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The big red book of modern Chinese literature : writings from the mainland in the long twentieth century

Author: Yunte Huang
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, 2017 ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"An intimate and authorative selection of significant works, in outstanding translations, from nearly fifty Chinese writers, that together express a search for the soul of modern China"--Page [2] of jacket.
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Yunte Huang
ISBN: 9780393353808 039335380X
OCLC Number: 1003490699
Description: xvii, 606 pages ; 21cm
Contents: Part 1. 1911-1949 --
Introduction to the republican era --
Preface to 'Call to arms' / Lu Xun --
A madman's diary / Lu Xun --
The butterflies / Hu Shih --
Dream and poetry / Hu Shih --
One smile / Hu Shih --
To the tune of Shengzhazi / Hu Shih --
The streets of heaven / Guo Moruo --
The sky dog / Guo Moruo --
The nirvana of the Feng and Huang: prelude / Guo Moruo --
How can I not miss her / Liu Bannong --
Paper thin / Liu Bannong --
The peanut / Xu Dishan --
I think / Xu Dishan --
A maze of stars (selections) / Bing Xin --
Spring water (selections) / Bing Xin --
The abandoned woman / Li Jinfa --
The expression of time / Li Jinfa --
Malady of spring nights / Yu Dafu --
For the love of her feet / He Haiming --
The moonlit lotus pond / Zhu Ziqing --
Second farewell to Cambridge / Xu Zhimo --
By chance / Xu Zhimo --
The dead water / Wen Yiduo --
Perhaps (a dirge) / Wen Yiduo --
Confession / Wen Yidou --
Miss Sophia's diary (excerpt) / Ding Ling --
Rainbow (excerpt) / Mao Dun --
Family (excerpts) / Ba Jin --
Rainy alley / Dai Wangshu --
I think / Dai Wangshu --
Border town (excerpts) / Shen Congwen --
Reading in the lavatory / Zhou Zuoren --
My country and my people (excerpt) / Lin Yutang --
Rickshaw (excerpts) / Lao She --
Evening / Bian Zhilin --
Dream of the old town / Bian Zhilin --
Fragment / Bian Zhilin --
Loneliness / Bian Zhilin --
Tales of Hulan River (excerpt) / Xiao Hong. Part 2. 1949-1976 --
Introduction to the revolutionary era --
Changsha / Mao Zedong --
Mount Liupan / Mao Zedong --
Snow / Mao Zedong --
Quotations from Chairman Mao (excerpts) / Mao Zedong --
Wheelbarrow / Ai Qing --
Dayanhe: my wet nurse / Ai Qing --
On a Chilean cigarette package / Ai Qing --
The young man who has just arrived at the organization / Wang Meng --
Department (excerpts) / Wang Meng --
The unglovable hands / Zhao Shuli --
The red lantern: a revolutionary Peking opera in eleven acts (excerpt) / Anonymous. Part 3. 1976-present --
Introduction to the post-Mao era --
The answer / Bei Dao --
Let's go / Bei Dao --
Notes from the City of the Sun / Bei Dao --
The red sailboat / Bei Dao --
City gate open up (excerpt) / Bei Dao --
A generation / Gu Cheng --
Nameless flowers / Gu Cheng --
Farewell, cemetery / Gu Cheng --
I'm a willful child / Gu Cheng --
Red sorghum (excerpts) / Mo Yan --
To an oak / Shu Ting --
A roadside encounter / Shu Ting --
Assembly line / Shu Ting --
Where the soul dwells / Shu Ting --
In search of the king of singers (excerpts) / Liu Suola --
Norlang / Yang Lian --
Burial ground / Yang Lian --
The book of exile / Yang Lian --
Masks and crocodile (selections) / Yang Lian --
Hut on the mountain / Can Xue --
Love in a small town / Wang Anyi --
Premonition / Zhai Yongming --
Hypnosis / Zhai Yongming --
The language of the '50s / Zhai Yongming --
Your hands / Hai Zi --
Facing the ocean, spring warms flowers open / Hai Zi --
Spring, ten Hai Zis / Hai Zi --
Thirteen ways to fold a paper hawk / Ma Yuan --
The night in the end / Che Qianzi --
Sign: inspired by a letter / Che Qianzi --
A Chinese character comic strip / Che Qianzi --
An antique style door screen / Che Qianzi --
File o / Yu Jian --
Night comes to Calabash Street / Chi Zijian --
On the road at eighteen / Yu Hua --
Raise the red lantern (excerpt) / Su Tong --
A starry moment / Zhang Zao --
Into the mirror / Zhang Zao --
Elegy / Zhang Zao --
On the other side of the river / Xi Chuan --
Blackout / Xi Chuan --
Far away / Xi Chuan --
If I have to die / Yu Xinqiao --
Epitaph / Yu Xinqiao --
The dead are mourning the living / Yu Xinqiao --
Self-introduction / Yu Xinqiao --
Soul mountain (excerpts) / Gao Xingjian --
Nothing to my name / Cui Jian.
Responsibility: edited by Yunte Huang.

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