The Dandy, the Flaneur, and the Translator in 1930s Shanghai, Tokyo, and Paris
Series: Academia Sinica on East Asia
This book views the Neo-Sensation mode of writing as a traveling genre, or style, that originated in France, moved on to Japan, and then to China. The author contends that modernity is possible only on "the transcultural site"—transcultural in the sense of breaking the divide between past and...
Published September 1st 2010 by Routledge