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Title Beyond the May Fourth paradigm : in search of Chinese modernity / edited by Kai-wing Chow ... [and others].

Published Lanham : Lexington Books/Rowman & Littlefied, [2008]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  951.041 BEYO    AVAILABLE
Physical description ix, 341 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-318) and index.
Contents Introduction / Kai-Wing Chow, Tze-ki Hon, Hung-yok Ip and Don C. Price -- Pt. 1. Commercial Printing and Language Reform -- 1. Culture, Capital, and the Temptations of the Imagined Market: The Case of the Commercial Press / Ted Huters -- 2. Canon Formation and Linguistic Turn: Literary Debates in Republican China, 1919-1949 / Jianhua Chen -- Pt. 2. Gender and Family -- 3. The Theory and Practice ofWomen's Rights in Late-Qing Shanghai, 1843-1911 / Xiong Yuezhi -- 4. Exercising Women's Rights: Debates on Physical Culture since the Late Nineteenth Century / Denise Gimpel -- 5. Generational and Cultural Fissures in the May Fourth Movement: Wu Yu (1872-1949) and the Politics of Family Reform / Kristin Stapleton -- Pt. 3. Nation, Science,and Culture -- 6. The Politics of Fengjian in Late-Qing and Republican China / Viren Murthy -- 7. How Did the Chinese Become Native?: Science and the Search for National Origins in the May Fourth Era / Fa-ti Fan -- 8. Nationalizing Sound on the Verge of Chinese Modernity / Frederick Lau -- Pt. 4. Modernity and Its Chinese Critics -- 9. Buddhism, Literature, and Chinese Modernity: Su Manshu's Imaginings of Love (1911-1916) / Hung-yok Ip -- 10. From Babbitt to "Bai Bide": Interpretations of New Humanism in Xueheng / Tze-ki Hon -- 11. The Other May Fourth: Twilight of the Old Order / Lung-kee Sun.
Other author Chow, Kai-wing, 1951-
Subject China -- Civilization -- 20th century.
China -- History -- May Fourth movement, 1919.
ISBN 9780739111222 (cloth : alk. paper)
0739111221 (cloth : alk. paper)