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Modern Chinese Stories and Novellas, 1919-1949 : Modern Asian Literature (Paperback) - Joseph Lau

Modern Chinese Stories and Novellas, 1919-1949

Modern Asian Literature (Paperback)

By: Joseph Lau (Editor), C. T. Hsia (Editor), Leo Ou-Fan (Editor)

Paperback Published: 1st September 1981
ISBN: 9780231042031
Number Of Pages: 578
For Ages: 22+ years old

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Brings together some of the best and most historically significant works of short fiction written in China in this century -including such important figures in the development of Chinese modernism as Lu HsA1/4n, Mao Tun, Ting Ling, and Shen Ts' ung-wen. The companion volume to the highly acclaimed (Columbia, 1978), this new volume presents modernist short fiction from the thirty-year period leading up to the Communist revolution of 1949, after which Chinese literature entered a new phase of development. The stories range in setting from the late Ch'ing dynasty through the Sino-Japanese War and the early Communist years, and range in length from brief tales to substantial short novels. Though a large number of the writers represented are leftists, works of all political viewpoints have been included to provide the full literary panorama of one of the most fertile periods of Chinese creative activity.

Introduction
The New Year's Sacrifice
The Merchant's Wife
The Night of Midautumn Festival
The Lamp
In the Hospital
The General
The Bulwark
The Inspiration
The Family Outsider
The Faraway Wind and Sand
The Rapid Current of the Muddy River
The Coffins
The Golden Cangue
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ISBN: 9780231042031
ISBN-10: 0231042035
Series: Modern Asian Literature (Paperback)
Audience: Professional
For Ages: 22+ years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 578
Published: 1st September 1981
Publisher: COLUMBIA UNIV PR
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.82 x 19.43  x 3.48
Weight (kg): 1.14