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This e-book is a set of translations of modern paintings by means of modern chinese language aestheticians. a result of relative isolation of China till lately, little is understood of this wealthy and ongoing aesthetics culture in China. even if a number of the articles are focused on the normal old chinese language theories of paintings and sweetness, many are encouraged by way of Western aesthetics, together with Marxism, and all are considering cross-cultural comparisons of chinese language and Western aesthetic traditions.

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