When True Love Came to China

When True Love Came to China

by Lynn Pan

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789888208807
Publisher: Hong Kong University Press
Publication date: 03/01/2016
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Lynn Pan was born in Shanghai and educated in London and Cambridge, England. She is the author of more than a dozen books on China and the Chinese diaspora, including Shanghai Style; Tracing It Home; and Sons of the Yellow Emperor, the winner of the Martin Luther King Memorial Prize.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements vii

1 Love's Entrée 2

2 Confucius and Freud 14

3 Love in the Western World 26

4 Keywords 50

5 Two Great Works on Love 74

6 The Camellia Lady 88

7 Joan Haste and Romantic Fiction 98

8 The Clump 108

9 Two Ways of Escape 120

10 Faust, werther, Salome 138

11 Ellen Key 154

12 One and Only 170

13 Looking for Love Yu Dafu 190

14 Exalting Love Xu Zhimo 208

15 Love Betrayed Eileen Chang 230

16 Love's Decline and Fall 254

17 Afterthoughts 278

Notes 285

References 309

Index 319

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