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The Resource Beyond sinology : Chinese writing and the scripts of culture, Andrea Bachner

Beyond sinology : Chinese writing and the scripts of culture, Andrea Bachner

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Beyond sinology : Chinese writing and the scripts of culture
Title
Beyond sinology
Title remainder
Chinese writing and the scripts of culture
Statement of responsibility
Andrea Bachner
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
New communication and information technologies remain challenging for the Chinese script, which, unlike alphabetic or other phonetic scripts, relies on multiple signifying principles. In recent decades, this multiplicity has generated a rich corpus of reflection and experimentation in literature, film, visual and performance art, and design and architecture, both within China and different parts of the West. Approaching this history from alternative theoretical perspectives, this volume pinpoints the phenomena binding languages, scripts, and medial expressions to cultural and national ide
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Bachner, Andrea
Dewey number
495.1/11
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Global Chinese culture
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  • Chinese language
  • Chinese characters
  • Inscriptions, Chinese
  • Chinese in literature
  • Chinese in motion pictures
  • Mass media and language
  • Chinese in art
Label
Beyond sinology : Chinese writing and the scripts of culture, Andrea Bachner
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Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction: Script politics -- Corpographies: Death and the sinograph -- National calligraphies -- Iconographies: Poetics of visuality -- On (not) writing Chinese -- Sonographies: Muteness envy -- Sinographic glossolalia -- Allographies: Crypto-Chinese -- Graphic parasites -- Technographies: Radical design -- Under e(rasure) -- Conclusion: Beyond sinology
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ocn869282606
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Extent
1 online resource (xii, 282 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231536301
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unknown
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Oxford University Press
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not applicable
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unknown
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Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)869282606
Label
Beyond sinology : Chinese writing and the scripts of culture, Andrea Bachner
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction: Script politics -- Corpographies: Death and the sinograph -- National calligraphies -- Iconographies: Poetics of visuality -- On (not) writing Chinese -- Sonographies: Muteness envy -- Sinographic glossolalia -- Allographies: Crypto-Chinese -- Graphic parasites -- Technographies: Radical design -- Under e(rasure) -- Conclusion: Beyond sinology
Control code
ocn869282606
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 282 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231536301
Level of compression
unknown
Note
Oxford University Press
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)869282606

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