Intransitive Encounter: Sino-U.S. Literatures and the Limits of Exchange

Intransitive Encounter: Sino-U.S. Literatures and the Limits of Exchange[KINDLE] ✽ Intransitive Encounter: Sino-U.S. Literatures and the Limits of Exchange ❁ Nan Da – Heartforum.co.uk Why should the earliest literary encounters between China and the United States and their critical interpretation matter now How can they help us describe cultural exchanges in which nothing substanti Why should the earliest literary encounters between China Sino-U.S. Literatures Kindle ´ and the United States and their critical interpretation matter now How can they help us describe cultural exchanges in which nothing substantial is exchanged, at least not in ways that can easily be tracked All sorts of literary Intransitive Encounter: PDF or meetings took place between China and the United States in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, involving an unlikely array of figures including canonical Americans such as Washington Irving, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Chinese writers Qiu Jin and Dong Xun and Asian American writers Encounter: Sino-U.S. Literatures eBook ´ like Yung Wing and Edith Eaton Yet present day interpretations of these interactions often read too much into their significance or mistake their nature missing their particularities or limits in the quest to find evidence of cosmopolitanism or transnational hybridityIn Intransitive Encounter, Nan Z Da carefully re creates these transpacific interactions, plying literary and social theory to highlight their various expressions of indifference toward synthesis, interpollination, and convergence Da proposes that interpretation trained on such recessive moments and minimal adjustments can light a path for Sino US relations going forward offering neither a geopolitical showdown nor a celebration of hybridity but the possibility of self contained cross cultural encounters that do not have to confess to the fact of their having taken place Intransitive Encounter is an unconventional and theoretically rich reflection on how we ought to interpret global interactions and imaginings that do not fit the patterns proclaimed by contemporary literary studies.

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    Intransitive Encounter: Sino-U.S. Literatures and the creates these transpacific interactions, plying literary and social theory to highlight their various expressions of indifference toward synthesis, interpollination, and convergence Da proposes that interpretation trained on such recessive moments and minimal adjustments can light a path for Sino US relations going forward offering neither a geopolitical showdown nor a celebration of hybridity but the possibility of self contained cross cultural encounters that do not have to confess to the fact of their having taken place Intransitive Encounter is an unconventional and theoretically rich reflection on how we ought to interpret global interactions and imaginings that do not fit the patterns proclaimed by contemporary literary studies."/>
  • Hardcover
  • 304 pages
  • Intransitive Encounter: Sino-U.S. Literatures and the Limits of Exchange
  • Nan Da
  • 14 December 2018
  • 0231188021

7 thoughts on “Intransitive Encounter: Sino-U.S. Literatures and the Limits of Exchange

  1. Humphrey says:

    A compelling critique of certain temptations if not tendencies in the subfields of transnational studies and book circulation history that makes valuable contributions beyond the freshness of its archive to both.

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