The Politics of Chinese Language and Culture: The Art of Reading Dragons


This book provides a fresh approach to the study of Chinese language, culture and society by using concepts of social semiotics to extend the ideas of language and reading. The authors tackle areas such as grammar, language, gender, popular culture, film and the Chinese diaspora. The Politics of Chinese Language and Culture breaks down the boundaries around the ideas and identities of East and West and provide a more relevant analysis of the Chinese and China.

Additional information

Publisher: Place of publication:
  • London
Publication year:
  • 1998


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