Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 April 2018

304 Pages | 17 illustrations

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9780190887438

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A Taste for China

English Subjectivity and the Prehistory of Orientalism

Eugenia Zuroski

Global Asias

  • Presents a new theory of orientalism and a new account of the role of China in English literature and culture
  • Yields new insights about the relationship between national identity and individual subjectivity through study of the interplay between material things and literature
  • Draws from a diverse range of sources, such as the writings of John Locke, Alexander Pope, and Mary Wortley Montagu