ISBN-10:
0674036255
ISBN-13:
9780674036253
Pub. Date:
11/30/2009
Publisher:
Harvard University Asia Center, Publiications PRG
Empire Of Texts In Motion

Empire Of Texts In Motion

by Karen Laura Thornber

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780674036253
Publisher: Harvard University Asia Center, Publiications PRG
Publication date: 11/30/2009
Series: Harvard-Yenching Institute Monograph Series, Asia Center , #67
Pages: 612
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.90(d)

About the Author

Karen Laura Thornber is Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature at Harvard University.

Table of Contents

Conventions Introduction: Empire, Transculturation, and Literary Contact Nebulae

1. Travel, Readerly Contact, and Writerly Contact in the Japanese Empire

Part I: Interpretive and Interlingual Transculturation

2. Transcultural Literary Criticism in the Japanese Empire

3. Multiple Vectors and Early Interlingual Transculturations of Japanese Literature

4. From Cultural Innovation to Total War

Part II: Intertextual Transculturation

5. Intertextuality, Empire, and East Asia

6. Spotlight on Suffering

7. Reconceptualizing Relationships: Individuals, Families, Nations

8. Questions of Agency: Raising Responsibility, Parodying Persistence, and Rethinking Reform

Epilogue: Postwar Intra–East Asian Dialogues and the Future of Negotiating Transculturally

Notes

Works Cited

Index

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