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Published: 23 February 2012

160 Pages | 10 b/w halftones


ISBN: 9780195392067

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Chinese Literature: A Very Short Introduction

Sabina Knight

Very Short Introductions

  • The most accessible guide to Chinese literature available—compact but textured and far-reaching
  • Serves as a window on Chinese culture from a philosophical, comparative approach
  • Introduces Chinese literary theories
  • Argues for the rise of literary modernity from as early as the eleventh century