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China and the Victorian imagination : empires entwined

Title
China and the Victorian imagination : empires entwined / Ross G. Forman.
ISBN
9781107013155
1107013151
Publication
Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013.
Physical Description
x, 300 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Format
Books
Language
English
Added to Catalog
December 03, 2013
Series
Cambridge studies in nineteenth-century literature and culture ; 85.
Cambridge studies in nineteenth-century literature and culture ; 85
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-288) and index.
Contents
Introduction: Topsy-turvy Britain and China
The manners and customs of the modern Chinese: narrating China through the treaty ports
Projecting from possession point: James Dalziel's Chronicles of Hong Kong
Peking plots: representing the Boxer Rebellion of 1900
Britain "knit and nationalised": Asian invasion novels in Britain, 1898-1914
Staging the celestial
A Cockney Chinatown: the literature of Limehouse, London
Conclusion: No rest for the West.
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