A Taiwanese Literature Reader

The six stories in this collection are representative works from the mature period and the war period.

A Taiwanese Literature Reader

The six stories in this collection are representative works from the mature period and the war period. Each story depicts different hardships and predicaments faced by Taiwan as a colony under Japanese rule, offering insight into how this part of Taiwan's history continues to impact contemporary Taiwanese society.

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A Taiwanese Literature Reader
Language: en
Pages: 228
Authors: Nikky Lin
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Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-03-25 - Publisher:

The six stories in this collection are representative works from the mature period and the war period. Each story depicts different hardships and predicaments faced by Taiwan as a colony under Japanese rule, offering insight into how this part of Taiwan's history continues to impact contemporary Taiwanese society.
Reading China Against the Grain
Language: en
Pages: 238
Authors: Carlos Rojas, Mei-hwa Sung
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-10-29 - Publisher: Routledge

Through an analysis of a wide array of contemporary Chinese literature from inside and outside of China, this volume considers some of the ways in which China and Chineseness are understood and imagined. Using the central theme of the way in which literature has the potential to both reinforce and
Translation of Contemporary Taiwan Literature in a Cross-Cultural Context
Language: en
Pages: 140
Authors: Szu-Wen Kung
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-03-02 - Publisher: Routledge

Translation of Contemporary Taiwan Literature in a Cross-Cultural Context explores the social, cultural, and linguistic implications of translation of Taiwan literature for transnational cultural exchange. It demonstrates principally how asymmetrical cultural relationships, mediation processes, and ideologies of the translation players constitute the culture-specific translation activity as a highly contested site,
Queer Taiwanese Literature: A Reader
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: Howard Chiang
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-05-03 - Publisher: Cambria Press

As the first state to legalize same-sex marriage in Asia and host the first annual gay pride in the Sinophone Pacific, Taiwan is a historic center of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer culture. With this blazing path of activism, queer Taiwanese literature has also risen in prominence and there
World Literature Reader
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: Theo D'haen, César Domínguez, Mads Rosendahl Thomsen
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-06-01 - Publisher: Routledge

World Literature is an increasingly influential subject in literary studies, which has led to the re-framing of contemporary ideas of ‘national literatures’, language and translation. World Literature: A Reader brings together thirty essential readings which display the theoretical foundations of the subject, as well as showing its conceptual development over