Colonial Taiwan

Author : Pei-yin Lin
ISBN : 9789004344501
Genre : Literary Criticism
File Size : 75.85 MB
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This book provides a refreshing and comprehensive analysis on colonial Taiwanese literature. It accentuates its thematic and stylistic richness, challenges the reductive “collaboration-resistance” binary, and calls for a multifaceted literary commonwealth.
Category: Literary Criticism

The Tapestry Of Popular Songs In 16th And 17th Century China

Author : Kathryn A. Lowry
ISBN : 9789004145863
Genre : Music
File Size : 82.64 MB
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This study of popular songs offers a new hypothesis about the role of elite in popular culture and evidences how commercial publishing facilitated the rise of selective reading and imitation of texts in late-Ming China, creating a new basis for describing desire and the self.
Category: Music


Author : Friedrich Berge
ISBN : UCD:31175035213688
Genre : Giftpflanzen
File Size : 35.73 MB
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Category: Giftpflanzen


Author : Thomas Elliot Weier
ISBN : UCSD:31822020648515
Genre : Science
File Size : 32.15 MB
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New and revised edition of the classic text of plant biology. Examines all botanical topics from the microscopic level to the geological record of evolution, including anatomy, physiology, taxonomy, morphology, ecology, cytology, plant kingdom, and economic botany. New edition features include all new material on the cell cycle in plant meristems, pollination, propagation of plants by tissue culture and its agricultural potential, plant variations in response to mineral stress, and numerical taxonomy methods. Updated coverage of genetics and prokaryots reflects the most up-to-date research findings. Contains numerous line drawings and 200 full color illustrations.
Category: Science

Writing Taiwan

Author : David Der-wei Wang
ISBN : 9780822388579
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Writing Taiwan is the first volume in English to examine the entire span of modern Taiwan literature, from the first decades of the twentieth century to the present. In this collection, leading literary scholars based in Taiwan and the United States consider prominent Taiwanese authors and works in genres including poetry, travel writing, and realist, modernist, and postmodern fiction. The diversity of Taiwan literature is signaled by the range of authors treated, including Yang Chichang, who studied Japanese literature in Tokyo in the early 1930s and wrote all of his own poetry and fiction in Japanese; Li Yongping, an ethnic Chinese born in Malaysia and educated in Taiwan and the United States; and Liu Daren, who was born in mainland China and effectively exiled from Taiwan in the 1970s on account of his political activism. Because the island of Taiwan spent the first half of the century as a colony of Japan and the second half in an umbilical relationship to China, its literature challenges basic assumptions about what constitutes a “national literature.” Several contributors directly address the methodological and epistemological issues involved in writing about “Taiwan literature.” Other contributors investigate the cultural and political grounds from which specific genres and literary movements emerged. Still others explore themes of history and memory in Taiwan literature and tropes of space and geography, looking at representations of boundaries as well as the boundary-crossing global flows of commodities and capital. Like Taiwan’s history, modern Taiwan literature is rife with conflicting legacies and impulses. Writing Taiwan reveals a sense of its richness and diversity to English-language readers. Contributors. Yomi Braester, Sung-sheng Yvonne Chang, Fangming Chen, Lingchei Letty Chen, Chaoyang Liao, Ping-hui Liao, Joyce C. H. Liu, Kim-chu Ng, Carlos Rojas, Xiaobing Tang, Ban Wang, David Der-wei Wang, Gang Gary Xu, Michelle Yeh, Fenghuang Ying
Category: Literary Criticism