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Victor Segalen and the Aesthetics of Diversity

Journeys Between Cultures

Victor Segalen and the Aesthetics of Diversity( )
Author: Forsdick, Charles
Publication Date:Jan 2001
Publisher:Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $59.00
Book Description:

Victor Segalen (1878-1919) is one of the leading twentieth-century critics of exoticism. Rejecting the colonial literature of his time, he sought new means of approaching non-Western cultures. Segalen has become a common point of reference for a series of important contemporary thinkers (Baudrillard, Glissant, Said, Todorov). However, his work is not yet widely available to English-language readers. This study will provide an invaluable introduction to Segalen forthose interested in a...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / European / French
Literary Criticism / Subjects & Themes / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.4 x 8.4 x 0.8 Inches
Book Weight:0.9 Pounds

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