Voices in Revolution: Poetry and the Auditory Imagination in Modern China
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240pp. August 2009
Voices in Revolution: Poetry and the Auditory Imagination in Modern China
Author: Crespi, John A.;
China’s century of revolutionary change has been heard as much as seen, and nowhere is this more evident than in an auditory history of the modern Chinese poem. From Lu Xun’s seminal writings on literature to a recitation renaissance in urban centers toda
"This brilliantly researched and thoughtfully considered book certainly opens many doors to future research." —China Review International (16:1, 2009)

"An excellent introduction to the topic of the auditory dimensions of modern and contemporary

Author: Crespi, John A.;
John A. Crespi is Henry R. Luce Associate Professor of Chinese at Colgate University.
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Acknowledgments

Introduction

1. Poetic Interiorities: From Civilization to Nation

2. Poetry Off the Page: Sound Aesthetics in Print

3. Inventing Recitation: Poetry and the Idea of the Sounding Voice during the War of Resistance

4. Wartime R




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