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By Shu-mei Shih

Shu-mei Shih's learn is the 1st publication in English to supply a accomplished account of chinese language literary modernism from Republican China. In The entice of the trendy, Shih argues for the contextualization of chinese language modernism within the semicolonial cultural and political formation of the time. attractive severely with theories of modernism, postcoloniality, and worldwide and native cultural reviews, Shih analyzes pivotal issues—such as psychoanalysis, decadence, Orientalism, Occidentalism, semicolonial subjectivity, cosmopolitanism, and urbanism—that have been mediated via jap in addition to Western modernisms.

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