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Lin Shu, Inc.Translation and the Making of Modern Chinese Culture

Lin Shu, Inc.: Translation and the Making of Modern Chinese Culture

Michael Gibbs Hill

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199892884
eISBN:
9780199980062
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892884.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

How could a writer who knew no foreign languages call himself a translator? How, too, did he become a major commercial success, churning out nearly two hundred “translations” over twenty years? With ... More

Whipscars and TattoosThe Last of the Mohicans, Moby-Dick, and the Maori

Whipscars and Tattoos: The Last of the Mohicans, Moby-Dick, and the Maori

Geoffrey Sanborn

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199751693
eISBN:
9780199894819
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751693.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature, World Literature

This book combines history, biography, and close reading to produce radically new interpretations of two of the most important novels in American history. After an introductory chapter ... More

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