Logan Mazurak.

Subject(s)China--Description and travel--Early works to 1800
Travelers' writings, European
Europeans--China--History
China--Foreign public opinion, Western
China--Foreign public opinion, European
European literature--Chinese influences
Chinese literature--European influences
SeriesAper├žus (Lewisburg, Pa.)
Rec. TypeBookLanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryRec. #17297
ISBN9781611484823LCCN2012024133OCLC798060223