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|Series||East Asian cultural studies series,, no. 11|
|LC Classifications||PL2302 .T3|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiv, 280 p.|
|Number of Pages||280|
|LC Control Number||70017025|
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From John Randall (Books of Asia), ABA, ILAB (Rye, East Sussex, United Kingdom) AbeBooks Seller Since 07. This collection of essays addresses the perception that our understanding of modern China will be enhanced by opening the literature of China to more rigorous theoretical and comparative study.
In doing so, the book confronts the problematic and complex subject of China's literary, theoretical, and cultural responses to the experience of the chapters by writers, scholars, and. This volume presents a broad range of writings on literature from the period of the inception of literary modernity in China.
Of the 55 essays included, 47 are translated here for the first time, including two essays by Lu Xun. In addition to the selections themselves, the author has provided, in an extensive General Introduction and shorter introductions to the five parts of the book Reviews: 1.
the “modern aesthetic significance” of modern Chinese literature with the language, style and literary performance in the “worlding.” It can be seen as a new interpreta-tion of modern Chinese literature and will have a profound impact on future studies.
Keywords: David Der-Wei Wang, A New Literary History of Modern China, mo. In that spirit, A New Literary History of Modern China looks beyond state-sanctioned works and official narratives to reveal China as it has seldom been seen before, through a rich spectrum of writings covering Chinese literature from the late-seventeenth century to the present.
Yingjin Zhang is Professor of Chinese Studies and Comparative Literature at University of California, San Diego, USA, and Visiting Chair Professor of Humanities at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China.
He is the author of, amongst others, Screening China (), Chinese National Cinema (), and Cinema, Space, and Polylocality in a Globalizing China (). Description: Modern Chinese Literature and Culture (ISSN # ), formerly Modern Chinese Literature (), is a peer-reviewed, scholarly journal devoted to the culture of modern and contemporary China, with "China" understood not in the narrow, political sense.
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The publication of this book, with its range and breadth of scholarship, is an event without precedent in the field of modern Chinese literary studies. There is a wealth of early Chinese literature dating from the Hundred Schools of Thought that occurred during the Eastern Zhou Dynasty (– BC).
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Across more than 60 years history of the People’s Republic of China, thousands of writers have penned the novels, poems and stories that are the country’s literary heritage. Here are the ten authors that many might say have been China’s most influential writers.
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Restoring Other Styles in Modern Chinese Literature Michel Hockx. _Questions of Style: Literary Societies and Literary Journals in Modern China, _.
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Modern Chinese literature originated from the late Qing dynasty then flourished in the new literature. With some break down, it welcomed a new future after s. Modern literature in China was born and developed during great revolutionary storms then joins contemporary world literature as a further advanced and rational expression.
The majority of historical and literary studies on gender issues published at that time focused on the late imperial period, roughly from the 16th century to the early 19th century.
These developments in English-language scholarship on women and gender contrast with research in the People’s Republic of China (PRC) during the s and early. This book is a significant gathering of ideas on the subject of modern Chinese literature and culture of the past several years.
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The Concept of Literature of the Republic of China in Chinese Modern Literary History Studies: A Speech at Princeton University Li Yi School of Literature and Journalism, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China ABSTRACT In the last decade, the most noteworthy phenomenon is the bringing forward of the concept of “literature of the Republic of.
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Modern prose. In the New Culture Movement (–23), literary writing style was largely replaced by the vernacular in all areas of literature. This was brought about mainly by Lu Xun (–), China's first major stylist in vernacular prose (other than the novel), and the literary reformers Hu Shih (–) and Chen Duxiu (–).
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A brief treatment of Indian literature follows. For a fuller treatment, see South Asian arts: Literature. See also Islamic arts: Islamic literatures, India: The arts, Pakistan: The arts, and Bangladesh: The arts. The earliest Indian literature took the form of the canonical Hindu sacred writings, known as the Veda, which were written in the Veda were added prose commentaries such.
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The journal's broad scope fosters dialogue about the history of modernism and its relations to modernization. One hundred and forty-three authors contributed short chapters to this monumental survey of modern Chinese literature in all its forms, from the late eighteenth century to the present.
Yet the book reads like the work of a single versatile author: vivid, probing, and occasionally playful. It raises to a new level the knowledge available in English about this vast topic, presenting a.
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In addition to the selections themselves, the author has provided, in an extensive General Introduction and shorter introductions to the five parts of the book.