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The A to Z of Modern Chinese Literature

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ISBN 13 : 0810876140
Pages : 502 pages
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Download The A to Z of Modern Chinese Literature PDF Format Full Free by Li-hua Ying and published by Rowman & Littlefield. This book was released on 2010 with total page 502 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Modern Chinese literature has been flourishing for over a century, with varying degrees of intensity and energy at different junctures of history and points of locale. An integral part of world literature from the moment it was born, it has been in constant dialogue with its counterparts from the rest of the world. As it has been challenged and enriched by external influences, it has contributed to the wealth of literary culture of the entire world. In terms of themes and styles, modern Chinese literature is rich and varied; from the revolutionary to the pastoral, from romanticism to feminism, from modernism to post-modernism, critical realism, psychological realism, socialist realism, and magical realism. Indeed, it encompasses a full range of ideological and aesthetic concerns. The A to Z of Modern Chinese Literature presents a broad perspective on the development and history of literature in modern China. It offers a chronology, introduction, bibliography, and over 300 cross-referenced dictionary entries on authors, literary and historical developments, trends, genres, and concepts that played a central role in the evolution of modern Chinese literature.


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The A to Z of Modern Chinese Literature

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Publisher : Scarecrow Press
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ISBN 13 : 1461731879
Pages : 500 pages
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Download The A to Z of Modern Chinese Literature PDF Format Full Free by Li-hua Ying and published by Scarecrow Press. This book was released on 2010-04-01 with total page 500 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The A to Z of Modern Chinese Literature presents a broad perspective on the development and history of literature in modern China. It offers a chronology, introduction, bibliography, and over 300 cross-referenced dictionary entries on authors, literary and historical developments, trends, genres, and concepts that played a central role in the evolution of modern Chinese literature.


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Routledge Handbook of Modern Chinese Literature

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ISBN 13 : 1317236696
Pages : 740 pages
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Download Routledge Handbook of Modern Chinese Literature PDF Format Full Free by Ming Dong Gu and published by Routledge. This book was released on 2018-09-03 with total page 740 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The Routledge Handbook of Modern Chinese Literature presents a comprehensive overview of Chinese literature from the 1910s to the present day. Featuring detailed studies of selected masterpieces, it adopts a thematic-comparative approach. By developing an innovative conceptual framework predicated on a new theory of periodization, it thus situates Chinese literature in the context of world literature, and the forces of globalization. Each section consists of a series of contributions examining the major literary genres, including fiction, poetry, essay drama and film. Offering an exciting account of the century-long process of literary modernization in China, the handbook’s themes include: Modernization of people and writing Realism, rmanticism and mdernist asthetics Chinese literature on the stage and screen Patriotism, war and revolution Feminism, liberalism and socialism Literature of reform, reflection and experimentation Literature of Taiwan, Hong Kong and new media This handbook provides an integration of biographical narrative with textual analysis, maintaining a subtle balance between comprehensive overview and in-depth examination. As such, it is an essential reference guide for all students and scholars of Chinese literature.


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A Companion to Modern Chinese Literature

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ISBN 13 : 1118451619
Pages : 592 pages
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Download A Companion to Modern Chinese Literature PDF Format Full Free by Yingjin Zhang and published by John Wiley & Sons. This book was released on 2015-08-07 with total page 592 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This wide-ranging Companion provides a vital overview of modern Chinese literature in different geopolitical areas, from the 1840s to now. It reviews major accomplishments of Chinese literary scholarship published in Chinese and English and brings attention to previously neglected, important areas. Offers the most thorough and concise coverage of modern Chinese literature to date, drawing attention to previously neglected areas such as late Qing, Sinophone, and ethnic minority literature Several chapters explore literature in relation to Sinophone geopolitics, regional culture, urban culture, visual culture, print media, and new media The introduction and two chapters furnish overviews of the institutional development of modern Chinese literature in Chinese and English scholarship since the mid-twentieth century Contributions from leading literary scholars in mainland China and Hong Kong add their voices to international scholarship


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Contemporary Chinese Fiction Writers

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ISBN 13 : 1317516184
Pages : 394 pages
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Download Contemporary Chinese Fiction Writers PDF Format Full Free by Laifong Leung and published by Routledge. This book was released on 2016-07-28 with total page 394 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: In the years since the death of Mao Zedong, interest in Chinese writers and Chinese literature has risen significantly in the West. In 2000, Gao Xingjian became the first Chinese writer to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature followed by Mo Yan in 2012, and writers such as Ha Jin and Da Sijie have also become well known in the West. Despite this progress, the vast majority of Chinese writers remain largely unknown outside of China. This book introduces the lives and works of eighty contemporary Chinese writers, and focuses on writers from the "Rightist" generation (Bai Hua, Gao Xiaosheng, Liu Shaotang), writers of the Red Guard generation (Li Rui, Wang Anyi), Post-Cultural Revolution Writers, as well as others. Unlike earlier works, it provides detailed, often first-hand, biographical information on this wide range of writers, including their career trajectories, major themes and artistic characteristics. In addition to this, each entry includes a critical presentation and evaluation of the writer’s major works, a selected bibliography of publications that includes works in Chinese, works translated into English, and critical articles and books available in English. Offering a valuable contribution to the field of contemporary Chinese literature by making detailed information about Chinese writers more accessible, this book will be of interest to students and scholars Chinese Literature, Contemporary Literature and Chinese Studies.


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Historical Dictionary of Modern Chinese Literature

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ISBN 13 : 1538130068
Pages : 825 pages
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Download Historical Dictionary of Modern Chinese Literature PDF Format Full Free by Li-hua Ying and published by Rowman & Littlefield. This book was released on 2021-11-15 with total page 825 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Modern Chinese literature has been flourishing for over a century, with varying degrees of intensity and energy at different junctures of history and points of locale. An integral part of world literature from the moment it was born, it has been in constant dialogue with its counterparts from the rest of the world. As it has been challenged and enriched by external influences, it has contributed to the wealth of literary culture of the entire world. In terms of themes and styles, modern Chinese literature is rich and varied; from the revolutionary to the pastoral, from romanticism to feminism, from modernism to post-modernism, critical realism, psychological realism, socialist realism, and magical realism. Indeed, it encompasses a full range of ideological and aesthetic concerns. This second edition of Historical Dictionary of Modern Chinese Literature presents a broad perspective on the development and history of literature in modern China. It offers a chronology, introduction, bibliography, and over 400 cross-referenced dictionary entries on authors, literary and historical developments, trends, genres, and concepts that played a central role in the evolution of modern Chinese literature.


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Zhuangzi and Modern Chinese Literature

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Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
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ISBN 13 : 0190238151
Pages : 307 pages
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Download Zhuangzi and Modern Chinese Literature PDF Format Full Free by Jianmei Liu and published by Oxford University Press, USA. This book was released on 2016 with total page 307 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This is a powerful account of how the ruin and resurrection of Zhuangzi in modern China's literary history correspond to the rise and fall of modern Chinese individuality. The book highlights two central philosophical themes of Zhuangzi: the absolute spiritual freedom and the rejection of absolute and fixed views on right and wrong. It argues that the twentieth-century reinterpretation and appropriation of these two important philosophical themes best testify to the dilemma and inner struggle of modern Chinese intellectuals.


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Rethinking the 1898 Reform Period

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ISBN 13 : 1684173744
Pages : 294 pages
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Download Rethinking the 1898 Reform Period PDF Format Full Free by Rebecca E. Karl and published by BRILL. This book was released on 2020-03-23 with total page 294 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The nine essays in this volume reexamine the “hundred days” in 1898 and focus particularly on the aftermath of this reform movement. Their collective goal is to rethink the reforms not as a failed attempt at modernizing China but as a period in which many of the institutions that have since structured China began. Among the subjects covered are the reform movement, the reformers, newspapers, education, the urban environment, female literacy, the “new” woman, citizenship, and literature. All the contributors urge the view that modernity must be seen as a conceptual framework that shaped the Chinese experience of a global process, an experience through which new problems were raised and old problems rethought in creative, inventive, and contradictory ways.


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A Century of Chinese Literature in Translation (1919–2019)

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Publisher : Routledge
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ISBN 13 : 1000178471
Pages : 188 pages
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Download A Century of Chinese Literature in Translation (1919–2019) PDF Format Full Free by Leah Gerber and published by Routledge. This book was released on 2020-09-24 with total page 188 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This book delves into the Chinese literary translation landscape over the last century, spanning critical historical periods such as the Cultural Revolution in the greater China region. Contributors from all around the world approach this theme from various angles, providing an overview of translation phenomena at key historical moments, identifying the trends of translation and publication, uncovering the translation history of important works, elucidating the relationship between translators and other agents, articulating the interaction between texts and readers and disclosing the nature of literary migration from Chinese into English. This volume aims at benefiting both academics of translation studies from a dominantly Anglophone culture and researchers in the greater China region. Chinese scholars of translation studies will not only be able to cite this as a reference book, but will be able to discover contrasts, confluence and communication between academics across the globe, which will stimulate, inspire and transform discussions in this field.


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The Subversive Self in Modern Chinese Literature

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Publisher : Springer
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ISBN 13 : 1403980985
Pages : 212 pages
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Download The Subversive Self in Modern Chinese Literature PDF Format Full Free by C. Keaveney and published by Springer. This book was released on 2004-07-15 with total page 212 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: An examination of whether Chinese writers of the Creation Society, a Chinese literary coterie, successfully appropriated shishosetsu, a quintessentially Japanese form of autobiographical narrative, into a form to be exploited for their own ends, especially political ends.


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The Problematic of Self in Modern Chinese Literature

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Publisher : Stanford University Press
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ISBN 13 : 9780804731287
Pages : 356 pages
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Download The Problematic of Self in Modern Chinese Literature PDF Format Full Free by Kirk A. Denton and published by Stanford University Press. This book was released on 1998 with total page 356 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Centered around the figures of Hu Feng, a leftist literary theorist who promoted "subjectivism," and his disciple Lu Ling, known for his psychological fiction, this study explores theoretical and fictional responses to the problematic of self at the heart of the experience of modernity in 20th-century China.


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A Selective Guide to Chinese Literature

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ISBN 13 : 9789004078802
Pages : 268 pages
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The Oxford Handbook of Modern Chinese Literatures

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Publisher : Oxford University Press
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ISBN 13 : 0199383316
Pages : 953 pages
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Download The Oxford Handbook of Modern Chinese Literatures PDF Format Full Free by Carlos Rojas and published by Oxford University Press. This book was released on 2016 with total page 953 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Abstract: Rather than attempt to offer a definition of modern Chinese literature or provide a comprehensive survey of all that the category might entail, this volume instead uses a series of strategic interventions to illustrate the structural conditions out of which modern Chinese literature has emerged, how it is viewed, and how it may be interpreted. Our goal, in other words, is to showcase a set of methodologies that one may use to approach modern Chinese literature, while in the process offering different ways of reassessing what modern Chinese literature is in the first place. We contend that modern Chinese literature is not a static category but rather it is a dynamic entity whose significance and limits are continually being reshaped through the process of interpretation itself. Similarly, modern Chinese literature is not a singular, unitary category, but rather a plurality of overlapping categories--of modern Chinese literatures. Divided into three parts, on "structure," "taxonomy," and "methodology," this volume contains 46 original articles that examine unfamiliar texts and literary phenomena and offer new perspectives on more familiar ones


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Educational Memory of Chinese Female Intellectuals in Early Twentieth Century

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ISBN 13 : 9811077703
Pages : 417 pages
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Download Educational Memory of Chinese Female Intellectuals in Early Twentieth Century PDF Format Full Free by Lijing Jiang and published by Springer. This book was released on 2018-08-23 with total page 417 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This book studies three female Chinese intellectuals in the first half of the 20th century, namely Feng Yuanjun, Lu Yin, and Cheng Junying, the first graduates of Beijing Female Higher Normal College, which was the first-ever national higher educational institution for women in modern China. Combining narrative inquiry, life history, oral history, and psychohistory methods, it comprehensively explores the specific developmental paths and mental processes of the post-May Fourth female intellectuals, and examines the complex interrelationships between various factors including social, academic, gender, and educational evolution in the first half of the 20th century, and the emergence of modern Chinese female intellectuals. The book is highly recommended for all scholars, undergraduate and graduate students of modern Chinese history, gender and women’s studies, history of education, history of higher education, etc., and for all those who are interested in female Chinese intellectuals.


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Female Celebrities in Contemporary Chinese Society

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ISBN 13 : 9811359806
Pages : 227 pages
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Download Female Celebrities in Contemporary Chinese Society PDF Format Full Free by Shenshen Cai and published by Springer. This book was released on 2019-02-15 with total page 227 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This book focuses on a representative group of contemporary Chinese female celebrities including actors, directors, writers and reporters, notably personalities such as Liu Xiaoqing, Hong Huang, Chai Jing and the most sought after young generation actors, Yang Mi and Guan Xiaotong. It analyses the on- and off- screen roles of these famous Chinese women, and the cultural, gender and social impact and significance embedded in them, whilst highlighting controversial social and cultural concerns and debates in contemporary China. The book furthers the understanding of the role played by contemporary female celebrities who are considered as social, cultural and feminist icons in present-day China, as reflected in their work, careers and private lives, and whose experiences help to understand Chinese women’s attitudes towards key issues such as career trajectories, marriage and family, gender identity, social changes, civil debates and political transformations, all of which are at the center of societal transformation in China.


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A History of Contemporary Chinese Literature

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ISBN 13 : 9047422147
Pages : 656 pages
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Download A History of Contemporary Chinese Literature PDF Format Full Free by Zicheng Hong and published by BRILL. This book was released on 2007-10-15 with total page 656 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: From 2006 International Law FORUM du droit international and Non-State Actors and International Law have merged into a new journal: International Community Law Review. For more details see: International Community Law Review


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Literature Journals in the War of Resistance against Japanese Aggression in China (1931-1938)

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ISBN 13 : 9811064482
Pages : 196 pages
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Download Literature Journals in the War of Resistance against Japanese Aggression in China (1931-1938) PDF Format Full Free by Sunny Han Han and published by Springer. This book was released on 2017-11-02 with total page 196 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This book examines the development of Chinese literature journals and social ideologies from 1931 to 1938, combining first-hand historical materials, historical data and four important literature journals to study the competition and cooperation between various powers such as the Kuomintang, the CCP, the “Third Party”, and intellectuals. This book describes the most influential Chinese literature journals and their political background during that period, and explains the relations between disparate political and social powers, helping to decipher Chinese intellectuals’ cultural positions during this time. The author concludes with the provocative thesis that there was a progression in literature of the Nanjing Decade from an emphasis on class struggle to national salvation to a humanism that transcended these differences. ——Arif Dirlik, author of "Culture and History in Postrevolutionary China: The Perspective of Global Modernity" The author looks into sources drawn from various camps and areas, identifies ideological and affective contestations, debates theoretical agendas, and ponders the consequences of literature as a unique manifestation of wartime engagements. Both historically informed and methodologically engaged, Han’s book is a most important source for anyone interested in the cultural and political dynamics of modern China in an extraordinary time. ——David Der-wei Wang, Professor of Harvard University