Victor Segalen and the Aesthetics of Diversity: Journeys Between Cultures

Victor Segalen and the Aesthetics of Diversity: Journeys Between Cultures

by Charles Forsdick
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198160143

ISBN-13: 9780198160144

Pub. Date: 01/28/2001

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA


With the appearance of Victor Segalen's Complete Works in 1995, the dramatic scope and wide-ranging implications of his reflections on exoticism were at last fully apparent. This study asserts the originality of Segalen's notion of exoticism while offering the first comprehensive study of the genesis of his aesthetics.  See more details below

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With the appearance of Victor Segalen's Complete Works in 1995, the dramatic scope and wide-ranging implications of his reflections on exoticism were at last fully apparent. This study asserts the originality of Segalen's notion of exoticism while offering the first comprehensive study of the genesis of his aesthetics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198160144
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
01/28/2001
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

List of Abbreviations
Introduction: Victor Segalen and the Aesthetics of Diversity
1. Defining the Exotic: Exotcism as an Approach to Radical Diversity
2. Exoticism and Empire: Colonial Literature and Post-Colonial Critique
3. Polynesia and Difference
4. China and Alterity
5. Towards a New Practice of Exoticism
Conclusion
Select Bibliography
Index

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