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Translation’s Forgotten History

Russian Literature, Japanese Mediation, and the Formation of Modern Korean Literature

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$39.95 • £31.95 • €36.00

ISBN 9780674660045

Publication Date: 03/28/2016


  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • Notes on Transliterations, Names, and Translations
  • Introduction: Translation and the Formation of Modern Literature
  • 1. Manipulation of Fame and Anxiety: Construction of a Model Intellectual and a Theory of Literature
  • 2. Rewriting Literature and Reality: Translation, Journalism, and Modern Literature
  • 3. Aspirations for a New Literature: Constructing Proletarian Literature from Nineteenth-Century Russian Literature
  • Epilogue: Shared Sensibility in East Asia and Imagining Alternative Literary Histories
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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