The Resource Chinese fiction of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries : essays, by Patrick Hanan

Chinese fiction of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries : essays, by Patrick Hanan

Label
Chinese fiction of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries : essays
Title
Chinese fiction of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries
Title remainder
essays
Statement of responsibility
by Patrick Hanan
Title variation
Essays on Chinese fiction of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
It has often been said that the nineteenth century was a relatively stagnant period for Chinese fiction, but preeminent scholar Patrick Hanan shows that the opposite is true: the finest novels of the nineteenth century show a constant experimentation and evolution. In this collection of detailed and insightful essays, Hanan examines Chinese fiction before and during the period in which Chinese writers first came into contact with western fiction. Hanan explores the uses made of fiction by westerners in China; the adaptation and integration of western methods in Chinese fiction; and the continued vitality of the Chinese fictional tradition. Some western missionaries, for example, wrote religious novels in Chinese, almost always with the aid of native assistants who tended to change aspects of the work to "fit" Chinese taste. Later, such works as Washington Irving's "Rip Van Winkle," Jonathan Swift's "A Voyage to Lilliput," the novels of Jules Verne, and French detective stories were translated into Chinese. These interventions and their effects are explored here for virtually the first time
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Cataloging source
COO
Dewey number
895.134809
Index
index present
LC call number
PL2437
LC item number
.H36 2004eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Masters of Chinese studies
Series volume
vol. 2
Label
Chinese fiction of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries : essays, by Patrick Hanan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-267) and index
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Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The narrator's voice before the 'Fiction Revolution' -- Illusion of romance and the courtesan novel -- The missionary novels of nineteenth-century China -- The first novel translated into Chinese -- The translated fiction in the early Shen Bao -- The new novel before the new novel: John Fryer's fiction contest -- The second stage of vernacular translation -- Wu Jianren and the narrator -- Specific literary relations of Sea of regrets -- The autobiographical romance of Chen Diexian -- The technique of Lu Xun's fiction
Control code
ocn213305145
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vi, 285 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231509145
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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.b35718833
Specific material designation
remote
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  • (OCoLC)213305145
  • pebcs0231127944

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