Dynastic Crisis and Cultural Innovation: From the Late Ming to the Late Qing and Beyond

Dynastic Crisis and Cultural Innovation: From the Late Ming to the Late Qing and Beyond

by David Der-wei Wang
     
 

Focusing on the twin themes of crisis and innovation, the seventeen chapters in this book aim to illuminate the late Ming and late Qing as eras of literary-cultural innovation during periods of imperial disintegration; to analyze linkages between the two periods and the radical heritage they bequeathed to the modern imagination; and to rethink the "premodernity" of… See more details below

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Focusing on the twin themes of crisis and innovation, the seventeen chapters in this book aim to illuminate the late Ming and late Qing as eras of literary-cultural innovation during periods of imperial disintegration; to analyze linkages between the two periods and the radical heritage they bequeathed to the modern imagination; and to rethink the "premodernity" of the late Ming and late Qing in the context of the end of the age of modernism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674017818
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
02/15/2006
Series:
Harvard East Asian Monographs Series, #249
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
575
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.80(d)

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