Whitmanism, Imagism, and Modernism in China and America

Whitmanism, Imagism, and Modernism in China and America

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This book is a cross-cultural study of two major literatures of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. It traces the confluence of American and Chinese literatures in the early twentieth century, when modernism reached its full powers in Europe and America, and to a lesser extent, in China. The author examines how classical Chinese literature affected the birth of American modernism as represented by Ezra Pound; he also investigates how American literature contributed to the formation and development of China's New Poetry.Diagram/graph and sound compounds, in which a word is composed of two major parts. ... series jointly produced by Beijing International Chinese Character Studies Association, Jiangxi Teachers University, and the Jiangxi TV Station.


Title:Whitmanism, Imagism, and Modernism in China and America
Author:Guiyou Huang
Publisher:Susquehanna University Press - 1997-01-01
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