Skip navigation
Skip navigation

Foreign Literary Influence in Liu Cixin's Diqiu Wangshi

Peyton, William


This thesis examines Liu Cixin's Diqiu Wangshi (The Remembrance of Earth's Past), a Chinese science fiction trilogy whose translation is unprecedently popular in the Western world. In his interviews and critical writings, Liu Cixin often explains that he is predominantly influenced by modern and contemporary Anglophone authors, including George Orwell, Arthur C. Clarke and Aldous Huxley, among others. By considering Liu's trilogy in view of such influences, this thesis breaks down the aesthetic...[Show more]

CollectionsOpen Access Theses
Date published: 2019
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d89f10f95900


File Description SizeFormat Image
William Peyton Thesis 2019.pdfThesis Material1.78 MBAdobe PDFThumbnail

Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  19 May 2020/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator