Asian Studies: Chinese Literature

  • Lao She's Teahouse and its Two English Translations: Exploring Chinese Drama Translation with Systemic Functional Grammar book cover

    Lao She's Teahouse and its Two English Translations

    Exploring Chinese Drama Translation with Systemic Functional Grammar, 1st Edition

    By Bo Wang, Yuanyi Ma

    Lao She’s Teahouse and its Two English Translations: Exploring Chinese Drama Translation with Systemic Functional Linguistics provides an in depth application of SFL to the study of Chinese drama translation, and theoretically explores the interface between SFL and drama translation.  …

    Paperback – 2020-04-20 
    Routledge

  • Jin Ping Mei English Translations: Texts, Paratexts and Contexts book cover

    Jin Ping Mei English Translations

    Texts, Paratexts and Contexts, 1st Edition

    By Lintao Qi

    This book investigates the English translations and adaptations of the sixteenth century classic Chinese novel Jin Ping Mei. Acclaimed the ‘No.1 Marvellous Book’ of the Ming dynasty, Jin Ping Mei was banned soon after its appearance, due to the inclusion of graphically explicit sexual descriptions.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Youth Economy, Crisis, and Reinvention in Twenty-First-Century China: Morning Sun in the Tiny Times book cover

    Youth Economy, Crisis, and Reinvention in Twenty-First-Century China

    Morning Sun in the Tiny Times, 1st Edition

    By Hui Faye Xiao

    This book surveys the explosive youth culture in twenty-first century China, an active and powerful force catalysing cultural innovations, social changes, and collective efforts, re-inventing a pluralistic and multivalent youth (qingnian) in an age of enormous change, division and uncertainty.…

    Hardback – 2019-11-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Routledge Companion to Shen Congwen book cover

    Routledge Companion to Shen Congwen

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gang Zhou, Sihe Chen, Zhang Xinying, Jeffrey C Kinkley

    This volume is about studies of Shen Congwen (1902–1988), one of the most important writers in modern China, but more importantly, it is about how Shen Congwen has been received in and beyond Mainland China. By presenting the best literary criticism on Shen Congwen in Mainland China over the past…

    Hardback – 2019-06-24
    Routledge
    Chinese Literature Series from a Global Perspective

  • The Politics of Memory in Sinophone Cinemas and Image Culture: Altering Archives book cover

    The Politics of Memory in Sinophone Cinemas and Image Culture

    Altering Archives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peng Hsiao-yen, Ella Raidel

    Cinema archives memories, conserves the past, and rewrites histories. As much as the Sinophone embodies differences, contemporary Sinophone cinemas in Taiwan, Hong Kong, and the People’s Republic of China invest various images of contested politics in order to assert different histories and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Seven Lectures on Wang Guowei’s Renjian Cihua book cover

    Seven Lectures on Wang Guowei’s Renjian Cihua

    1st Edition

    By Florence Chia-Ying Yeh

    Renjian cihua is a masterpiece of literary criticism written by Wang Guowei (1877–1927), a scholar of the Chinese classics who lived during the late Qing and early Republican periods. Since its publication in 1908 and 1909, it has been one of the most influential academic works in China. Elegantly…

    Hardback – 2018-12-13
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • Unnatural Narrative across Borders: Transnational and Comparative Perspectives book cover

    Unnatural Narrative across Borders

    Transnational and Comparative Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Biwu Shang

    This book actively engages with current discussion of narratology, and unnatural narrative theory in particular. Unsatisfied with the hegemony of European and Anglo-American narrative theory, it calls for a transnational and comparative turn in unnatural narrative theory, the purpose of which is to…

    Hardback – 2018-12-13
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • Routledge Handbook of Modern Chinese Literature book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Modern Chinese Literature

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ming Dong Gu

    The Routledge Handbook of Modern Chinese Literature presents a comprehensive overview of Chinese literature from the 1910s to the present day. Featuring detailed studies of selected masterpieces, it adopts a thematic-comparative approach. By developing an innovative conceptual framework predicated…

    Hardback – 2018-09-04
    Routledge

  • Space, Politics, and Cultural Representation in Modern China: Cartographies of Revolution book cover

    Space, Politics, and Cultural Representation in Modern China

    Cartographies of Revolution, 1st Edition

    By Enhua Zhang

    Regarding revolution as a spatial practice, this book explores modes of spatial construction in modern China through a panoramic overview of major Chinese revolutionary events and nuanced analysis of cultural representations. Examining the relationship between revolution, space, and culture in…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Reconfiguring Class, Gender, Ethnicity and Ethics in Chinese Internet Culture book cover

    Reconfiguring Class, Gender, Ethnicity and Ethics in Chinese Internet Culture

    1st Edition

    By Haomin Gong, Xin Yang

    New information technologies have, to an unprecedented degree, come to reshape human relations, identities and communities both online and offline. As Internet narratives including online fiction, poetry and films reflect and represent ambivalent politics in China, the Chinese state wishes to…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Lu Hsün and his Predecessors book cover

    Lu Hsün and his Predecessors

    1st Edition

    By V. I. Semanov

    Originally published in 1980, Alber’s translation of Semanov’s study aimed to contribute to the studies of Chinese literature and the knowledge of Lu Hsün’s work to an English-speaking reader. Lu Hsün was an influential democrat and humanist in early twentieth Century China and his work had a great…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • New Chinese-Language Documentaries: Ethics, Subject and Place book cover

    New Chinese-Language Documentaries

    Ethics, Subject and Place, 1st Edition

    By Kuei-fen Chiu, Yingjin Zhang

    Documentary filmmaking is one of the most vibrant areas of media activity in the Chinese world, with many independent filmmakers producing documentaries that deal with a range of sensitive socio-political problems, bringing to their work a strongly ethical approach. This book identifies notable…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia

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