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Sound and Script in Chinese Diaspora

by Jing Tsu

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJing Tsu
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPL3033 .T78 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24567068M
ISBN 100674055403
ISBN 109780674055407
LC Control Number2010018764

The mention of Chinese women writers in diaspora immediately brings to mind Jung Chang 張戎 (b. ) and her Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China (). This controversial book, which won the NCR book award and the British Book of the Year Award, and has been translated into thirty languages and sold ten million copies over. Stephen Chbosky. Stephen Chbosky (born Janu ) is an American novelist, screenwriter, and film director best known for writing the New York Times bestselling coming-of-age novel The Perks of Being a Wallflower (), as well as for screenwriting and directing the film version of the same book, starring Logan Lerman, Emma Watson, and Ezra g: Chinese Diaspora.

  5. Colloquial Chinese. With this book, you’ll learn around basic Chinese characters and how they are used in a sentence. You’ll learn the character pronunciation using pinyin. But if you’re looking for a complete background information on the tones and the Chinese culture, I suggest you skip this one and choose the first book in the list. In Sound and Script in Chinese Diaspora, Jing Tsu explores the new global language trade, arguing that it aims at more sophisticated ways of exerting influence besides simply wielding knuckles of power. Through an analysis of the different relationships between language standardization, technologies of writing, and modern Chinese literature.

Basics of Chinese Language. There are two main Chinese languages, Mandarin and Cantonese. With more than billion speakers, Mandarin is the most common language in the ese has around 55 million speakers. Both languages are written using the same characters, but very different when spoken aloud. The debate on traditional Chinese characters and simplified Chinese characters is an ongoing dispute concerning Chinese orthography among users of Chinese characters. It has stirred up heated responses from supporters of both sides in mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, and among overseas Chinese communities with its implications of political ideology and cultural identity.


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Finally, in terms of scope, ranging from the late Qing dynasty to the present in North America, Taiwan, and Malaysia, it goes beyond almost any other single-authored book.”.

—Edward M. Gunn, Jr., Cornell University. Sound and Script in Chinese Diaspora book “Sound and Script in Chinese Diaspora is a fascinating inquiry into the institutionalization and dissemination of modern Chinese language from the late nineteenth century to the present day.

In Sound and Script in Chinese Diaspora Jing Tsu explores the new global language trade, arguing that it aims at more sophisticated ways of exerting influence besides simply wielding knuckles of power.

Sound and Script in Chinese Diaspora itself contains a suggestive answer to this question, one that could have been brought even more to the surface: the creativity of the diasporic interventions under analysis in Tsu’s book all destabilize the mystique of “linguistic nativity” (i.e., the idea of the “mother tongue” or the “native speaker”) at the heart of national identity politics.

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Create Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a>, schema:MediaObject\/a>. Jing Tsu’s outstanding new book Sound and Script in Chinese Diaspora perceptively analyzes the institutionalization and dissemination of the modern Chinese language from the late nineteenth century to the present by focusing on sinophone writing in the Chinese-speaking world and on key bilingual forays.

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Sound and Script in Chinese Diaspora. By Jing Tsu. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, xii, pp. $ (cloth). Author of Failure, Nationalism, and Literature: The Making of Modern Chinese Identity, and Sound and Script in Chinese Diaspora, Professor Tsu is also co-editor (with David Der-wei Wang, Harvard) of Global Chinese Literature: Critical Essays and (with Benjamin A.

Elman, Princeton) Science in Republican China (forthcoming). Sound and Script in Chinese Diaspora 短评 I read the book long time ago. Tsu chose a very interesting perspective--the features of Chinese language--to illustrate the historical and literary formation of Chinese literature, including Sinophone literature.

The sentences in the book are well crafted, which indicate author's strength of writing. In Sound and Script in Chinese Diaspora, Jing Tsu explores the new global language trade, arguing that it aims at more sophisticated ways of exerting influence besides simply wielding knuckles of power.

Sound and Script in Chinese Diaspora (review) McWilliams, Sally E. Jing Tsu, Sound and Script in Chinese Diaspora Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press,pp. Jing Tsu makes a provocative claim in the conclusion to her newest book: "whatever appeal Sinophone studies now has, it will need to establish stronger dialogical roots in the long history.

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Learn Chinese by Having Fun. by Greg Bell Your Best Methods for Learning Chinese Characters by. Sound and Script in Chinese Diaspora. “ With admirable skill, Jing Tsu offers a riveting account of polylingualism that will set a new benchmark for erudition, analytical finesse, and historical vision in comparative literary studies.

Her story of the Chinese language in modernity is as much about struggles over political and legal sovereignty as it is about literary governance, and as much about.

In Sound and Script in Chinese Diaspora, Jing Tsu explores the new global language trade, arguing that it aims at more sophisticated ways of exerting influence besides simply wielding knuckles of power. the unified center from which all discussions about Chinese-language literature emerge and return.

In this moment of globalization Jing Tsu’s Sound and Script in Chinese Diaspora asks readers to step back and critically contend with multi- faceted, polynodal presentations of Chinese as. With around 40 million people worldwide, the ethnic Chinese and the Chinese in diaspora form the largest diaspora in the world.

The economic reform of China which began in the late s marked a huge phase of migration from China, and the new migrants, many of whom were well educated, have had a major impact on local societies and on China.

This is the first interdisciplinary Handbook to. In this moment of globalization Jing Tsu's Sound and Script in Chinese Diaspora asks readers to step back and critically contend with multi-faceted, polynodal.

Author of Failure, Nationalism, and Literature: The Making of Modern Chinese Identity, and Sound and Script in Chinese Diaspora, Professor Tsu is .Sound and Script in Chinese Diaspora, by Jing Tsu. Cambridge MA: Harvard University Press, xiv + pp.

US$ (hardcover). Cambridge MA: Harvard University Press, xiv + pp. US$ (hardcover).