By Kirk A. Denton
The quantity opens with 8 thematic essays addressing normal concerns within the research of chinese language literature: the ethics of writing a literary historical past, the formation of the canon, the connection among language and shape, the impression of literary associations and groups, the results of censorship, and the function of other media at the improvement of literature. next essays specialize in authors, their works, and their faculties, with entries on Wang Anyi, Eileen Chang, Shen Congwen, Yu Dafu, Mao Dun, Xiao Hong, Yang Jiang, Ba Jin, Yan Lianke, Ding Ling, Liang Qichao, Lao She, Wang Shuo, Zhu Tianwen, Zhu Tianxin, Xi Xi, Gao Xingjian, Lu Xun, Mo Yan, and Qian Zhongshu. Woven all through are extra common items on past due Qing fiction, renowned leisure fiction, martial arts fiction, experimental theater, post-Mao avant-garde poetry in China, postmartial legislation fiction from Taiwan, modern style fiction from China, and up to date web literature, between different issues. either a instructing instrument and a go-to study spouse, this quantity is a special source for studying sleek literature within the Chinese-speaking world.
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