This book is a cross-cultural study of two major literatures of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. It traces the confluence of American and Chinese literatures in the early twentieth century, when modernism reached its full powers in Europe and America, and to a lesser extent, in China. The author examines how classical Chinese literature affected the birth of American modernism as represented by Ezra Pound; he also investigates how American literature contributed to the formation and development of China's New Poetry.Cultural leaders are likely to know one or more foreign languages. As noted earlier, Huang ... A leading Chinese novelist, Wang sometimes writes in the stream-of-consciousness style and thus is Western-oriented. Wanga#39;s associate ministeranbsp;...
|Title||:||Whitmanism, Imagism, and Modernism in China and America|
|Publisher||:||Susquehanna University Press - 1997-01-01|