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Beyond Brushtalk: Sino-Japanese Literary Exchange in the Interwar Period

Christopher T. Keaveney


This book explores interactions between Japanese and Chinese writers during the golden age of such exchange, 1919 to 1937. During this period, there were unprecedented opportunities for exchange between writers, which was made possible by the ease of travel between Japan and China during these years and the educational background of Chinese writers as students in Japan. Although the salubrious interaction that developed during that period was destined not to last, it nevertheless was significant as a courageous essay at cultural interaction. Major writers in this work include Lu Xun and Zhou Z ... More

Keywords: Japanese, Chinese writers, exchange, travel, Lu Xun, cultural interaction

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9789622099289
Published to Hong Kong Scholarship Online: September 2011 DOI:10.5790/hongkong/9789622099289.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Christopher T. Keaveney, author