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Foreign Literary Influence in Liu Cixin's Diqiu Wangshi

Peyton, William

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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]

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Date published: 2019
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/164642
DOI: 10.25911/5d89f10f95900

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