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Madmen and other survivors : reading Lu Xun's fiction

Author: Jeremy Tambling
Publisher: Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press ; London : Eurospan [distributor], 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Madmen and Other Survivors: Reading Lu Xun's Fiction puts the short stories written by this outstanding Chinese writer between 1918 and 1926 into a broad context of Modernism. The fiction of Lu Xun (1881-1936) deals with China after the 1911 Revolution. Jeremy Tambling makes use of critical and cultural theory to consider these short stories in the context of Chinese fiction, the art of the short story, and literary  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Xun Lu; Xun / 1881-1936 / Criticism and interpretation Lu; Xun Lu; Xun Lu; Xun Lu; Lu, Xun; Ah Q.; Xun Lu
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeremy Tambling
ISBN: 9789622098244 962209824X 9789622098251 9622098258
OCLC Number: 81453710
Notes: Includes index.
Description: viii, 126 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Lu Xun in translation --
Lu Xun : the true story --
On A madman's diary --
A call to arms : on memory --
Ah Q and other survivors--
Wandering : women and survival --
"Living longer" : concluding Wandering.
Responsibility: Jeremy Tambling.
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