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By Youzhuang Geng

In Between East and West/Word and Image, Geng Youzhuang, one in every of China’s prime intellectuals, bargains an unique and complex research of either Western cultural and literary idea and modern chinese language idea. during this attention-grabbing exploration of the respective highbrow traditions inside China and the West, Geng indicates how the dynamics at paintings among be aware and snapshot develop into a parable for knowing the bigger courting among chinese language and Western ideas.

Geng first surveys influential Western thinkers and their rules, with a different concentrate on the kinfolk among phrases and issues, indicators and meanings, photograph and language. He subsequent explores the conflicted courting among faith and literature within the West. ultimately, Geng turns his concentration to China, discussing the that means and importance of Sinology and the probabilities of treating China as an indication and referent in modern Western pondering. an individual attracted to the forces at paintings in the intermingling of jap and Western literature, writing, and the semiotics of tradition will locate Between East and West/Word and Image compelling.

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