By Meng Yue
Calling into query traditional methods of conceptualizing modernity, colonialism, and intercultural kinfolk, Meng Yue examines such cultural practices because the paintings of the economic press, highway theater, and literary arts, and indicates that what seem to be minor cultural adjustments usually sign the presence of bigger political and fiscal advancements. enticing theories of modernity and postcolonial and worldwide cultural reports, Meng Yue unearths the paradoxical interdependence among imperial and imperialist histories and the retranslation of tradition that characterised the main amazing results of China’s city relocation—the emergence of the overseas urban of Shanghai.
Meng Yue is assistant professor of East Asian languages and literature on the college of California, Irvine.
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