In this Book

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The book seeks to address how movements across cultures shape the different ways in which China and Chineseness have been imagined and represented since the beginning of the last century. In so doing, it aims to offer an overview of the debate about Chineseness as it has emerged in different global locations.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Frontmatter
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. v-vi
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  1. List of Illustrations
  2. p. vii
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  1. Foreword
  2. pp. ix-xii
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  1. Acknowledgements
  2. p. xiii
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  1. Contributors
  2. pp. xv-xvii
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  1. Part I. Introduction
  2. p. 1
  1. 1. China Abroad: Nation and Diaspora in a Chinese Frame
  2. pp. 3-21
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  1. 2 - China Abroad: Between Transnation and Translation
  2. pp. 23-41
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  1. Part II. Translating China
  2. pp. 43-63
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  1. 3. Guo Songtao in London: An Unaccomplished Mission of Discovery
  2. pp. 45-61
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  1. 4. Lu Xun, Cultural Internationalism, Leftist Periodicals and Literary Translation in the 1930s
  2. pp. 63-81
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  1. Part III. China, Hong Kong, and Beyond
  2. p. 83
  1. 5. Nationalism, Internationalism, the Cold War: Crossing Literary-Cultural Boundaries in 1950s Hong Kong
  2. pp. 85-103
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  1. 6. Southwards and Outwards: Representing Chineseness in New Locations in Hong Kong Films
  2. pp. 105-119
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  1. Part IV. Chinese Cartographies in the World
  2. p. 121
  1. 7. Translating and Transforming the American Dream: Jade Snow Wong’s Fifth Chinese Daughter and Gish Jen’s Typical American
  2. pp. 123-137
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  1. 8. Diasporic Desires: Narrating Sexuality in the Memoirs of Shirley Geok-lin Lim and Li-Young Lee
  2. pp. 139-154
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  1. 9. The Sino-Japanese Conflict of Asian American Literature
  2. pp. 155-171
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  1. 10. Travels in the Body: Technologies of Waste in the Chinese Diaspora
  2. pp. 173-190
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  1. 11. The Chinese and the White Man’s Burden in Indochina
  2. pp. 191-207
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  1. 12. Affirming Cosmopolitanism? Chineseness and the Chinese Museum of Queensland
  2. pp. 209-224
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  1. 13. Our Space? Ethnicity, Diaspora, and Online Life
  2. pp. 225-242
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  1. Notes
  2. pp. 243-258
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  1. Works Cited
  2. pp. 259-277
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 279-287
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Additional Information

ISBN
9789888052103
Related ISBN
9789622099456
MARC Record
OCLC
647839062
Pages
304
Launched on MUSE
2012-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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