The City is a Journey: Heritage and memory in Zhu Tianxin’s novel Old Capital

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Inspired by cultural geographer David Crouch’s description of heritage as a journey,3 this paper looks at how the narrator’s physical and mental voyage towards the old capital of her childhood incorporates multiple spatiotemporal layers of urban cultural heritage in order to reach a deeper understanding of the living historical city she calls home.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 2016
EventCopenhagen ADI Conference 2016: 8th annual international ADI conference - University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
Duration: 2016 Jun 202016 Jun 22


ConferenceCopenhagen ADI Conference 2016
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  • Languages and Literature

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