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Literature of China in the Twentieth Century

ISBN-10: 0231110855

ISBN-13: 9780231110853

Edition: 1999

Authors: Kam Louie, Bonnie S. McDougall

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Description:

The literature of the Chinese mainland is surveyed in this book, which considers fiction, poetry and drama, with background essays on the historical, social and cultural context and chapters on individual writers and their works.
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Book details

List price: $36.00
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 11/23/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

1900-1937
Introduction
Towards a New Culture
Poetry: The Transformation of the Past
Fiction: The Narrative Subject
Drama: Writing Performance
1938-1965
Return to Tradition
Fiction: Searching for Typicality
Poetry: The Challenge of Popularisation
Drama: Performing for Politics
1966-1989
The Reassertion of Modernity
Drama: Revolution and Reform
Fiction: Exploring Alternatives
Poetry: The Challenge of Modernity
Conclusion