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“The Everlasting Reward for My Labor of Mind”

Fei-Hsien Wang

in Pirates and Publishers: A Social History of Copyright in Modern China

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691171821
eISBN:
9780691195414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691171821.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter focuses on Yan Fu, one of the most influential translators in modern China in order to illustrate how Chinese authors and translators developed a workable and sustainable banquan system ... More


Instability and Redefinition in the Wake of the 1911 Revolution

Timothy B. Weston

in The Power of Position: Beijing University, Intellectuals, and Chinese Political Culture, 1898-1929

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520237674
eISBN:
9780520929906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520237674.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

The collapse of the Qing dynasty in the fall of 1911 might reasonably have been expected to lead to the demise of the Jingshi daxuetang, given how closely the university was linked to the old regime. ... More


Broken Tools

Michael Gibbs Hill

in Lin Shu, Inc.: Translation and the Making of Modern Chinese Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199892884
eISBN:
9780199980062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892884.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

By the turn of the twentieth century, both the methods of translation Lin Shu and his collaborators employed and the language they used to write their translations had come to be regarded by many as ... More


Where Knowledge Creates Its Own Object: Yan Fu and Liang Qichao on “The Study of Groups” (Qunxue)

Leigh Jenco

in Changing Referents: Learning Across Space and Time in China and the West

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780190263812
eISBN:
9780190263843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190263812.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

This chapter examines the concept of qun, a term used to translate the new idea of “community” or “grouping” seen as central to the economic and political strength of Westerners. Liang Qichao, Tan ... More


Asia Rethinks Its Relation to the World

Xu Guoqi

in Asia and the Great War: A Shared History

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199658190
eISBN:
9780191830860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658190.003.0009
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Military History

This chapter concentrates on the boundary-crossing movement of ideas and the development of pan-Asianism during and after the war. Many Asians, probably most, saw the Great War as simply a war of ... More


Changing Referents: Learning Across Space and Time in China and the West

Leigh Jenco

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780190263812
eISBN:
9780190263843
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190263812.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

Even as globalization has exposed the Eurocentric character of the academic theories used to understand the world, most scholarship continues to rely on the same parochial vocabulary it critiques. ... More


Introduction

Nick Admussen

in Recite and Refuse: Contemporary Chinese Prose Poetry

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824856526
eISBN:
9780824873011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824856526.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The introduction reads a poem by Chen Dongdong in order to think through the libidinal and ethical motivations for genre study. It balances the urge to intervene, categorize, and create against the ... More


India–China ‘Connectedness’: China and Pan-Asianism in the Late Nineteenth- to Mid-Twentieth-Century Writings in Hindi

Kamal Sheel

in Beyond Pan-Asianism: Connecting China and India, 1840s-1960s

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780190129118
eISBN:
9780190992132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190129118.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics, Asian Politics

Native-language source materials shed much light on the nature of modern subaltern perception of India–China ‘connectedness’. They have, however, remained scantily used. In this context, this chapter ... More


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