Journals Higher Education



Published: 29 March 2018

320 Pages | 10 halftones


ISBN: 9780190200671

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Mapping Modern Beijing

Space, Emotion, Literary Topography

Weijie Song

  • Offers an illuminating exploration of literary Beijing by modern writers from mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and overseas Sinophone and non-Chinese communities
  • Shows how Beijing is configured as an ancient capital, modern city, and socialist metropolis
  • Investigates the intriguing connections among the city of Beijing, emotional topography, and cultural memory