Critical Zone 3

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-04-30
  • Publisher: Hong Kong Univ Pr

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Critical Zone is a project of collaboration among scholars from Hong Kong, mainland China, the United States, and Europe. An established series in cultural and literary studies, jointly published by the Hong Kong University Press and Nanjing University Press, it is conceived as an intellectual bridge between China and the rest of the world, and a zone of scholarly and critical convergence beyond regional and disciplinary boundaries.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 1
Locating Louise Ho: The Place of English Poetry in Hong Kongp. 15
Voices of Hong Kong: The Reconstruction of a Performance in a Teahousep. 37
Invisible Neighbors: Racial Minorities and the Hong Kong Chinese Communityp. 59
Contested Colony: Hong Kong, the 1949 Revolution, and the "Taiwan Problem"p. 75
Babel and Vernacular in an Empire of Immigrants: Howells and the Languages of American Fictionp. 95
Dreaming about the Singularity of the New Middle Ages: Three Provisional Notes on the Question of Imaginationp. 113
Chinese Nationalism
Modern Chinese Nationalism and the Boxer Movementp. 147
The Cultural Origin of the Boxer Movement's Obscurantism and Its Influence on the Cultural Revolutionp. 155
Shanghai History Books
Editors' Notep. 170
The New History Books in Shanghai: It's a Change, Not a Coup d'Etatp. 171
Zhu Xueqin Reviews New History Books: A Cannibalistic View of History Produced Wolvesp. 179
China Maritime Rights
On the Development Strategy for China's Sea Powerp. 189
On China's Sea Powerp. 205
On China's Foreign Policy Strategyp. 215
Contributorsp. 235
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