Apparitions of Asia: Modernist Form and Asian Poetics

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Walt Whitman called the Orient "The Past! the Past! the Past!" but East Asia was remarkably present for the United States in the twentieth century. Apparitions of Asia reads American literary expressions during a century of U.S.-East Asian alliances in which the Far East is imagined as both near and contemporary. Commercial and political bridges across the Pacific generated American literary fantasies of ethical and spiritual accord; Park examines American bards who capitalized on these ties and considers the price of ...

Apparitions of Asia: Modernist Form and Asian Poetics 2008, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195332735

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