New PDF release: Baudelaire in China: A Study in Literary Reception

By Gloria Bien

ISBN-10: 1611493897

ISBN-13: 9781611493894

ISBN-10: 1611495644

ISBN-13: 9781611495645

Baudelaire's paintings entered China within the 20th century amidst political and social upheavals observed by way of a "literary revolution" that referred to as for classical versions and modes of expression to get replaced by way of vernacular language and modern content material. chinese language writers welcomed their assembly with the West and brazenly embraced Western literature as supplying versions in constructing their "new" literature. Baudelaire's reception in China offers a consultant research of this "meeting of East and west." His paintings, which has been declared to face among culture and modernity, additionally lies on the intersection among classical and smooth literature in China. a few of the most sensible recognized and such a lot very hot writers in twentieth-century China have been attracted to Baudelaire's paintings, and a few addressed it without delay of their personal writings. Bien attracts upon H.R. Jauss's concept of the transferring and increasing horizons of expectation within the studying and interpretation of a literary paintings, and upon James J.Y. Lin's concept of "worlds" obtained and created through either writer and reader, to teach how poetic traces, photos, and concepts, in addition to chinese language critics' reviews, finally weave right into a wealthy photograph of Baudelaire's reception in China.

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