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Author Chen, Shih-Wen,
Title Children's literature and transnational knowledge in modern China : education, religion, and childhood / Shih-Wen Sue Chen.
Imprint Singapore : Palgrave Macmillan, 2019.

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Author Chen, Shih-Wen,
Subject Children's literature, Chinese -- Study and teaching.
Children -- Books and reading -- China.
Description 1 online resource
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Note Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed May 1, 2019)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Intro; Dedication; Acknowledgments; Contents; About the Author; Note on Transliteration, Chinese Characters, and Abbreviations; Abbreviations; List of Figures; Chapter 1: Protestant Missionaries, Chinese Intellectuals, and Children's Literature; Attitudes Toward Children and Childhood; What Did Chinese Children Read?; Missionary Print Culture for Children; Chinese Print Culture for Children; Transnationalism and Translation; Structure of the Book; Chapter 2: The Filial Child and the Evangelical Child in Translated Bestsellers and Forgotten Tracts; Evangelical Literature and Translation
Translators and ReadershipThe Evangelical Child; Attracting the Chinese Reader; Cultural Acceptability, Filial Piety, and Devotion to God; Conclusion; Chapter 3: "Instructive and Amusing": Xiaohai yuebao (The Child's Paper, 1875-1915) and Childhood; Xiaohai yuebao: Origins; Contributors; Liars and Wrestling with Temptation; "Imbuing Chinese Youth with Western Ideas and Knowledge"; Readership and the Participatory Child; Conclusion; Chapter 4: Learning and Play in Mengxue bao (The Children's Educator) and Qimeng huabao (Enlightenment Pictorial)
The Children's Educator and Enlightenment Pictorial: Origins and Historical ContextFormat; Circulation; Translations; Audience; The Children's Educator: Children, Play, and Creativity; Creative Children; The Enlightenment Pictorial: Purposeful Play?; Conclusion; Chapter 5: Educating the Child: Textbooks, Primers, and Readers; Primers, Readers, and Textbooks in Missionary Schools and the State School System; Textbooks for Girls; Learning Through Exemplars; To Play or Not to Play; Conclusion; Chapter 6: Conclusion; Glossary; Bibliography; Primary Sources; Children's Periodicals
Other Children's TextsEnglish; Chinese; Other English Sources; Other Chinese Sources; Secondary Sources; Index
ISBN 9789811360831 (electronic bk.)
9811360839 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 1099524929

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