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Title Marco Polo and the encounter of east and west [electronic resource] / edited by Suzanne Conklin Akbari and Amilcare Iannucci ; with the assistance of John Tulk.

Imprint Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, ©2008.

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Description 1 online resource (x, 338 pages) : illustrations, maps
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 297-323) and index.
Contents Introduction : East, west, and in-between / Suzanne Conklin Akbari -- Text, image, and contradiction in the Devisement dou monde / Debra Higgs Strickland -- Marco Polo's Le devisement dou monde and the tributary east / Sharon Kinoshita -- Marco Polo's Devisement dou monde as a narcissistic trauma / Marion Steinicke -- Currents and currency in Marco Polo's Devisement dou monde and The book of John Mandeville / Suzanne Conklin Akbari -- Plucking hairs from the great Cham's beard : Marco Polo, Jan de Langhe, and Sir John Mandeville / John Larner -- The world translated : Marco Polo's Le devisement dou monde, The book of Sir John Mandeville, and their medieval audiences / Suzanne M. Yeager -- Calvino's rewriting of Marco Polo : from the 1960 screenplay to Invisible cities / Martin McLaughlin -- From alterity to holism : cinematic depictions of Marco Polo and his Travels / Amilcare A. Iannucci and John Tulk -- The perils of dichotomous thinking : a case of ebb and flow rather than east and west / Susan Whitfield -- Marco Polo : meditations on intangible economy and vernacular imagination / Yunte Huang -- Marco Polo, Chinese cultural identity, and an alternative model of east-west encounter / Longxi Zhang.
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Subject Polo, Marco, 1254-1323? Travels of Marco Polo.
Polo, Marco, 1254-1323?
Polo, Marco, 1254-1323?
Polo, Marco, 1254-1323?
Travels of Marco Polo (Polo, Marco)
East and West.
Travelers' writings -- History and criticism.
Travel, Medieval.
Geography, Medieval.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Added Author Akbari, Suzanne Conklin, editor.
Iannucci, Amilcare A., editor.
Tulk, John, editor.
Other Form: Print version: Marco Polo and the encounter of east and west. Toronto ; Buffalo, NY : University of Toronto Press, ©2008 9780802099280 (DLC) 2009284089 (OCoLC)227928881
ISBN 9781442688582 (electronic bk.)
1442688580 (electronic bk.)
9780802099280 (cloth)
0802099289 (cloth)