Russia and ‘le rêve chinois’

China in eighteenth-century Russian literature

Author: Barbara Widenor Maggs

Volume: 224

Series: SVEC

Publication Date: 1984

Pages: 189

ISBN: 978-0-7294-0311-5

Price: £55


A note to the reader
1. The missionaries and the Middle Kingdom
2. Chinese visitors in Russia
3. Other roads to Cathay
A. Diverse travellers
B. The embassies from Russia
4. The land of the sage: China in the belletristic literature of eighteenth-century Russia
5. China and the intellectuals
A. The scholars
B. The philosophes

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