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Published: 29 November 2012

320 Pages | 5 illustrations


ISBN: 9780199892884

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Translation and the Making of Modern Chinese Culture

Michael Gibbs Hill

Global Asias

  • Thoroughly details the transformation of mental labor and intellectual work in modern China
  • Sheds much needed light on the debate over the use and teaching of classical versus vernacular Chinese
  • Combines valuable close readings with original back-translations to provide a reading that is both biography and intellectual history
  • Expands our understanding of Western literature's circulation in China