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Author Eoyang, Eugene

Title East-West Symbioses : the reconciliation of opposites / by Eugene Eoyang
Published Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2019


Description 1 online resource (1 volume)
Summary This book explores the encounters between ""East"" and ""West"", studying how ""they get along"". These exchanges involve deliberate exoticizations and incommensurabilities, as well as creative fusions, such as Matteo Ricci, a Jesuit monk in the late 16th-early 17th centuries who learned Chinese in Beijing well enough to compose works in Chinese, and Octavio Paz, the Mexican Nobel Laureate, who admired Chinese civilization. The book also considers the effect of the West on Asian countries, the cases of Japan and Turkey, who tried to ""modernize"" by becoming more ""Western"", and the examples
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject East and West.
HISTORY -- World.
East and West
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781527531451