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The Singing Turk: Ottoman Power and Operatic Emotions on the European Stage from the Siege of Vienna to the Age of Napoleon

Larry Wolff

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780804795777
eISBN:
9780804799652
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804795777.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book explores the important cultural phenomenon of operas about the Ottoman Turks in eighteenth-century Europe—from the 1680s to the 1820s—and considers what the figure of the singing Turk ... More


Interventions: Of Abe Kōbō

Richard F. Calichman

in Beyond Nation: Time, Writing, and Community in the Work of Abe K=ob=o

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780804797016
eISBN:
9780804797559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804797016.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter sets forth the notion of intervention in order to explore the manner in which Abe has been read in the U.S. Japan Studies field. Of central significance is the contradiction in which ... More


Foreign Devils

Lee Haiyan

in The Stranger and the Chinese Moral Imagination

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780804785914
eISBN:
9780804793544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785914.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Chapter 6 proposes that a Chinese cosmopolitanism cannot grow out of a totalizing vision without working through the implications of cosmopolitan subjectivity that honors the humanity of the stranger ... More


Ferdinand von Richthofen and the Geology of Empire

Shellen Xiao Wu

in Empires of Coal: Fueling China's Entry into the Modern World Order, 1860-1920

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780804792844
eISBN:
9780804794732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804792844.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter Two examines Richthofen’s contributions to Chinese views of its own mineral resources. Richthofen’s career spanned the zenith of European colonial expansion in the nineteenth century, ... More


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