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Author Brookshaw, David Rowan.
Title Perceptions of China in Modern Portuguese Literature Border Gates : Border Gates.
Imprint Lewiston : Edwin Mellen Press, 2002.

Author Brookshaw, David Rowan.
Series Studies in Portuguese Literature ; v. 1
Studies in Portuguese literature.
Subject Portuguese literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
China -- In literature.
Description 1 online resource (208 pages).
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Contents Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Foreword and Acknowledgements; Preface; Chapter 1: Introduction; Chapter 2: Native Colonial or Colonial Native? China Through the Eyes of Camilo Pessanha; Chapter 3: Orients of the imagination: Eça de Queirós and Miguel Torga; Chapter 4: Hidden Dangers: the Orient of the Colonial Novel; Chapter 5: Insiders and Outsiders: the China of Deolinda da Conceição and Maria Ondina Braga; Chapter 6: Women on the Periphery; Chapter 7: Macau as Roots and the Fiction of Henrique de Senna Fernandes.
Chapter 8: Macau as Routes: The Novels of Rodrigo Leal de CarvalhoChapter 9: TheLiterature of Transition; Chapter 10: Conclusion: Exile, Return, NewDepartures; Bibliographical Sources; Index.
Summary Much has been written about perceptions of China in English and French literatures, but relatively little on Portuguese literature, in spite of Portugal's long association with the Far East and presence in Macau. While most of the existing scholarship has focused on the early period of Portuguese contact with China, Dr. Brookshaw's book concentrates specifically on the literature of the last one hundred years. The convulsive events of 11 September 2001 brought fears of a cataclysmic clash of civilizations, of races and of religions. The creeping homogenization of the global village, on Western.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780773411890 (electronic bk.)
0773411895 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 798535623
Additional Format Print version: Brookshaw, David Rowan. Perceptions of China in Modern Portuguese Literature Border Gates : Border Gates. Lewiston : Edwin Mellen Press, ©2002 9780773470118

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