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Contents Sinographies: An Introduction Eric Hayot, Haun Saussy, and Steven G. Yao Part I. The Language and Rhetoric of "China" 1. Chineseness: A Prehistory of Its Future Eric Hayot 2. Reading and Difference: Image, Allegory, and the Invention of Chinese Christopher Bush 3. Impressions de Chine; or, How to Translate from a Nonexistent Original Haun Saussy Part II. Early-Modern Cultural Production 4. Untranslation Theory: The Nestorian Stele and the Jesuit Illustration of China Timothy Billings 5. China, India, and the Empire of Commerce in Milton's Paradise Lost Walter S. H. Lim 6. "Beyond the Bounds of Truth": Cultural Translation and William Chambers's Chinese Garden David Porter Part III. Testimony, Reportage, Meddling 7. Tom Dooley and the Cold War American Revision of "Indochina" Danielle Glassmeyer 8. "Torture-and loving care-in China": Captivity and the Fiction of Oriental Despotism Timothy Kendall 9. Boundary Crossings: Fieldwork, the Hidden Self, and the Invisible Spirit Lucien Miller Part IV. Minority Discourses and Immigration 10. Museifying Formosa: George Mackay's From Far Formosa Henk Vynckier 11. Signifying on China: African-American Literary Theory and Tibetan Discourse Steven J. Venturino 12. Transplantation and Modernity: The Chinese/American Poems of Angel Island Steven G. Yao Part V. Mediated Externalities 13. Western Journeys of Journey to the West Carlos Rojas 14. Seminal Dispersal, Fecal Retention, and Related Narrative Matters: Eileen Chang's Tale of Roses in the Problematic of Modern Writing Rey Chow Contributors Index
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Chinese language -- Writing -- History.