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The Chinese Writing System in Asia

An Interdisciplinary Perspective

Yu Li (Emory University,USA.)

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Routledge
19 November 2019
The Chinese Writing System in Asia: An Interdisciplinary Perspective integrates a diverse range of disciplinary approaches in examining how the Chinese script represents and actively shapes personal and social identities in and beyond Asia. It is an ideal read for students and scholars interested in a broad and culturally rich introduction to research on the Chinese writing system. It can also serve as the main text of an undergraduate course on the subject.

Key features of this volume include:

Insights from studies of the Chinese writing system in linguistics, script reform and technology, gender, identity, literature, and the visual arts;

Examples embedded in inquiries of the cultural history and contemporary society of Asia;

Rigorous yet accessible discussions of complex concepts and phenomena that assume no prior knowledge of Asian languages or linguistics;

Supplementary multimedia materials and resources, including instructional support, available online.
By:   Yu Li (Emory UniversityUSA.)
Imprint:   Routledge
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 246mm,  Width: 189mm, 
Weight:   635g
ISBN:   9781138907317
ISBN 10:   1138907316
Pages:   242
Publication Date:   19 November 2019
Audience:   College/higher education ,  A / AS level ,  Further / Higher Education
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Yu Li is Assistant Professor of Chinese in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at Loyola Marymount University, USA. Her research interests include Chinese linguistics, Chinese language pedagogy, East Asian calligraphy, and the Chinese linguistic landscape in the diaspora.

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