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Published: 13 August 2020

288 Pages


ISBN: 9780198767015

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China from the Ruins of Athens and Rome

Classics, Sinology, and Romanticism, 1793-1938

Chris Murray

Classical Presences

  • Presents a new interpretative paradigm for Sino-British cultural exchange which establishes the importance of classical texts
  • Provides transcultural understandings of canonical authors such as Coleridge, de Quincey, Keats, and Tennyson
  • Uses an interdisciplinary approach to demonstrate British reception of classics and Chinese culture within a variety of interrelated textual and non-textual encounters

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