Eastwards: Western Views on East Asian Culture

Eastwards: Western Views on East Asian Culture

by Frank Kraushaar (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783034300407
Publisher: Lang, Peter Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date: 06/03/2010
Series: Eurosinica Series , #13
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.66(h) x (d)

About the Author

Frank Kraushaar is Associate Professor for Chinese Literature and Culture at the University of Latvia (Riga/Latvia) and Visiting Professor of Chinese Literature at the Estonian Institute of Humanities (Tallinn/Estonia).

Table of Contents

Contents: Mark Gamsa: China as Seen and Imagined by Roger Baron Budberg, a Baltic Physician in Manchuria – Henry Rosemont Jr./Roger T. Ames: On Translation & Interpretation – Frank Kraushaar: Literary Translation as the Inventive Result of Comparative Analysis: The Case of wen yan and Latvian – Ieva Haas: Translating Classical Chinese Poetry into Latvian – Ayumi Kurosawa: Haiku translated into Latvian – Tatiana A. Pang: The Manchu Language as a Tool of Western-Chinese Cultural Relations in the 17th and 18th Centuries – Adrian Hsia: Lucien Bodard’s Literarization of Jiang Qing or The (Legend of the) Cultural Revolution Revisited – Katarzyna Sonnenberg: The «Single Leaf» Abroad. The Approaches to Higuchi Ichiyō Outside Japan – Lucie Bernier : Transformations culturelles ou l’ambiguïté de l’Autre – Jekaterina Stepanova: Landscape Parks and Chinese gardens: Chinese influence on European Gardening in 18th Century – Tatsuo Takahashi: The Influence of Japonism on Japanese Modern Literature - Van Gogh and Akutagawa from the Viewpoint of Eco-criticism – Jekaterina Koort: The Chinese Concept of Blandness (dan) found in the Works of Western Painters – Sher-shiueh Li: Peking Opera in American Context: Reading Stark Young’s Reviews of Mei Lan-fang’s New York Performances, February and March, 1930 – Till Weingärtner: Samurai Smiles? Unique Guiles? Reflections on Japanese Smiles, Laughter and Humour – Agita Baltgalve: The Changing Shape of Tibetan Scriptures in Western Digital Media – Loreta Poškaitė: The Treatment of Human Body in Chinese Traditional Culture: Reconsidering Chinese and Western Perspectives – Vytis Silius: Terminological Problems in Investigation of the Human Being in Confucianism.

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