"Such fragile jewels": The Emotional Role of Chinese Porcelain Early Modern Jesuit Missions

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Abstract

This chapter explores how, in the writings of the Jesuit father François-Xavier d'Entrecolles, porcelain was constructed as having a vital emotional role in the missionary endeavour of the Jesuits in China and Europe.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationChanging Hearts
Subtitle of host publicationPerforming Jesuit Emotions between Europe, Asia and the Americas
EditorsYasmin Haskell, Raphaële Garrod
Place of PublicationLeiden
PublisherBrill
Pages261–283
ISBN (Electronic)9789004385191
ISBN (Print)9789004329331
Publication statusPublished - 2019

Publication series

NameJesuit Studies
PublisherBrill
Volume15
ISSN (Print)2214-3289

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    Broomhall, S. (2019). "Such fragile jewels": The Emotional Role of Chinese Porcelain Early Modern Jesuit Missions. In Y. Haskell, & R. Garrod (Eds.), Changing Hearts: Performing Jesuit Emotions between Europe, Asia and the Americas (pp. 261–283). (Jesuit Studies; Vol. 15). Brill.