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Introduction: Lu Xun in Translation

Jeremy Tambling

in Madmen and Other Survivors: Reading Lu Xun's Fiction

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098244
eISBN:
9789882207158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098244.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book is not a complete study of Lu Xun, but only of his short stories, those which were written between 1918 and the end of 1925, which appeared first in magazines in Beijing and Shanghai. ... More


In the Garden

in Sound and Sight: Poetry and Courtier Culture in the Yongming Era (483-493)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804768597
eISBN:
9780804775038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804768597.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines the Yongming poets' perception of space and their poetry about yuan or the garden. It explains that in the Southern Dynasties, the yuan was being portrayed more and more as a ... More


Leaving the Capital City

in Sound and Sight: Poetry and Courtier Culture in the Yongming Era (483-493)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804768597
eISBN:
9780804775038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804768597.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines the works of the Yongming poems as they take leave of the capital city on official assignments, explains that their travel poems focused on the perception of motion, and ... More


Embodying Human Rights: Toward a Phenomenology of Social Justice

Elizabeth S. Anker

in Fictions of Dignity: Embodying Human Rights in World Literature

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451362
eISBN:
9780801465635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451362.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines how a theoretical focus on embodiment might remedy the exclusionary anatomy of human rights discourses and norms, resulting in an imaginative recalibration of liberal mappings ... More


Creolizing Barack Obama

Valérie Loichot

in American Creoles: The Francophone Caribbean and the American South

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846317538
eISBN:
9781846317200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317200.005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines the representations of Barack Obama in France, the USA and Martinique. Most French journalists describe Obama as a ‘métis’, a form of praise of racial and cultural mixing. In ... More


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