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The Monster That Is History: History, Violence, and Fictional Writing in Twentieth-Century China

David Der-WeiWang

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520231405
eISBN:
9780520937246
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231405.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

In ancient China a monster called Taowu was known for both its vicious nature and its power to see the past and the future. Over the centuries Taowu underwent many incarnations until it became ... More


Marie NDiaye: Blankness and Recognition

Andrew Asibong

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319464
eISBN:
9781781380994
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319464.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This is the first critical study in English to focus exclusively on the work of Marie NDiaye, born in central France in 1967, winner of the Prix Femina (2001), the Prix Goncourt (2009), shortlisted ... More


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