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The Resource China and the Victorian imagination : empires entwined, Ross G. Forman

China and the Victorian imagination : empires entwined, Ross G. Forman

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China and the Victorian imagination : empires entwined
Title
China and the Victorian imagination
Title remainder
empires entwined
Statement of responsibility
Ross G. Forman
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Ross Forman demonstrates how integral China and the Chinese were to the Victorian imagination and reassesses British imperialism in Asia
Member of
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Forman, Ross
Dewey number
  • 820.9/3251
  • 820.935851
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Cambridge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture
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  • English literature
  • English literature
  • Great Britain
  • China
Label
China and the Victorian imagination : empires entwined, Ross G. Forman
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Introduction Topsy-turvy Britain and China; Imagined possibilities; Empires entwined; Overview: Why China and the Chinese?; Why China matters; Albion's East: disciplinary and historical concerns and Britain's imagined view of China; Chinese boxes, or China contained; Chapter 1 The manners and customs of the modern Chinese Narrating China through the treaty ports; The literary littoral; Concessions: a history; The conventions of late Victorian culture on the China Coast; Excursions in the interior
  • Chapter 2 Projecting from Possession Point James Dalziel's Chronicles of Hong KongTheorizing from the fringes of Asia; Hugging China; Onshore/offshore: tampering with identikit models of empire; Whither the white lords of the island?; Hybridity in Hong Kong: "despised alike of East and West"; Uncommon trysts: the unbearable morality of immoral relations; Chapter 3 Peking plots Narrating the Boxer Rebellion of 1900; A state of siege; The power of disguise; Misguided motives: narrating the Chinese point of view
  • Chapter 4 Britain "knit and nationalised" Asian invasion novels in Britain, 1898-1914War of the world; Insidious insiders; Technologies of takeover; Chapter 5 Staging the Celestial; Chin-chin-chinaman: Chinese stage types; China on a plate; Blackface, yellowface, and loss of face; Bloodthirsty Buddhas; Spectacular politics and dramatic moralities; East of opium: dramas of morality, politics, and empathy; Chapter 6 A Cockney Chinatown The literature of Limehouse, London; "A Chinaman's chance"; A paw thing but mine own; Dens of iniquity; Conclusion No rest for the West; Notes
  • Introduction: Topsy-turvy Britain and ChinaChapter 1: The manners and customs of the modern Chinese Narrating China through the treaty ports; Chapter 2: Projecting from Possession Point James Dalziel's Chronicles of Hong Kong; Chapter 3: Peking plots Narrating the Boxer Rebellion of 1900; Chapter 4: Britain "knit and nationalised" Asian invasion novels in Britain, 1898-1914; Chapter 5: Staging the Celestial; Chapter 6: A Cockney Chinatown The literature of Limehouse, London; Conclusion: No rest for the West; Bibliography; Primary Sources; Secondary Sources; Index
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ocn854975208
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Extent
1 online resource (318 pages)
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online
Isbn
9781139003803
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unknown
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eBooks on EBSCOhost
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not applicable
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Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)854975208
Label
China and the Victorian imagination : empires entwined, Ross G. Forman
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Introduction Topsy-turvy Britain and China; Imagined possibilities; Empires entwined; Overview: Why China and the Chinese?; Why China matters; Albion's East: disciplinary and historical concerns and Britain's imagined view of China; Chinese boxes, or China contained; Chapter 1 The manners and customs of the modern Chinese Narrating China through the treaty ports; The literary littoral; Concessions: a history; The conventions of late Victorian culture on the China Coast; Excursions in the interior
  • Chapter 2 Projecting from Possession Point James Dalziel's Chronicles of Hong KongTheorizing from the fringes of Asia; Hugging China; Onshore/offshore: tampering with identikit models of empire; Whither the white lords of the island?; Hybridity in Hong Kong: "despised alike of East and West"; Uncommon trysts: the unbearable morality of immoral relations; Chapter 3 Peking plots Narrating the Boxer Rebellion of 1900; A state of siege; The power of disguise; Misguided motives: narrating the Chinese point of view
  • Chapter 4 Britain "knit and nationalised" Asian invasion novels in Britain, 1898-1914War of the world; Insidious insiders; Technologies of takeover; Chapter 5 Staging the Celestial; Chin-chin-chinaman: Chinese stage types; China on a plate; Blackface, yellowface, and loss of face; Bloodthirsty Buddhas; Spectacular politics and dramatic moralities; East of opium: dramas of morality, politics, and empathy; Chapter 6 A Cockney Chinatown The literature of Limehouse, London; "A Chinaman's chance"; A paw thing but mine own; Dens of iniquity; Conclusion No rest for the West; Notes
  • Introduction: Topsy-turvy Britain and ChinaChapter 1: The manners and customs of the modern Chinese Narrating China through the treaty ports; Chapter 2: Projecting from Possession Point James Dalziel's Chronicles of Hong Kong; Chapter 3: Peking plots Narrating the Boxer Rebellion of 1900; Chapter 4: Britain "knit and nationalised" Asian invasion novels in Britain, 1898-1914; Chapter 5: Staging the Celestial; Chapter 6: A Cockney Chinatown The literature of Limehouse, London; Conclusion: No rest for the West; Bibliography; Primary Sources; Secondary Sources; Index
Control code
ocn854975208
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (318 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781139003803
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)854975208

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