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A Floating Chinaman Free read ´ 104 ´ Who gets to speak for China During the interwar years when American condescension toward barbarous China yielded to a fascination with all things Chinese a circle of writers sparked an unprecedented public conversation about American Chinese relations Hua Hsu tells the story of how they became ensnared in biWho gets to speak for China During the interwar years when American condescension toward barbarous China yielded to a fascination with all things Chinese a circle of writers sparked an unprecedented public conversation about American Chinese relations Hua Hsu tells the story of how they became ensnared in bitter rivalries over which one could claim the title of America s leading China expertThe rapturous reception that greeted The Good Earth Pea. A really interesting investigation into who shaped the narrative on

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Rl Buck s novel about a Chinese peasant family spawned a literary market for sympathetic writings about China Stories of enterprising Americans making their way in a land with four hundred million customers as Carl Crow said found an eager audience as well But on the margins in Chinatowns on Ellis Island and inside FBI surveillance memos a different conversation about the possibilities of a shared future was taking placeA Floating Chinaman takes. 2 and 1 2 stars This is an academic book about popular culture focu

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A Floating ChinamanIts title from a lost manuscript by H T Tsiang an eccentric Chinese immigrant writer who self published a series of visionary novels during this time Tsiang discovered the American literary market to be far less accommodating to his skeptical view of US China relations His floating Chinaman unmoored and in between imagines a critical vantage point from which to understand the new ideas of China circulating between the world wars and today as we. Just read the sample an interesting take on this part of history ho