The Resource Romancing the East: : a literary odyssey from the Heart of darkness to the River Kwai, Jerry Hopkins, (ebook)

Romancing the East: : a literary odyssey from the Heart of darkness to the River Kwai, Jerry Hopkins, (ebook)

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Romancing the East: : a literary odyssey from the Heart of darkness to the River Kwai
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Romancing the East:
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a literary odyssey from the Heart of darkness to the River Kwai
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Jerry Hopkins
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eng
Summary
Profiling individual, legendary authors, best-selling author Jerry Hopkins combines his research and his own experiences as a longtime expatriate with an intimate knowledge of Asia and offers us a unique perspective on the impact of Eastern culture in Western literature. From the time of Marco Polo's trek across the Central Asian desert to the empire of the mighty Kahn, no other place on earth, not the languid South Pacific or even deepest, darkest Africa has so challenged and enchanted the Western imagination as have the fabled lands of the East! However soaked in blood its history and no matter how unsettling its social conditions and poverty, Asia has never lost its irresistible attraction or mystic. It has long been an inspiration for Western novelists, so much so that more than 5000 novels have been set in Asia in the English language alone. Storied names like Rudyard Kipling, Joseph Conrad, Pearl S. Buck, George Orwell, Graham Greene, E. M. Forster and many more have used their experiences in Asia as a vibrant backdrop for some of the world's most famous works of literature
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Midwest
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Hopkins, Jerry
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809.3
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non fiction
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  • Electronic books
  • Asia
  • Asians in literature
  • Culture in literature
  • European fiction
  • European prose literature
  • American fiction
  • American prose literature
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adult
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Romancing the East: : a literary odyssey from the Heart of darkness to the River Kwai, Jerry Hopkins, (ebook)
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9781462911875
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MWT11785179
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11785179
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MWT11785179
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Romancing the East: : a literary odyssey from the Heart of darkness to the River Kwai, Jerry Hopkins, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781462911875
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11785179
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11785179
System control number
MWT11785179
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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