Download e-book for iPad: Chinese Dreams: Pound, Brecht, Tel Quel by Eric R. J. Hayot

By Eric R. J. Hayot

ISBN-10: 0472034863

ISBN-13: 9780472034864

ISBN-10: 0472113402

ISBN-13: 9780472113408

China’ s profound impression at the avant-garde within the twentieth century was once nowhere extra obvious than within the paintings of Ezra Pound, Bertolt Brecht, and the writers linked to the Parisian literary magazine Tel quel. Chinese Dreams explores the advanced, complex dating among numerous “ Chinas” — as texts— and the nation/culture identified easily as “ China” — their context— in the paintings of those writers. Eric Hayot calls into query the very technique of representing otherness within the historical past of the West and finally asks if it'd be attainable to take care of the political that means of imagining the opposite, whereas nonetheless having fun with the pleasures and probabilities of such dreaming. the most recent version of this seriously acclaimed publication contains a new preface by way of the author.

“ Lucid and obtainable . . . an enormous contribution to the sphere of East-West comparative experiences, Asian reports, and modernism.”

— Comparative Literature Studies

“ rather than attempting to decipher the indecipherable ‘ China’ in Western literary texts and demanding discourses, Hayot selected to teach us why and the way ‘ China’ has remained, and may most likely continuously be, a fascinating, ever-elusive dream. His technique is nuanced and clean, his research rigorous and illuminating.”

— Michelle Yeh, collage of California, Davis

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