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China in 17th and 18th century Italy : travel literature, scholarly/reformist writings, theater
AuthorWard, Adrienne
Pub. Location---Publisher---
Date1998Phys. Desc.dig.pdf. [vi, 387 leaves ; 29 cm.]
LocationDigital ArchivesCall NumberDS740.5.I8 W37 1998d
China in 17th and 18th century Italy : travel literature, scholarly/reformist writings, theater / by Adrienne Ward.
Thesis (Ph. D.)--University of Wisconsin--Madison, 1998.
Includes bibliographical references (leaves 370-387).
Local access [Ward- China in Italy 17-18 c.pdf]

Chapter One. Sixteenth and Seventeenth-Century Italian Writings on China.
1. Italy ''Rediscovers" China. a. A Brief Historical Overview (ca. 1500-1700). b. The First Accounts: Ramusio and G. B. Maffei. 2. The Eye Witness Reports. a. Missionary Writings: Martini and Intorcetta. B. Merchant and Secular Reports: Carletti and Gemelli-Careri. 3. Italians at Home. a. Travel Accounts "Once-Removed:" Bartoli and Magalotti. b. Scholary Works: The China of the lntellectuals.
Chapter Two. The Italian Reception of China in the Eighteenth Century. Part One: 1700-1747.
a. The Missionary Dream Splinters: Writings on China by Religious. b. Opinions Multiply: Merchant Reports and Secular Compilations. c. Ruminations on Italian Soil: China According to the Scholars.
Part Two: 1748-1770. a. French Voices: Italy's Intellectual Importations. 1.Voltaire. 2. Montesquieu. 3. Rousseau. b. Italian Arguments: The Chinese Debate Escalates. 1. Genovesi. 2. Baretti and the Verri Brothers. 3. Algarotti, Parini, Beccaria.
Part Three: 1770-1812 ca. a.The Chinese Myth Endures: Late Settecento Supporters of China. 1. Galiani. 2. Filangieri. 3. Carli. b. New Scrutiny: China in Early Nineteenth-Century Italy. 1. Foscolo.
Chapter Three. Chiari's Chinese Adventure: La schiava cinese (1753) and Le sorelle cinesi (1754)
Chapter Four. Goldoni Goes to China: L 'isola disabitata (1757)
Chapter Five. China Refracted by Gozzi: Turandot 1762)

Subject(s)China--Foreign public opinion, Italian--17th-18th centuries
China--Foreign public opinion, European--17th-18th centuries
China--Description and travel--17th-18th centuries
China in Western art
China--In literature
Rec. TypeThesis/Dissertation (PDF)LanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryRec. #17541