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The Temptation of the West
     

The Temptation of the West

by André Malraux, Robert Hollander (Translator)
 

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Andre Malraux's first major publication takes the form of an exchange of letters between a young Chinese visiting Europe and a young Frenchman traveling to China in the 1920's. In Robert Hollander's eloquent translation, we hear Malraux's prediction: while China will be tempted by Western doctrines of individualism and Marxism, Europe will find its sense of purpose

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Andre Malraux's first major publication takes the form of an exchange of letters between a young Chinese visiting Europe and a young Frenchman traveling to China in the 1920's. In Robert Hollander's eloquent translation, we hear Malraux's prediction: while China will be tempted by Western doctrines of individualism and Marxism, Europe will find its sense of purpose questioned by 'the great, troubled drama' of the East.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780226502915
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Publication date:
02/01/1992
Pages:
154
Product dimensions:
5.26(w) x 8.03(h) x 0.46(d)

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