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Author Tian, Xiaofei, 1971-

Title Visionary journeys : travel writings from early medieval and nineteenth-century China / Xiaofei Tian.

Published Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Asia Center : Distributed by Harvard University Press, 2011.

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 UniM Bail  895.1093251 TIAN    AVAILABLE
Physical description xii, 381 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Harvard-Yenching Institute monograph series ; 78.
Harvard-Yenching Institute monograph series ; 78.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [347]-366) and index.
Contents Seeing with the mind's eye -- Journeys to other worlds -- Xie Lingyun, poet of purgatory -- The rhetorical schemata of seeing -- Poetry and experience in the 19th century.
Subject Foreign countries in literature.
Displacement (Psychology) in literature.
Visualization in literature.
Chinese -- Foreign countries -- Historiography.
Literature and history -- China -- History -- Northern and Southern dynasties, 386-589.
Literature and history -- China -- History -- 19th century.
Travelers' writings, Chinese -- History and criticism.
Travel in literature.
China -- Civilization -- Foreign influences.
ISBN 9780674062528 (hbk. : acid-free paper)
0674062523 (hbk. : acid-free paper)