Beyond the May Fourth paradigm : in search of Chinese modernity

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Full title: Beyond the May Fourth paradigm : in search of Chinese modernity / edited by Kai-wing Chow ... [et al.].
Other authors: Chow, Kai-wing, 1951-
Format: Book           


Table of Contents:
  • Introduction / Kai-wing Chow, Tze-ki Hon, Hung-yok Ip, and Don C. Price
  • Part One : Commercial printing and language reform
  • Culture, capital and the temptations of the imagined market : the case of the Commercial Press / Ted Huters
  • Canon formation and linguistic turn : literary debates in Republican China, 1919-1949 / Jianhua Chen
  • Part Two : Gender and family
  • The theory and practice of women's rights in late-Qing Shanghai, 1843-1911 / Xiong Yuezhi
  • Exercising women's rights : debates on physical culture since the late nineteenth century / Denise Gimpel
  • Generational and cultural fissures in the May Fourth Movement : Wu Yu (1872-1949) and the politics of family reform / Kristin Stapleton
  • Part Three : Nation, science, and culture
  • The politics of fengjian in late-Qing and Republican China / Viren Murthy
  • How did the Chinese become native? : science and the search for national origins in the May Fourth era / Fa-ti Fan
  • Nationalizing sound on the verge of Chinese modernity / Frederick Lau
  • Part Four : Modernity and its Chinese critics
  • Buddhism, literature, and Chinese modernity : Su Manshu's Imaginings of love (1911-1916) / Hung-yok Ip
  • From Babbitt to "Bai Bide" : interpretations of new humanism in Xueheng / Tze-ki Hon
  • Epilogue
  • The other May Fourth : twilight of the old order / Lung-kee Sun.