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A History of Modern Chinese Fiction

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This pioneering, classic study of 20th-century Chinese fiction covers some sixty years, from the Literary Revolution of through the Cultural Revolution of Read more Read less click to Cited by:   A History of Modern Chinese Fiction was first published in and has ever since become a classic in the study of twentieth-century Chinese fiction.

This volume accounts the development of Chinese fiction from the Literary Revolution in to the early 60s. A history of modern Chinese fiction,Hardcover – January 1, by Chih-tsing Hsia (Author)Author: Chih-tsing Hsia.

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A History of Modern Chinese Fiction. "The great virtue of this book is that it provides a practical acquaintance with the writing itself by means of copious passages of translation from representative novels." --New York Times Book Review. Hsia's book is by now an acknowledged classic/5.

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“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.

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Literature or modern fiction can be a great way to understand more about a country’s culture, history, or society, as it describes events, feelings, atmospheres, and personal stories in a way that history books or more scholarly accounts could never do.

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Modern Chinese History From the beginning of the Qing Dynasty in the middle of the 17th century to the present time, this compact volume guides the reader through the social, political, and economic vicissitudes of the Chinese : Ancient China Simplified – Written in the early s, this book covers the history of China – from its very beginnings to provinces, literature, the Chinese calendar, rulers, and more.: This Is China: The First 5, Years – This book is great for teachers, students, and anyone interested in a basic overview of Chinese history.

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A History of Modern Chinese Fiction 作者: C. Hsia 出版社: Indiana University Press 副标题: Third Edition 出版年: 页数: 定价: USD 装帧: Paperback ISBN: /10(41). The early 20th century produced the Chinese Dickens and a whole legion of Orwells.

The late 20th century produced a generation of novelists whose sufferings during. To Live by Yu Hua, translated by Michael Berry – A classic and eminently readable novella spanning half a century of Chinese history, from the late Qing dynasty to the Cultural Revolution, through one moving riches-to-rags story.

Much more than a history book, China in Ten Words is an eye-opening look into modern China. The book centers itself around ten Chinese words and phrases, like “Disparity,” “Copycat,” and “Bamboozle,” that define the post-Mao Chinese experience.

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Stimson. View details. Get this from a library. A history of modern Chinese fiction. [Chih-Tsing Hsia]. Julie wrote: "Someone needs to edit this list again. There are a ton of non-fiction books on here." I realize that including non-fiction is against the stated rule of the list, but there is a lot of great non-fiction both originally in English and in translation from Chinese, and it deserves as much recognition as the fiction.

A History of Modern Chinese Fiction Professor Emeritus of Chinese C T Hsia, Zhiqing Xia, Chih-tsing Hsia Indiana University Press, - Fiction - pages3/5(2).

Books shelved as modern-china: Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China by Jung Chang, The Rise of Modern China by Immanuel C.Y. Hsu, Origins of the Modern C. Essential reading for your China library, in four categories. Third and last in our mini-series of summer listicles, after 12 must-read Chinese fiction books, and 12 must-watch Chinese films, comes this master list: 20 of the best general books about or from are selective, of course, and these recommendations are far from comprehensive.

Internet Archive BookReader A History Of Modern Chinese Fiction Internet Archive BookReader A History Of Modern Chinese Fiction A Brief History of Chinese Fiction (Chinese: 中國小說史略; pinyin: Zhōngguó xiǎoshuō shǐlüè) is a book written by Lu Xun as a survey of traditional Chinese fiction.

It was first published in Chinese intranslated into Japanese, Korean, German, and then into English in by Gladys Yang and Yang was the first survey of Chinese fiction to be published in China, and Author: Lu Xun.Waiting by Chinese-American novelist Ha Jin won the National Book Award for its slow-burn of a story, concerning a doctor divided between two women, one associated with the New China and the other the ancient traditions of his people.

Its universal conflict between society and the values of the individual mean that it transcends the specific Chinese history that informs : JW Mccormack.