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Author Eber, Irene, 1929-2019, author.

Title Jews in China : Cultural Conversations, Changing Perceptions / Irene Eber ; edited with an introduction by Kathryn Hellerstein.

Imprint University Park, Pennsylvania : The Pennsylvania State University Press, [2020]

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Description 1 online resource (1 volume)
Series Dimyonot: Jews and the cultural imagination
Dimyonot (University Park, Pa.)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Overland and by sea : eight centuries of the Jewish presence in China -- Chinese Jews and Jews in China, Kaifeng-Shanghai -- Flight to Shanghai : 1938-1939 and its larger context -- A critical survey of classical Chinese literary works in Hebrew -- The Peking Translating Committee and S.I.J. Schereschewsky's Old Testament -- Translating the ancestors : S.I.J. Schereschewsky's 1875 Chinese version of Genesis -- Bridges across cultures : China in Yiddish poetry -- Sholem Aleichem in China -- Translation literature in modern China : the Yiddish author and his tale -- Meylekh Ravitch in China : a travelogue of 1935 -- The critique of western Judaism in The castle and its transposition in two Chinese translations -- Martin Buber and Chinese thought -- Chinese and Jews : mutual perceptions in literary and related sources -- Learning the other : Chinese studies in Israel and Jewish studied in China.
Summary "A collection of essays delineating the centuries-long dialogue of Jews and Jewish culture with China, all under the overarching theme of cultural translation"-- Provided by publisher.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Translating and interpreting -- China.
Jewish literature -- Translations into Chinese -- History and criticism.
Jews -- China -- History.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Electronic books.
Added Author Hellerstein, Kathryn, editor, writer of introduction.
Other Form: Print version: Eber, Irene, 1929-2019. Jews in China. University Park, Pennsylvania : The Pennsylvania State University Press, [2020] (DLC) 2019038712
ISBN 9780271085876
9780271085852 (electronic bk.)
0271085851 (electronic bk.)