Tag: Jonathan Spence

  • Spence's New Book: Scholarly or Not, a Borgesian Passage

    Jonathan Spence has a new book centered around a late-Ming intellectual Zhang Dai. I have not read the book (nor have I seen it yet in Beijing), but the folks at Frog in a Well have critiqued the New Republic review and it’s an interesting meta-discussion. Most interesting to me is a passage included by […]