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Sound and Script in Chinese Diaspora

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HARDCOVER

$57.50 • £46.95 • €52.00

ISBN 9780674055407

Publication Date: 01/15/2011

Short

320 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

14 halftones

World

  • List of Illustrations
  • Acknowledgments
  • 1 Literary Governance
  • 2 Chinese Lessons
  • 3 Lin Yutang’s Typewriter
  • 4 Bilingual Loyalty
  • 5 Chen Jitong’s “World Literature”
  • 6 The Missing Script of Taiwan
  • 7 Look-Alikes and Bad Relations
  • 8 The Elephant in the Room
  • Conclusion
  • Notes
  • Glossary
  • Index

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