Beginning with a retrospective of the earlier century, this ebook deals a wide ranging photograph of chinese language comparative literature, from its nascence within the early Twenties, via its evolution within the Eighties, to the hot improvement on the flip of the century, finishing with a potential examine the way forward for comparative literature within the twenty first century. The articles offered right here display the author’s deep understandings of the literature and tradition of her personal kingdom and people of alternative nations. A wealthy array of case experiences and in-depth theorizing make it a very fascinating and enlightening read.
Prof. Daiyun Yue is a sought after professor at Peking college and a number one determine in chinese language comparative literature. She has served as Head of the Institute for Comparative Literature and Cultural reviews, PKU (1984―1998) and the 3rd president of the chinese language Comparative Literature organization (1989―2014). extra, she is the founding father of discussion Transculturel, a much-acclaimed magazine of comparative literature.
Prof. Yue methods awesome literature as a bridge to hyperlink humans of other cultural traditions: “The it's because interdisciplinary literary learn among alien cultures is feasible is simply because conversation among alien cultures, besides trade and realizing, is extra conveniently discovered via literature.” Herein lies the worth of comparative literature.
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