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The Resource Translation and creation : readings of western literature in early modern China, 1840-1918, edited by David Pollard

Translation and creation : readings of western literature in early modern China, 1840-1918, edited by David Pollard

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Translation and creation : readings of western literature in early modern China, 1840-1918
Title
Translation and creation
Title remainder
readings of western literature in early modern China, 1840-1918
Statement of responsibility
edited by David Pollard
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Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the late Qing period, from the Opium War to the 1911 revolution, China absorbed the initial impact of Western arms, manufactures, science and culture, in that order. This volume of essays deals with the reception of Western literature, on the evidence of translations made. Having to overcome Chinese assumptions of cultural superiority, the perception that the West had a literature worth notice grew only gradually. It was not until the very end of the 19th century that a translation of a Western novel (La dame aux camélias) achieved popular acclaim. But this opened the floodgates: in the fir
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Action
digitized
Cataloging source
OCLCE
Dewey number
895.1/0948
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN241
LC item number
.T72 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Pollard, David E.
Series statement
Benjamins translation library,
Series volume
v. 25
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  • Literature
  • Literature
  • Chinese literature
  • Traduction littéraire
  • Littérature
  • Littérature
  • Littérature chinoise
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Chinese literature
  • Literature
  • Vertalingen
  • Letterkunde
  • Chinees
Label
Translation and creation : readings of western literature in early modern China, 1840-1918, edited by David Pollard
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file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Degrees of familiarity with the West in late Qing society / Xiong Yuezhi -- A statistical survey of translated fiction 1840-1920 / Tarumoto Teruo -- From petitions to fiction: visions of the future propagated in early modern China / Wang Xiaoming -- Liberal versions: late Qing approaches to translating Aesop's fables / Leo Tak-hung Chan -- Lord Byron's "The isles of Greece": first translations / Chu Chi Yu -- "The sole purpose is to express my political views": Liang Qichao and the translation and writing of political novels in the late Qing / Lawrence Wang-chi Wong -- The discourse of occidentalism? Wei Yi and Lin Shu's treatment of religious material in their translation of Uncle Tom's cabin / Martha P.Y. Cheung -- Giving texts a context: Chinese translations of classical English detective stories 1896-1916 / Eva Hung -- Jules Verne, science fiction and related matters / D.E. Pollard -- From popular science to science fiction: an investigation of 'flying machines' / Chen Pingyuan -- Ms Picha and Mrs Stowe / Xia Xiaohong -- Wang Gouwei as translator of values / Cecile Chu-chin Sun -- The influence of translated fiction on Chinese romantic fiction / Yuan Jin -- Translating modernity / David D.W. Wang
Control code
607119513
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vi, 335 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789027283474
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)607119513
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Translation and creation : readings of western literature in early modern China, 1840-1918, edited by David Pollard
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Degrees of familiarity with the West in late Qing society / Xiong Yuezhi -- A statistical survey of translated fiction 1840-1920 / Tarumoto Teruo -- From petitions to fiction: visions of the future propagated in early modern China / Wang Xiaoming -- Liberal versions: late Qing approaches to translating Aesop's fables / Leo Tak-hung Chan -- Lord Byron's "The isles of Greece": first translations / Chu Chi Yu -- "The sole purpose is to express my political views": Liang Qichao and the translation and writing of political novels in the late Qing / Lawrence Wang-chi Wong -- The discourse of occidentalism? Wei Yi and Lin Shu's treatment of religious material in their translation of Uncle Tom's cabin / Martha P.Y. Cheung -- Giving texts a context: Chinese translations of classical English detective stories 1896-1916 / Eva Hung -- Jules Verne, science fiction and related matters / D.E. Pollard -- From popular science to science fiction: an investigation of 'flying machines' / Chen Pingyuan -- Ms Picha and Mrs Stowe / Xia Xiaohong -- Wang Gouwei as translator of values / Cecile Chu-chin Sun -- The influence of translated fiction on Chinese romantic fiction / Yuan Jin -- Translating modernity / David D.W. Wang
Control code
607119513
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vi, 335 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789027283474
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)607119513
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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