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Alice in the Chinese Language Wonderland: A study of connections between the first Chinese translation of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and the development of the modern Chinese language in the twentieth century

Pan, Weizhen

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This study explores connections between the first Chinese translation of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (hereafter Alice in Wonderland or Alice) and the development of modern Chinese language in the 20th century, especially in the 1920s. It discusses how Alice, the endearing little girl from Oxford, became a literary witness to changes in the Chinese language and literature. In the 20th century, China experienced a momentous sequence of events: the abolition of the imperial examination...[Show more]

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Date published: 2019
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/186941
Embargoed until: 2021-06-10

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