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Remote Country of Women.

Author: Thomas O Beebee; Qingyun Wu; Hua Bai
Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawaii Press, 1994.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In altering chapers, the novel tells the stories of Sunamei, a young woman from a rural matriarchal community, and Lian Rui, a self-absorbed man who is also weary witness to the Cultural Revolution. Through his two protagonists, the author addresses themes of the repression and freedon of sexuality, the brutality of modernity, and the fluidity of gender roles as the novel moves hypnotically and inevitably toward a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Beebee, Thomas O.
Remote Country of Women :
Honolulu : University of Hawaii Press, ©1994
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas O Beebee; Qingyun Wu; Hua Bai
ISBN: 9780824864989 0824864980
OCLC Number: 923484316
Description: 1 online resource (384 pages)
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About the Translator
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In altering chapers, the novel tells the stories of Sunamei, a young woman from a rural matriarchal community, and Lian Rui, a self-absorbed man who is also weary witness to the Cultural Revolution. Through his two protagonists, the author addresses themes of the repression and freedon of sexuality, the brutality of modernity, and the fluidity of gender roles as the novel moves hypnotically and inevitably toward a collision between two worlds.

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