An Innocent Abroad: Lectures in China (FlashPoints) by J. Hillis Miller,Fredric Jameson

By J. Hillis Miller,Fredric Jameson

Since 1988, J. Hillis Miller has traveled to China to lecture on literary idea, specifically the function of globalization in literary idea. through the years, he has assisted within the improvement of distinctively chinese language different types of literary concept, Comparative Literature, and global Literature. The fifteen lectures accumulated in An blameless Abroad span either time and geographic position, reflecting his paintings at universities throughout China for greater than twenty-five years. extra vital, they mirror the evolution of Miller’s considering and of the lectures’ contexts in China as those have markedly replaced through the years, specifically on both sides of Tiananmen sq. and in gentle of China’s monetary development and technological switch. A foreword via the major theorist Fredric Jameson offers extra context.

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